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Abandoning Historical Conflict?

Abandoning Historical Conflict?: Former Political Prisoners and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Peter Shirlow, Jon Tonge, and James McAuley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080111
eISBN:
9781781703038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080111.001.0001

Drawing on more than 150 interviews with former IRA, INLA, UVF and UFF prisoners, this book is a major analysis of why Northern Ireland has seen a transition from war to peace. Most accounts of the ... More

Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State

Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism

Dorothy McBride Stetson (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242665
eISBN:
9780191600258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242666.001.0001

This work presents the results of a comprehensive and integrated research project in comparative abortion policy and politics in post‐industrial democracies. It focuses on the questions of state ... More

Access Points

Access Points: An Institutional Theory of Policy Bias and Policy Complexity

Sean D. Ehrlich

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737536
eISBN:
9780199918645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737536.001.0001

Access Points develops a new theory about how democratic institutions influence policy outcomes. Access Point Theory argues that the more points of access that institutions provide to ... More

Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

Marjorie Mayo, Gerald Koessl, Matthew Scott, and Imogen Slater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447311027
eISBN:
9781447311034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311027.001.0001

Access to justice for all, regardless of the ability to pay, has been a core democratic value. But this basic human right has come under threat through wider processes of restructuring, with an ... More

Accountability and Democracy

Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Craig T. Borowiak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778256
eISBN:
9780199919086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778256.001.0001

Situated at the intersection of democratic theory and international studies, Accountability and Democracy provides an in-depth critical analysis of the concept “democratic accountability.” The book ... More

Accountability for Killing

Accountability for Killing: Moral Responsibility for Collateral Damage in America's Post-9/11 Wars

Neta Crawford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199981724
eISBN:
9780199369942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981724.001.0001

United States officials argued during America’s post-9-/11 wars that the US took every precaution to prevent unintended civilian death and injury — known as collateral damage — due to US military ... More

Accountability Politics

Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Jonathan A. Fox

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.001.0001

How can the seeds of accountability ever grow in authoritarian environments? Embedding accountability into the state is an inherently uneven, partial, and contested process. Campaigns for public ... More

Achieving environmental justice

Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Karen Bell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.001.0001

Environmental justice aspires to a healthy environment for all, as well as fair and inclusive processes of environmental decision-making. In order to develop successful strategies to achieve this, it ... More

The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Thomas Pfister

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.001.0001

This book illuminates the links between the currently dominant transnational discourse on what constitutes ‘modern’ social policy and contemporary concepts and practices of citizenship. Throughout ... More

Active Citizenship

Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Bernard Crick and Andrew Lockyer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.001.0001

This book gathers a group of political actors and academics who believe that a radically more active citizenship is a worthy aim. They spell out how it can be achieved in their particular area of ... More

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