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Palestinians, 1981–2003

Luca Ricolfi

in Making Sense of Suicide Missions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199276998
eISBN:
9780191707735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276998.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the suicide missions (SMs) related to the Arab-Israeli conflict that took place from 1981 to December 2003. SMs are a relatively recent phenomenon in the Middle East, with only ... More


The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

You-tien Hsing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book emphasizes the centrality of cities in China's ongoing transformation. Based on fieldwork in twenty-four Chinese cities between 1996 and 2007, the author forwards an analysis of the ... More


The States System of Europe, 1640–1990: Peacemaking and the Conditions of International Stability

Andreas Osiander

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278870
eISBN:
9780191684258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278870.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at the four major European peace congresses: Munster and Osnabrück (1644–1648), Utrecht (1712–1715), Vienna (1814–1815), and Paris (1919–1920) and shows how a prevailing consensus on ... More


Land and Urban Politics

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 1 introduces the empirical and theoretical background of the project with its focus on the connection between land and urban politics. Persistent state land tenure in China ... More


International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Richard Caplan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since the mid-1990s, the United Nations and other multilateral organizations have been entrusted with exceptional authority for the administration of war-torn and strife-ridden territories. In Bosnia ... More


Amalgamations: Post‐Merger Performance

Roger Undy

in Trade Union Merger Strategies: Purpose, Process, and Performance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544943
eISBN:
9780191719936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544943.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Dominant‐partner amalgamations are briefly discussed before focusing on balanced‐partner amalgamations. The outcomes of dominant‐partner amalgamations are similar to those generated by transfers. In ... More


Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Brendan O'Leary, Ian S. Lustick, and Thomas Callaghy (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This edited volume investigates the causes and consequences of the politics of moving borders. The theoretical concept of right‐sizing the state is developed from Ian Lustick's theory of state ... More


Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS) — a way to simulate a large number of choices by individual actors — is one of the most exciting practical developments in business and government modeling ... More


Conclusion: Right‐Sizing and the Alignment of States and Collective Identities

Ian S. Lustick

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the concluding chapter of the volume, Ian Lustick summarizes evidence in support of his theory of boundary institutionalization. Drawing on the volume contributors’ studies of the former Soviet ... More


The Negotiable State: Borders and Power‐Struggles in Pakistan

Vali Nasr

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Vali Nasr examines the political dynamics behind the crucial 1969–71 negotiations on the shape of Pakistan's territory. The author examines how power‐elite interests and their perception of the ... More


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