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The Rise and Demise of World Communism

The Rise and Demise of World Communism

George W. Breslauer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579671
eISBN:
9780197579701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579671.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Sixteen states came to be ruled by communist parties during the twentieth century. Only five of them remain in power today. This book explores the nature of communist regimes—what they share in ... More

Collaborative AdvantageForging Green Industries in the New Global Economy

Collaborative Advantage: Forging Green Industries in the New Global Economy

Jonas Nahm

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197555361
eISBN:
9780197555408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197555361.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In an era of rapid international economic integration, how do countries interact, innovate, and compete in industries, like energy, that are fundamental to national interests? Collaborative ... More

Contesting RevisionismChina, the United States, and the Transformation of International Order

Contesting Revisionism: China, the United States, and the Transformation of International Order

Steve Chan, Huiyun Feng, Kai He, and Weixing Hu

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197580295
eISBN:
9780197580332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197580295.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What motivates states to act the way they do? This book focuses on a particular kind of motivation inclining a state to challenge the existing norms, rules, and institutions of international order. ... More

How Social Science Got BetterOvercoming Bias with More Evidence, Diversity, and Self-Reflection

How Social Science Got Better: Overcoming Bias with More Evidence, Diversity, and Self-Reflection

Matt Grossmann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197518977
eISBN:
9780197519004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Social science research is facing mounting criticism, as canonical studies fail to replicate, questionable research practices abound, and researcher social and political biases come under fire. Far ... More

The Long GameChina's Grand Strategy to Displace American Order

The Long Game: China's Grand Strategy to Displace American Order

Rush Doshi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197527917
eISBN:
9780197547533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics, Comparative Politics

For more than a century, no US adversary or coalition of adversaries—not Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, or even the Soviet Union—has ever reached 60 percent of US GDP. China is the sole exception, and ... More

The Eye and the WhipCorruption Control in the Americas

The Eye and the Whip: Corruption Control in the Americas

Paul Lagunes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197577622
eISBN:
9780197577653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577622.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Corruption vulnerabilities exist where government officials have power over the provision of goods and the imposition of costs. Building permits and infrastructure contracts are examples of ... More

Global Race WarInternational Politics and Racial Hierarchy

Global Race War: International Politics and Racial Hierarchy

Alexander D. Barder

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197535622
eISBN:
9780197535653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535622.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Global Race War: International Politics and Racial Hierarchy explores the historical connections between race and violence from the nineteenth to the early twenty-first centuries. Barder shows how ... More

Promoting Justice Across BordersThe Ethics of Reform Intervention

Promoting Justice Across Borders: The Ethics of Reform Intervention

Lucia M. Rafanelli

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197568842
eISBN:
9780197568873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568842.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book develops a theory of the ethics of “reform intervention,” a category that includes any attempt to promote justice in a society other than one’s own. It identifies several dimensions along ... More

Suffer the ChildrenA Theoretical Foundation for the Human Rights of the Child

Suffer the Children: A Theoretical Foundation for the Human Rights of the Child

Richard P. Hiskes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197565988
eISBN:
9780197566022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565988.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book begins with the recognition that continued practical denial of the human rights of children globally is due to the absence of any theoretical foundation justifying such rights. The goal of ... More

Taking Stock of ShockSocial Consequences of the 1989 Revolutions

Taking Stock of Shock: Social Consequences of the 1989 Revolutions

Kristen Ghodsee and Mitchell Orenstein

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197549230
eISBN:
9780197549278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197549230.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Using an interdisciplinary approach, this book evaluates the social consequences of the post-1989 transition from state socialism to free market capitalism across Central and Eastern Europe and ... More

The American War in AfghanistanA History

The American War in Afghanistan: A History

Carter Malkasian

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197550779
eISBN:
9780197550809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197550779.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The American War in Afghanistan is a full history of the war in Afghanistan between 2001 and 2020. It covers political, cultural, strategic, and tactical aspects of the war and details the actions ... More

Genomic PoliticsHow the Revolution in Genomic Science Is Shaping American Society

Genomic Politics: How the Revolution in Genomic Science Is Shaping American Society

Jennifer Hochschild

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197550731
eISBN:
9780197550762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197550731.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Genomic science is moving out of the laboratory and into societal uses: gene therapy for terrible diseases, evidence determining guilt or innocence in a courtroom, exploration of one’s racial and ... More

Everyday PeaceHow So-called Ordinary People Can Disrupt Violent Conflict

Everyday Peace: How So-called Ordinary People Can Disrupt Violent Conflict

Roger Mac Ginty

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197563397
eISBN:
9780197563427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197563397.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book focuses on how individuals and communities navigate through, and out of, conflict. Through theory and concept-building and empirical examples, it investigates the pro-peace tactical agency ... More

Four InternetsData, Geopolitics, and the Governance of Cyberspace

Four Internets: Data, Geopolitics, and the Governance of Cyberspace

Kieron O'Hara and Wendy Hall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197523681
eISBN:
9780197523711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197523681.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book describes the Internet, and how Internet governance prevents it fragmenting into a ‘Splinternet’. Four opposing ideologies about how data flows around the network have become prominent ... More

Future PublicsDemocracy, Deliberation, and Future-Regarding Collective Action

Future Publics: Democracy, Deliberation, and Future-Regarding Collective Action

Michael K. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197557150
eISBN:
9780197557181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197557150.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book challenges the idea that democratic processes are functionally short-sighted. Many observers assume that long-term issues will be ignored or discounted in democratic systems because of the ... More

Why Do People Discriminate against Jews?

Why Do People Discriminate against Jews?

Jonathan Fox and Lev Topor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197580349
eISBN:
9780197580387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197580349.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book provides a new and innovative approach to answering the age-old question of why people discriminate against Jews. The authors argue that anti-Semitism and discrimination are distinct ... More

Journalism Research That Matters

Journalism Research That Matters

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon and Nikki Usher (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197538470
eISBN:
9780197538517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538470.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Despite the looming crisis in journalism, a research–practice gap plagues the news industry. This volume seeks to change the research–practice gap, with timely scholarly research on the most pressing ... More

Beyond TurnoutHow Compulsory Voting Shapes Citizens and Political Parties

Beyond Turnout: How Compulsory Voting Shapes Citizens and Political Parties

Shane P. Singh

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198832928
eISBN:
9780191871320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832928.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Compulsory voting is widely used in the democratic world, and it is well established that it increases electoral participation. This book assesses the effects of compulsory voting beyond turnout. The ... More

The Case for Gay Reparations

The Case for Gay Reparations

Omar G. Encarnación

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197535660
eISBN:
9780197535691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535660.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

This book makes the case for why the United States should embrace gay reparations, or policies intended to make amends for a history of discrimination, stigmatization, and violence against the LGBT ... More

China's Civilian ArmyThe Inside Story of China's Quest for Global Power

China's Civilian Army: The Inside Story of China's Quest for Global Power

Peter Martin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197513705
eISBN:
9780197513736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513705.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

China’s Civilian Army tells the story of China’s transformation from an isolated and impoverished communist state to a global superpower from the perspective of its diplomats. In the early days of ... More

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