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Jihadism in EuropeEuropean Youth and the New Caliphate

Jihadism in Europe: European Youth and the New Caliphate

Farhad Khosrokhavar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197564967
eISBN:
9780197564998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197564967.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

European jihadism is a multi-faceted social, political and cultural phenomenon, linked not only to the extremist behavior of a limited group but also to a broader crisis, including the lack of utopia ... More

An African American DilemmaA History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

An African American Dilemma: A History of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North

Zoë Burkholder

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190605131
eISBN:
9780190605162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605131.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, Americans have viewed school integration as a central tenet of the Black civil rights movement. Yet school integration was not the only—or even always the ... More

The Glory and the SorrowA Parisian and His World in the Age of the French Revolution

The Glory and the Sorrow: A Parisian and His World in the Age of the French Revolution

Timothy Tackett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197557389
eISBN:
9780197557419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197557389.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The book describes the life and the world of a small-time lawyer, Adrien-Joseph Colson, who lived in central Paris from the end of the Old Regime through the first eight years of the French ... More

Power and LibertyConstitutionalism in the American Revolution

Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution

Gordon S. Wood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197546918
eISBN:
9780197546949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197546918.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book covers major issues of constitutionalism in the American Revolution. It begins with the imperial debate over taxation and representation between the colonists and the British government. ... More

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

Teacher, Preacher, Soldier, SpyThe Civil Wars of John R. Kelso

Teacher, Preacher, Soldier, Spy: The Civil Wars of John R. Kelso

Christopher Grasso

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197547328
eISBN:
9780197547359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547328.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Teacher, Preacher, Soldier, Spy: The Civil Wars of John R. Kelso is an account of an extraordinary nineteenth-century American life. A schoolteacher and Methodist preacher in Missouri, in the Civil ... 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

The Fellowship ChurchHoward Thurman and the Twentieth-Century Religious Left

The Fellowship Church: Howard Thurman and the Twentieth-Century Religious Left

Amanda Brown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197565131
eISBN:
9780197565162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565131.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Fellowship Church explores the evolution of the American religious Left through a case study of the African American intellectual and theologian Howard Thurman, and the physical embodiment of his ... More

Forgiveness and Its Moral Dimensions

Forgiveness and Its Moral Dimensions

Brandon Warmke, Dana Kay Nelkin, and Michael McKenna (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190602147
eISBN:
9780190602178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602147.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

What is to forgive someone? Is it primarily a change in one’s emotions, in one’s behavior, or something else? What is the connection between forgiveness and blaming attitudes like resentment? What is ... More

Melville's WisdomReligion, Skepticism, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Melville's Wisdom: Religion, Skepticism, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Damien B. Schlarb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197585566
eISBN:
9780197585597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197585566.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book explores the manner in which Herman Melville responds to the spiritual crisis of modernity by using the language of the biblical Old Testament wisdom books to moderate contemporary ... More

Useful ObjectsMuseums, Science, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Useful Objects: Museums, Science, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Reed Gochberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197553480
eISBN:
9780197553510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197553480.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Useful Objects: Museums, Science, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century America explores the debates that surrounded the development of American museums during the nineteenth century. Throughout this ... More

A Very Nervous Person's Guide to Horror Movies

A Very Nervous Person's Guide to Horror Movies

Mathias Clasen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197535899
eISBN:
9780197535936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535899.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Films about chainsaw killers, demonic possession, and ghostly intruders. Screaming audiences with sleepless nights or sweat-drenched nightmares in their immediate future. What’s going on here? ... 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

Aristotle's Empiricism

Aristotle's Empiricism

Marc Gasser-Wingate

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197567456
eISBN:
9780197567487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567456.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle is famous for thinking that all our knowledge comes from perception. But it’s not immediately clear what this view is meant to entail. For it’s not clear what perception is supposed to ... 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 Soul of the American University RevisitedFrom Protestant to Postsecular

The Soul of the American University Revisited: From Protestant to Postsecular

George M. Marsden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190073312
eISBN:
9780190073343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

The Soul of the American University Revisited traces the role of Protestantism in shaping American higher education from the founding of Harvard in the 1630s to the present. It offers a critical ... More

Surviving CollapseBuilding Community toward Radical Sustainability

Surviving Collapse: Building Community toward Radical Sustainability

Christina Ergas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197544099
eISBN:
9780197544136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197544099.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

As environmental crises loom, this book makes an argument for radical changes in the ways in which people live in order to stave off a dystopian future. A possible way forward is radical sustainable ... More

Saving the NewsWhy the Constitution Calls for Government Action to Preserve Freedom of Speech

Saving the News: Why the Constitution Calls for Government Action to Preserve Freedom of Speech

Martha Minow

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190948412
eISBN:
9780190948443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948412.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book argues that US democracy presumes a news industry but that industry currently is failing. It focuses on the contributions of digital platforms and legal rules to the current situation and ... More

Teaching DisabilityPractical Activities for In Class and Homework

Teaching Disability: Practical Activities for In Class and Homework

Rhoda Olkin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190850661
eISBN:
9780197584231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190850661.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Disability is a part of diversity, yet there are few resources for instructors, students, and professionals to use to learn about disability. In this practical book, Teaching Disability as Part of ... More

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