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Beyond Presidentialism and ParliamentarismDemocratic Design and the Separation of Powers

Beyond Presidentialism and Parliamentarism: Democratic Design and the Separation of Powers

Steffen Ganghof

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192897145
eISBN:
9780191919800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192897145.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

In a democracy, a constitutional separation of powers between the executive and the assembly may be desirable, but the constitutional concentration of executive power in a single human being is not. ... More

The Changing German Voter

The Changing German Voter

Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, Sigrid Roßteutscher, Harald Schoen, Bernhard Weßels, and Christof Wolf (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780198847519
eISBN:
9780191882197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847519.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Over the past half century, the behavior of German voters has changed profoundly—at first rather gradually but during the last decade at accelerated speed. Electoral decision-making has become much ... More

Digitalization and the Welfare State

Digitalization and the Welfare State

Marius R. Busemeyer, Achim Kemmerling, Kees Van Kersbergen, and Paul Marx (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192848369
eISBN:
9780191943652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848369.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

Digitalization is likely to have a lasting impact on work, welfare, health, education, and the income distribution. It will radically transform not only social risks but also the means by which these ... More

Dynamic PartisanshipHow and Why Voter Loyalties Change

Dynamic Partisanship: How and Why Voter Loyalties Change

Ken Kollman and John E. Jackson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226762227
eISBN:
9780226762531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226762531.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why and when do people change their partisan loyalties? Why are some changes in a country’s party politics large and abrupt, and other changes gradual and slow? Scholars have long argued that ... More

Everyday Identity and Electoral PoliticsRace, Ethnicity, and the Bloc Vote in South Africa and Beyond

Everyday Identity and Electoral Politics: Race, Ethnicity, and the Bloc Vote in South Africa and Beyond

Adam S. Harris

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197638200
eISBN:
9780197638231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197638200.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

While ethnic identities are found to play a key role in politics, not all members of a group toe their group’s line and vote for its affiliated party. Why do some voters choose not to vote with their ... More

Following the LeaderInternational Order, Alliance Strategies, and Emulation

Following the Leader: International Order, Alliance Strategies, and Emulation

Raymond C. Kuo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781503628434
eISBN:
9781503628571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503628434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Nations have powerful reasons to get their military alliances right. When security pacts go well, they underpin regional and global order; when they fail, they spread wars across continents as states ... More

The Government PartyPolitical Dominance in Democracy

The Government Party: Political Dominance in Democracy

R. Kenneth Carty

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192858481
eISBN:
9780191949296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192858481.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The Government Party is an exploration of five of the democratic world’s most successful political parties that dominated the politics and governments of Canada, Ireland, India, Japan, and Italy for ... More

Hope Under Neoliberal AusterityResponses from Civil Society and Civic Universities

Hope Under Neoliberal Austerity: Responses from Civil Society and Civic Universities

Mel Steer, Simin Davoudi, Mark Shucksmith, and Liz Todd (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447356820
eISBN:
9781447356868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356820.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This edited book collection explores the role of the public sector, civil society and the civic university during austerity and neoliberalism and the challenges facing communities today. Using the ... More

How to Do Public Policy

How to Do Public Policy

Anke Hassel and Kai Wegrich

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780198747000
eISBN:
9780191809279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747000.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How to Do Public Policy offers a guide to students and practitioners as to how to improve problem-solving with policies in a political world. It integrates insights from applied policy analysis and ... More

The Knowledge PolityTeaching and Research in the Social Sciences

The Knowledge Polity: Teaching and Research in the Social Sciences

Paul A. Djupe, Anand Edward Sokhey, and Amy Erica Smith

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197611913
eISBN:
9780197611951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197611913.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, American Politics

The Knowledge Polity advances a holistic view of knowledge production in the social sciences. The familiar publication pipeline metaphor stresses the individual; we move beyond such a conception, ... More

Majority Minority

Majority Minority

Justin Gest

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197641798
eISBN:
9780197641828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197641798.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

How do societies respond to great demographic change? This question lingers over the contemporary politics of the United States and other countries where persistent immigration has altered ... More

Multiethnic DemocracyThe Logic of Elections and Policymaking in Kenya

Multiethnic Democracy: The Logic of Elections and Policymaking in Kenya

Jeremy Horowitz

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198852735
eISBN:
9780191887093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852735.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Who are the swing voters in multiethnic democracies? How much effort do parties invest in courting the swing relative to mobilizing supporters in their core ethnic bases? And how does this balance ... More

The New Nationalism in America and BeyondThe Deep Roots of Ethnic Nationalism in the Digital Age

The New Nationalism in America and Beyond: The Deep Roots of Ethnic Nationalism in the Digital Age

Robert Schertzer and Eric Taylor Woods

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197547823
eISBN:
9780197547861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547823.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Across the West, there has been a resurgence of ethnic nationalism, populism, and anti-immigrant sentiment—a phenomenon that many commentators have called the “new nationalism.” This book seeks to ... More

The Origins of Secular InstitutionsIdeas, Timing, and Organization

The Origins of Secular Institutions: Ideas, Timing, and Organization

H. Zeynep Bulutgil

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197598443
eISBN:
9780197601853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197598443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why do some countries adopt secular institutions while others do not? The Origins of Secular Institutions offers a theory that combines ideational and organizational mechanisms to understand the ... More

Patching DevelopmentInformation Politics and Social Change in India

Patching Development: Information Politics and Social Change in India

Rajesh Veeraraghavan

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197567814
eISBN:
9780197567852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567814.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Asian Politics

How can development programs deliver benefits to marginalized citizens in ways that expand their rights and freedoms? Political will and good policy design are critical but often insufficient due to ... More

The Rise of EnglishGlobal Politics and the Power of Language

The Rise of English: Global Politics and the Power of Language

Rosemary Salomone

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780190625610
eISBN:
9780190625641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625610.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Is English a bridge or a barrier to economic advancement and social mobility as it spreads worldwide? To what extent do domestic and global politics determine those outcomes? Who are the winners, ... More

A Small State's Guide to Influence in World Politics

A Small State's Guide to Influence in World Politics

Tom Long

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190926205
eISBN:
9780190926243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926205.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Small states are crucial actors in world politics. They attract outsized attention from great powers, populate international organizations, and shape international norms. Despite that, they have been ... More

The Struggle for InclusionMuslim Minorities and the Democratic Ethos

The Struggle for Inclusion: Muslim Minorities and the Democratic Ethos

Elisabeth Ivarsflaten and Paul M. Sniderman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226807249
eISBN:
9780226807386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226807386.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The politics of inclusion is about more than hate, exclusion, and discrimination. It is a window into the moral character of contemporary liberal democracies. The Struggle for Inclusion introduces a ... More

Varieties of Austerity

Varieties of Austerity

Heather Whiteside, Stephen McBride, and Bryan Evans

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212242
eISBN:
9781529212273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212242.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Austerity is not always one-size-fits-all; it can be a flexible, class-based strategy taking several forms depending on the political-economic forces and institutional characteristics present. This ... More

The Western Ideology and Other Essays

The Western Ideology and Other Essays

Andrew Gamble

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529217049
eISBN:
9781529217087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529217049.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Western Ideologyand Other Essays brings together a selection of Andrew Gamble’s essays on political ideas and ideologies written over the last forty years, combining influential and hard-to-find ... More

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