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AbundanceOn the Experience of Living in a World of Information Plenty

Abundance: On the Experience of Living in a World of Information Plenty

Pablo J. Boczkowski

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197565742
eISBN:
9780197565780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565742.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The book examines the experience of living in a society that has more information available to the public than ever before. It focuses on the interpretations, emotions, and practices of dealing with ... More

After RepressionHow Polarization Derails Democratic Transition

After Repression: How Polarization Derails Democratic Transition

Elizabeth R. Nugent

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691203058
eISBN:
9780691203072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203058.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the wake of the Arab Spring, newly empowered factions in Tunisia and Egypt vowed to work together to establish democracy. In Tunisia, political elites passed a new constitution, held parliamentary ... 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

Anarchist CyberneticsControl and Communication in Radical Politics

Anarchist Cybernetics: Control and Communication in Radical Politics

Thomas Swann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208788
eISBN:
9781529208832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208788.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Through a focus on control (self-organisation) and communication (alternative social media platforms), Anarchist Cybernetics explores the structures and functions of radically participatory and ... More

Arbitrary StatesSocial Control and Modern Authoritarianism in Museveni's Uganda

Arbitrary States: Social Control and Modern Authoritarianism in Museveni's Uganda

Rebecca Tapscott

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198856474
eISBN:
9780191889745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856474.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In recent years, scholars of authoritarianism have noted a trend in which institutions designed to check arbitrary power have been hollowed out to facilitate its exercise. As they grapple with how to ... More

Architectures of ViolenceThe Command Structures of Modern Mass Atrocities, from Yugoslavia to Syria

Architectures of Violence: The Command Structures of Modern Mass Atrocities, from Yugoslavia to Syria

Kate Ferguson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190949624
eISBN:
9780197583319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949624.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Paramilitary or irregular units have been involved in practically every case of identity-based mass violence in the modern world, but detailed analysis of these dynamics is rare. Exploring the case ... More

Austerity, Welfare and WorkExploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

Austerity, Welfare and Work: Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

David Etherington

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447350088
eISBN:
9781447350118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The book provides fresh perspectives on the link between welfare policy and employment relations. A central argument of the book is that austerity in the work first policies (including Universal ... More

Authoritarianism and the Evolution of West European Electoral Politics

Authoritarianism and the Evolution of West European Electoral Politics

Erik R. Tillman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192896223
eISBN:
9780191918704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896223.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book provides a novel explanation of rising Euroscepticism and right-wing populism in Western Europe. The changing political and cultural environment of recent decades is generating an ongoing ... More

The Autocratic Middle ClassHow State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy

The Autocratic Middle Class: How State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy

Bryn Rosenfeld

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691192185
eISBN:
9780691209777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192185.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conventional wisdom holds that the rising middle-classes are a force for democracy. Yet in post-Soviet countries like Russia, where the middle-class has grown rapidly, authoritarianism is deepening. ... 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

BorderlandsEurope and the Mediterranean Middle East

Borderlands: Europe and the Mediterranean Middle East

Raffaella A. Del Sarto

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198833550
eISBN:
9780191871986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book proposes a profound rethink of the complex relationship between Europe—defined here as the European Union and its members—and the states of the Mediterranean Middle East and North Africa ... More

British General Elections Since 1964Diversity, Dealignment, and Disillusion

British General Elections Since 1964: Diversity, Dealignment, and Disillusion

David Denver and Mark Garnett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198844952
eISBN:
9780191880322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book provides a concise account of general elections during more than five tumultuous decades in British politics. Beginning in 1964, when partisan allegiances in the UK were relatively stable, ... More

Campaign Finance and American DemocracyWhat the Public Really Thinks and Why It Matters

Campaign Finance and American Democracy: What the Public Really Thinks and Why It Matters

David M. Primo and Jeffrey D. Milyo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226712802
eISBN:
9780226713137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713137.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Campaign finance reformers, politicians, and academics have been arguing for decades that democracy is imperiled by a threat that permeates all of politics: money. Money in politics, these elites ... 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

Chile, the CIA and the Cold WarA Transatlantic Perspective

Chile, the CIA and the Cold War: A Transatlantic Perspective

James Lockhart

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474435611
eISBN:
9781474465243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435611.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reinterprets the history of Chile, the CIA and the Cold War. It blends national, regional, and world-historical trends from Chile -- from the appearance of its labor movement in the late ... 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

Civil Society and the Family

Civil Society and the Family

Esther Muddiman, Sally Power, and Chris Taylor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355526
eISBN:
9781447355571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The relationship between the family and civil society has always been complex, with the family often regarded as separate from, or even oppositional to, civil society. Taking a fresh empirical ... More

Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Civil Society through the Lifecourse

Sally Power (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354833
eISBN:
9781447354857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354833.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This edited collection explores the temporal dimensions of civil society through examining how different lifecourse stages and events trigger or hinder engagement with civil society. There is ... More

Co-Creation in Theory and PracticeExploring Creativity in the Global North and South

Co-Creation in Theory and Practice: Exploring Creativity in the Global North and South

Christina Horvath and Juliet Carpenter (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353959
eISBN:
9781447353973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353959.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the current context of neo-liberal policies, market deregulation and global flows, cities around the world have been faced with the increasingly complex challenges of fragmentation and ... More

Cognitive Bias in Intelligence AnalysisTesting the Analysis of Competing Hypotheses Method

Cognitive Bias in Intelligence Analysis: Testing the Analysis of Competing Hypotheses Method

Martha Whitesmith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466349
eISBN:
9781474491112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466349.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Belief, Bias and Intelligence outlines an approach for reducing the risk of cognitive biases impacting intelligence analysis that draws from experimental research in the social sciences. It critiques ... More

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