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American States of NatureThe Origins of Independence, 1761-1775

American States of Nature: The Origins of Independence, 1761-1775

Mark Somos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190462857
eISBN:
9780190462871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462857.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The exact phrase, “state of nature,” was used thousands of times in the British colonies between 1630 and 1810, in juridical, theological, medical, political, economic, and other senses. From the ... More

Atomic AssuranceThe Alliance Politics of Nuclear Proliferation

Atomic Assurance: The Alliance Politics of Nuclear Proliferation

Alexander Lanoszka

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729188
eISBN:
9781501729195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729188.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

How do alliances curb potential or actual cases of nuclear proliferation, if at all? Many scholars assert that alliances are effective tools for bridling the nuclear ambitions of states and that the ... More

Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International OrganizationsGlobal Perspective and the Eurasian Enigma

Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International Organizations: Global Perspective and the Eurasian Enigma

Anastassia V. Obydenkova and Alexander Libman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198839040
eISBN:
9780191874918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839040.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The post-Cold War world has witnessed the extensive development of regional international organizations world-wide. The realtionship between their membership and democratization remains a topic of ... More

Between Specters of War and Visions of PeaceDialogic Political Theory and the Challenges of Politics

Between Specters of War and Visions of Peace: Dialogic Political Theory and the Challenges of Politics

Gerald M. Mara

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190903916
eISBN:
9780190903947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903916.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This book examines how ideas of war and peace have functioned as organizing frames of reference within the history of political theory. It interprets ten widely read figures in that history within ... More

Burying JihadisBodies Between State, Territory, and Identity

Burying Jihadis: Bodies Between State, Territory, and Identity

Riva Kastoryano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190889128
eISBN:
9780190942960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

What should states do with the bodies of suicide bombers and other jihadists who die while perpetrating terrorist attacks? This original and unsettling book explores the host of ethical and political ... More

The Cash Ceiling

The Cash Ceiling

Nicholas Carnes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182001
eISBN:
9780691184203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182001.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why are Americans governed by the rich? Millionaires make up only three percent of the public but control all three branches of the federal government. How did this happen? What stops lower-income ... More

Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto IndonesiaDemocratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Chinese Indonesians in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities

Wu-Ling Chong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455997
eISBN:
9789888455508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455997.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines the complex situation of ethnic Chinese Indonesians in post-Suharto Indonesia, focusing on Chinese in two of the largest Indonesian cities, Medan and Surabaya. The fall of Suharto ... More

Clients and ConstituentsPolitical Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Jennifer Bussell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book provides a theoretical and empirical examination of constituency service in developing countries. The predominant view of distributive politics in “patronage democracies” emphasizes the ... More

Cold War in the Islamic WorldSaudi Arabia, Iran and the Struggle for Supremacy

Cold War in the Islamic World: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Struggle for Supremacy

Dilip Hiro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190944650
eISBN:
9780190055905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944650.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

For four decades Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran have vied for influence in the Muslim world. At the heart of this ongoing Cold War between Riyadh and Tehran lie the Sunni-Shia divide, ... More

Coming Out of CommunismThe Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe

Coming Out of Communism: The Emergence of LGBT Activism in Eastern Europe

Conor O'Dwyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479876631
eISBN:
9781479877829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876631.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book offers a close study of the rapidly evolving politics of LGBT rights in postcommunist Europe, where social attitudes have historically marginalized the issue and where the legacy of weak ... More

The Commander's DilemmaViolence and Restraint in Wartime

The Commander's Dilemma: Violence and Restraint in Wartime

Amelia Hoover Green

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726477
eISBN:
9781501726484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726477.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why do some military and rebel groups commit many types of violence, creating an impression of senseless chaos, whereas others carefully control violence against civilians? A classic catch-22 faces ... More

Comparative Grand StrategyA Framework and Cases

Comparative Grand Strategy: A Framework and Cases

Thierry Balzacq, Peter Dombrowski, and Simon Reich (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840848
eISBN:
9780191876745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The study of grand strategy has historically been confined to a few great powers—preponderantly, the United States, China, and Russia. In contrast, this volume introduces readers to the novel field ... More

The Congressional EndgameInterchamber Bargaining and Compromise

The Congressional Endgame: Interchamber Bargaining and Compromise

Josh M. Ryan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226582061
eISBN:
9780226582375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226582375.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In bicameral legislatures like Congress, the two chambers must reach agreement before a bill is enacted into law, a process that is often chaotic and contentious. In The Congressional End Game: ... More

Cross-Domain DeterrenceStrategy in an Era of Complexity

Cross-Domain Deterrence: Strategy in an Era of Complexity

Eric Gartzke and Jon R. Lindsay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190908645
eISBN:
9780190909604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908645.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The complexity of the twenty-first century threat landscape contrasts significantly with the bilateral nuclear bargaining context envisioned by classical deterrence theory. Nuclear and conventional ... More

Curating and Re-Curating the American Wars in Vietnam and Iraq

Curating and Re-Curating the American Wars in Vietnam and Iraq

Christine Sylvester

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190840556
eISBN:
9780190840587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840556.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Who is an authority on the American wars in Vietnam and Iraq? The Pentagon? Leading politicians? Allies? Academic specialists? The media? American soldiers? Vietnamese and Iraqis? Protesters? ... More

Currency StatecraftMonetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Currency Statecraft: Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition

Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226587691
eISBN:
9780226587868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587868.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is the role of currency statecraft in world politics? When a national money gains international appeal, the power resources of the issuing country are augmented. Currency statecraft is about ... More

Dark PastsChanging the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Dark Pasts: Changing the State's Story in Turkey and Japan

Jennifer M. Dixon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501730245
eISBN:
9781501730252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501730245.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Over the past two decades, many states have been called on to recognize and apologize for historic wrongs. In response, some states have apologized for past crimes, while others continue to silence, ... More

Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China SeaChina's Financial Power Projection

Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Daniel C. O'Neill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The “ASEAN Way” is based on the principle of consensus; any individual member state effectively has a veto over any proposal it does not support. This book analyzes how China uses its financial power ... More

Earned Citizenship

Earned Citizenship

Michael J. Sullivan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190918354
eISBN:
9780190918385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918354.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Earned Citizenship is an intervention in the U.S. immigration reform debate that advances the proposition that long-term, unauthorized immigrant U.S. residents should be able to earn legalization and ... More

The Empire of DisgustPrejudice, Discrimination, and Policy in India and the US

The Empire of Disgust: Prejudice, Discrimination, and Policy in India and the US

Zoya Hasan, Aziz Z. Huq, Martha C. Nussbaum, and Vidhu Verma (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199487837
eISBN:
9780199093779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487837.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

All known societies exclude and stigmatize one or more minority groups. Frequently these exclusions are underwritten with a rhetoric of disgust: people of a certain group, it is alleged, are filthy, ... More

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