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Administrative TraditionsUnderstanding the Roots of Contemporary Administrative Behavior

Administrative Traditions: Understanding the Roots of Contemporary Administrative Behavior

B. Guy Peters

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198297253
eISBN:
9780191914522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198297253.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Contemporary public administration reflects its historical roots as well as contemporary ideas about how the public bureaucracy should be organized and function. This book argues that there are ... More

Advances in Corporate GovernanceComparative Perspectives

Advances in Corporate Governance: Comparative Perspectives

Helmut K. Anheier and Theodor Baums (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866367
eISBN:
9780191898501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The governance of the modern corporation is broadly understood as the mechanisms, relations, and processes for balancing the interests of stakeholders. It spells out the rules and procedures for ... More

The Appearance of CorruptionTesting the Supreme Court's Assumptions about Campaign Finance Reform

The Appearance of Corruption: Testing the Supreme Court's Assumptions about Campaign Finance Reform

Daron R. Shaw, Brian E. Roberts, and Mijeong Baek

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197548417
eISBN:
9780197550397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548417.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The sanctity of political speech is a key element of the U.S. Constitution and a cornerstone of the American republic. When the Supreme Court linked political speech to campaign finance in its ... More

The Battle of Ideas in the Labour PartyFrom Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

The Battle of Ideas in the Labour Party: From Attlee to Corbyn and Brexit

Dimitri Batrouni

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529205060
eISBN:
9781529205107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205060.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Labour party has been largely defined by the battle of ideas between its left and right sections. This book chronicles those battles, highlighting the key ideas and people behind them since ... More

Beyond Pan-AsianismConnecting China and India, 1840s-1960s

Beyond Pan-Asianism: Connecting China and India, 1840s-1960s

Tansen Sen and Brian Tsui (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190129118
eISBN:
9780190992132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190129118.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Within Asia, the period from 1840s to 1960s had witnessed the rise and decline of Pax Britannica, the growth of multiple and often competing anti-colonial movements, and the entrenchment of the ... More

Beyond ReasonPostcolonial Theory and the Social Sciences

Beyond Reason: Postcolonial Theory and the Social Sciences

Sanjay Seth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197500583
eISBN:
9780197500613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500583.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

The knowledge that for more than a century has been disseminated by universities and mobilized by states to govern populations first emerged in the early modern period in Europe. It subsequently ... More

Billionaires in World Politics

Billionaires in World Politics

Peter Hägel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198852711
eISBN:
9780191887079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852711.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book shows how the privatization of politics assumes a new dimension when billionaires wield power in world politics, which requires a re-thinking of individual agency in International ... More

Birth of the StateThe Place of the Body in Crafting Modern Politics

Birth of the State: The Place of the Body in Crafting Modern Politics

Charlotte Epstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190917623
eISBN:
9780190917661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917623.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This book uses the body to peel back the layers of time and taken-for-granted-ness upon the two defining political forms of modernity, the state and the subject of rights. It traces, under the lens ... More

Black Gold and BlackmailOil and Great Power Politics

Black Gold and Blackmail: Oil and Great Power Politics

Rosemary A. Kelanic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748295
eISBN:
9781501749216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748295.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book seeks to explain why great powers adopt such different strategies to protect their oil access from politically motivated disruptions. In extreme cases, such as Imperial Japan in 1941, great ... More

Britain and Europe at a CrossroadsThe Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Andrew Ryder

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200515
eISBN:
9781529200560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation dissects the complex social, cultural and political factors that led the UK to take its decision to leave the EU and ... More

Capturing Institutional ChangeThe Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Capturing Institutional Change: The Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Himanshu Jha

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190124786
eISBN:
9780190991234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124786.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Institutions are norms that undergird organizations and are reflected in laws and practices. Scholars point towards the ‘stickiness’ of institutions as stubbornly persisting on the historical ... More

Changing QatarCulture, Citizenship, and Rapid Modernization

Changing Qatar: Culture, Citizenship, and Rapid Modernization

Geoff Harkness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479889075
eISBN:
9781479809547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889075.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Qatar is the wealthiest country in the world—and one of the fastest growing. Its current population is five times larger than it was in 2000. Photos of the Arabian Gulf micronation from the 1980s ... More

Coming of Age in IranPoverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Coming of Age in Iran: Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Manata Hashemi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479876334
eISBN:
9781479806867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876334.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The subject of intense media scrutiny, young men and women in the Islamic Republic of Iran have long been characterized as walking rebels—a frustrated, alienated generation devoid of hope and prone ... More

The Consequences of HumiliationAnger and Status in World Politics

The Consequences of Humiliation: Anger and Status in World Politics

Joslyn Barnhart

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748042
eISBN:
9781501748691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748042.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the nature of national humiliation and its impact on foreign policy. The book demonstrates that Germany's catastrophic reaction to humiliation at the end of World War I is part of ... More

Conservative Liberalism, Ordo-liberalism, and the StateDiscipling Democracy and the Market

Conservative Liberalism, Ordo-liberalism, and the State: Discipling Democracy and the Market

Kenneth Dyson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198854289
eISBN:
9780191888571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854289.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Political Theory

This book uses extensive original archival and elite interview research to examine the attempt to rejuvenate liberalism as a means of disciplining democracy and the market through a new rule-based ... More

The Consumer Citizen

The Consumer Citizen

Ethan Porter

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197526781
eISBN:
9780197526828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526781.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Americans spend far more time thinking about what to buy, and what not to buy, than they do about politics. Political leaders often make political claims while using consumer terminology, and ... More

Controlling CorruptionThe Social Contract Approach

Controlling Corruption: The Social Contract Approach

Bo Rothstein

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780192894908
eISBN:
9780191915789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894908.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book presents a radically new approach to how societies can get corruption under control. Since the late 1990s, the detrimental effects of corruption on human wellbeing have become well ... More

The Culture and Development Manifesto

The Culture and Development Manifesto

Robert Klitgaard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197517734
eISBN:
9780197517772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197517734.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book is a manifesto for building on diverse cultural strengths in international development. Gently but firmly, it demonstrates how and why cultural studies and anthropology have fallen short in ... More

CyberwarHow Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President: What We Don't, Can't, and Do Know

Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President: What We Don't, Can't, and Do Know

Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190058838
eISBN:
9780197555415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190058838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Cyberwar examines the ways in which Russian interventions not only affected the behaviors of key players but altered the 2016 presidential campaign’s media and social media landscape. After laying ... More

The Decline and Rise of DemocracyA Global History from Antiquity to Today

The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today

David Stasavage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691177465
eISBN:
9780691201955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Historical accounts of democracy's rise tend to focus on ancient Greece and pre-Renaissance Europe. This book draws from global evidence to show that the story is much richer—democratic practices ... More

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