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After ObamaAfrican American Politics in a Post-Obama Era

After Obama: African American Politics in a Post-Obama Era

Todd Shaw, Robert A. Brown, and Joseph P. McCormick (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479807277
eISBN:
9781479896578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807277.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book engages the reader in a wide-ranging assessment of the legacy of Barack Obama—the “first Black president”—relative to Black politics. It uses its vantage point of being written during ... 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

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

Armies of ArabiaMilitary Politics and Effectiveness in the Gulf

Armies of Arabia: Military Politics and Effectiveness in the Gulf

Zoltan Barany

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190866204
eISBN:
9780197605554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866204.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

In Armies of Arabia—the first book to comprehensively analyze the Gulf monarchies’ militaries—Zoltan Barany explains the conspicuous ineffectiveness of these forces with a combination of ... 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

Between Realism and RevoltGoverning Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism

Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism

Jonathan Davies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210910
eISBN:
9781529210958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Between Realism and Revolt explores urban governance in the “age of austerity”, focusing on the period between the global financial crisis of 2008-9 and the beginning of the global Coronavirus ... 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

Big Data and Democracy

Big Data and Democracy

Kevin Macnish and Jai Galliott (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474463522
eISBN:
9781474485012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474463522.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This edited collection tackles subjects that have arisen as a result of new capabilities to collect, analyse and use vast quantities of data using complex algorithms. Questions tackled include what ... More

Body CountThe War on Terror and Civilian Deaths in Iraq

Body Count: The War on Terror and Civilian Deaths in Iraq

Lily Hamourtziadou

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529206722
eISBN:
9781529206746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206722.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The need to secure civilians and their fundamental rights has led to the moral imperative to track, record and memorialise the killing and the suffering of those who find themselves in the midst of ... 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

The Building and Breaking of PeaceCorporate Activities in Civil War Prevention and Resolution

The Building and Breaking of Peace: Corporate Activities in Civil War Prevention and Resolution

Molly M. Melin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197579367
eISBN:
9780197579398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Security Studies

The Building and Breaking of Peace considers the role of corporate firms in building peaceful societies. Examining the corporate motives for peacebuilding and then the implications of these ... More

Bullets Not BallotsSuccess in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare

Jacqueline L. Hazelton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754784
eISBN:
9781501754807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754784.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book challenges the claim that winning “hearts and minds” is critical to successful counterinsurgency campaigns. Good governance, this conventional wisdom holds, gains the besieged government ... More

By Executive OrderBureaucratic Management and the Limits of Presidential Power

By Executive Order: Bureaucratic Management and the Limits of Presidential Power

Andrew Rudalevige

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691194363
eISBN:
9780691203713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The president of the United States is commonly thought to wield extraordinary personal power through the issuance of executive orders. In fact, the vast majority of such orders are proposed by ... More

China Risen?Studying Chinese Global Power

China Risen?: Studying Chinese Global Power

Shaun Breslin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215809
eISBN:
9781529215847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215809.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book is framed around two very simple and interrelated questions; what is global power and in what ways does China have it? By focussing on political economy and ideational dimensions of global ... More

The CIA and the Pursuit of SecurityHistory, Documents and Contexts

The CIA and the Pursuit of Security: History, Documents and Contexts

Huw Dylan, David Gioe, and Michael S. Goodman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474428842
eISBN:
9781474485043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428842.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Taking declassified and publicly available sources this book provides an insight into the evolution of the Central Intelligence Agency from 1947 to the Trump Presidency. Focusing on a mix of case ... More

Claiming BelongingMuslim American Advocacy in an Era of Islamophobia

Claiming Belonging: Muslim American Advocacy in an Era of Islamophobia

Emily Cury

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753596
eISBN:
9781501753619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753596.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book dives deep into the lives of Muslim American advocacy groups in the post-9/11 era, asking how they form and function within their broader community in a world marked by Islamophobia. Bias ... More

Coalition Governance in Western Europe

Coalition Governance in Western Europe

Torbjörn Bergman, Hanna Back, and Johan Hellström (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868484
eISBN:
9780191905018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868484.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Coalition government is the most frequent form of government in Western Europe, but there is relatively little systematic knowledge about how this form of government has developed in recent decades. ... 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

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