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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

Critical Realism for Health and Illness ResearchA Practical Introduction

Critical Realism for Health and Illness Research: A Practical Introduction

Priscilla Alderson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447354550
eISBN:
9781447354574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Critical realism, a toolkit of practical ideas, helps researchers to extend, clarify and validate their work. Critical realism resolves problems and contradictions between quantitative factual ... More

Democratic Speech in Divided Times

Democratic Speech in Divided Times

Maxime Lepoutre

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198869757
eISBN:
9780191912443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869757.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Democratic Speech in Divided Times offers a comprehensive account of the norms that should govern public discourse in circumstances marked by deep and often unjust social divisions. Part I ... More

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

Digital Technology and Democratic Theory

Lucy Bernholz, Héléne Landemore, and Rob Reich (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226748436
eISBN:
9780226748603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748603.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the intersection of digital technology and democratic theory. An interdisciplinary group of scholars convened in several workshops to consider both what democratic theory might ... More

Future PublicsDemocracy, Deliberation, and Future-Regarding Collective Action

Future Publics: Democracy, Deliberation, and Future-Regarding Collective Action

Michael K. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197557150
eISBN:
9780197557181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197557150.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book challenges the idea that democratic processes are functionally short-sighted. Many observers assume that long-term issues will be ignored or discounted in democratic systems because of the ... More

Group Interests, Individual AttitudesHow Group Memberships Shape Attitudes Towards the Welfare State

Group Interests, Individual Attitudes: How Group Memberships Shape Attitudes Towards the Welfare State

Michael J. Donnelly

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896209
eISBN:
9780191918681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896209.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

What drives support for or opposition to redistributive taxation and spending? Why is ethnic diversity associated with inequality and a lack of redistribution? This book argues that many individuals, ... More

Hans Kelsen's Political Realism

Hans Kelsen's Political Realism

Robert Schuett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474481687
eISBN:
9781474496421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481687.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What does it mean to be a foreign-policy realist? Why is it important to get Hans Kelsen right? How can open society ideals be reconciled with the tragedies of world politics? It is widely ... More

How Social Science Got BetterOvercoming Bias with More Evidence, Diversity, and Self-Reflection

How Social Science Got Better: Overcoming Bias with More Evidence, Diversity, and Self-Reflection

Matt Grossmann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197518977
eISBN:
9780197519004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Social science research is facing mounting criticism, as canonical studies fail to replicate, questionable research practices abound, and researcher social and political biases come under fire. Far ... More

Liberal States, Authoritarian FamiliesChildhood and Education in Early Modern Thought

Liberal States, Authoritarian Families: Childhood and Education in Early Modern Thought

Rita Koganzon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197568804
eISBN:
9780197568835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568804.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can liberals justify adult authority over children? Children are born requiring both subordination to adults and education to equip them for citizenship. These requirements are especially vexing ... More

Participatory Budgeting in Global Perspective

Participatory Budgeting in Global Perspective

Brian Wampler, Stephanie McNulty, and Michael Touchton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192897756
eISBN:
9780191924194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192897756.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Participatory Budgeting (PB) incorporates citizens directly into budgetary decision-making. It continues to spread across the globe as government officials and citizens adopt this innovative program ... More

Participatory IdeologyFrom Exclusion to Involvement

Participatory Ideology: From Exclusion to Involvement

Peter Beresford

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447360490
eISBN:
9781447360537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447360490.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter movement and renewed action against climate change all highlight the increasing gulf between narrowly based dominant political ideologies and popular demands ... More

Party Personnel StrategiesElectoral Systems and Parliamentary Committee Assignments

Party Personnel Strategies: Electoral Systems and Parliamentary Committee Assignments

Matthew S Shugart, Matthew E Bergman, Cory L. Struthers, Ellis S Krauss, and Robert J Pekkanen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192897053
eISBN:
9780191919718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192897053.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The book develops the notion of “party personnel strategies”, which are the ways in which political parties assign their elected members—their “personnel”—to serve collective organizational goals. ... More

Promoting Justice Across BordersThe Ethics of Reform Intervention

Promoting Justice Across Borders: The Ethics of Reform Intervention

Lucia M. Rafanelli

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197568842
eISBN:
9780197568873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568842.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book develops a theory of the ethics of “reform intervention,” a category that includes any attempt to promote justice in a society other than one’s own. It identifies several dimensions along ... More

Reformation, Resistance, and Reason of State (1517-1625)

Reformation, Resistance, and Reason of State (1517-1625)

Sarah Mortimer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780199674886
eISBN:
9780191937392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674886.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The period 1517–1625 was crucial for the development of political thought. During this time of expanding empires, religious upheaval, and social change, new ideas about the organization and purpose ... More

The Spirit of DemocracyCorruption, Disintegration, Renewal

The Spirit of Democracy: Corruption, Disintegration, Renewal

Sofia Näsström

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192898869
eISBN:
9780191925405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898869.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

How does one revitalize democracy in times of crisis? Democracy is today challenged by populism and elitism, as well as by the resurgence of new forms of authoritarianism. The Spirit of Democracy: ... More

Visions of Council DemocracyCastoriadis, Lefort, Arendt

Visions of Council Democracy: Castoriadis, Lefort, Arendt

Benjamin Ask Popp-Madsen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474456319
eISBN:
9781474496353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456319.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the historical emergence of the council system in Russia and Germany by the end of the First World War, it reconstructs the intellectual history of council democracy in 20th ... More

War in SpaceStrategy, Spacepower, Geopolitics

War in Space: Strategy, Spacepower, Geopolitics

Bleddyn E. Bowen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474450485
eISBN:
9781474485029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450485.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

War in Space presents a theory of spacepower and considers the implications of space technology on strategy and international relations. The spectre of space warfare stalks the major powers as outer ... More

What in the World?Understanding Global Social Change

What in the World?: Understanding Global Social Change

Mathias Albert and Tobias Werron (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529213317
eISBN:
9781529213355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213317.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Analysing social change has too often been characterized by parochialism, either a Eurocentrism that projects European experience outwards or a disciplinary narrowness that ignores insights from ... More

Women and Power in AfricaAspiring, Campaigning, and Governing

Women and Power in Africa: Aspiring, Campaigning, and Governing

Leonardo Arriola, Martha Johnson, and Melanie Phillips (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192898074
eISBN:
9780191924538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898074.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines women’s experiences in African politics as aspirants to public office, as candidates in election campaigns, and as elected representatives. Part I evaluates women’s efforts to ... More

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