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Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic StateA Comparative Study of State Feminism

Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism

Dorothy McBride Stetson (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242665
eISBN:
9780191600258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This work presents the results of a comprehensive and integrated research project in comparative abortion policy and politics in post‐industrial democracies. It focuses on the questions of state ... More

The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

David M. Willumsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805434
eISBN:
9780191843501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805434.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The central argument of this book is that voting unity in European legislatures is not primarily the result of the ‘disciplining’ power of the leadership of parliamentary parties, but rather the ... More

Advancing Electoral Integrity

Advancing Electoral Integrity

Pippa Norris, Richard W. Frank, and Ferran Martinez i Coma (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199368709
eISBN:
9780199368730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368709.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Many elections fail. The most overt malpractices used by rulers include imprisoning dissidents, harassing adversaries, coercing voters, vote-rigging counts, and finally, if losing, blatantly ... More

Alternatives to NeoliberalismTowards Equality and Democracy

Alternatives to Neoliberalism: Towards Equality and Democracy

Bryn Jones and Mike O'Donnell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447331148
eISBN:
9781447331162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331148.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this collection, innovative and eminent social and policy analysts, including Colin Crouch, Anna Coote, Jeremy Gilbert, Grahame Thompson and Ted Benton, challenge the failing but still dominant ... More

The AnglosphereContinuity, Dissonance and Location

The Anglosphere: Continuity, Dissonance and Location

Ben Wellings and Andrew Mycock (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266618
eISBN:
9780191896064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266618.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume provides the first detailed analyses of the ‘Anglosphere’ – a re-imagined transnational community of the English-speaking peoples – which came to international prominence in the wake of ... More

Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Paul Fawcett, Matthew Flinders, Colin Hay, and Matthew Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748977
eISBN:
9780191811616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There is a growing body of evidence pointing towards rising levels of public dissatisfaction with the formal political process. Depoliticization refers to a more discrete range of contemporary ... More

Anti-System PoliticsThe Crisis of Market Liberalism in Rich Democracies

Anti-System Politics: The Crisis of Market Liberalism in Rich Democracies

Jonathan Hopkin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190699765
eISBN:
9780190097707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Recent elections in the advanced Western democracies have undermined the basic foundations of political systems that had previously beaten back all challenges—from both the Left and the Right. The ... More

Anxieties of DemocracyTocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

Anxieties of Democracy: Tocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

Partha Chatterjee and Ira Katznelson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077473
eISBN:
9780199081745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077473.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Alexis de Tocqueville published his famous study of the United States at a time when modern democracy was still quite young. His study of democratic institutions in the United States, as well as his ... More

The Arab SpringPathways of Repression and Reform

The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform

Jason Brownlee, Tarek Masoud, and Andrew Reynolds

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199660063
eISBN:
9780191755941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660063.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is premised on the notion that subnational undemocratic regimes (SURs) within countries not only differ among each other but that they maintain different relations with the federal ... More

Are Muslims Distinctive?A Look at the Evidence

Are Muslims Distinctive?: A Look at the Evidence

M. Steven Fish

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199769209
eISBN:
9780190252502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769209.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book assesses how Muslims and non-Muslims differ—and do not differ—in the contemporary world. Using rigorous methods and data drawn from around the globe, the text reveals that in some areas ... More

Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics

Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics

Nathan J. Brown

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190619428
eISBN:
9780190619459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619428.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book analyzes the politics of religion in the Arab world after the emergence of new public spheres over the past few decades. By examining those spheres as they really are, rather than measuring ... More

The Art of the StateCulture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Christopher Hood

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why does public management—the art of the state—so often go wrong, producing failure and fiasco instead of public service, and what are the different ways in which control or regulation can be ... More

Asia's Regional ArchitectureAlliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

Andrew Yeo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503608443
eISBN:
9781503608801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Something remarkable has occurred in Asia with little fanfare over the past twenty-five years. Considered severely underinstitutionalized at the end of the Cold War, Asia’s regional architecture is ... More

Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) CountryHow Host States Use Diasporas

Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) Country: How Host States Use Diasporas

Nadejda K Marinova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190623418
eISBN:
9780190623432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book focuses on a previously unexamined phenomenon: how host governments utilize diasporas to advance their foreign policy agendas in mutually beneficial ways. The book advances a four-factor ... More

Asymmetrical NeighborsBorderland State Building between China and Southeast Asia

Asymmetrical Neighbors: Borderland State Building between China and Southeast Asia

Enze Han

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190688301
eISBN:
9780190688332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688301.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Asymmetrical Neighbors explains the variations in state building across the borderland area between China, Myanmar, and Thailand. It presents a comparative historical account of the state and ... More

Authoritarian ContainmentPublic Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China

Authoritarian Containment: Public Security Bureaus and Protestant House Churches in Urban China

Marie-Eve Reny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190698089
eISBN:
9780190698126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the early years of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese state has sought to regulate the practice of religion. The institutions it created for that purpose were meant to ensure that ... 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

Authoritative GovernancePolicy Making in the Age of Mediatization

Authoritative Governance: Policy Making in the Age of Mediatization

Maarten A. Hajer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281671
eISBN:
9780191713132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281671.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Mediatic representation has become an integral part of politics and policy. The dominance of incident-oriented media formats has led students of politics and media to fear a trend of ‘dumbing down’: ... More

Beliefs in Government

Beliefs in Government

Max Kaase and Kenneth Newton

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294726
eISBN:
9780191599590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294727.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book, the fifth and last in the ‘Beliefs in government’ series, provides a brief comparative study of political attitudes in Western Europe and draws together the findings of the ‘Beliefs in ... More

Beyond Party MembersChanging Approaches to Partisan Mobilization

Beyond Party Members: Changing Approaches to Partisan Mobilization

Susan Scarrow

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199661862
eISBN:
9780191748332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661862.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For more than a century members of political parties have played a central role in many parliamentary democracies, helping parties to mobilize voters, and visibly linking party leaders with their ... More

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