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Just Peace: A Dangerous Objective

Yossi Beilin

in What is a Just Peace?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199275359
eISBN:
9780191603686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199275351.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Beilin was a former chief negotiator for the Israeli government in the Oslo process at Camp David and Taba. He brings a valuable contribution to this volume as a practitioner and political scientist ... More


Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns

Lisa Garcia Bedolla and Melissa R. Michelson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166781
eISBN:
9780300167399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166781.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Which get-out-the-vote efforts actually succeed in ethnoracial communities and why? Analyzing the results from hundreds of original experiments, this book offers a new theory to explain why some ... More


Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social Sciences: Methods That Matter

Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447329367
eISBN:
9781447329480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The purpose of this edited book is to make the case for why the social sciences are more relevant than ever before in helping governments solve the wicked problems of public policy. It does this ... More


Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Tina Nabatchi, John Gastil, Matt Leighninger, and G. Michael Weiksner (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The field of deliberative civic engagement is rapidly growing around the world—but it remains highly fragmented. Motivated by the widely recognized need to pool the collective experience and ... More


Listening and Responding to Criticisms of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Loren Collingwood and Justin Reedy

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines the criticisms leveled against deliberative citizen engagement. It analyzes the merits of those censures and presents counterarguments that deliberation advocates present. ... More


The Difference It Makes

William F. Schulz

in Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195371895
eISBN:
9780199979127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371895.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Finally, reflecting on each of the chapters, and the larger project, William Schulz, former executive director of Amnesty International USA, offers a human rights practitioner's perspective in the ... More


Think tanks in Taiwan

Yi-jung Wu

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The role of Think Tanks have been considered as a connection between policy researchers and practitioners. The history of think tanks in Taiwan can be considered as a trace-back of the country’s ... More


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