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Reconsidering Race: Social Science Perspectives on Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics

Kazuko Suzuki and Diego A. Von Vacano (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190465285
eISBN:
9780190465315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465285.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Race is one of the most elusive phenomena of social life. While we generally know it when we see it, it's not an easy concept to define. Social science literature has argued that race is a Western, ... More


Latin American Constitutionalism, 1810-2010: The Engine Room of the Constitution

Roberto Gargarella

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937967
eISBN:
9780199345878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937967.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The book studies 200 years of Latin American constitutionalism (1810-2010). It both presents a description and a critical analysis of what Latin Americans did with their Constitutions during those ... More


Grafting Social Rights onto Hostile Constitutions

Roberto Gargarella

in Latin American Constitutionalism, 1810-2010: The Engine Room of the Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937967
eISBN:
9780199345878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937967.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The seventh chapter studies the fundamental issue of social rights, and the problems and paradoxes raised by their introduction into the region’s reformed Constitutions. In particular, the chapter ... More


Scaling experimentalism: from convergence to informed divergence in transnational competition policy

Yane Svetiev

in Extending Experimentalist Governance?: The European Union and Transnational Regulation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198724506
eISBN:
9780191792113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724506.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

The chapter examines three processes that disclose a turn towards experimentalist governance in transnational competition policy. The first results from the growing formalization of the interactions ... More


Law

Christian Kirchner and David Ehmke

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0034
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Law is an instrument as well as a product of change. This chapter investigates the role of informal and formal rules for a political, social, and/or economic transformation. The focus is on the real ... More


Institutional Transfer

Hans-Jürgen Wagener

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0054
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines institutional transfer, a special form of the knowledge diffusion process and an imitation of best practices that follows the model of the somewhat better-studied technology ... More


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