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Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Jennifer Carlson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199347551
eISBN:
9780190236595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347551.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Law, Crime and Deviance

For the past several decades, the United States has witnessed a profound transformation in what Americans do with the guns they own. While hunting used to dominate American gun culture, now the top ... More


American Dreams, American Nightmares

Jennifer Carlson

in Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199347551
eISBN:
9780190236595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347551.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the contemporary landscape of American gun culture, focusing on the spread of concealed and open carry and the shift from the primary use of guns for hunting to their use for ... More


A Social Constructivist Theory of Economic Inequality and Trust

Christian Albrekt Larsen

in The Rise and Fall of Social Cohesion: The Construction and De-construction of Social Trust in the US, UK, Sweden and Denmark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681846
eISBN:
9780191761683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681846.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter establishes a theoretical framework which allows us to explain change in trust levels. It is an alternative to the theories which claim that our assessment of the trustworthiness of ... More


“Toward the World’s Center Stage”: American Decline and China’s Global Ambition

Rush Doshi

in The Long Game: China's Grand Strategy to Displace American Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197527917
eISBN:
9780197547533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527917.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 11 discusses the dawn of China’s strategy of global expansion, its perception of American decline, and the arrival of a new Party concept—the “great changes unseen in a century”—associated ... More


“Standing Tall and Seeing Far”: The Ways and Means of China’s Global Expansion

Rush Doshi

in The Long Game: China's Grand Strategy to Displace American Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197527917
eISBN:
9780197547533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527917.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 12 examines the “ways and means” of China’s global grand strategy of expansion, discussing in concrete terms how it is building forms of control globally while weakening those of the United ... More


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