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Governing the globe

Andrew Hurrell

in On Global Order: Power, Values, and the Constitution of International Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233106
eISBN:
9780191716287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233106.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter starts by briefly introducing debates concerning the global challenges we face in the 21st century, particularly the political challenge. It describes the primary focus of the book, ... More


Challenges from Every Direction

Janet A. Kourany

in Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter defends the political approach with its ideal of socially responsible science against five important challenges. The first—the epistemological challenge—suggests that the more a practice ... More


Challenges of the African Voice: Autonomy, Commerce, and Resistance in Precolonial Western Africa

JOSÉ LINGNA NAFAFÉ

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Many kings of Western Africa were strong allies in commerce and trade with the Portuguese crown. However, in the late 17th century, some of their successors adopted policies of free trade as a form ... More


Bukharin and Beyond

A. Kemp-Welch

in The Ideas of Nikolai Bukharin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278665
eISBN:
9780191684227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278665.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Bukharin, and his intellectual ability and equipment, when applied to the greatest political challenge he himself faced: the advent of Stalinism, which removed him, without much ... More


Routine Authoritarian Governance Before the Arab Uprisings: Structuring the Options for Change

Frédéric Volpi

in Revolution and Authoritarianism in North Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190642921
eISBN:
9780190848491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642921.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter presents the longer-term factors that have been known to shape routine authoritarian governance prior to the Arab uprisings. The notion of routine authoritarian governance emphasizes the ... More


Women and alcohol: Social perspectives

Patsy Staddon (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318880
eISBN:
9781447318903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318880.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Issues of gender and alcohol are approached in ways which demonstrate the need to look differently at our understandings of women’s alcohol use. The use of a social model enables contributing authors ... More


Juliani: Lyrical Genius with a Socially Conscious Message

Mwenda Ntarangwi

in The Street Is My Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040061
eISBN:
9780252098260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040061.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Juliani's songs that tackle issues of love, sex and sexuality, politics, religiosity, and economics, along with his ability to play with words to make even more intriguing ... More


Challenges to the Heir Apparent

Matthew N. Green and Douglas B. Harris

in Choosing the Leader: Leadership Elections in the U.S. House of Representatives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222579
eISBN:
9780300240795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222579.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on challenges to the heir apparent, when, despite an established pattern of succession, a lawmaker wishing to ascend the so-called leadership ladder to a newly vacant position is ... More


Disasters as Political Challenges

David K. Twigg

in The Politics of Disaster: Tracking the Impact of Hurricane Andrew

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041889
eISBN:
9780813043890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041889.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

It is a well-documented phenomenon that incumbents are generally advantaged when running for reelection. Various anecdotes about the effects of disaster on elections and public officials indicate a ... More


Asian development and the world economy

Deepak Nayyar

in Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849513
eISBN:
9780191883620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849513.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During the post-colonial era, the relationship between Asia and the world was shaped by a geopolitics in which economics and politics, juxtaposed with history and geography, were closely intertwined. ... More


Housing markets and policy in the 21st century

Andrew Beer, Debbie Faulkner, Chris Paris, and Terry Clower

in Housing transitions through the life course: Aspirations, needs and policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424280
eISBN:
9781447302520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424280.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the housing markets and housing policy during the twenty-first century. It begins with a section on the questions, challenges, and opportunities faced by housing throughout the ... More


Social Policy Review 26: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Kevin Farnsworth, Zoë Irving, and Menno Fenger (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447315568
eISBN:
9781447315582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Since the 2008 economic crisis, each year has brought new challenges to welfare states. This important annual volume with contributions from an exciting mix of internationally renowned experts within ... More


Security and Development in Postapartheid South Africa

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter describes changes in governance in South Africa since 1994, during which political violence gave way to a “crime wave” and the new government turned its attention to South Africa’s ... More


Conclusion

Michael J. Kelly, Erika Moreno, and Richard C. Witmer

in The Cuba-U.S. Bilateral Relationship: New Pathways and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190687366
eISBN:
9780190687397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687366.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter brings together the three dimensions examined by the volume’s contributors to address the full range of opportunities and challenges facing the island of Cuba. What is more, the authors ... More


Locating African Americans and Finding the “Lung Block”

Samuel Kelton Jr. Roberts

in Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832592
eISBN:
9781469605890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894071_roberts.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the central and dual problem faced by early antituberculosis reformers: strategizing surveillance and of convincingly presenting to the public the utility of the surrender of ... More


Introduction

Patsy Staddon

in Women and alcohol: Social perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318880
eISBN:
9781447318903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318880.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Women’s alcohol use can only be understood within its cultural framework. Existing medical epistemologies have failed to do so, as have narratives of blame and personal failure within the field. In ... More


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