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European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Frédéric Mérand

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This book explains the creation of the European Union's Security and Defense Policy—to this day the most ambitious project of peacetime military integration. Whether hailed as a vital step in the ... More


Political Behavior: An Overview

Edward G. Carmines and Robert Huckfeldt

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Provides an overview of the ways political scientists have explained political behaviour. Traces the development of approaches from the early electoral studies to economic models, to combinations of ... More


Conclusion

Frédéric Mérand

in European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The conclusion develops the implications of the book's argument for the study of European integration and International Relations more generally. The conclusion is framed around two challenges posed ... More


Durkheim

Gianfranco Poggi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198780878
eISBN:
9780191695391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198780878.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents an account of Emile Durkheim's work, focusing on a reassessment of his central ideas and arguments. Durkheim can undoubtedly be considered one of the most significant social ... More


On Studying Governments

Rudy B. Andeweg

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter gives an overview of approaches to the study of governments, building explicitly on the work of A. King (1975) and C. Campbell (1993), who, respectively, offered three research themes ... More


Introduction

Frédéric Mérand

in European Defence Policy: Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533244
eISBN:
9780191714474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533244.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

The introduction explains the challenge posed by the European security and defense policy to the nature of the European state. Building on a critical dialogue between political sociologists and EU ... More


Conclusion: The Past and Future of Political Sociology

Stefan Svallfors

in The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754354
eISBN:
9780804768153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754354.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This concluding chapter analyzes the results presented in the book in relation to the development of political sociology. It argues that the papers together represent a “fourth generation” of ... More


No There There: Social Movements and Urban Political Community

Chris Rhomberg

in No There There: Race, Class, and Political Community in Oakland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236189
eISBN:
9780520940888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236189.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the early 1920s, a powerful Ku Klux Klan movement burst forth in many American cities, targeting immigrant Jews and Catholics and people of color and attracting an estimated four to six million ... More


The Concept of the State in American History

William J. Novak

in Boundaries of the State In Us History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226277646
eISBN:
9780226277813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226277813.003.0012
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter draws attention to the vital role of interdisciplinary perspectives in law, history, sociology, and political science in redirecting our understanding of the origins, development, and ... More


Key Concepts, Measures, and Data

Jason Beckfield

in Political Sociology and the People's Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190492472
eISBN:
9780190492502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492472.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

In this chapter, the author discusses several concepts, measures, and datasets that open new avenues for social epidemiologists to use political sociology to explain the distribution of population ... More


Toxic Safety: "Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health"

Alissa Cordner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231171465
eISBN:
9780231541381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Initially marketed as a life-saving advancement, flame retardants are now mired in controversy. Some argue that data show the chemicals are unsafe while others continue to support their use. The ... More


Introduction

Stefan Svallfors

in The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754354
eISBN:
9780804768153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754354.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Political sociologists study the link between social and political life, primarily by understanding variations in the relationship between social structure, political orientations, and political ... More


Political Sociology and the People's Health

Jason Beckfield

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190492472
eISBN:
9780190492502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492472.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Health, illness, and death are distributed unequally around the world. Babies born in Japan can expect to live to age 80 or over, while babies born in Malawi can expect to die before the age of 50. ... More


Introduction: Everyday Life in (Post-)Neoliberal Latin America

Daniel Nehring, Gerardo Gómez Michel, and Magdalena López

in A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?: Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200997
eISBN:
9781529201345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200997.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The introduction explores the cultural dynamics of neoliberalism and anti-neoliberal resistance in Latin America. While Latin American neoliberalisms and the regions transition – perhaps temporary – ... More


Ideology, Terror, and the “Mysterious Margin”: Raymond Aron versus Hannah Arendt

in Hannah Arendt, Totalitarianism, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756501
eISBN:
9780804774215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756501.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Raymond Aron believed that the principal axis of division between totalitarianism and constitutional pluralism lay in the role of the political party. Hannah Arendt, by contrast, had little to say ... More


Toward a Political Sociology of Urban Marginality

Javier Auyero and María Fernanda Berti

in In Harm's Way: The Dynamics of Urban Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173030
eISBN:
9781400865888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173030.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book has examined how violence dislocates individuals' lives and disrupts the collective life of Arquitecto Tucci. It has also identified economic and political forces at the root of the ... More


Introduction

Andreas Schedler

in The Politics of Uncertainty: Sustaining and Subverting Electoral Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680320
eISBN:
9780191760242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680320.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Electoral authoritarian regimes hold regular multiparty elections subject to severe and systematic manipulation. The Politics of Uncertainty analyzes their distinctive internal dynamics. ... More


Uncertain Science and the Fight for Environmental Health

Alissa Cordner

in Toxic Safety: "Flame Retardants, Chemical Controversies, and Environmental Health"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231171465
eISBN:
9780231541381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171465.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The Introduction describes the contested arena of environmental health controversies, and summarizing the existing social science literature on environmental risks and scientific uncertainty


Introduction: Governing Europe’s spaces: European Union re-imagined

Caitríona Carter, Richard Freeman, and Martin Lawn

in Governing Europe's spaces: European Union re-imagined

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091858
eISBN:
9781781708415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091858.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

What do we imagine when we imagine Europe and the European Union? What unacknowledged assumptions do we hold? This Introduction argues that, for a long time, EU studies has been dominated by ... More


The Precarious Position of Immigrants

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the demographic shifts that took place between 2000 and 2012, which saw the composition of immigrants in the United States change greatly. Despite growing in number over the ... More


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