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Armies of ArabiaMilitary Politics and Effectiveness in the Gulf

Armies of Arabia: Military Politics and Effectiveness in the Gulf

Zoltan Barany

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190866204
eISBN:
9780197605554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866204.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

In Armies of Arabia—the first book to comprehensively analyze the Gulf monarchies’ militaries—Zoltan Barany explains the conspicuous ineffectiveness of these forces with a combination of ... More

The Rise and Demise of World Communism

The Rise and Demise of World Communism

George W. Breslauer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579671
eISBN:
9780197579701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579671.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Sixteen states came to be ruled by communist parties during the twentieth century. Only five of them remain in power today. This book explores the nature of communist regimes—what they share in ... More

Collaborative AdvantageForging Green Industries in the New Global Economy

Collaborative Advantage: Forging Green Industries in the New Global Economy

Jonas Nahm

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197555361
eISBN:
9780197555408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197555361.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In an era of rapid international economic integration, how do countries interact, innovate, and compete in industries, like energy, that are fundamental to national interests? Collaborative ... More

Contesting RevisionismChina, the United States, and the Transformation of International Order

Contesting Revisionism: China, the United States, and the Transformation of International Order

Steve Chan, Huiyun Feng, Kai He, and Weixing Hu

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197580295
eISBN:
9780197580332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197580295.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What motivates states to act the way they do? This book focuses on a particular kind of motivation inclining a state to challenge the existing norms, rules, and institutions of international order. ... More

PornographyThe Politics of Legal Challenges

Pornography: The Politics of Legal Challenges

Max Waltman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197598535
eISBN:
9780197598566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197598535.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book assesses American, Canadian, and Swedish legal challenges to the explosive spread of pornography and its contribution to violence against women within their significantly different ... More

The Building and Breaking of PeaceCorporate Activities in Civil War Prevention and Resolution

The Building and Breaking of Peace: Corporate Activities in Civil War Prevention and Resolution

Molly M. Melin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197579367
eISBN:
9780197579398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Security Studies

The Building and Breaking of Peace considers the role of corporate firms in building peaceful societies. Examining the corporate motives for peacebuilding and then the implications of these ... More

The (Un)Written Constitution

The (Un)Written Constitution

George Thomas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197555972
eISBN:
9780197556009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197555972.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The late Justice Scalia relished pointing to departures from text as departures from the Constitution, but in fact his jurisprudence relied on unwritten ideas. As textualism has become more prominent ... More

Nationalism, Secessionism, and Autonomy

Nationalism, Secessionism, and Autonomy

André Lecours

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192846754
eISBN:
9780191939235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846754.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The strength of secessionism in liberal democracies varies in time and space. Inspired by historical institutionalism, this book argues that such variation is explained by the extent to which ... More

Women and Power in AfricaAspiring, Campaigning, and Governing

Women and Power in Africa: Aspiring, Campaigning, and Governing

Leonardo Arriola, Martha Johnson, and Melanie Phillips (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192898074
eISBN:
9780191924538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898074.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines women’s experiences in African politics as aspirants to public office, as candidates in election campaigns, and as elected representatives. Part I evaluates women’s efforts to ... More

How Social Science Got BetterOvercoming Bias with More Evidence, Diversity, and Self-Reflection

How Social Science Got Better: Overcoming Bias with More Evidence, Diversity, and Self-Reflection

Matt Grossmann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197518977
eISBN:
9780197519004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Social science research is facing mounting criticism, as canonical studies fail to replicate, questionable research practices abound, and researcher social and political biases come under fire. Far ... More

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