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Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things

Why Good People Do Bad Environmental Things

Elizabeth R. DeSombre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190636272
eISBN:
9780190636302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190636272.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

We all behave in ways that cause environmental harm whether we intend to or not. This book looks at how social structures, incentives, information, habits, attitudes, norms, and the inherent ... More

Outsourcing WelfareHow the Money Immigrants Send Home Contributes to Stability in Developing Countries

Outsourcing Welfare: How the Money Immigrants Send Home Contributes to Stability in Developing Countries

Roy Germano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190862848
eISBN:
9780190862879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This book is about how remittances—the money international migrants send to family members in their home countries—contribute to economic, political, and social stability in developing countries. ... More

The Only Constant is ChangeTechnology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Ben Epstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The Only Constant Is Change presents and tests the political communication cycle (PCC), a model describing how political actors and organizations make decisions about if, how, and when to innovate ... More

From Here and ThereDiaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders

From Here and There: Diaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders

Alexandra Délano Alonso

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190688578
eISBN:
9780190688615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688578.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Assistance for immigrants to learn English, receive health services, open a bank account, apply for naturalization, or get a work certification is generally considered the responsibility of the ... More

Revisiting Gendered StatesFeminist Imaginings of the State in International Relations

Revisiting Gendered States: Feminist Imaginings of the State in International Relations

Swati Parashar, J. Ann Tickner, and Jacqui True (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190644031
eISBN:
9780190644079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644031.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

State sovereignty and autonomy in the twenty-first century are both under challenge and continually reasserted in diverse ways through gender, sexuality, and race-making. This paradox makes it ... More

Rentier IslamismThe Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Courtney Freer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book, using contemporary history and original empirical research, updates traditional rentier state theory, which largely fails to account for the existence of Islamist movements, by ... More

The Politics of Police ReformSociety against the State in Post-Soviet Countries

The Politics of Police Reform: Society against the State in Post-Soviet Countries

Erica Marat

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190861490
eISBN:
9780190861520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861490.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

What does it take to reform a post-Soviet police force? Across the region, the countries inherited remarkably similar police forces with identical structures, chains of command, and politicized ... More

Media and Protest Logics in the Digital EraThe Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong

Media and Protest Logics in the Digital Era: The Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong

Francis L.F. Lee and Joseph M. Chan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190856779
eISBN:
9780190856816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190856779.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

Digital and social media are increasingly integrated into dynamics of protest movements. They strengthen the mobilization power of movements, extend movement networks, facilitate new modes of protest ... More

Israeli National SecurityA New Strategy for an Era of Change

Israeli National Security: A New Strategy for an Era of Change

Charles D. Freilich

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190602932
eISBN:
9780190602963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602932.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book is the most comprehensive study to date of Israel’s national security. It combines an exhaustive analysis of the military, diplomatic, demographic, and societal challenges Israel faces, ... More

Inhospitable WorldCinema in the Time of the Anthropocene

Inhospitable World: Cinema in the Time of the Anthropocene

Jennifer Fay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190696771
eISBN:
9780190696818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696771.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Inhospitable World explores the connection between cinema and artificial weather, climates, and even planets in or on which hospitality and survival are at stake. Cinema’s dominant mode of aesthetic ... More

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