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Varieties of Governance in ChinaMigration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Jie Lu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book examines the origins of the variance in contemporary rural China’s decentralized governance. It identifies the conditions under which different types of institutions are likely to perform ... More

The Varieties of Pension GovernancePension Privatization in Europe

The Varieties of Pension Governance: Pension Privatization in Europe

Bernhard Ebbinghaus (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199586028
eISBN:
9780191725586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586028.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The ongoing privatization of pensions – the shift from state to private responsibility for old age retirement income – raises fundamental issues of social and participatory rights. While ... More

Varieties of World-MakingBeyond Globalization

Varieties of World-Making: Beyond Globalization

Nathalie Karagiannis and Peter Wagner (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846310195
eISBN:
9781781380857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846310201
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Globalization has been the topic of heated debate in recent years, with one side asserting that it will produce a better standard of living for people around the world, and a fierce opposition ... More

Victorious InsurgenciesFour Rebellions that Shaped Our World

Victorious Insurgencies: Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World

Anthony James Joes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126142
eISBN:
9780813135588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126142.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Insurgencies, especially in the form of guerrilla warfare, continue to erupt across many parts of the globe. Most of these rebellions fail, but this book analyzes four twentieth-century conflicts in ... More

Vietnam’s Second FrontDomestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War

Vietnam’s Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War

Andrew L. Johns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125725
eISBN:
9780813135427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125725.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Vietnam War has been analyzed, dissected, and debated from multiple perspectives for decades, but domestic considerations—such as partisan politics and election-year maneuvering—are often ... More

Violence and the State

Violence and the State

Matt Killingsworth, Matthew Sussex, and Jan Pakulski (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book sets out to help unlock an intriguing interdisciplinary puzzle relating to violence: ‘what is the relationship between the instrumental uses of violence, including its main forms, and the ... More

Visions of DevelopmentFilms Division of India and the Imagination of Progress, 1948–75

Visions of Development: Films Division of India and the Imagination of Progress, 1948–75

Peter Sutoris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190608323
eISBN:
9780190663001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608323.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book examines the Indian state's postcolonial development ideology between Independence in 1947 and the Emergency of 1975-77. It pioneers a novel methodology for the study of development thought ... More

Vital DemocracyA Theory of Democracy in Action

Vital Democracy: A Theory of Democracy in Action

Frank Hendriks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572786
eISBN:
9780191722370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572786.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Vital Democracy outlines a theory of democracy in action, based on four elementary forms of democracy – pendulum, consensus, voter, and participatory democracy – that are thoroughly ... More

Voices of the Arab SpringPersonal Stories from the Arab Revolutions

Voices of the Arab Spring: Personal Stories from the Arab Revolutions

Asaad Al-Saleh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163187
eISBN:
9780231538589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163187.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Beginning ... More

The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Thomas Faist

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a theoretical account of the causes, nature, and extent of the movement of international South-North migrants between affluent and poorer countries. The puzzle is: why are there so ... More

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