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Voluntary ProgramsA Club Theory Perspective

Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Matthew Potoski and Aseem Prakash (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The growth of voluntary programs has attracted the attention of policymakers, nongovernmental organizations, and scholars. Thousands of firms around the world participate in these programs, in which ... More

Voters on the Move or on the Run?

Voters on the Move or on the Run?

Bernhard Weßels, Hans Rattinger, Sigrid Roßteutscher, and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199662630
eISBN:
9780191756191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662630.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book addresses electoral change, the reasons, and the consequences. By investigating heterogeneity of voting (part I) and complexity of voting and its context (part II) it shows that increasing ... More

The VP AdvantageHow running mates influence home state voting in presidential elections

The VP Advantage: How running mates influence home state voting in presidential elections

Christopher J. Devine and Kyle C. Kopko

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993375
eISBN:
9781526109934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993375.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The perception of a vice presidential home state advantage (HSA) – i.e., the running mate’s ability to “deliver” a home state in a presidential election – is engrained in American politics. Even ... More

Vulnerability and young peopleCare and social control in policy and practice

Vulnerability and young people: Care and social control in policy and practice

Kate Brown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318170
eISBN:
9781447318200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The identification and management of vulnerability has come to play an important role in welfare and criminal justice processes, yet the rising popularity of the notion has largely escaped scrutiny. ... More

The Vulnerable in International Society

The Vulnerable in International Society

Ian Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199646081
eISBN:
9780191756146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646081.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Who are the vulnerable, and what makes them so? The book suggests that people are vulnerable not just to natural risks, but also to the workings of international society. This replicates the approach ... More

The Wages of OilParliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE

The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE

Michael Herb

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453366
eISBN:
9780801454691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453366.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The contrast between Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates today illustrates the vastly different possible futures facing the smaller states of the Gulf. Dubai's rulers dream of creating a truly global ... More

Waging WarA Philosophical Introduction

Waging War: A Philosophical Introduction

Clark Ian

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273257
eISBN:
9780191684012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273257.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What is war, and how should it be waged? Are there restraints on its conduct? What can philosophers contribute to the study of warfare? It might appear to some that the practical activity of the ... More

Waging WarA New Philosophical Introduction

Waging War: A New Philosophical Introduction

Ian Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198724650
eISBN:
9780191792212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724650.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

What exactly is it we wage when we wage war? This is the crucial question addressed in this new edition of a classic text. The range of possible answers to it has already framed much of the ethical ... More

Waging War, Planning PeaceU.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars

Waging War, Planning Peace: U.S. Noncombat Operations and Major Wars

Aaron Rapport

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453588
eISBN:
9780801455643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453588.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

As the U.S. experience in Iraq following the 2003 invasion made abundantly clear, failure to plan properly for risks associated with post-conflict stabilization and reconstruction can have a ... More

War Aims in the Second World WarThe War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Victor Rothwell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the first study of the aims that motivated the major powers – the United States, the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Germany, and Japan – to fight in the Second World War. The book shows how ... More

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