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The Twilight of Social ConservatismAmerican Culture Wars in the Obama Era

The Twilight of Social Conservatism: American Culture Wars in the Obama Era

John Dombrink

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814795170
eISBN:
9780814771365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the ongoing contests and shifting political and social landscape of America in the Obama era as it applies to the core elements of the “culture war.” It considers a central ... More

Twilight of the RepublicEmpire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Justin B. Litke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142203
eISBN:
9780813142234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Taking issue with the way scholarship on American exceptionalism has been conducted for the past few decades, Litke argues that examining the term and idea reveals a profound shift in Americans’ ... More

Twilight of the TigersPeace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

G. H. Peiris

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book examines the political vicissitudes of Sri Lanka since the initiation of the ceasefire in December 2001. The ceasefire sought to end the violent confrontation between the Liberation Tigers ... More

Twists of FateMultiracial Coalitions and Minority Representation in the US House of Representatives

Twists of Fate: Multiracial Coalitions and Minority Representation in the US House of Representatives

Vanessa C. Tyson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190250928
eISBN:
9780190250942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250928.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Members of Congress from and representing racial minority groups often find themselves in a unique predicament: their constituencies tend to be more economically disadvantaged than those of their ... More

TwoThe Machine of Political Theology and the Place of Thought

Two: The Machine of Political Theology and the Place of Thought

Roberto Esposito

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267613
eISBN:
9780823272396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267613.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is about the relationship between theology and politics. In the late stages of a debate that has spanned the entire twentieth century, the ultimate significance of the notion of “political ... More

Two Nations IndivisibleMexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead

Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead

Shannon K. O'Neil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199390007
eISBN:
9780190252441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199390007.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Five freshly decapitated human heads are thrown onto a crowded dance floor in western Mexico. A Mexican drug cartel dismembers the body of a rival and then stitches his face onto a soccer ball. These ... More

The Two ReconstructionsThe Struggle for Black Enfranchisement

The Two Reconstructions: The Struggle for Black Enfranchisement

Richard M. Valelly

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226845289
eISBN:
9780226845272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226845272.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Reconstruction era marked a huge political leap for African Americans, who rapidly went from the status of slaves to voters and officeholders. Yet this hard-won progress lasted only a few ... More

The Tyranny of the Moderns

The Tyranny of the Moderns

Nadia Urbinati

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300182774
eISBN:
9780300189957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300182774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores a profound shift in the ideology of individualism, from the ethical nineteenth-century standard, in which each person cooperates with others as equals for the betterment of their ... More

The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Jochen Prantl

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the dynamics between informal groups of states and the UN Security Council in the management of conflicts in Namibia, El Salvador, and Kosovo. It sets forth three main arguments. ... More

(Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

(Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

Wouter van der Brug and Claes H. de Vreese (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757412
eISBN:
9780191817120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757412.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

When direct elections for the European Parliament were first organized in 1979, the idea was that such direct elections would increase the democratic legitimacy and accountability of the parliament. ... More

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