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Women in the ClubGender and Policy Making in the Senate

Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate

Michele L. Swers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226022796
eISBN:
9780226022963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226022963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the run-up to the 2012 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans were locked in a fierce battle for the female vote. Democrats charged Republicans with waging a “war on women,” while ... More

Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Richard E. Matland and Kathleen A. Montgomery (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book presents 12 case studies on female legislative representation in new post-communist democracies in Europe. The cases represent a wide range of “pathways” from communist rule. Five rank as ... More

Worker protests in post-communist Romania and UkraineStriking with tied hands

Worker protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine: Striking with tied hands

Mihai Varga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091124
eISBN:
9781781707777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091124.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The book’s main idea is to study why and how successful forms of workers’ interest representation could emerge in a hostile context. The post-communist context makes it difficult for workers and ... More

Workers and revolution in SerbiaFrom Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Workers and revolution in Serbia: From Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Martin Upchurch and Darko Marinkovic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719085086
eISBN:
9781781706114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085086.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book offers a refreshing new analysis of the role of workers both in Tito's Yugoslavia and in the subsequent Serbian revolution against Milošević in October 2000. The authors argue that Tito and ... More

World Bank Group Interactions with EnvironmentalistsChanging International Organisation Identities

World Bank Group Interactions with Environmentalists: Changing International Organisation Identities

Susan Park

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079474
eISBN:
9781781703335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079474.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book shows how environmentalists have shaped the world's largest multilateral development lender, investment financier and political risk insurer to take up sustainable development. It ... More

The World Health Organization between North and South

The World Health Organization between North and South

Nitsan Chorev

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched numerous programs aimed at improving health conditions around the globe. In setting global health priorities and carrying out initiatives, ... More

A World History of Ancient Political Thought

A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Antony Black

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the political thought of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, Iran, India, China, Greece, Rome, and early Christianity from prehistory to c.200 CE. The most common discourse was sacred ... More

A World History of Ancient Political ThoughtIts Significance and Consequences

A World History of Ancient Political Thought: Its Significance and Consequences

Antony Black

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198790686
eISBN:
9780191833182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790686.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the political thought of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, Iran, India, China, Greece, Rome, and early Christianity up to c.200 CE. It begins with prehistorical notions of groups, ... More

A World of Three CulturesHonor, Achievement and Joy

A World of Three Cultures: Honor, Achievement and Joy

Miguel E. Basáñez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190270360
eISBN:
9780190270407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270360.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Political scientists have recognized the importance of human values in development for hundreds of years, going back at least as far as Max Weber and Alexis de Tocqueville, but the field is still ... More

World RuleAccountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance

World Rule: Accountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance

Jonathan GS Koppell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450988
eISBN:
9780226450964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450964.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Dilemmas from climate change to financial meltdowns make it clear that global interconnectedness is the norm in the twenty-first century. As a result, global governance organizations (GGOs)—from the ... More

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