Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 11-20 of 36 items for:

  • Political Science x
Clear All

View:

Diaspora Lobbies and the US GovernmentConvergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Josh DeWind and Renata Segura (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479818761
eISBN:
9781479811786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818761.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As a nation of immigrants, the United States has long accepted that citizens who identify with an ancestral homeland may hold dual loyalties; yet Americans have at times regarded the persistence of ... More

Evolution and MoralityNOMOS LII

Evolution and Morality: NOMOS LII

James E. Fleming and Sanford Levinson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771228
eISBN:
9780814737828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771228.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Can theories of evolution explain the development of our capacity for moral judgment and the content of morality itself? If bad behavior punished by the criminal law is attributable to physical ... More

Federalism and SubsidiarityNOMOS LV

Federalism and Subsidiarity: NOMOS LV

James E. Fleming and Jacob T Levy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479868858
eISBN:
9781479821303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book addresses the application and interaction of the concept of federalism within law and government. What are the best justifications for and conceptions of federalism? What are the most ... More

Female Soldiers in Sierra LeoneSex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Megan H. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761373
eISBN:
9780814771259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The eleven-year civil war in Sierra Leone from 1991 to 2002 was incomprehensibly brutal—it is estimated that half of all female refugees were raped and many thousands were killed. While the publicity ... More

Gender, Violence, and Human SecurityCritical Feminist Perspectives

Gender, Violence, and Human Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives

Aili Mari Tripp, Myra Marx Ferree, and Christina Ewig (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770207
eISBN:
9780814770139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770207.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The nature of human security is changing globally: interstate conflict and even intrastate conflict may be diminishing worldwide, yet threats to individuals and communities persist. Large-scale ... More

Getting to the Rule of LawNOMOS L

Getting to the Rule of Law: NOMOS L

James E. Fleming

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814728437
eISBN:
9780814728789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814728437.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The rule of law has been celebrated as “an unqualified human good,” yet there is considerable disagreement about what the ideal of the rule of law requires. When people clamor for the preservation or ... More

Governed through Choice"Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction"

Governed through Choice: "Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction"

Jennifer M. Denbow

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479828838
eISBN:
9781479808977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Women in the contemporary United States are facing heightened surveillance of their reproductive health and decisions in areas ranging from abortion law to sterilization regulation. While many of ... More

Immigration, Emigration, and MigrationNOMOS LVII

Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

Jack Knight (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479860951
eISBN:
9781479811151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860951.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This volume presents chapters on the theme of borders and migration, written for the annual meetings of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy. It features three lead chapters and a ... More

Inside InsurgencyViolence, Civilians, and Revolutionary Group Behavior

Inside Insurgency: Violence, Civilians, and Revolutionary Group Behavior

Claire Metelits

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795774
eISBN:
9780814759554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Once considered nationalists, many insurgent groups are now labeled as terrorists and thought to endanger not just their own people, but the world. As the unprecedented trends in political violence ... More

LoyaltyNOMOS LIV

Loyalty: NOMOS LIV

Sanford Levinson, Paul Woodruff, and Joel Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785935
eISBN:
9780814760918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785935.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Few topics are more ubiquitous in everyday life and, at the same time, more controversial in practice, than that of one's moral obligation to loyalty. Featuring essays by scholars working in a ... More

View: