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Everyday Law in Russia

Kathryn Hendley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705243
eISBN:
9781501708107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705243.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book challenges the prevailing common wisdom that Russians cannot rely on their law and that Russian courts are hopelessly politicized and corrupt. While acknowledging the persistence of ... More


Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Pippa Norris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The flaws in the American electoral process have become increasingly apparent in recent years. The contemporary tipping point in public awareness occurred during the 2000 election count, and concern ... More


Introduction

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the pervasive problems in the American electoral process. It then describes the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP). Established in 2012, the ... More


Measuring Electoral Integrity

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter outlines the core concept and measure of electoral integrity, the key yardstick used by the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP) to evaluate free and fair elections. EIP defines the idea of ... More


Conclusions and Recommendations

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter summarizes the core argument and the reforms recommended to advance free and fair elections at home and abroad. Considerable evidence suggests that problems in the American electoral ... More


Money Talks

Josh Lerner

in Everyone Counts: Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456657
eISBN:
9780801456060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456657.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the concept of “participatory budgeting” (PB). Since the centuries-old political institutions are ailing, perhaps a dose of modern technology could revive them; and since people ... More


Importing Democracy from Brazil

Josh Lerner

in Everyone Counts: Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456657
eISBN:
9780801456060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456657.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter talks about how a small but growing group of advocates worked to bring participatory budgeting (PB) to the US. They initially associated with Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Mike Menser at the ... More


Westway’s Second Chance

William W. Buzbee

in Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines how governor Mario Cuomo and other Westway champions tried to short-circuit the regulatory process through two different strategic moves. While political investigations into the ... More


Labor Systems: Social Processes and Regulatory Orders

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the internal tensions and dynamics of labor systems during times of reform and crisis by focusing on four critical transformative phases: social reproduction and protection, ... More


The Deregulatory Face of Labor Reform

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the deregulatory aspect of labor reform, especially during the years leading up to and during the regional financial crisis of the late 1990s. During the 1990s, China, Korea, ... More


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