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Elitism, Populism, and European Politics

Jack Hayward (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280354
eISBN:
9780191599422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280351.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Are European elites losing touch with their peoples? The populist challenge to representative democracy is as old as democracy itself but its impact has differed between European countries. Should ... More


Introduction: Rationale, Questions, Methods

Margit Tavits

in Presidents with Prime Ministers: Do Direct Elections Matter?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553327
eISBN:
9780191721007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553327.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Introduction discusses the practical, as well as theoretical, relevance of studying selection mechanisms for heads of state in parliamentary systems. It briefly reviews the relevant ... More


Conclusion: Has European Unification by Stealth a Future?

Jack Hayward

in Elitism, Populism, and European Politics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280354
eISBN:
9780191599422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280351.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Monnet‐style European integration relied upon behind‐the‐scenes influence of a few self‐conscious agents of change. The negotiating skills of technocrats and the political skills of statesmen secured ... More


Dialogics, Agency, and Democracy

Guillermo O'Donnell

in Democracy, Agency, and the State: Theory with Comparative Intent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587612
eISBN:
9780191723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587612.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter begins with a description of life under what may be considered a perfect negation of democracy and its underlying values of recognition of agency and citizenship: the terrorist state ... More


Are Alienation and Indifference the New Features of Elections?

Markus Steinbrecher

in Voters on the Move or on the Run?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199662630
eISBN:
9780191756191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662630.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the impact of alienation and indifference on individual turnout in German federal elections between 1994 and 2009. Applying a comprehensive research design, the main findings ... More


Party-System Collapse in South America

in Party-System Collapse: The Roots of Crisis in Peru and Venezuela

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782364
eISBN:
9780804783927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782364.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the history of the collapse of the party-system in Peru and Venezuela. This book investigates what motivated most Peruvian and Venezuelan voters to abandon the ... More


Psychohistory

Ashley Lavelle

in The politics of betrayal: Renegades and ex-radicals from Mussolini to Christopher Hitchens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088162
eISBN:
9781781706169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088162.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Insofar as one is not a complete structuralist who excludes a priori the role of the subject in making history, then the capacity for the actor's psychology – as a factor affecting the subject's ... More


When the World Around You Is Changing: Investigating the Influence of Alienation and Indifference on Voter Turnout

Alexander Wuttke

in Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter investigates the amount of variability in individual turnout decisions over time and its dependence on the changing characteristics of political parties as one feature of the political ... More


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