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State and Limits to Democracy, 1997–2005

Ali Gheissari and Vali Nasr

in Democracy in Iran: History and the Quest for Liberty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195189674
eISBN:
9780199784134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195189671.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the way in which state-building reignited the demand for democracy — producing a vibrant debate over balancing state-building and democracy promotion, and raising the prospects ... More


Latin American Constitutionalism, 1810-2010: The Engine Room of the Constitution

Roberto Gargarella

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937967
eISBN:
9780199345878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937967.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The book studies 200 years of Latin American constitutionalism (1810-2010). It both presents a description and a critical analysis of what Latin Americans did with their Constitutions during those ... More


The First Latin American Constitutions (1810–1850)

Roberto Gargarella

in Latin American Constitutionalism, 1810-2010: The Engine Room of the Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937967
eISBN:
9780199345878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937967.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The first, introductory chapter, presents the main constitutional projects that dominated the political scene during the period that followed the independence revolutions, namely liberalism, ... More


Fusion Constitutionalism: The Liberal-Conservative Compact in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

Roberto Gargarella

in Latin American Constitutionalism, 1810-2010: The Engine Room of the Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937967
eISBN:
9780199345878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937967.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

The second chapter introduces what is called “fusion constitutionalism,” a name that comes to describe the Constitutions that emerged after the agreement between liberal and conservative forces that ... More


Contrasting Ideological Rationales for Accountability

Garry Rodan and Caroline Hughes

in The Politics of Accountability in Southeast Asia: The Dominance of Moral Ideologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703532
eISBN:
9780191772641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703532.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter outlines the major conceptual, methodological, and theoretical features of existing literature on accountability and its political effects. In the process, the innovative framework ... More


Foundational Invocations: Democratic Politics and the Problem of Original Authority

Angélica Maria Bernal

in Beyond Origins: Rethinking Founding in a Time of Constitutional Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190494223
eISBN:
9780190494247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494223.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines appeals to the authority of original founding events, founding ideals, and Founding Fathers in contemporary constitutional democracies. It argues that these “foundational ... More


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