Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 12 items for:

  • Keywords: election x
  • World Modern History x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Government by Caretaker: 1954–1956

Thomas E. Skidmore

in Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964: An Experiment in Democracy - 40th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195332698
eISBN:
9780199868162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332698.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter begins by examining Brazilian politics without Vargas. It then discusses the 1955 presidential election. It evaluates whether a certain event in Brazilian politics is an inauguration or ... More


Introduction

Simon N. M. Young and Richard Cullen

in Electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028399
eISBN:
9789882206908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028399.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the election of the Chief Executive (CE) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). This book reviews the ... More


System for Electing Election Committee Members

Simon N. M. Young and Richard Cullen

in Electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028399
eISBN:
9789882206908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028399.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the system of election of the 800 members of the Election Committee in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). It explains that the Basic Law provides no more than ... More


System for Electing the Chief Executive

Simon N. M. Young and Richard Cullen

in Electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028399
eISBN:
9789882206908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028399.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter provides a detailed discussion of the legal and operational dimensions of the prevailing system for electing the Chief Executive (CE) in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ... More


Conclusions and Reflections

Simon N. M. Young and Richard Cullen

in Electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028399
eISBN:
9789882206908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028399.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the election of the chief executive (CE) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). It explains that the Election ... More


JFK’s Early Support of African Nationalism

Philip E. Muehlenbeck

in Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195396096
eISBN:
9780199932672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396096.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

Chapter two explains how Kennedy established a reputation as being sympathetic toward African nationalism and discusses the changes his administration made in US policy toward Africa. The framework ... More


Electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive

Simon N. M. Young and Richard Cullen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028399
eISBN:
9789882206908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028399.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 2007, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region held its first-ever contested election for Chief Executive, selected by 800 members of an Election Committee drawn from roughly 7% of the ... More


Introduction

Roy Hora

in The Landowners of the Argentine Pampas: A Social and Political History 1860–1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208846
eISBN:
9780191678158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208846.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book analyses the history of the landowners (known in Argentina as estancieros or hacendados) of the pampas in Argentina from the 1860s to the 1940s. It shows that while the landed class ... More


Political Parties and Elections

MA Ngok

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the development of political parties and the electoral system in Hong Kong, and analyzes the problems that have confronted their development. It also reports the change from ... More


History and Development of the Election Committee1

Simon N. M. Young and Richard Cullen

in Electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028399
eISBN:
9789882206908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028399.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter outlines the history and development of Hong Kong's unique political structure. It traces the origins of the Election Committee (EC) and analyzes official justifications for its ... More


View: