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Introduction

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter provides a background of democratization and the building of democratic armies. Democratization and the building of democratic armies usually commences in response to a ... More


Causes of Liberalization

Nelson W. Polsby

in How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182965
eISBN:
9780199850235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182965.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter gives a closer examination of the trends that made the transformation from an environment hostile to the programs possible, with special attention to the issue of why it took so long. It ... More


Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead

Shannon K. O'Neil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199390007
eISBN:
9780190252441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199390007.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Five freshly decapitated human heads are thrown onto a crowded dance floor in western Mexico. A Mexican drug cartel dismembers the body of a rival and then stitches his face onto a soccer ball. These ... More


Prelude to a Purge, 1952–1953

Michael Bowen

in The Roots of Modern Conservatism: Dewey, Taft, and the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834855
eISBN:
9781469602752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869192_bowen.12
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the fundamental transformation brought about by the presidential election of 1952 on the nearly decade-long power struggle between Taft and Dewey. Eisenhower's nomination left ... More


Introduction: The Possibility of Reproductive Autonomy

Jennifer M. Denbow

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479828838
eISBN:
9781479808977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828838.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The introduction makes the case that heightened social concern about reproductive decisions has coincided with an increased ability to manage reproduction. Reproductive technology has facilitated the ... More


Conclusions

Eric Schickler

in Racial Realignment: The Transformation of American Liberalism, 1932-1965

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691153872
eISBN:
9781400880973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153872.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter discusses the theoretical and methodological implications of the civil rights case, with a focus on party theory and on the challenges of systematically studying major ... More


Mexico at the Crossroad

Shannon K. O’Neil

in Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199390007
eISBN:
9780190252441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199390007.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on Mexico’s promising future as it continues to experience economic, political, and social transformation led by a rising middle class, enterprising individuals and ... More


Deciding Our Mutual Future

Shannon K. O’Neil

in Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199390007
eISBN:
9780190252441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199390007.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on Mexico’s achievements despite the persistence of poverty, corruption, crime, and violence. More specifically, it cites the country’s fundamental political, economic, and ... More


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