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Palestinian Politics after the Oslo Accords: Resuming Arab Palestine

Nathan Brown

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237629
eISBN:
9780520937789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237629.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book does what hostilities in the Middle East have made nearly impossible: it offers a measured, internal perspective on Palestinian politics, viewing emerging political patterns from the ... More


Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Wai-man Lam and Percy Luen-tim Lui (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This new and fully revised edition of Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics critically assesses the main strands of continuity and change in Hong Kong's government and politics since the ... More


The Legislature

Percy Luen-tim Lui

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines changes to the membership composition of the HKSAR Legislative Council (LegCo) and reviews how these changes affect the performance of the LegCo. It then studies the functions ... More


Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Ma Ngok

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reviews the political development of Hong Kong before and after 1997, in particular the evolution of state–society relations in the last two decades, to analyze the slow development of ... More


The Legislature

Percy Luen-tim LUI

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/9789622098299.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores the changes to the membership composition of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Legislative Council (LegCo) and outlines how these changes affect its ... More


Reunification and Fashioning a New Political Order: From 1997 to 2009

Christine Loh

in Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.003.0029
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter covers the period from 1997 to 2009—the sixth phase, as well as the start of the seventh phase. It specifically offers a substantive discussion about the merits of the Chinese Communist ... More


Significance of the Election Committee in Hong Kong and Mainland China1

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/9789888028399.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the constitutional and wider political significance of the Election Committee (EC) in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). It investigates the relationship ... More


Conflict of Sovereignty: The Judiciary, the Executive, and the Emergence of the Indian Legislative Council as a Court of Law

Mithi Mukherjee

in India in the Shadows of Empire: A Legal and Political History (1774–1950)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062509
eISBN:
9780199080151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062509.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the nature of the conflict between the colonial government and the Supreme Court in India that culminated in the founding of the first Legislative Council of India in 1853. The ... More


The Executive

Li Pang-kwong

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the scope of activities of the HKSAR executive. The executive in the HKSAR is comprised of the chief executive (who is assisted by the Chief Executive's Office and supported by ... More


A Family Man (1889–1895)

Shiona Airlie

in Thistle and Bamboo: The Life and Times of Sir James Stewart Lockhart

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028924
eISBN:
9789882207615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028924.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

James Stewart Lockhart's momentous year was 1889. On 12 January, he became a member of the Legislative Council and, barely six weeks later, the Hongkong Telegraph announced his marriage. It was at ... More


“Pestered with Intriguants”: Territorial Administration under Attack in Orleans and Washington

Julien Vernet

in Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes several events including Jefferson’s list of appointments to the Legislative Council; the publication of a pamphlet attacking Claiborne’s administration and the structure of ... More


“A Severe Shock to W. C. C. and His Gang”: The Opposition’s Representatives in Territorial and National Government

Julien Vernet

in Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037535
eISBN:
9781621039310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037535.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes several events including the US government’s investigation of Daniel Clark under the Act for Adjustment of Land Titles; Claiborne’ nominees for the Legislative Council; the ... More


The Clouds Lift

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on the resurgence of Gokhale’s political career. It seems that for years, Gokhale had cherished the ambition of a parliamentary career at heart, but was reluctant to avow it. In ... More


On the Congress Platform

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes Gokhale’s participation in the Indian National Congress. His maiden speech on the Congress platform was delivered on 27 December 1889. He spoke in support of an amendment moved ... More


The Depressed Classes, Rights, and the Embrace of the Social

Rupa Viswanath

in The Pariah Problem: Caste, Religion, and the Social in Modern India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163064
eISBN:
9780231537506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163064.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the contribution of Dalit representatives in solving the Pariah Problem. Beginning in 1918, Dalit representatives—L. C. Guruswami, M. C. Rajah, Rettamalai Srinivasan, and R. ... More


“Should Not a Nation Be Just to All of Her Citizens?”: The Afro-American Council’s Legal Work, 1898–1908

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter focuses on the National Afro-American Council's legal work and assesses its shortfalls and its contributions. It argues that the Afro-American Council's experiments with both test case ... More


Plunge Into Politics

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines Jamnalal’s involvement in politics. It begins with the introduction of the Rowlatt Bills in the Imperial Legislative Council, which was widely opposed by all sections of the ... More


Rural Indebtedness and Peasant Agitation

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter examines various causes of rural indebtedness leading to peasant agitation. It describes the Punjab peasant in both prosperity and debt, the latter being a consequence of the economic ... More


Conclusion

Colin A. Palmer

in Freedom's Children: The 1938 Labor Rebellion and the Birth of Modern Jamaica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611693
eISBN:
9781469615301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611693.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book concludes with a description of Jamaican society, which was not static in its century of freedom. A minority of the descendants of the enslaved had inched their way into the middle class, ... More


Silencing Labor’s Voice: The Campaign to Remove Unions from Politics

Gordon Lafer

in The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703065
eISBN:
9781501708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703065.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines antiunionism in the context of the broader corporate agenda, asking why corporate lobbies seek to erase public employee unions as a political force. It begins with a discussion ... More


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