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Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Robert Elgie (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Semi‐presidentialism is an increasingly popular form of constitutional government. Semi‐presidential regimes can now be found in Western Europe, in Austria, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, and ... More


Women in Lithuanian Politics: From Nomenklatura Selection to Representation

Algis Krupavičius and Irmina Matonytė

in Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the changes in women’s representation in Lithuania. Women are expected to make significant inroads in their quest for political power. Although the number of women in political ... More


Institutional Engineering in Lithuania: Stability through Compromise

Nida Gelazis

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 1: Institutional Engineering

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244089
eISBN:
9780191600364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244081.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Describes the process of adopting a new constitution in post‐communist Lithuania. The reasoning behind the quick adoption of a constitution was the urgent need to create links to Western ... More


Lithuania

Dainius Urbanavicius

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Republic of Lithuania is known as a semi‐presidential state, and while it has some basic similarities with other semi‐presidential states, this chapter looks at the main peculiarities of the ... More


Political Performance and Institutional Trust

Arthur Miller and Ola Listhaug

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Previous chapters have demonstrated that low and declining citizen respect for government institutions and political leaders is characteristic of contemporary industrialized societies. Evidence since ... More


Five Biographical Profiles

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 1, ‘Five Biographical Profiles’, is dedicated to the discussion of the five historians' lives and writings on an individual basis. It thus contains the intellectual and political ... More


The Golden Age

Monika Baár

in Historians and Nationalism: East-Central Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581184
eISBN:
9780191722806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581184.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 8, ‘The Golden Age’, compares the periods which the historians saw as the most successful eras in national history. For Lelewel, this period was to be found in the days of the ... More


The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

Alexander V. Prusin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297535
eISBN:
9780191594328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The book traces the turbulent history of the borderlands that before World War constituted the frontier‐zones between the Austro‐Hungarian, German, and Russian empires and in the course of the ... More


The Religious Crisis

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The events of the last quarter of the 16th century in the Kyivan metropolitanate largely determined the course of further ecclesiastical development, playing a decisive role in the history of the ... More


Order, Religion, and Nation

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the relationship, if any, between Cossackdom and nationhood, how social and national identities were interconnected in Ruthenian society, and the role of religion in that ... More


Appanage and Muscovite Russia

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky

in Russian Identities: A Historical Survey

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195156508
eISBN:
9780199868230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156508.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the period that followed the collapse of the Kievan state, named after the udel, or appanage, the separate holding of an individual prince. It explains that typically, it was ... More


Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates

Adam Teller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798440
eISBN:
9780804799874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This study demonstrates how Jewish economic activity on the magnate estates in the eighteenth-century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth enriched, empowered, and reshaped Jewish—and ... More


Lithuania

Lavinia Stan and Lucian Turcescu

in Church, State, and Democracy in Expanding Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337105
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337105.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The most Catholic of the three Baltic republics, Lithuania has resembled Poland in its conservatism and relatively high levels of religiosity. Religious activity was liberalized after the country ... More


Poland-Lithuania before Partition

Anna Filipczak-Kocur

in The Rise of the Fiscal State in Europe c.1200–1815

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204022
eISBN:
9780191676093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204022.003.0015
Subject:
History, Economic History

After 1385 Poland and Lithuania were linked in a dynastic union which was transformed into a conscious political association by the Union of Lublin of 1569. As a result of this association, the ... More


Turning Citizens into Soldiers: Baltic Paramilitary Movements after the Great War

Tomas Balkelis

in War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654918
eISBN:
9780191744273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654918.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

In this chapter, Tomas Balkelis compares different paramilitary movements in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia and their pivotal importance in building these three newly independent nation-states.


Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Michael J. Schuck and John Crowley-Buck (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The dynamic interplay of democracy, culture, and Catholicism in the contemporary world is analyzed in twenty-three essays focused on four diverse countries: Indonesia, Lithuania, Peru, and the United ... More


Outcomes of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy for Adolescents in Foster Care and Health Care Settings

Rytis Pakrosnis and Viktorija Cˇepukiene˙

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy: A Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385724
eISBN:
9780199914586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385724.003.0118
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The SFBT approach emphasizes a positive attitude toward the client and develops cooperation between therapist and client. This approach also avoids confrontation, which helps to minimize adolescents' ... More


Sarmatia and England

Butterwick Richard

in Poland’s Last King and English Culture

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207016
eISBN:
9780191677441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207016.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1744, Stanislaw Poniatowski the elder invited his compatriots to look at England which he said did not differ much in its laws and constitution from Poland. At first glance, the comparison was ... More


Working Class Protest: Boycotting Vodka

David Christian

in ‘Living Water’: Vodka and Russian Society on the Eve of Emancipation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222866
eISBN:
9780191678516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222866.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

At first the working class assault on the tax farm, which began in September 1858, was peaceful and disciplined, taking the form of organized boycotts of vodka. In September 1858, consumers in the ... More


Preamble

in Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume One

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768795
eISBN:
9780804775045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768795.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In this preamble, Pauline Wengeroff reflects on the experiences and observations that she recorded in her memoirs. She remembers a joyful, worry-free childhood in her parents' home, followed by ... More


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