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Citizenship Rights and Social Movements: A Comparative and Statistical Analysis

Joe Foweraker and Todd Landman

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240463
eISBN:
9780191696831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240463.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Collective action in modern history has come to be defined by people fighting for their rights. This study identifies the main connections made between collective action and individual rights, in ... More


The Pace of Change

David T. Johnson and Franklin E. Zimring

in The Next Frontier: National Development, Political Change, and the Death Penalty in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337402
eISBN:
9780199868674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337402.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

On current evidence, the abolition of capital punishment in Asia is not a question of “if” but of “when,” and the critical issues concern the pace and processes of change rather than the direction ... More


Introduction

Andreas Schedler

in The Politics of Uncertainty: Sustaining and Subverting Electoral Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680320
eISBN:
9780191760242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680320.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Electoral authoritarian regimes hold regular multiparty elections subject to severe and systematic manipulation. The Politics of Uncertainty analyzes their distinctive internal dynamics. ... More


Nonviolent Revolutions: Civil Resistance in the Late 20th Century

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778201
eISBN:
9780199897216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778201.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In 1989, citizens in China and East Germany rose up, demanding political change. Both movements used the tactics of strategic nonviolence but their outcomes differed: the Tiananmen Square revolt was ... More


Introduction: Regime Change During the Third Wave: From Dictatorship to Democracy And Back

Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Kaufman

in Dictators and Democrats: Masses, Elites, and Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172149
eISBN:
9781400882984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172149.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book examines regime change during the so-called Third Wave by focusing on transitions to and from democratic rule, taking into account factors such as the nature of authoritarian and democratic ... More


The Economic Effects of Dictatorships

JOSE MARIA MARAVALL

in Regimes, Politics, and Markets: Democratization and Economic Change in Southern and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280835
eISBN:
9780191684401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280835.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter casts an eye on the relation between politics and economy in authoritarian regimes. It studies the economic circumstances in Southern and Eastern Europe before democratization and ... More


Distributive Conflict Transitions: Institutions and Collective Action

Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Kaufman

in Dictators and Democrats: Masses, Elites, and Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172149
eISBN:
9781400882984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172149.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the role of institutions and collective action in distributive conflict transitions by focusing on causal process observation of the distributive conflict and elite-led ... More


Defining the Regimes of Prewar Japan

Harukata Takenaka

in Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan: Breakdown of a Hybrid Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804763417
eISBN:
9780804790741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763417.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter has two objectives. First, it demonstrates that the regime that existed in Japan from 1918 to 1932 can be defined as semi-democratic. It argues that three distinct regimes—a competitive ... More


Modeling Democratic Transitions: Distributive Conflict and Elite Processes

Terence Teo

in Dictators and Democrats: Masses, Elites, and Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172149
eISBN:
9781400882984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172149.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines why some democratic transitions were driven by mass mobilization, while others appeared to be predominantly elite processes, with a greater role for international influences as ... More


Authoritarian Resilience and International Linkages In Iran and Syria

Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Raymond Hinnebusch, Heidi Huuhtanen, Paola Raunio, Maaike Warnaar, and Tina Zintl (eds)

in Middle East Authoritarianisms: Governance, Contestation, and Regime Resilience in Syria and Iran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783019
eISBN:
9780804784351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783019.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the impact of external linkages on regime resilience in Syria and Iran, concentrating on the decade from 9/11 to 2010, a period that provides rich opportunities for analysis of ... More


The Legitimacy of Invading Religious Regimes

Mark Juergensmeyer

in Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199781577
eISBN:
9780199932887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781577.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Can the control of a government by religious extremists be a legitimate, if not legal, reason for an international military intervention in a country? This is one of the key issues behind the US ... More


Islamic Social Movements and the Syrian Authoritarian Regime: Shifting Patterns of Control and Accommodation

Teije Hidde Donker

in Middle East Authoritarianisms: Governance, Contestation, and Regime Resilience in Syria and Iran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783019
eISBN:
9780804784351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783019.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the scope and limits of Islamist activism in a secular authoritarian context, arguing that multiple Islamic movements exist within Syria. It also contends that the concept of ... More


Contentious Politics in the Middle East: Political Opposition under Authoritarianism

Holger Albrecht (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034744
eISBN:
9780813039077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034744.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Scholarship examining the governments in the Middle East and North Africa rarely focuses on opposition movements, since those countries tend to be ruled by a centralized, often authoritarian ... More


The 1958 Transition to Democracy in Venezuela: Strategizing Civilian Control

Harold A. Trinkunas

in Crafting Civilian Control of the Military in Venezuela: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829820
eISBN:
9781469603643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877036_trinkunas.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1958, Venezuela was given a second opportunity to democratize. Unlike the initial failed attempt in 1945–1958, democratization become successful and consolidated after Venezuelans had endured ten ... More


From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East

Sean Yom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175647
eISBN:
9780231540278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175647.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Based on comparative historical analyses of Iran, Jordan, and Kuwait, Sean L. Yom examines the foreign interventions, coalitional choices, and state outcomes that made the political regimes of the ... More


The Political Economy of North Korea: The Paradigmatic Hard Target

Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland

in Hard Target: Sanctions, Inducements, and the Case of North Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600362
eISBN:
9781503601994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600362.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers characteristics of authoritarian regimes in general, and North Korea in particular, that affect their vulnerability to sanctions. These include the core constituents of the ... More


Dictators and Democrats: Masses, Elites, and Regime Change

Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Kaufman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172149
eISBN:
9781400882984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172149.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

From the 1980s through the first decade of the twenty-first century, the spread of democracy across the developing and postcommunist worlds transformed the global political landscape. What drove ... More


A Public Reckoning: Cultural Policy in the Bosnian Diet

Robin Okey

in Taming Balkan Nationalism: The Habsburg ‘Civilizing Mission’ in Bosnia 1878-1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199213917
eISBN:
9780191707490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213917.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The ‘solidarity’ István Burián de Rajeczi aimed at for Bosnia had to be threefold: between communities inside Bosnia to work the new representative system, between Bosnia and the Monarchy, and ... More


Transition Paths and the Quality of Democracy

Terence Teo

in Dictators and Democrats: Masses, Elites, and Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172149
eISBN:
9781400882984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172149.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines whether the nature of the transition—distributive conflict or elite-led—has any effect on the quality of democracy. More specifically, it asks whether transition paths reflect ... More


Politics, Planning, and the Transition from Stalinism: the Case of China  

Peter Nolan

in The Role of the State in Economic Change

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289845
eISBN:
9780191684777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289845.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

China is one of the countries in the world that still clings on to socialism and communism as its ideologies. Before, they followed the Stalinist view but later on, little by little, they shifted ... More


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