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‘Up to the Ears in Electioneering’ 1

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines women's involvement during and after election campaigns. It argues that when election fever hit, it would have been very difficult for women of the political elite to remain ... More


How Change Happens

Duncan Green

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785392
eISBN:
9780191833236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785392.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Human society is full of would-be ‘change agents’, a restless mix of campaigners, lobbyists, and officials, both individuals and organizations, set on transforming the world. They want to improve ... More


Money, Men, and Mayhem: Electoral Politics before the First World War

Jon Lawrence

in Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses electoral politics before the First World War. The first section describes the triumph of populism. Edwardian elections were more fiercely fought, more disorderly, and more ... More


Abortion and the ‘culture of life’

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the abortion policy of the administration of George W. Bush. Though Roe v. Wade remained intact during the Bush years, Planned Parenthood continued to be taxpayer funded and ... More


A Political Motive

in The Pontecorvo Affair: A Cold War Defection and Nuclear Physics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226816647
eISBN:
9780226816661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226816661.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter deals with the associations between peace campaigners and Soviet leaders that made it possible for Bruno Pontecorvo to leave the West, and also considers important questions, such as who ... More


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