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The European Union and the People

Mette Elise Jolly

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213078
eISBN:
9780191707155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213078.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The European Union is frequently accused of having a ‘democratic deficit’. Many commentators argue that this could be remedied by increasing the powers of the European Parliament relative to those of ... More


Serving the Nation: Cultures of Service, Association and Citizenship

Carey Anthony Watt

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195668025
eISBN:
9780199081905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195668025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book offers an innovative analysis of social service, and charitable and philanthropic initiatives in late colonial north India during the first two decades of the twentieth century. It also ... More


Introduction

Ha-Joon Chang and Robert Rowthorn

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/9780198289845.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains the pros and cons of both the traditional and neo-liberal view on the role of the government in economics. The traditional function of the state in economics is that the ... More


Coyote Nation: Sexuality, Race, and Conquest in Modernizing New Mexico, 1880-1920

Pablo Mitchell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226532424
eISBN:
9780226532523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532523.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

With the arrival of the transcontinental railroad in the 1880s came the emergence of a modern and profoundly multicultural New Mexico. Native Americans, working-class Mexicans, elite Hispanos, and ... More


From Seva to Social Service

Carey Anthony Watt

in Serving the Nation: Cultures of Service, Association and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195668025
eISBN:
9780199081905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195668025.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores how the ideas and practices of seva were transformed in early twentieth century colonial India. It first investigates the changing ideas of seva, and the way in which service as ... More


Colombia: Does Injustice Cause Violence?

Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

in What Justice? Whose Justice?: Fighting for Fairness in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237445
eISBN:
9780520936980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237445.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

From the turn of the millennium, rule of law in Colombia started waning on a daily basis. Colombia inherited a judiciary, which proved to be mostly inoperable over most of the nation's territory and ... More


Citizen Responses to Conflict and Political Crisis in Peru: Informal Politics in Ayacucho

Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

in What Justice? Whose Justice?: Fighting for Fairness in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237445
eISBN:
9780520936980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237445.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Most inquiries concerning democracy phenomenon in Latin America stay preoccupied with explaining the tendency, mostly in context of the new or the “Third Wave” democracies to appeal directly to their ... More


The rise and rise of participation

Celia Davies, Margaret Wetherell, and Elizabeth Barnett

in Citizens at the centre: Deliberative participation in healthcare decisions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348029
eISBN:
9781447301851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348029.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter offers an introduction to debates about democratic renewal and direct citizen participation as they are being played out in Great Britain in the early years of the twenty-first century. ... More


Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Mariz Tadros

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the light of the escalation of sectarian tensions during and after Mubarak’s reign, the predicament of the Arab world’s largest religious minority, the Copts, has come to the forefront. This book ... More


The Production of Compassion

Andrea Muehlebach

in The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226545394
eISBN:
9780226545417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545417.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter reflects on the state—how it has inscribed compassion into its own rationalities through a legal regime surrounding voluntarism, and how it has hyperinvested in the production and ... More


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