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The Decision (Not) to Vote

Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart, and Paul Whiteley

in Political Choice in Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199244881
eISBN:
9780191601521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924488X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

First tests rival models of voting turnout using data drawn from the 2001 BES pre- and post-election surveys. Analyses reveal that the general incentives model performs best. Crucial individual-level ... More


Living Together as Equals: The Demands of Citizenship

Andrew Mason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199606245
eISBN:
9780191741562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606245.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Traditional understandings of citizenship are facing a number of challenges. Ideas of cosmopolitan and environmental citizenship have emerged in the light of concerns about global inequality and ... More


Political Choice in Britain

Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart, and Paul Whiteley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199244881
eISBN:
9780191601521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924488X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Political Choice in Britain uses data from the 1964 to 2001 British election studies (BES), 1992 to 2002 monthly Gallup polls, and numerous other national surveys conducted over the past ... More


The Ethics of Voting

Jason Brennan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154442
eISBN:
9781400842094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154442.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Nothing is more integral to democracy than voting. Most people believe that every citizen has the civic duty or moral obligation to vote, that any sincere vote is morally acceptable, and that buying, ... More


Images of the Civil Religion

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter details the spread of republican religion. The concept of civil religion spread within republican cities' culture and customs through the treatises on government. But even more effective ... More


A Religion That Instills Virtue

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers elaborations of republican religion in Quattrocento political thought. Politicians, prophets, historians, and philosophers explained that the men who serve the common good ... More


The Paradox of Partisan Responsiveness

Eric W. Groenendyk

in Competing Motives in the Partisan Mind: How Loyalty and Responsiveness Shape Party Identification and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969807
eISBN:
9780199346110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969807.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 6 asks, to whatever degree responsiveness motivation compels people to change their party identity, what is the root of this motivation? Do partisans change their identity because they wish ... More


Competing Motives in the Partisan Mind: How Loyalty and Responsiveness Shape Party Identification and Democracy

Eric Groenendyk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969807
eISBN:
9780199346110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969807.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Party identification is generally considered the most powerful predictor of voting behavior. Yet, after 50 years of research, scholars continue to disagree over the implications of this well-known ... More


Essence of Citizenship

Mark Robert Rank

in One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195101683
eISBN:
9780199894048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101683.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter develops a third argument for why Americans should care about poverty: active involvement and concern for those experiencing misfortune is an important (but often neglected) aspect of ... More


Self-Reliance, Development and Civic Pride in Remo

Nolte Insa

in Obafemi Awolowo and the Making of Remo: The Local Politics of a Nigerian Nationalist

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638956
eISBN:
9780748653027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638956.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter focuses on Awolowo's participation in military and civilian politics after his release from prison. After Awolowo failed to win the elections at the national level despite growing ... More


Giuseppe Mazzini and Young Europe

Roland Sarti

in Giuseppe Mazzini and the Globalization of Democratic Nationalism, 1830-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264317
eISBN:
9780191734472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264317.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on Young Europe, which has attracted far less attention than Young Italy, Mazzini's other and better-known association from the early days of his political exile. With the ... More


‘It Isn’t Just About You’: Victims of Crime, their Associated Duties, and Public Wrongs

S. E. Marshall

in Criminalization: The Political Morality of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198726357
eISBN:
9780191793677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726357.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

The claim to be a victim of crime, rather than simply the victim of wrongdoing or misfortune, gets part of its sense from being located within a particular institution. Law, of which criminal law is ... More


Active Citizenship and Sharing Power in Scotland: the Need to Go Beyond Devolution

Kevin Francis

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Drawing on the perspective of democratic theory, this chapter argues that the prospect of Scottish independence provides a realistic opportunity for radical political innovation. It insists that the ... More


A Dual Motivations Theory

Eric W. Groenendyk

in Competing Motives in the Partisan Mind: How Loyalty and Responsiveness Shape Party Identification and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969807
eISBN:
9780199346110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969807.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 1 lays out the book’s dual motivations theory. This theory posits that two competing psychological forces shape party identification—partisan motivation and responsiveness motivation. On one ... More


Historical Consciousness for Modern Citizenship: Egyptian Schooling and the Lessons of History during the Constitutional Monarchy

Barak A. Salmoni

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Turning to the ideological component of the pre-1952 Egyptian state's modernization project, this chapter shows how nationalist pedagogues employed education to cultivate a consciousness of civic ... More


1885–1888

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Two months into 1885, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was leading a new life. The most potent change was putting down roots. This was important for the benefits of domesticity and relief from wandering. It ... More


Celebrating Religion and Nation: The Festivalization of the Qurʼan

Anne K. Rasmussen

in Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255487
eISBN:
9780520947429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255487.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes the religious festivals and competitions that reward and encourage Islamic performance as an act of civic duty and patriotism. It argues that with the stamp of national ... More


The Cloaking of Power: Montesquieu, Blackstone, and the Rise of Judicial Activism

Paul O. Carrese

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226094823
eISBN:
9780226094830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094830.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book provides a provocative and original analysis of the intellectual sources of today's powerful judiciary, arguing that Montesquieu, in his Spirit of the Laws, first articulated a new ... More


Evolution of Jawaharlal

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses Jawaharlal’s political evolution. It looks at Jawaharlal’s letter to Devadas Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi’s youngest son, where Jawaharlal narrated the incident that occurred during ... More


Looking Back, Moving Forward

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/9781469611693.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the arrival of the West India Royal Commission and how it was anxiously awaited in the island. It was only the second time in forty-one years that a commission had been ... More


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