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Sustainable Development as a Contested Concept

Michael Jacobs

in Fairness and Futurity: Essays on Environmental Sustainability and Social Justice

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294894
eISBN:
9780191599064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294891.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Here Michael Jacobs notes that sustainable development has come to mean all things to all people but argues this does not mean it has no theoretical or policy relevance. It is a ‘contested’ rather ... More


The Politics, Principles, and Politicization of Delegation

Matthew Flinders

in Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

This final chapter locates the core findings of this book within a number of broader themes and agendas. In particular, it argues for scholarly interest in the politics of delegation to be matched by ... More


A Theory of Exchange in Industrial Relations Systems

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Starting from a formal rational choice model of the employment relationship, this part goes on to develop a basic typology of forms of industrial relations system: contestation, pluralistic ... More


Rational Action, Political Space, and Historical Reality

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Theoretical arguments developed in the previous chapter are related to the concept of political space and the role of the state in Western European experience.


1870–1914: On the Threshold of Organized Capitalism

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Changes in relations between states, organized employers, and trade unions in western European countries are tracked through a series of 'snapshots’, concentrating on the situation reached around ... More


Organized Industrial Relations Between the Wars

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Changes in relations between states, organized employers, and trade unions in western European countries are tracked through a series of 'snapshots’, concentrating on the situation reached around ... More


The Post‐War Years

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Changes in relations between states, organized employers and trade unions in western European countries are tracked through a series of 'snapshots’, concentrating on the situation reached around 1950 ... More


Disorganized Capitalism?

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Changes in relations between states, organized employers and trade unions in western European countries are tracked through a series of 'snapshots’, concentrating on the situation reached around 1975 ... More


An Overview

Colin Crouch

in Industrial Relations and European State Traditions

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279747
eISBN:
9780191599019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279744.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The overall trajectory of developments outlined in the previous chapters, covering the whole period from 1870 to 1990, is described for all 15 countries.


Comparing Economic Interest Organizations

Colin Crouch

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Organizations representing economic interests within individual nation states peaked in both social importance and academic interest during the 1970s and 1980s. It is often argued that since then ... More


Republican Forms: Constitutionalism and Democracy

Philip Pettit

in Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296423
eISBN:
9780191600081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296428.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The republican state must not only seek to combat the effects of dominium in giving rise to domination, it must also guard against the domination that can be associated with the imperium of ... More


Minimal Democracy? The Social Choice Critique

John S. Dryzek

in Deliberative Democracy and Beyond: Liberals, Critics, Contestations

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250431
eISBN:
9780191717253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925043X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Some social choice theorists attempt to turn the science of politics against democracy in general and deliberative democracy in particular. They claim the arbitrariness and instability of democracy ... More


A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

Teofilo F. Ruiz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153575
eISBN:
9781400842247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153575.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the scripting and performance of festivals in Spain between 1327 and 1620, offering an unprecedented look at the different types of festivals that were held in Iberia during this ... More


Pilgrimage, Sacred Space

Barry Stephenson

in Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Wittenberg as a Lutheran pilgrimage site. The various Lutheran organizations promoting and developing the town as a pilgrimage site are discussed, along with tensions between ... More


Rethinking Gender, History, and Women’s Religions in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

Ross Shepard Kraemer

in Unreliable Witnesses: Religion, Gender, and History in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743186
eISBN:
9780199894680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743186.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Drawing on previous chapters, this chapter explores further the relationships between religion and ancient constructions of gender. Most religion in the ancient Mediterranean was gender-specific. ... More


Silence and Institutional Prejudice

Miranda Fricker

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

When someone speaks but is not heard because of their accent, or their sex, or the color of their skin, they suffer a distinctive form of injustice—they are undermined as a knower. This kind of ... More


Globalisation Contested

Louise Amoore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060960
eISBN:
9781781700112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060960.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Bringing fresh insights to the contemporary globalization debate, this text reveals the social and political contests that give ‘global’ its meaning, by examining the contested nature of ... More


Pluralist Challenges

Nico Krisch

in Beyond Constitutionalism: The Pluralist Structure of Postnational Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199228317
eISBN:
9780191594793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228317.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Chapter 8 inquires into pluralism's implications for democracy and the rule of law. It does not develop a full-fledged theory of postnational democracy, but analyses the ways in which a pluralist ... More


Germany, Europe, and the Politics of Constraint

Kenneth Dyson and Klaus Goetz (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262955
eISBN:
9780191734465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262955.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The process of European integration is marked both by continued deepening and widening, and by growing evidence of domestic disquiet and dissent. Against this background, this book examines three key ... More


The Political Economy of Tank Management in Tamil Nadu

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In academic and policy debates, tanks are seen as appropriate alternative irrigation infrastructure to large dams in terms of efficiency, equity, and sustainability. Though partially true, this ... More


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