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Turnout in Context: A Comparison of Member States

Jean Blondel, Richard Sinnott, and Palle Svensson

in People and Parliament in the European Union: Participation, Democracy, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293088
eISBN:
9780191598814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293089.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Examines the cross‐country variations in turnout in European Parliament elections and of variations in the variables associated with turnout. Countries are considered in three groups—high turnout, ... More


From Diagnosing Under-immunization to Evaluating Health Care Systems: Immunization Coverage Indicators as a Technology of Global Governance

Angelina Fisher

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the ways the World Health Organization/UN Children's Fund (WHO/UNICEF) immunization coverage indicators have been used, which have sometimes extended beyond their scope. It ... More


Comparative International Law

Anthea Roberts, Paul B. Stephan, Pierre-Hugues Verdier, and Mila Versteeg (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190697570
eISBN:
9780190697600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697570.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

By definition, international law, once agreed upon and consented to, applies to all parties equally. It is perhaps the one area of law where cross-country comparison seems inappropriate, because all ... More


Liquidity in Retirement Savings Systems: An International Comparison

John Beshears, James J. Choi, Joshua Hurwitz, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, John Beshears, James J. Choi, Joshua Hurwitz, David Laibson, and Brigitte C. Madrian

in Insights in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226426679
eISBN:
9780226426709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426709.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What is the socially optimal level of liquidity in a retirement savings system? Liquid retirement savings are desirable because liquidity enables agents to flexibly respond to preretirement events ... More


Welfare Attitudes in Context

Stefan Svallfors (ed.)

in Contested Welfare States: Welfare Attitudes in Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782524
eISBN:
9780804783170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782524.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter summarizes some of the broader themes that have emerged from the book and discusses them as they relate to previous research in the field. It highlights six broader cross-chapter themes ... More


Conceptualizing Comparative International Law

Anthea Roberts, Paul B. Stephan, Pierre-Hugues Verdier, and Mila Versteeg

in Comparative International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190697570
eISBN:
9780190697600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697570.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

Comparative international law utilizes insights and methods from comparative law in order to identify, analyze, and explain similarities and differences in how international law is understood, ... More


Nuclear Energy in Western Europe: Revival or Rejection? An Introduction

Wolfgang C. Müller and Paul W. Thurner (eds)

in The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747031
eISBN:
9780191809309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747031.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter introduces the main research questions of the present volume: Why do nations make different decisions on nuclear energy and why some of the decisions are upheld but others reversed. To ... More


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