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Interdependent European Governance

Beate Kohler‐Koch

in Linking EU and National Governance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252268
eISBN:
9780191601040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252262.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The introductory chapter 2 takes up the concept of sensitivity and vulnerability in international interdependence to analyse the complex relationship between EU and national governance and to look at ... More


Human Rights

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The purpose of this chapter is to articulate an understanding of basic human rights that is sufficiently clear and cogent to serve as the core of a justice‐based moral theory of international law. To ... More


Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Pippa Norris (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This arose as part of an ongoing project on ‘Visions of Governance for the Twenty‐first Century’ initiated in 1996 at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, which aims to explore what people want ... More


Conclusion: Participation, Democracy, and Legitimacy in the European Union

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:
10.1093/0198293089.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Summarizes the findings presented in the preceding chapters. Interpretation of the implications of these findings focuses on the distinction between the facilitation and the mobilization of electoral ... More


Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Kaare Strøm, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Torbjörn Bergman (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198297840
eISBN:
9780191602016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829784X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Parliamentary democracy is the most common way of organizing delegation and accountability in contemporary democracies. Yet knowledge of this type of regime has been incomplete and often ... More


Mapping Political Support in the 1990s: A Global Analysis

Hans‐Dieter Klingemann

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The main goal of this chapter is to use an extensive body of comparative survey research to map patterns and forms of political support across a wide range of political conditions. While the goal is ... More


Political Support in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Russell J. Dalton

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Builds on the global analysis presented in Ch. 2 by focusing on political support in advanced industrial societies. The goal is to determine how citizens in these nations judge the democratic process ... More


Foundations

Jeff Manza and Christopher Uggen

in Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195149326
eISBN:
9780199943975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149326.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter begins by reviewing arguments that supporters of felon disenfranchisement have used to frame the public debate. But the contemporary arguments in support of felon disenfranchisement do ... More


The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Susan Marks

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

The promotion of democracy is today a familiar feature of foreign policy, and an accepted part of the activities of international organizations. Should international law join in this move to promote ... More


Conclusion

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter assesses the arguments of this study. The fundamental contention of this book is that consolidated democracies cannot exist without military elites committed to democratic ... More


The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Zoltan Barany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This is the first book to systematically explore, on a global scale, civil–military relations in democratizing and changing states. Looking at how armies supportive of democracy are built, the book ... More


International Law and the Project of Cosmopolitan Democracy

SUSAN MARKS

in The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers how current proposals for a norm of democratic governance might be rearticulated to meet the concerns to which they give rise. The first part describes efforts to bring about ... More


Cultural Warfare and Styles of Representation in the United States

David C. Barker and Christopher Jan Carman

in Representing Red and Blue: How the Culture Wars Change the Way Citizens Speak and Politicians Listen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796564
eISBN:
9780199979714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796564.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter lays out the argument in a detailed and systematic way. The chapter argues: (a) ordinary people do hold ideological predilections regarding the nature of democratic governance; (b) those ... More


Equal Voice and the Dilemmas of Democracy

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter demonstrates how the United States deviates from the ideal of equal voice. It is based on the premise that equal consideration of the interests and preferences of all citizens is an ... More


The Clash of Universalisms: Religious and Secular in Human Rights

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388428
eISBN:
9780199866755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388428.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter lays the groundwork for assessing traditionalist Muslim scholarship on human rights to date. It undertakes to argue that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights cannot be dismissed ... More


International Law and the ‘Liberal Reυolution’

SUSAN MARKS

in The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

This chapter outlines the thesis that a right to democratic governance and democratic standard of government legitimacy today belong in international law. It summarizes the responses of those who ... More


Promoting democratic governance through partnerships?1

Rebekah Sterling

in Remaking governance: Peoples, politics and the public sphere

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346407
eISBN:
9781447303206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346407.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter argues that the emergence of partnership working as a key governmental strategy reflects a complex intersection of governance trends. It notes that these have paradoxical implications ... More


Judicial Independence: A Functional Perspective

Beverley McLachlin

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter writes about judicial independence and the distinction between the roles of the legislature and the courts. It discusses how the judiciary plays a unique and vital role in democratic ... More


Limits of the Liberal Revolution I: Low Intensity Democracy

SUSAN MARKS

in The Riddle of All Constitutions: International Law, Democracy, and the Critique of Ideology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264131
eISBN:
9780191714870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264131.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the notion of democratic governance that underpins the democratic norm thesis. The first part outlines in greater detail the argument as to the prevalence and consequences of a ... More


Democracy's Beginning: The Athenian Story

Thomas N. Mitchell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300215038
eISBN:
9780300217353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The first democracy, established in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago, has served as the foundation for every democratic system of government instituted down the centuries. This book tells the ... More


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