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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


From Rights to Rights Claiming

Karen Zivi

in Making Rights Claims: A Practice of Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199826414
eISBN:
9780199919437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826414.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter introduces readers to the key debates about the relationship between rights and democracy that are explored throughout the work as a whole as well as to the philosophical framework that ... More


The Lessons of Rancière

Samuel A. Chambers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199927210
eISBN:
9780199980529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927210.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

“Liberal democracy” is the name given to a regime that much of the world lives in or aspires to, and both liberal and deliberative theorists focus much of their intellectual energy on working to ... More


Conclusion

Jack Knight and James Johnson

in The Priority of Democracy: Political Consequences of Pragmatism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151236
eISBN:
9781400840335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151236.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This concluding chapter assesses the ways in which this study's pragmatist account might answer the practical question about the acceptance of democratic politics. Unlike most normative arguments, ... More


Without Restraint: Scandal and Politics in America

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the relationship between politics and scandal throughout American history. Scandals had been part of American politics since the revolution, but they had never so pervasive as ... More


The Democratic Propensity for Adjudication

Christina L. Davis

in Why Adjudicate?: Enforcing Trade Rules in the WTO

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152752
eISBN:
9781400842513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152752.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the democratic propensity for adjudication by conducting a statistical analysis of the use of adjudication by eighty-one states during the period 1975–2004. It uses the data to ... More


A Different Kind of Conversation

Ruth W. Grant

in Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151601
eISBN:
9781400839742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151601.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter raises the broader question of the relation between incentives and democratic politics. The use of incentives as a tool of government policy appears to increase our choices and protect a ... More


Judicial Power in a Political World

Justin Crowe

in Building the Judiciary: Law, Courts, and the Politics of Institutional Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152936
eISBN:
9781400842575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152936.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter synthesizes the book's main findings about the architectonic politics of judicial institution building and contextualizes them within contemporary debates. It also reflects ... More


Introduction

Samuel A. Chambers

in The Lessons of Rancière

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199927210
eISBN:
9780199980529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927210.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter sets out the argument of the book: first showing that the conflation of liberalism and democratic politics serves to enervate the latter, and then going on to make the case for ... More


Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many

Hélène Landemore

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155654
eISBN:
9781400845538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155654.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Individual decision making can often be wrong due to misinformation, impulses, or biases. Collective decision making, on the other hand, can be surprisingly accurate. This book demonstrates that the ... More


The Priority of Democracy: Political Consequences of Pragmatism

Jack Knight and James Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151236
eISBN:
9781400840335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151236.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Pragmatism and its consequences are central issues in American politics today, yet scholars rarely examine in detail the relationship between pragmatism and politics. This book systematically ... More


Pragmatism and the Problem of Institutional Design

Jack Knight and James Johnson

in The Priority of Democracy: Political Consequences of Pragmatism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151236
eISBN:
9781400840335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151236.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter provides a basis for a pragmatist account of democracy. It specifies three features—fallibilism, anti-skepticism, and consequentialism—as central to pragmatism understood as a ... More


The Democratic Experiment: A Supply-Side Theory of Political Ideas and Institutions

Paul M. Sniderman and Edward H. Stiglitz

in The Reputational Premium: A Theory of Party Identification and Policy Reasoning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154145
eISBN:
9781400842551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154145.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on how to think more productively about the democratic experiment and political competence. It begins by summarizing this study's theory and findings. It then looks at the ... More


Active Equality in Contemporary Politics

Todd May

in The Political Thought of Jacques Rancière: Creating Equality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635320
eISBN:
9780748671922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635320.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter turns toward the political situation, asking what contribution this new idea of political equality can make in thinking about and acting in the state of the current world. The theory of ... More


The Right to Have Rights: Citizenship, Humanity, and International Law

Alison Kesby

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600823
eISBN:
9780191738272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600823.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Writing in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War, the political theorist Hannah Arendt argued that the plight of stateless people in the inter-war period pointed to the existence of a ... More


The Normative Framework of Democratic Politics

Todd May

in The Political Thought of Jacques Rancière: Creating Equality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635320
eISBN:
9780748671922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635320.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter develops a normative framework for democratic politics. The concept of domination plays a central role in the intersection of democratic politics with anarchism. A democratic politics ... More


Leadership by the Famous: Celebrity as Political Capital

Paul 't Hart and Karen Tindall

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Many of us care about refugees and displaced children. Tens of thousands of us spend considerable amounts of time and money improving their situation. But few of us have been as effective in drawing ... More


The End of the Estado Nôvo and the Dutra Years

Thomas E. Skidmore

in Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964: An Experiment in Democracy - 40th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195332698
eISBN:
9780199868162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332698.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses how Vargas lost his dictator control. It mentions the rebirth democratic politics. It examines the election of 1945 and the constitution of 1946, which was thought to be the ... More


State Autonomy in Democratic Societies

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents a theory of the state that challenges the assumption that democracy makes the state responsive to social preferences, electoral coalitions, and public opinion. It makes three ... More


Introduction

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book examines the regulatory state, a specific type of state authority that initially emerged in the late nineteenth century, and its ramifications for American politics. In particular, it ... More


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