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Finland: From Political Amateurs to Political Class

Ilkka Ruostetsaari

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In historical perspective, the history of Finland's political class is one of gradual growth. Parliamentary salaries and public party financing were established before 1967, thus laying the ... More


Networking across Power Elite Circles

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter suggests that in Mexico, the organizational networking approach grossly undermeasures the extent to which power elite circles are linked across policy arenas. Three broad networking ... More


Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Roderic Ai Camp

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This study marks the culmination of over twenty years of research by one of America's most prominent Mexico scholars. The book provides a detailed examination of Mexico's power elite—their political ... More


Mentoring Mexico’s Power Elite

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents striking evidence that supports the belief that mentors are crucial actors in determining many characteristics of the power elite. The general literature on mentoring in ... More


Power Elite Prototypes in the Twentieth Century: The Old and the New

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter divides Mexico's power elite into two major generations, those born between 1910 and 1940, and those born after 1940. The most striking variable across Mexican power elite groups is a ... More


Networking within Power Elite Circles

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter addresses the importance of networking within Mexican power elites. Networking through kinship ties occurs more commonly among Mexican capitalists than among any of the four other power ... More


Origins of Socialization: Sources Among the Power Elite

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the significance of family and career, as well as several experiential social processes that have an impact on socialization (e.g., residence and major societal events). Mexican ... More


Power Elites in the Twenty-First Century: Consequences of New Leadership

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter emphasizes those representative prototypes of the power elite who will dominate in the immediate future and who will mentor the next generation. It discusses what they represent and ... More


Mexican Power Elites: Do They Exist?

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book addresses the existence and importance of power elite in Mexico. It determines the extent of and the means by which power elites are linked to each other within and across their respective ... More


Socialization Through Education The Mexican Way

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the role of mentors in national education and education's important influence on power elite values and attitudes. In Mexico, there are substantial differences in the ... More


Globalizing Mexico’s Power Elite: The Role of Education Abroad

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter addresses the importance of education abroad to Mexican power elites. Mexico conforms with global educational patterns, both in the increasing percentage of elites who study abroad and ... More


Socializing Mexico’s Power Elite: Educational Experiences Abroad

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter concentrates on the foreign educational experiences of elite clergy, politicians, and military officers. The experiences of future bishops who played a critical supporting role in ... More


Decision Making, Networking, and Organizations

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the significance of a professional organizational milieu, where the policy consequences of interactions between networking and socialization are analyzed. It incorporates the ... More


The Structure of Power in American Society

Stanley Aronowitz

in Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231135412
eISBN:
9780231509503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231135412.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details Mills's political radicalization during the last decade of his life. Although he had been an opponent of perhaps the most popular war in U.S. history and always harbored deep ... More


Latin American Lawyers: A Historical Introduction

Rogelio Perez-Perdomo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751261
eISBN:
9780804767699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751261.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book provides a history of the intellectual training and social placement of lawyers in Latin America. The book examines the Roman legal roots of the Latin American tradition and traces the ... More


Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation

Caroline W. Lee, Michael McQuarrie, and Edward T. Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479847273
eISBN:
9781479800223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847273.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Opportunities to “have your say,” “get involved,” and “join the conversation” are everywhere in public life. From crowdsourcing and town hall meetings to government experiments with social media, ... More


Behind the Scenes: A Committee and the Law, 1880s–1900s

Adam Mestyan

in Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the legal background of theaters in late Ottoman Egypt, starting with a microhistory of the Comité des Théâtres. Its administrative history highlights the process by which ... More


On Social Psychology and Its Historical Contexts: The Origin of Psychology as an Independent Discipline

Stanley Aronowitz

in Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231135412
eISBN:
9780231509503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231135412.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter first discusses early efforts to develop a social psychology based on psychoanalytic categories. It details how Wilhelm Reich, Otto Fenichel, and Siegfried Bernfeld, who were among ... More


Reflections for activism

Nicholas Hildyard

in Licensed Larceny: Infrastructure, Financial Extraction and the Global South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994266
eISBN:
9781526108982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994266.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The push for greater private sector involvement in financing and operating infrastructure has sparked resistance from many quarters, including trade unions, environmental and human rights ... More


Closing Remarks: The West

Andrzej Piotrowski

in Architecture of Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673049
eISBN:
9781452945835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673049.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter reflects more generally on the Western perspective against which the examples in this book have been analyzed. It discusses how the West, or rather the forces that shaped European power ... More


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