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The Eyes of the People: Democracy in an Age of Spectatorship

Jeffrey Edward Green

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195372649
eISBN:
9780199871711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372649.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For centuries it has been assumed that democracy must refer to the empowerment of the People's voice. This pioneering book makes the case for considering the People as an ocular entity rather than a ... More


Cross-Cultural Research

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The purpose of the book is to provide researchers with a framework to conduct research in a culturally sensitive manner with individuals, families, and communities in diverse cultural settings in the ... More


Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Abigail A. Kohn

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

Frequenting gun shops and shooting ranges, and devoting particular attention to those whose interest in weaponry extends beyond the casual, this book captures in detail how gun owners actually think ... More


Democratic Deliberation: Empowering Cultural Communities

Monique Deveaux

in Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199289790
eISBN:
9780191711022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289790.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter argues that deliberative democracy theory is an invaluable resource for thinking about how liberal democracies and minority cultural groups might mediate conflicts of culture. However, ... More


Empowering People with Severe Mental Illness: A Practical Guide

Donald M. Linhorst

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195171877
eISBN:
9780199865338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171877.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The purpose of this book is to examine the opportunities for, and limitations to, empowerment among adults with severe mental illness who, historically, have lacked power and have been the focus of ... More


Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders: Accountability for Change

Mo Yee Lee, John Sebold, and Adriana Uken

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195146776
eISBN:
9780199864805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146776.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Society has instigated diverse responses in an attempt to end domestic violence in intimate relationships, which has plagued our society and deeply hurt our families and children. Helping ... More


Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Many international development efforts have been limited because they are elaborated as exclusively economic projects. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen argues, however, that combating poverty requires ... More


Conceptualizing the Domestic Impact of Europe

Tanja A. Börzel and Thomas Risse

in The Politics of Europeanization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252091
eISBN:
9780191599224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252092.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter takes a ‘top-down’ perspective on how European integration and Europeanization more generally affect domestic policies, politics and polities of the member states and beyond. The ... More


The Parent App: Understanding Families in the Digital Age

Lynn Schofield Clark

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899616
eISBN:
9780199980161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

How are families responding to the challenges of parenting young people in the digital age? This book draws on in-depth interviews with families from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds in order to ... More


What Youth Want

Avi Max Spiegel

in Young Islam: The New Politics of Religion in Morocco and the Arab World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159843
eISBN:
9781400866434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159843.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter continues the discussion of the lives of young Islamists, focusing on their articulations of their hopes and goals. Analyzing the trove of data that the author uncovered from ... More


Unifying Theories of Democracy Through the Median Mandate

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

in Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter brings together and tries to answer the questions about democratic politics raised in the text, many of which are classical questions of democratic theory. The purpose here is to bring ... More


Unpacking Accountability Politics 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This concluding chapter explores several general conceptual propositions, in an effort to contribute to future research that will ‘map’ accountability pathways with greater precision. Empowerment is ... More


Making Volunteers: Civic Life after Welfare's End

Nina Eliasoph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147093
eISBN:
9781400838820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147093.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Volunteering improves inner character, builds community, cures poverty, and prevents crime. We have all heard this kind of empowerment talk from nonprofit and government-sponsored civic programs. But ... More


The Theory and Practice of Developmental Social Work

JAMES MIDGLEY

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of developmental social work tracing its history, theoretical assumptions and strategies. It shows how developmental social work was influenced by the Global South. ... More


Network Ties and Labor Flexibility in Brazil and Mexico: A Tale of Two Automobile Factories

Scott B. Martin

in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Moves toward highly flexible labour systems in production have occurred through the world economy under the combined weight of globalized markets and production networks, liberalized national ... More


Conclusion: The Federal Vision Beyond the Federal State

Kalypso Nicolaidis

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Fleshes out some of the common horizontal themes emerging from the book, and presents the broad elements of federal vision that have been discussed. The vision calls for five concurrent shifts in ... More


Cohesion Policy

Simona Piattoni

in The Theory of Multi-level Governance: Conceptual, Empirical, and Normative Challenges

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199562923
eISBN:
9780191721656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562923.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Cohesion policy has been the realm within which MLG was first theorized: it therefore represents a “most likely” policy case. It is also a distributive policy, which should encourage the mobilization ... More


Democracy and Expertise: Reorienting Policy Inquiry

Frank Fischer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199282838
eISBN:
9780191712487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the role of policy expertise in a democratic society. From the perspectives of both political theory and policy studies, the chapters explore the implications of deliberative ... More


Concluding Reflections

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This concluding chapter seeks to review the whole argument of the book to sustain the polemical claim made in the book that neo‐liberalism in fact does not possess the intellectual coherence to ... More


 The Yogi and the Commissar: Missions and the Colonial Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter discusses the triumph of the antislavery movement and the beginning of colonial rule, with missions playing an ambivalent role. Protestant pietist missions undermined colonial rule by ... More


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