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Cameroon

Andreas Mehler

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Cameroon follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical ... More


A Model of Conduct from the Age of Chivalry? Honour, International Decline and the End of the Bourbon Monarchy

Hamish Scott

in The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: France from Old Regime to Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265383
eISBN:
9780191760433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265383.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The decline of France as a European power is an established eighteenth-century development and one that was laid at the Bourbon monarchy's door by its critics during the ancien régime. Within a ... More


Challenges and Threats to Traditional Associations

Annie Lee Shuk Ping

in Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083282
eISBN:
9789882209824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083282.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter reflects on the decline of traditional associations, the success of representatives of gaming interests in recent Legislative Assembly elections and the emergence of other new groups in ... More


1791: Provincial Life Has Lost Its Charms

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Mme Roland returns to the Beaujolais with new friend, Sophie Grandchamp. Against expectation, Roland on his return is not elected to the Legislative Assembly by the Lyonnais. The inspectorate is ... More


Home and Hearth

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

The common assumption after the Partition was that minorities were ‘natural’ citizens of the country where their co-religionist lived. Thus Hindus were expected to remain or migrate to India while ... More


Electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive

Simon N. M. Young and Richard Cullen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028399
eISBN:
9789882206908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028399.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In 2007, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region held its first-ever contested election for Chief Executive, selected by 800 members of an Election Committee drawn from roughly 7% of the ... More


What Touches All: Equality, Parliamentarism, and Contested Authority

Andrew Sabl

in Hume's Politics: Coordination and Crisis in the History of England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134208
eISBN:
9781400845521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134208.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter addresses the horizontal biases of coordination: the ability of those holding government office to systematically favor some over others in the distribution of public goods or even of ... More


The Ascendancy of the Girondins and the Path to War

Marisa Linton

in Choosing Terror: Virtue, Friendship, and Authenticity in the French Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199576302
eISBN:
9780191747410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576302.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the relatively small group of figures who were around Brissot during the life of the Legislative Assembly. Brissot grew rapidly in stature to become one of the leading figures ... More


A Democratic Priest: “Padre David has the word”

Peter M. Sánchez

in Priest Under Fire: "Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061191
eISBN:
9780813051482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061191.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 tells the story of Rodríguez’s move to democratic political leadership. Victory for the FMLN meant that they could now finally participate politically and bring necessary changes via the ... More


The Académie and Its Dictionary from the Beginning of the Revolution until the End of the Monarchy

Michael P. Fitzsimmons

in The Place of Words: The Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190644536
eISBN:
9780190644567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644536.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The French Revolution ushered in a remarkable change in language, with both neologisms and new meanings for existing words. Supporters and critics of the Revolution often utilized a dictionary format ... More


Rural Revolt and State Terror

PETER McPHEE

in The Politics of Rural Life: Political Mobilization in the French Countryside 1846-1852

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202257
eISBN:
9780191675249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202257.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the culmination of insurgency and revolt in rural France. On December 2, 1851, Louis-Napoleon seized power by military coup d'etat as preparation and means of regrouping his ... More


Leader of the Opposition

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter introduces the Swaraj Party, which defeated the British Indian Government with the help of the Legislative Assembly. The discussion starts with the Legislative Assembly, which reflected ... More


Assemblies I: Performing Democratic Roles

John R. Parkinson

in Democracy and Public Space: The Physical Sites of Democratic Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199214563
eISBN:
9780191803321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199214563.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on legislative assemblies as stages for the performance of democratic roles: first as symbolic statements of national identity (narration); second as stages for the performance ... More


Constitutional Politics (1922–29)

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines Madan Mohan Malaviya’s involvement in constitutional politics during the years 1922–29, particularly in the constitutional programme of contesting elections and carrying on the ... More


: A Nation of Electors:: Sieye's Model of Representative Government

in Representative Democracy: Principles and Genealogy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226842783
eISBN:
9780226842806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226842806.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the main tenets of electoral democracy as formulated by Sieyes, the theorist and political leader who brought Rousseau's perspective into the representative context. From a ... More


The Civil Disobedience Movement

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines Madan Mohan Malaviya’s involvement in the civil disobedience movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi. It begins by focusing on Malaviya’s resignation from the Congress Working ... More


The Justification of Constitutional Review: The Sketch of an Argument

Víctor Ferreres Comella

in Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter shows how easy it is to defend the institution of judicial review of legislation when it operates within the field of federalism. In politically decentralized polities, the laws enacted ... More


Assemblies II: The Public and Accessibility

John R. Parkinson

in Democracy and Public Space: The Physical Sites of Democratic Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199214563
eISBN:
9780191803321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199214563.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter continues the focus on assembly buildings, but this time from the requirements of public space. It argues that while assemblies were once extremely open to very limited demos, they are ... More


Subterfuges of “Respectable” Citizenship: Marriage and Masculinity in the Discourse of Devadāsī Reform

Davesh Soneji

in Unfinished Gestures: Devadasis, Memory, and Modernity in South India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226768090
eISBN:
9780226768113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768113.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the issues of citizenship, marriage, and masculinity that were associated with the discourse on devadasi reform in South India. It discusses the shifting moral economies of ... More


Appointment of a Chief Minister 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0049
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the designation of a chief minister by the Governor when the current chief minister passes away. Governor S. L. Khurana had to decide on the right course of action when M.G. ... More


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