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Community, Locality, and Politics

Elizabeth Frazer

in The Problems of Communitarian Politics: Unity and Conflict

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295648
eISBN:
9780191599316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295642.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Communitarian politics has emphasized the importance and the value of locality and in spite of recent acknowledgements that local relationships can be problematic from the point of view of justice ... More


Size, Scope, and Bias: What Differentiates Local Electoral Politics?

J. Eric Oliver, Shang E. Ha, and Zachary Callen

in Local Elections and the Politics of Small-Scale Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143552
eISBN:
9781400842544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143552.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter outlines a relatively simple way of understanding the dynamics of local democracy. Across the universe of democracies, three characteristics are the most powerful and widely applicable ... More


Rethinking Local Democracy

J. Eric Oliver, Shang E. Ha, and Zachary Callen

in Local Elections and the Politics of Small-Scale Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143552
eISBN:
9781400842544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143552.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers the managerial character of local democracy. It asks: Does managerial democracy inhibit or enhance the capacity of most Americans for meaningful self-governance? Who governs in ... More


Introduction

J. Eric Oliver, Shang E. Ha, and Zachary Callen

in Local Elections and the Politics of Small-Scale Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143552
eISBN:
9781400842544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143552.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to provide an answer to the question: “Who governs” America when Americans live in so many types of places and under so many types of ... More


New Paradigms in Public Policy

Peter Taylor-Gooby (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264935
eISBN:
9780191760365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264935.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book reviews some of the most challenging developments in British society as they are understood by policy-makers and by academics. The key point is that academic debates identify a range of ... More


Expertise and “Soft” Disempowerment: Race, Land, and Local Power in American Indian Politics

Laura Evans

in Power from Powerlessness: Tribal Governments, Institutional Niches, and American Federalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199742745
eISBN:
9780199895052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742745.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers tribal-local relations and illustrates the importance of expertise for tribes' victories in local politics. The chapter also exposes the interplay of race, land, and power in ... More


The Collectives Are Formed

Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery

in Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149721
eISBN:
9781400840434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149721.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows how collectives were finally formed after several years of practices that drew people into a process increasingly determined by the authorities and eroded their will and ... More


The Tide of Preparation

Adam Ewing

in The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157795
eISBN:
9781400852444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157795.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how, during a period of limited political opportunities, in which African American activism was fraught with danger, Garveyites had built a massive political movement committed to ... More


Governing through Expansion

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 7 examines some of the governmental and nongovernmental bodies, processes, and relationships in the county to better understand the political contexts in which the production of carceral ... More


Mediating Institutions in the Transition from State Socialism: The Case of Local Government

Gernot Grabher and David Stark

in Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages and Localities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290209
eISBN:
9780191684791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290209.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Political Economy

This chapter first shows that under state socialism, local government was subordinate to central government, and state enterprises had relatively few functions. Also access to the benefits of local ... More


Remo and Awolowo

Nolte Insa

in Obafemi Awolowo and the Making of Remo: The Local Politics of a Nigerian Nationalist

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638956
eISBN:
9780748653027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638956.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter begins by setting out the book's two main themes. The first theme is the historical process by which a particular and distinctive region of Yorubaland – Remo – has been continuously ... More


Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Colin Copus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is the result of national research conducted amongst England's directly elected mayors and the councillors that serve alongside them. It assesses the impact on local politics of this new ... More


Politics, professions and participation: immigrants in the Irish public sphere

Neil O’Boyle

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the tensions experienced by African political candidates in Ireland between a commitment to politics in a formal or professional sense and a commitment to looser, more ... More


Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Ida Susser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This book presents an examination of a scenario that appears likely to be played out again and again as federal budget policies result in reduced services for urban areas across the United States. ... More


After Awolowo

Nolte Insa

in Obafemi Awolowo and the Making of Remo: The Local Politics of a Nigerian Nationalist

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638956
eISBN:
9780748653027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638956.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter examines the continuing presence of Awolowo in Remo politics after his death in 1987. During the period of military rule that followed his demise, popular participation in local politics ... More


The Identity of the House of Leofwine

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter uses a prosopographical approach to explore the course of English politics between 994 and 1066 from a new perspective. It reconstructs the careers of Ealdorman Leofwine and his ... More


Local political leadership and mayoral government

Colin Copus

in Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter investigates the notions of local political leadership and asks what is meant by this concept in England and how it applies to elected mayors, council leaders and councillors. The most ... More


Introduction

Conrad Schetter

in Local Politics in Afghanistan: A Century of Intervention in the Social Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327928
eISBN:
9780199388066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327928.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to provide an understanding of local politics in Afghanistan. It identifies two major obstacles to investigating local politics in ... More


Inside the Politics Machine

Mark Maguire and Fiona Murphy

in Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Taking the Irish local and European elections in 2009 as a point of entry, this chapter follows two Nigerian women as they navigate the vagaries of Irish local politics in Dundalk and Drogheda. This ... More


The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a study of the role of regions in the development of modern nations in Latin America. It focuses on the Colombian Caribbean between 1870 and 1950. It examines the achievements and ... More


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