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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


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