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The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Francis G. Castles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book uses data from 21 OECD countries for the period 1980 to 1998 to test a variety of hypotheses suggesting that contemporary welfare states are in crisis and to establish the factors shaping ... More


Value Orientations and Party Choice

Oddbjørn Knutsen and Staffan Kumlin

in The European Voter: A Comparative Study Of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273218
eISBN:
9780191602962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273219.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The general hypothesis of the book is that the power of long-term factors to explain party choice has gradually become weaker. Since value orientations can be considered as long-term factors, one ... More


New Zealand: The Consolidation of Reform?

Jack Vowles

in The Politics of Electoral Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199257560
eISBN:
9780191603280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257566.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

New Zealand experienced fundamental electoral system reform in the mid-1990s when voters, in a referendum, decided to replace the single-member plurality system by proportional representation ... More


Explaining Expenditure Outcomes

Francis G. Castles

in The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Uses statistical techniques to model the determinants of aggregate social expenditure change in 21 OECD countries over the period 1980 to 1998. The main focus is on testing hypotheses relating to the ... More


Politics and Poker: The Body Beautiful and Fiorello! and the Late 1950s

Philip Lambert

in To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter explores the early years of the songwriting partnership between Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, who began writing songs together in 1957 for a Broadway musical about boxing, The Body ... More


Contested Authority in Rebuilding Ground Zero

Maarten A. Hajer

in Authoritative Governance: Policy Making in the Age of Mediatization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281671
eISBN:
9780191713132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281671.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The decision what and how to rebuild at ‘Ground Zero’ is a highly symbolic and contentious act, with high financial stakes, in which the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, Port Authority, ... More


On Crises, Myths, and Measurement

Francis G. Castles

in The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Explores the themes of what follows. It argues that the welfare state literature of the past quarter century has been big on crisis theories of the welfare state and much weaker on facts. The chapter ... More


The new politics: Liberal Conservatism or same old Tories?

Peter King

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428547
eISBN:
9781447303923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Does the coalition government represent a new politics in Britain, or is the new government just the same old Tories hiding behind an opportunist pact with the Liberal Democrats? Does Cameron differ ... More


Black Power May Be the Only Hope America Has: Black Power, Feminism, and the New Left, 1966–1967

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Flo Kennedy’s organizing in the Black Power Conference, the National Conference for New Politics and the National Organization for Women and establishes Kennedy’s significance ... More


Rooted in the Black Community but Not Limited to It: The Perils and Promises of the New Politics of Race

Enid Logan

in "At This Defining Moment": Barack Obama's Presidential Candidacy and the New Politics of Race

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752975
eISBN:
9780814753460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752975.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a theoretical explanation of the aspects of the new politics of race. Journalists, experts, and commentators from across the political spectrum now refer to the “new race ... More


Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment

Ana Aparicio

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029252
eISBN:
9780813039091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029252.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines the ways first- and second-generation Dominican-Americans in the dynamic northern Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights have shaped a new Dominican presence in local New ... More


“Everybody Is People”: Bella Abzug and the New Politics of Feminism

Jeffrey Bloodworth

in Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968–1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142296
eISBN:
9780813142326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142296.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

New Politics liberals significantly informed the trajectory and shape of the women's movement. Combining the moralism and activism of the New Politics with the aims of Second Wave Feminism, Bella ... More


Partners for Progress?: Liberals and Radicals in the Long Twentieth Century

Doug Rossinow

in Making Sense of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036866
eISBN:
9780252093982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036866.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that from the Popular Front of the 1930s and 1940s through the anti-Vietnam War movement and the “new politics” of the 1960s and 1970s, liberals and leftists worked together to ... More


Rights talk and moral protest

Frederick Powell

in The politics of civil society: Neoliberalism or Social Left?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347640
eISBN:
9781447303947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347640.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter discusses the emergence of rights talk and moral protests. It explains that social movements became the vehicles that provided expression to this new politics. It details that human ... More


Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968–1992

Jeffrey Bloodworth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142296
eISBN:
9780813142326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142296.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book traces the troubled history of American liberalism between the tumultuous 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention and Bill Clinton's election to the White House. In those years, liberals ... More


“No Foreign Ecclesiastical Authority”: Catholics and Republican Citizenship

Jason K. Duncan

in Citizens or Papists?: The Politics of Anti-Catholicism in New York, 1685-1821

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225125
eISBN:
9780823236930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225125.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the status of New York Catholics as citizens in the new republic. A group of Federalists emerged as the lay leaders of St. Peter's Church in the 1780s. ... More


Latte Liberals: Donald Peterson and the Birth of the New Politics

Jeffrey Bloodworth

in Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968–1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142296
eISBN:
9780813142326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142296.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

Outraged by the Vietnam War, Donald Peterson helped launch the “Dump Johnson Movement” and convince Eugene McCarthy to challenge LBJ for the Democratic nomination. His role in McCarthy's insurgent ... More


Party Preferences and Institutional Choices: A Search for a New Electoral System

HeeMin Kim

in Korean Democracy in Transition: A Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129945
eISBN:
9780813135748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the possible answers to two pressing issues: whether a set of institutions could satisfy a number of political actors' various objectives, and how these politicians react in ... More


Programs

Robert Rohrschneider and Stephen Stephen

in The Strain of Representation: How Parties Represent Diverse Voters in Western and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652785
eISBN:
9780191744907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652785.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the second representational criterion — the extent to which parties produce coherent programs. The empirical focus is on differences between West and East. While there is ... More


Pursuing the Promise of the New Deal: Relief and the Politics of Nationalism in the Thirties

in Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the worst years of the Great Depression, many Puerto Rican migrants, barely scraping by, focused only on feeding their families, on their next paycheck or next job—or a threatened eviction—and ... More


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