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Party Patronage and Party Government in European Democracies

Petr Kopecký, Peter Mair, and Maria Spirova (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199599370
eISBN:
9780191741517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599370.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume brings together insights from the worlds of party politics and public administration in order to analyse the role of political parties in public appointments across contemporary Europe. ... More


The Aristocratic Temper of Greek Civilization

Chester G. Starr

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074581
eISBN:
9780199854363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074581.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This is both a defense of the importance of aristocrats in Greek society and a reassessment of their social, cultural and political roles. The author provides a concise portrait of the aristocratic ... More


Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Matthew Flinders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

The delegation of functions and responsibilities to quasi-autonomous bodies operating with a significant degree of autonomy arguably empowers governments to address a wide range of social issues ... More


Obscene Jesters: Bhambhi “Little Kings” in the Economy of Bhat Praise-Singing

Jeffrey G. Snodgrass

in Casting Kings: Bards and Indian Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195304343
eISBN:
9780199785063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195304349.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter describes Bhat relationships to the ritualized village patron-client “gift” economy found throughout northern India called jajmani. It is shown that the Bhats’ skill as bards, and their ... More


Putin as Patron: Cadres Policy in the Russian Transition Putin as Patron: Cadres Policy in the Russian Transition Eugene Huskey

Eugene Huskey

in Leading Russia: Putin in Perspective: Essays in Honour of Archie Brown

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276141
eISBN:
9780191603341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276145.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter discusses the emergence of a new form of patronage politics under the Putin presidency. Patronage politics is not limited to the political appointees who serve at the pleasure of elected ... More


The ‘Eusebians’ in Action

David M. Gwynn

in The Eusebians: The Polemic of Athanasius of Alexandria and the Construction of the `Arian Controversy'

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199205554
eISBN:
9780191709425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205554.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines Athanasius’ presentation of the ‘Eusebians’ in action, particularly in the Historia Arianorum and the other works of his third exile (356-62). Those actions include the writing ... More


The Soderini and the Medici

Paula C. Clarke

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229926
eISBN:
9780191678943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229926.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This account of the careers of two brothers, Tommaso and Niccolò Soderini, and their relationship with the Medici family opens up a new perspective on the political world of Renaissance Florence. The ... More


The Ladder of Advancement

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter outlines the process by which clergy were secured appointment to parishes. It discusses the complex identities and roles of curates, and their financial position, and suggests that they ... More


Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges

Richard Gunther, José Ramón Montero, and Juan J. Linz (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246748
eISBN:
9780191599385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246742.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is one in a series (Comparative Politics) for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary issues in comparative government and politics. After an introduction, ... More


State and Civil Society

Leonardo Morlino

in Democracy Between Consolidation and Crisis: Parties, Groups, and Citizens in Southern Europe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280828
eISBN:
9780191599965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280823.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

A whole picture of interest associations and their relationships with party and state is provided for the four Southern European countries. Unions, associations of industrial entrepreneurs, and ... More


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