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Beyond Electoral Participation

Richard Topf

in Citizens and the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Moves beyond the analysis of electoral turnout presented in the preceding chapter to look at wider forms of participation in the democratic process. It offers a general discussion of typologies of ... More


The Senior Civil Service in France

Luc Rouban

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In France, the notion of a senior civil servant is a social rather than a legal one, and senior civil servants may be defined through their role as privileged partners of political power and ... More


The Official White House Office of Political Affairs, the Unofficial Office of Political Affairs, and Personal Capacity Political Activity by Government Officials

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on political activity by government officials. It argues that concurrent political and official roles put people in a position that is difficult and untenable. Critics will blame ... More


Intellectuals and Politics in France

Sudhir Hazareesingh

in Intellectuals and the French Communist Party: Disillusion and Decline

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278702
eISBN:
9780191684241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278702.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the historical origins and underlying justifications for the involvement of French intellectuals in public political activity. It shows that the specific context that gave rise ... More


Civic and Political Disengagement

Christian Smith

in Lost in Transition: The Dark Side of Emerging Adulthood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199828029
eISBN:
9780199919475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828029.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the extent and character of contemporary emerging adults’ political interests and civic engagements. Interviews were conducted during the summer of 2008, exactly when emerging ... More


The Peak Of Political Enthusiasm: Herbert Croly, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Progressive Years

Gerald Gunther

in Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Learned Hand's years as a federal district judge and his participation in politics. As Hand gained greater confidence as a district judge, he reported to Herbert Croly that ... More


Political Organization and Leadership

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the political organization of the Arab minority in Israel from 1967—1981. The Arabs was not able to achieve any significant ... More


Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Richard W. Painter

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In order to be effective, federal ethics law must address sources of systematic corruption rather than simply address motives that individual government employees might have to betray the public ... More


Conclusion: ‘The Antidote to these Women's Poison’?

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book concludes that it was the members of the politically disenfranchised groups which had fresh access to the tools of mass communication that caused structural transformations in the bourgeois ... More


Constitutional Subordination and Local Influence

Edward C. Page

in Localism and Centralism in Europe: The Political and Legal Bases of Local Self-Government

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277279
eISBN:
9780191684166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277279.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses two major characteristics of local government: subordination and susceptibility to control within the local community. It also demonstrates the different approaches of ... More


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