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Whom to Represent? Role Orientations of Legislators in Europe

Bernhard Wessels

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the fifth of six on the question of political representation in the EU. It analyses to what extent institutional differences between the member‐states of the EU are constraining the ... More


Quotas and Qualifications in Uganda

Diana Z. O’Brien

in The Impact of Gender Quotas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199830091
eISBN:
9780199932924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199830091.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter studies the personal and political characteristics of women elected to reserved seats in Uganda to assess whether quotas promote inexperienced and unqualified female party loyalists. ... More


Historical Genesis of the Plebeian Principle

Martin Breaugh

in The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines four plebeian political experiences in order to situate the establishment of a plebeian principle in Western history. The necessary point of departure is ancient Rome, more ... More


The Black Experience in the British Empire, 1680–1810

Philip D. Morgan

in Black Experience and the Empire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199290673
eISBN:
9780191700569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290673.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Exploring the black world in the British empire means traversing continents, archipelagos, and an incredible kaleidoscope of experiences. Although the majority — those slaves who lived on Caribbean ... More


Introduction

Axel Körner

in America in Italy: The United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691164854
eISBN:
9781400887811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164854.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the extent to which the United States' political experience influenced the political thought and imagination of the Risorgimento during the period 1763–1865. Drawing on various ... More


Family policy paradoxes: Gender equality and labour market regulation in Sweden, 1930-2010

Åsa Lundqvist

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424556
eISBN:
9781447302339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424556.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book examines the political regulation of the family in Sweden between 1930 and today. It draws attention to the political attempts to create a ‘modern family’ and the aspiration to regulate the ... More


General Backgrounds of Women Leaders

Farida Jalalzai

in Shattered, Cracked, or Firmly Intact?: Women and the Executive Glass Ceiling Worldwide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199943531
eISBN:
9780199333158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943531.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter sketches the educational and political backgrounds of nearly all women national leaders who came to power from 1960 through 2010. Age upon entering office, tenure in the position, and ... More


America in Italy: The United States in the Political Thought and Imagination of the Risorgimento, 1763-1865

Axel Körner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691164854
eISBN:
9781400887811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164854.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines the influence of the American political experience on the imagination of Italian political thinkers between the late eighteenth century and the unification of Italy in the 1860s. ... More


Between “Urban” and “Rural”: Family Reform in the Beijing and Shanghai Suburbs, 1950–1953

in Revolutionizing the Family: Politics, Love, and Divorce in Urban and Rural China, 1949-1968

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217201
eISBN:
9780520922389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217201.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter compares the urban and rural effects of family and reforms in the suburbs of Beijing and Shanghai, China, during the period from 1950 to 1953. It argues that the impact of land reform on ... More


The Paris Commune of 1871 and the Communards

Martin Breaugh

in The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the political experience in Paris in 1871, focusing on a series of political forms that contributed to the advent or the historical deployment of the Commune. Through a host of ... More


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