Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 24 items

  • Keywords: political opportunity structure x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Movement in Context: Thick Networks and Japanese Environmental Protest

Jeffrey Broadbent

in Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251780
eISBN:
9780191599057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251789.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Presents a case for a network version of the concept of political opportunity structure, focusing on environmental movement activity in eight communities in Japan. Embeddedness in specific networks ... More


Social Movement Challenges to Structural Archetypes: Abortion Rights, AIDS, and Long-Term Care

Martin Kitchener

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter extends institutional theory to analyze processes by which resource‐poor actors initiate new structures within fields of healthcare organizations. Using insights from studies of ... More


Conclusions

Georgina Waylen

in Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248032
eISBN:
9780191714894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The conclusion gives an overview of how the changes in citizenship, participation and policymaking that have been part of transitions to democracy are gendered and lays out the circumstances under ... More


Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism

Dorothy McBride Stetson (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242665
eISBN:
9780191600258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This work presents the results of a comprehensive and integrated research project in comparative abortion policy and politics in post‐industrial democracies. It focuses on the questions of state ... More


The Epistemic Dimension of the Political Opportunity Structure

David J. Hess

in Undone Science: Social Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035132
eISBN:
9780262336444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035132.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The concept of the political opportunity structure from social movement studies has undergone various expansions, including the development of a theory of the industry opportunity structure in social ... More


The Context of the Extreme Right

della Porta and Caiani Wagemann

in Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641260
eISBN:
9780191738654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641260.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 introduces to the political, social and cultural opportunities for the extreme right in Germany, Italy and the United States, pointing at the mix of similarities and differences between the ... More


The Extreme Right and Social Movement Studies: An Introduction

della Porta and Caiani Wagemann

in Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641260
eISBN:
9780191738654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641260.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Notwithstanding its limited capacity in terms of members and mobilization, the extreme right is perceived as an increasing challenge even in established democracies. On delicate issues such as ... More


Increased Differentiation as an Engine for Integration?: Studying Justice and Home Affairs

Florian Trauner

in The EU's Decision Traps: Comparing Policies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596225
eISBN:
9780191729140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596225.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

This chapter maintains that the transition of formal decision rule to the Community method, in combination with a high acceptance of conflict-minimizing special arrangements for cooperation-reluctant ... More


Institutional Change, Industrial Transitions, and Regime Resistance Politics

David J. Hess

in Undone Science: Social Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035132
eISBN:
9780262336444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035132.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The chapter focuses on the processes of industrial change in relationship to social movements. It builds on two literatures, one on institutional logics and the other on industrial transitions, and ... More


Regional political capacity in Wales and Brittany

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book sets out to deepen the understanding of processes of comparative regional governance by investigating two historic regions (Wales and Brittany) in two neighbouring European Union states. ... More


Mapping Advocacy in European Union Multilevel Governance

Celeste Montoya

in From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927197
eISBN:
9780199332946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927197.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter provides an institutional analysis of the European Union. It maps out potential sites of advocacy and identifies important actors within and outside of the European Union that pertain to ... More


State Acculturation and the Problem of Compliance

Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks

in Socializing States: Promoting Human Rights through International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199300990
eISBN:
9780199367610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199300990.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers whether acculturation processes leave a gap between formal commitments by states and actual practices on the ground. Although such gaps constitute important evidence of ... More


The Nexus of Resources, Political Opportunity Structures and Collective Identities

Martha Doyle

in The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 7 reflects on the key findings of the study. It explores the interaction of political opportunity structures, organisational resources and the cultural framing process which encompasses both ... More


Political Virtuosity

Raymond Bryant

in Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental Struggles: Politics and the Making of Moral Capital in the Philippines

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106596
eISBN:
9780300132830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106596.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes the influence of political interaction on the quest for moral capital by nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). The ability to devise a strategy is predicated on certain ... More


Trajectories of Change

Charles Tilly

in Regimes and Repertoires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803500
eISBN:
9780226803531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores regime change, change in the forms of contentious politics, and interactions between them. It attempts to answer this query: when regimes and repertoires alter simultaneously, ... More


Domestic Monitors

Max Grömping

in Election Watchdogs: Transparency, Accountability and Integrity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190677800
eISBN:
9780190677831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190677800.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter analyzes the roles of domestic election observers who are monitoring contests in countries around the world where elections have been commonly undermined by malpractices such as ... More


‘Down with Mubarak, Down with the Military State!’: Political Context

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron

in Why Occupy a Square?: People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199394982
eISBN:
9780190214135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394982.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter seeks to situate protest networks underlying the Egyptian revolution within broader structural changes that shaped their emergence. In social movement theory terms, where the previous ... More


Does Presence Produce Representation of Interests?

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Representation: The Case of Women

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199340101
eISBN:
9780199380077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340101.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter reprises the argument that representation—of women or of other historically under-represented groups—is a multistage, conflictual, and contingent process. It returns to and assesses the ... More


Qualities of Democracy, Dissatisfaction, and Contention in Latin America: The Role of Equality, Freedom, and Responsiveness

Mario Quaranta

in Popular Contention, Regime, and Transition: Arab Revolts in Comparative Global Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203573
eISBN:
9780190203597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203573.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The chapter offers a large comparative study of the fairly new democracies of Latin America to examine the influence of specific qualities of democracies on levels and forms of popular contention ... More


Collective Action and the Nexus of Political and Cultural Systems

Martha Doyle

in The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 locates the study of older people’s interest organisations within the sociological, political science and social gerontology literature. The chapter seeks to bridge the divide between these ... More


View: