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History and Political Science: Together Again?

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the reconvergence of history and political science and explains how historians and political scientists can work together towards reconstructing political history. It argues ... More


: The Analysis of British Political Institutions

Geoffrey Marshall

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The analysis of British political institutions in the twentieth century has not emerged solely from the writing of textbooks by political scientists. The genesis of general thinking about the ... More


How Do Political Scientists Know What Citizens Want?: An Essay on Theory and Measurement

Arthur Lupia

in Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151106
eISBN:
9781400840304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151106.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter sets out a paradox: in politics, citizens must sometimes make inconsistent choices in order, ultimately, to have made a consistent one. It examines this paradox to bring out how the ... More


Max Beloff 1913–1999

Nevil Johnson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

Max Beloff was both a historian and political scientist, which makes a fair assessment of his work on both fields difficult. This is in part because whilst much of what he wrote was history, much of ... More


The Political Economy of Privatization

Luigi Manzetti

in Privatization South American Style

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294665
eISBN:
9780191685064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294665.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter defines privatization as the transfer of assets and service functions from the public to the private sector. It gives the background to the economic arguments in South America and shows ... More


Jean Gottmann 1915–1994

Hugh Clout and Peter Hall

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

Jean Gottmann was one of the great human geographers of a generation reared in the classic school of French regional study. His achievement was to apply the insights and synthetic capacities of that ... More


Election Studies

Suhas Palshikar

in Political Science: Volume 2: Indian Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084952
eISBN:
9780199082414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084952.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter reviews some aspects of research on India’s state level and national level legislative elections published between 1978 and 2010. It suggests that political scientists were encouraged to ... More


Democracy in Israel: Proven Yet Precarious

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews literary works made at the conundrum of Israel's democratic vitality. Israeli democracy has survived two major transfers of power, in 1977 and 1992, and has thereby passed the ... More


Armed with Expertise: The Militarization of American Social Research during the Cold War

Joy Rohde

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449673
eISBN:
9780801469602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449673.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon launched a counterinsurgency program called the Human Terrain System. The program embedded social scientists within military units ... More


Indian Democracy: Cognitive Maps

Neera Chandhoke and Rajesh Kumar

in Political Science: Volume 2: Indian Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084952
eISBN:
9780199082414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084952.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Based on a review of literature written in the first decade of the twenty-first century until the 1990s, this chapter examines the factors that contributed to the success of democracy in India. It ... More


Leo Strauss On Tyranny

Victor Gourevitch and Michael S. Roth (eds)

in On Tyranny: Corrected and Expanded Edition, Including the Strauss-Kojeve Correspondence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030135
eISBN:
9780226033525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033525.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter presents Strauss' analysis of Xenophon's dialogue Hiero or Tyrannicus. Here he also explains his reasons for submitting this detailed analysis of a forgotten dialogue on tyranny to the ... More


Reforming the World Trading System: Legitimacy, Efficiency, and Democratic Governance

James Harrison

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282623
eISBN:
9780191700224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282623.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1994 agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO) regulates over 95% of world trade amongst 148 member countries. The November 2001 Declaration of the Fourth Ministerial Conference ... More


Post-communist Poland: social change and migration

Anne White

in Polish families and migration since EU accession

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428202
eISBN:
9781447303008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428202.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides some background information about Poland as a whole, giving the context for the more detailed examination of livelihoods in specific Polish locations. It uses the term ... More


The Evolution of European State Aid Policy

Juan Jorge Piernas López

in The Concept of State Aid Under EU Law: From internal market to competition and beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198748694
eISBN:
9780191811234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748694.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 3 gives an overview of the evolution of the Commission’s policy on State aids. The chapter is mainly based on the work of several political scientists that have divided the evolution of this ... More


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