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American compound democracy and its challenges: the domestic implications of global power

Sergio Fabbrini

in Compound Democracies: Why the United States and Europe Are Becoming Similar

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235612
eISBN:
9780191715686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235612.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses challenges to the compound nature of American democracy raised by the global role the country has played since the end of World War II. Topics covered include the ... More


All You Can Be, or Some Conclusions

Micki McGee

in Self-Help, Inc.: Makeover Culture in American Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195171242
eISBN:
9780199944088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171242.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter shows how the cultures of self-improvement might be mined for more progressive political opportunities, and argues that the recognition of the labor inherent in the making of selves in ... More


Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Craig T. Borowiak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778256
eISBN:
9780199919086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778256.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Situated at the intersection of democratic theory and international studies, Accountability and Democracy provides an in-depth critical analysis of the concept “democratic accountability.” The book ... More


Post-socialist transformation in China

Andrzej Bolesta

in China and Post-Socialist Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

As it embraces around 25 percent of the human population, post-socialist transformation is by all means a process of historical significance. It is hardly possible to imagine complex and extensive ... More


National Reconciliation and the Disruptive Potential of the Legacy of Human-Rights Violations

LUIS RONIGER and MARIO SZNAJDER

in The Legacy of Human-Rights Violations in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296157
eISBN:
9780191685200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296157.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the move towards national reconciliation in the Southern Cone and the disruptive effects of the legacy of human rights violations. The legacy of human violations threatened to ... More


Backlash

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

For some polities, productive arrangements generate a political backlash that can destroy the wealth produced in economic systems. When economic-based political turmoil is unlikely, American law and ... More


In Search of Civil Society: Market Reform and Social Change in Contemporary China

Gordon White, Jude A. Howell, and Shang Xiaoyuan

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289562
eISBN:
9780191684739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289562.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Since 1978, China has pursued sweeping economic changes in an officially sponsored transition from a Stalinist centrally planned economy to a socialist market economy. China's reformers have ... More


Mobilizing the Professions: Lawyers, Politics, and the Collective Legal Conscience *

Kieran McEvoy and Rachel Rebouche

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter is concerned with the ways lawyers either do or do not make their voices heard in processes of political, social, and legal transformation. It examines several key moments in legal and ... More


Epilogue: Steel City and United Kingdom Industrial Decline

Geoffrey Tweedale

in Steel City: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology in Sheffield 1743-1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288664
eISBN:
9780191684623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288664.003.0106
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Even if the scale of operations has greatly changed from the time that Huntsman discovered the crucible steel process, visitors that toured the Sheffield steelworks in 1993 often expressed the same ... More


The Northern Ireland Paradox

Adrian Little

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines radical democracy through the case of Northern Ireland, once thought of as an example of intractable conflict. Northern Ireland, at least since the signing of the Belfast ... More


Hamas in Transition: The Failure of Sanctions

Are Hovdenak

in The Oslo Accords: A Critical Assessment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789774167706
eISBN:
9781617975486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167706.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Acknowledging the prevalent interrelationship between domestic democratization efforts and external conflict, this chapter discusses the nature of the political transformation process that Hamas has ... More


Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

James A. Beeby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

During the 1890s, North Carolina witnessed a political revolution as the newly formed Populist Party joined with the Republicans to throw out do-nothing, conservative Democrats. Focusing on political ... More


Introduction: The Long Fifteenth Century

Amina Elbendary

in Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167171
eISBN:
9781617976773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167171.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book examines the economic, social, and political transformations that confronted the Mamluk sultanate over the fifteenth century, along with their impact on the Egyptian and Syrian societies. ... More


Conclusion: Just Responsibility and Political Transformation

Brooke A. Ackerly

in Just Responsibility: A Human Rights Theory of Global Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190662936
eISBN:
9780190662974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662936.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Just responsibility is a transformative human rights politics for taking on the complexities, power inequalities, and social normalization of injustice itself. Just responsibility is a human rights ... More


Movements from Below, Hegemony from Above

Susan C. Stokes

in Cultures in Conflict: Social Movements and the State in Peru

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520086173
eISBN:
9780520916234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520086173.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The “making” of Rosario Huayta and many thousands of poor people like her is the central story of this book. It is the story of the transformation of politics in one Latin American country, but its ... More


Introduction

Lisa Tiersten

in Marianne in the Market: Envisioning Consumer Society in Fin-de-Siecle France

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225299
eISBN:
9780520925656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225299.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this volume, which is about the antagonism between the marketplace and the French Republic. This book examines the contests over the meanings of the ... More


Conclusions

Eric Schickler

in Racial Realignment: The Transformation of American Liberalism, 1932-1965

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691153872
eISBN:
9781400880973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153872.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter discusses the theoretical and methodological implications of the civil rights case, with a focus on party theory and on the challenges of systematically studying major ... More


Constitutional Developments in a Himalayan Kingdom: The Experience of Nepal

Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, and Arun K. Thiruvengadam

in Comparative Constitutionalism in South Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081760
eISBN:
9780199082360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081760.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter offers an account of Nepal's constitutional developments over the years in light of the ‘interaction between indigenous law and transplanted law’. The author reflects upon the modalities ... More


Russia: The Challenges of Transformation

Piotr Dutkiewicz and Dmitri Trenin (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785003
eISBN:
9780814785010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785003.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In this book a group of leading Russian intellectuals and social scientists join with top researchers from around the world to examine the social, political, and economic transformation in Russia. ... More


The Rights Kind of Politics

Brooke A. Ackerly

in Just Responsibility: A Human Rights Theory of Global Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190662936
eISBN:
9780190662974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662936.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Just responsibility is a way of taking responsibility for all forms of global injustice (not just women’s human rights) and to all people, even those who consider themselves removed from the politics ... More


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