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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


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


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


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


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