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Postmaterialist forces and political triggers

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This conclusionary chapter explores the implications of the Postmaterialist Trigger Thesis (PTT) of bill of rights institutionalization beyond the four Westminster democracies from whose experience ... More


Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Graciana del Castillo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

With the end of the Cold War, countries coming out of internal conflicts have embarked on a complex transition to peace. Violence must give way to public security. Political exclusion must cave in to ... More


The origins of bills of rights: concepts and comparative development

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter defines bills of rights as instruments giving an overarching legal status to a broad set of fundamental human or civil rights. It then argues that, despite this common shape, bills of ... More


Support for Democracy and Authoritarianism: The Geostrategic Utility of Cooperative Leadership

Amaney A. Jamal

in Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149646
eISBN:
9781400845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149646.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers quantitative support to the causal logics citizens employ when engaging democracy, authoritarianism, regime stability, and transition in Jordan and Kuwait. Because the argument ... More


Political Development in Hong Kong

Ma Ngok

in Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book focuses on looking into Hong Kong's political development over the past two decades, giving particular attention to the development experience after 1997's sovereignty handover. After Hong ... More


Successful and failed transitions to democracy

Inmaculada Szmolka

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter studies the democratic transitions following the fall of the authoritarian rulers in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen. The chapter shows that the only successful democratisation occurred ... More


East Timor

Anthony Goldstone

in Exit Strategies and State Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199760114
eISBN:
9780199949991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760114.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When the UN became transitional administrator in East Timor in late 1999, the UN made a commitment to an exit strategy and convinced itself that it had designed an effective one. Yet four years after ... More


Poverty in transition

Serena Romano

in The political and social construction of poverty: Central and Eastern European countries in transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447312710
eISBN:
9781447312727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312710.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter three addresses the first of the three major events described in the book: the economic and political transition of 1989. It will be shown how the collapse of communism in CEE countries ... More


Arrival and Departure

István Hargittai

in The Martians of Science: Five Physicists Who Changed the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195178456
eISBN:
9780199787012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178456.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

All five Martians came from upper-middle-class Jewish Hungarian families. They received broad-based education at home and attended elite Budapest gimnáziums. During their youths, Hungary was ... More


The Mexican Case: Doctrinally Oriented

Joseph M. Palacios

in The Catholic Social Imagination: Activism and the Just Society in Mexico and the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226645001
eISBN:
9780226645025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645025.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

On 1 December 2000, with the first peaceful and transparent multiparty presidential election in Mexican history, the country began the transición (transition) from almost seventy years of ... More


When Political Transitions Work: Reconciliation as Interdependence

Fanie du Toit

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190881856
eISBN:
9780190881887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881856.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Reconciliation emphasizes relationships as a crucial ingredient of political transition; this book argues for the importance of such a relational focus in crafting sustainable political transitions. ... More


Policing and Regime Transition: From Postauthoritarianism to Populism to Neoliberalism

Diane E. Davis

in Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the role of the police in Mexico's political transition from post-authoritarianism to populism to neoliberalism. Mexican police rely on their coercive power to guarantee the ... More


Yemen

Ibrahim Fraihat

in Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 2 describes the issues Yemen’s transition is facing. It recounts the 2011 uprising and Saleh’s eventual abdication after 33 years in power as part of a Gulf Cooperation Council-backed ... More


Exile and Postexile in Analytical Perspective

Roniger Luis

in Exile, Diaspora, and Return: Changing Cultural Landscapes in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190693961
eISBN:
9780190693992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693961.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter explains the logic of the selection of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and Paraguay as the focus of analysis on exile, diaspora, and return, indicating the puzzling divergence of their paths ... More


Deepening Beliefs and Institutional Change (2002–2014)

Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira

in Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691162911
eISBN:
9781400880942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162911.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses institutional deepening and the subsequent economic and political outcomes in the two terms of Lula and first term of Dilma. It also advances three main arguments. First, ... More


Introduction

Ibrahim Fraihat

in Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300215632
eISBN:
9780300220957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215632.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the inherent complexity of the transition process that follows regime change. It finds that polarization can stem from pre-regime issues, repression of the now-defunct regime, ... More


Myanmar: A Political History

Nehginpao Kipgen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199466306
eISBN:
9780199086955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466306.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book examines the different aspects of Myanmar political history and how different domestic and international agencies played a role in the country’s political transition. It covers Myanmar in ... More


Judges and Rule of Law in Times of Political Change or Transition*

Suzannah Linton and Firew Kebede Tiba

in THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE: Global Trends: Law, Policy & Justice Essays in Honour of Professor Giuliana Ziccardi Capaldo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199332304
eISBN:
9780190259815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199332304.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the role of judges in times of political change or transition. It adopts a comparative international approach, looking at the roles that judges have played and the contributions ... More


Settling on a Shared Future

Fanie du Toit

in When Political Transitions Work: Reconciliation as Interdependence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190881856
eISBN:
9780190881887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881856.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter challenges the assumption that a society should first deal with its past before moving on to a new future, arguing instead that settling on a shared future provides the basis for dealing ... More


Ideology and Policing

Kevin Hearty

in Critical Engagement: Irish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940476
eISBN:
9781786944993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940476.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter critically examines the overarching ideological dimension to the policing debate within modern Irish republicanism, interrogating how competing views of where Irish republicanism is ... More


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