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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


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


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


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


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


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


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