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Governing Europe

Jack Hayward and Anand Menon (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book is intended to be the leading advanced survey of politics in Western Europe. It examines in detail all aspects of political life in Western Europe, from public protest to core executives, ... More


France Directing Adjustment?

Jonah D. Levy

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240920
eISBN:
9780191600180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240922.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Bismarckian welfare state in France is financed by social security contributions to an even greater degree than is true in Germany. During the oil‐price crises of the 1970s and early 1980s, job ... More


Genetically Modified Organisms and the Public: Participation, Preferences, and Protest

Luc Bodiguel and Michael Cardwell

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

There has been a high level of public engagement in the regulation of GMOs and this chapter seeks to explore this engagement, whether conducted through formal or informal channels. In the case of ... More


Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition

Lucy Barber

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242159
eISBN:
9780520931206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242159.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When Jacob Coxey's army marched into Washington, D.C., in 1894, observers did not know what to make of this concerted effort by citizens to use the capital for national public protest. By 1971, ... More


Contesting the Science: Public Health Knowledge and Action in Controversial Land-Use Developments

Eva Elliott, Emily Harrop, and Gareth H. Williams

in Risk Communication and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.003.12
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores two different forms of public protest against land developments that were considered by local people to threaten public health. They diverged in terms of their means of struggle ... More


Dead Cities and Other Forms of Protest, 1952–1955

Michelle Chase

in Revolution Within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625003
eISBN:
9781469625027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625003.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the very earliest forms of oppositional activity that emerged in the wake of Fulgencio Batista’s coup. Focusing on the often-ignored period of 1952 to 1955, the chapter ... More


Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Larry Bartels and Nancy Bermeo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book reveals how ordinary people in rich democracies responded to the Great Recession. Through cross-national statistical work and detailed case comparison, it surveys how the economic crisis ... More


Mass Politics in Tough Times

Nancy Bermeo and Larry M. Bartels

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter surveys how ordinary people reacted to the Great Recession. It introduces and elaborates on three themes emerging from the ten original essays that follow. First, voters were very likely ... More


Protest and the Plaza: Engaging the Formal Public Sphere

John R. Parkinson

in Democracy and Public Space: The Physical Sites of Democratic Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199214563
eISBN:
9780191803321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199214563.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the importance of space for public protest, especially space directly adjacent to the buildings of the formal public sphere. It shows that while some cities lack space for mass ... More


Birth and Death: 1929–68

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Lu xun's and Xu Guangping's son, Haiying, was born on the morning of 27 September 1929. The amah they hired to look after Haiying was Wang Ahua. In the three years 1933–6, Lu Xun regained much of his ... More


Jagged Presence in the Liquid City: Choreographing Hong Kong’s Handover

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter two experiences the urban terrain of Hong Kong as a kinesthetic dramatization of Hong Kong's unsteady relationship to Chineseness. Through a somatic mapping of the city the chapter examines ... More


Representation and Reform: Britain and Ireland, 1774–1784

Richard Bourke

in Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175652
eISBN:
9781400873456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175652.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details Burke's political life from 1774 to 1784. In sitting as a member of parliament for a populous commercial city, Burke was forced to think seriously about his obligations as a ... More


Poverty and Popular Mobilization in Postcommunist Capitalist Regimes

Ivan Szelenyi and Katarzyna Wilk

in Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724262
eISBN:
9780814724255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724262.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Central and Eastern Europe saw an explosion of poverty and inequality after the fall of communism. But despite the extreme deterioration of the living conditions of large segments of the population ... More


Errors in Corridor City Planning

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how planning errors combined with developer violations, public protests, politics, economic recession, and environmental impacts to create a major development scandal and ... More


“How are the daughters of Eve punished?”: Rape during the Civil War

Crystal N. Feimster

in Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031731
eISBN:
9781617031748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031731.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the issue of rape during the Civil War. It argues that combined threat of slave revolts and the harsh realities of Yankee invasion forced elite southern white women for the ... More


Advancing Electoral Integrity

Pippa Norris, Richard W. Frank, and Ferran Martinez i Coma (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199368709
eISBN:
9780199368730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368709.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Many elections fail. The most overt malpractices used by rulers include imprisoning dissidents, harassing adversaries, coercing voters, vote-rigging counts, and finally, if losing, blatantly ... More


The Ethics of Earth Art

Amanda Boetzkes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665884
eISBN:
9781452946450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665884.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Since its inception in the 1960s, the earth art movement has sought to make visible the elusive presence of nature. Though most often associated with monumental land-based sculptures, earth art ... More


The War of Words: Winning Hearts and Minds

Jose V. Fuentecilla

in Fighting from a Distance: How Filipino Exiles Helped Topple a Dictator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037580
eISBN:
9780252095092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037580.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter details the continuous lobbying and organizing efforts of political exiles as well as their efforts to draw attention to their anti-Marcos and anti-martial law rhetoric. Reflecting their ... More


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