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Groups, Representation and Democracy: Between Promise and Practice

Darren R. Halpin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076527
eISBN:
9781781701690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076527.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Whether called pressure groups, NGOs, social movement organisations or organised civil society, the value of ‘groups’ to the policy process, to economic growth, to governance, to political ... More


Dispelling Doonhamers: naming and the numbers game

Alexander Thomas T. Smith

in Devolution and the Scottish Conservatives: Banal Activism, Electioneering and the Politics of Irrelevance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079696
eISBN:
9781781703052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079696.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the evidence presented to a public inquiry convened in November 2002 during the Fifth Periodic Review of Parliamentary Boundaries in Scotland, exploring the political struggle ... More


Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Matt Cole

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book offers new research on familiar themes involving loyalties of politics, faith and locality. Richard Wainwright was a Liberal MP for seventeen years during the Liberal Party's recovery, but ... More


Colne Valley

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on Richard Wainwright's constituency in Colne Valley. It discusses the history, composition, and character of Colne Valley and explains that Wainwright chose his constituency ... More


Defence and foreign policy in the 1970s

Rhiannon Vickers

in The Labour Party and the World: - Volume 2 Labour's Foreign Policy since 1951

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067464
eISBN:
9781781703243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067464.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on the foreign and defence policy of the Labour Party during the 1970s. During this time, the party's political programme moved to the left in an attempt to recuperate its base ... More


Between representation and solidarity: (re)calibrating democratic expectations

Darren Halpin

in Groups, Representation and Democracy: Between Promise and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076527
eISBN:
9781781701690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076527.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter proposes a supplementary metric to that of representation. It argues that whether a group should enfranchise those that affiliate to it depends on whether they also happen to be the ... More


Political parties and electoral politics

Geoffrey K. Roberts

in German Electoral Politics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069901
eISBN:
9781781701584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069901.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter takes a look at three aspects of party participation in electoral politics, the first of which is the legislative and constitutional context where the parties exist, shape their ... More


New models of ownership and governance

Cliff Mills and Ruth Yeoman

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter explores new organisational forms of co-operative and mutual enterprise that have developed in twenty-first century Britain in the context of public sector reform and the state’s retreat ... More


The Hot Autumn and after: a cycle of contention reconsidered

Phil Edwards

in More Work! Less Pay!': Rebellion and Repression in Italy, 1972-77

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078736
eISBN:
9781781702192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078736.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the events of the 1966–72 cycle of contention in Italy, particularly the so-called Hot Autumn of 1969. It discusses Sidney Tarrow's presentation of the events of the 1970s as a ... More


What do Irish voters want from and think of their politicians?

David M. Farrell, Michael Gallagher, and David Barrett

in The post-crisis Irish voter: Voting behaviour in the Irish 2016 general election

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526122643
eISBN:
9781526138989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122643.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter assesses how the record-breakings levels of electoral flux in 2016 may have impacted on attitudes towards representative politics in Ireland. First, it examines voter attitudes to the ... More


Introduction: Charting the Right

Edward Ashbee

in The Right and the recession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090820
eISBN:
9781781708873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090820.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Introduction outlines the five principal literatures that have considered the right in the UK and the US. It suggests that each of these literatures looks at the activity of the right at a ... More


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