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Killing Without Dying: the Absence of Suicide Missions

Stathis N. Kalyvas and Ignacio Sánchez-Cuenca

in Making Sense of Suicide Missions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199276998
eISBN:
9780191707735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276998.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter is divided into two parts. The first part examines why organizations may be unwilling to resort to suicide missions (SMs). It considers five possible reasons: cognitive accessibility, ... More


Global Social Choice Beyond Nation‐State Representation

Terry MacDonald

in Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter challenges the widespread idea that legitimate social choice in global politics can be achieved solely through representation by nation-states — either as a means of aggregating ... More


Global Social Choice Through Multi‐Stakeholder Representation

Terry MacDonald

in Global Stakeholder Democracy: Power and Representation Beyond Liberal States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199235001
eISBN:
9780191715822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235001.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that achieving legitimate social choice in global politics requires the establishment of a decision-making process involving deliberation among multi-stakeholder representatives, ... More


Introduction

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0000
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter lays out the rationale for the study of the relationship between Congress and the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. It proposes the concept of congressional ... More


Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Jennifer Bussell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book provides a theoretical and empirical examination of constituency service in developing countries. The predominant view of distributive politics in “patronage democracies” emphasizes the ... More


When Is Responsiveness Partisan Bias?

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 10 evaluates the conditions under which politicians will allocate benefits in a contingent, versus noncontingent, manner. It shows that citizens living in areas that offered strong support to ... More


Introduction: Representation, Distribution, and Constituency Service

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The introduction to the book presents an overview of the puzzle constituency service presents to our understanding of distributive politics in patronage democracies. It then offers an overview of the ... More


Palestinians, Diasporas, and US Foreign Policy

Mohammed A. Bamyeh

in Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479818761
eISBN:
9781479811786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818761.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the influence of the Jewish lobby on US foreign policy. Leaders of many diasporas view the Jewish lobby as a model for emulation because it seems to have mobilized a broad and ... More


Constituency Service in Comparative Perspective

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 11 considers the extent to which we should expect to observe similar dynamics of distributive politics in other parts of the world. It draws on a range of cross-national data to show that the ... More


Conclusion: Constrained Accountability in Patronage Democracies

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 12 addresses the broader implications of the book’s findings for our view of representative democracy in many parts of the world. It posits that the form of representation present in these ... More


The Provision of Constituency Service

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 draws on a field experimental audit of politicians with a near census of Indian state and national legislators to show that, on the whole, politicians do not take indicators of partisanship ... More


Clients or Constituents?: A Theory of Assistance in Patronage Democracies

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 offers a theoretical explanation for why we should expect to see constituency service in patronage democracies, despite existing expectations to the contrary. It discusses in greater detail ... More


Access to Services in a Patronage Democracy: The Case of India

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a discussion of service provision in India, to set the context for an analysis of distributive politics and, in particular, constituency service, in a patronage democracy. It ... More


Partisan Targeting and Local Distributive Politics

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 presents the first set of empirical analyses focused on politics at the local level. Drawing on close-range qualitative shadowing of local council presidents and surveys of both presidents ... More


Partisanship, the Personal Vote, and Constituency Service

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 8 tests observable implications of the book’s theory on constituency service’s supply, using the field experiment introduced in Chapter 3 to assess politicians’ motivations to respond to ... More


Which Politicians Respond?

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 9 expands on analyses of the field experiment to explore additional variation in the characteristics of politicians’ responsiveness. First, it investigates the degree to which politicians’ ... More


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