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Europe: On the Search for its Legitimacy

Erik O. Eriksen

in The Unfinished Democratization of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572519
eISBN:
9780191722400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572519.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

This chapter addresses the legitimacy problems of the Union and how they can be alleviated. The EU, as every system of domination, is in need of justification, but this may take different forms and ... More


A Layered European Public Sphere

Erik O. Eriksen

in The Unfinished Democratization of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572519
eISBN:
9780191722400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572519.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

The development of post‐national democracy in Europe depends not merely on rights but also on the emergence of an overarching communicative space that functions as a public sphere. But is this ... More


“We, the Quarreling People” and the Unfinished Constitution: Contentions of Antislavery Activists, Shaysites, and Antifederalists in the Dynamics of Constitutional Creation

Elizabeth Beaumont

in The Civic Constitution: Civic Visions and Struggles in the Path toward Constitutional Democracy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199940066
eISBN:
9780199369782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199940066.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 3 reinterprets the eighteenth-century founding by focusing attention on the complex and dynamic interaction of elite and civic voices that shaped the drafting, ratification, and amendment of ... More


Governing with the European civil society

Beate Kohler-Koch

in De-Mystification of Participatory Democracy: EU-Governance and Civil Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674596
eISBN:
9780191756221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674596.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The second chapter gives an account of how and why the ideas of civil society participation and participatory democracy became prominent in the EU. In less than a decade, actors which previously were ... More


The Founding and Evolution of the Electoral College

Robert M. Alexander

in Representation and the Electoral College

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190939427
eISBN:
9780190939465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939427.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter examines the formulation and evolution of the Electoral College. Determining how the chief executive would be selected was among the most difficult tasks facing the Framers. They sought ... More


Civil Order through Conventional Rules in the British Context: The British Dominions and Northern Ireland

David A. Rezvani

in Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688494
eISBN:
9780191767739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688494.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 4 examines the events and constitutional features which led to the emergence of the British Dominions, which are among the world’s first partially independent territories (PITs) and set the ... More


From Secessionism to Mutual Agreement in the American Context: The Case of Puerto Rico

David A. Rezvani

in Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688494
eISBN:
9780191767739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688494.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 5 examines the origins, emergence, and constitutionally entrenched status of the US–Puerto Rico partially independent union. Puerto Rico is a paradigmatic example of a post-imperial state’s ... More


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