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None past the post: Britain at the polls, 2017

Nicholas Allen and John Bartle (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526133281
eISBN:
9781526138828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526133281.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book tells the story of the unexpected 2017 British general election and its equally unexpected outcome: the Conservatives’ loss of their parliamentary majority and Theresa May’s return at the ... More


The British tradition of minority government

Timothy Noël Peacock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526123268
eISBN:
9781526138903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123268.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conservative plans for a coalition government, a snap General Election, Prime Ministers considering whether to resign after an electoral or referendum defeat, and the contemplation of both Labour and ... More


Electoral Shocks: The Volatile Voter in a Turbulent World

Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Geoffrey Evans, Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Hermann Schmitt, and Cees van der Eijk

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198800583
eISBN:
9780191840074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800583.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book offers a novel perspective on British elections, focusing on the importance of increasing electoral volatility in British elections, and the role of electoral shocks in the context of ... More


Privacy, Data Protection and Security in the Context of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Services

Andelka M Phillips

in Buying your Self on the Internet: Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474422598
eISBN:
9781474476485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422598.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter provides a broad overview of privacy, data protection and security issues raised by DTC services. This includes discussion of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the UK’s ... More


Frances Barrett – A Politics to Come

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Curator is a performance by Frances Barrett in response to a question posed by Liquid Architecture, an arts organisation for artists working with sound, “What does a feminist methodology sound ... More


Why the Conservatives lost their majority – but still won

John Bartle

in None past the post: Britain at the polls, 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526133281
eISBN:
9781526138828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526133281.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter answers the key question of why the Conservatives lost their majority at the 2017 general election but remained in power under Theresa May. If first describes the election outcome before ... More


Introduction

Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Geoffrey Evans, Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Hermann Schmitt, and Cees van der Eijk

in Electoral Shocks: The Volatile Voter in a Turbulent World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198800583
eISBN:
9780191840074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800583.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

What has changed in British politics? Volatility. The British party system, and the electorate within it, have become more volatile over time, delivering substantial increases in fragmentation, in ... More


Volatility and Electoral Shocks

Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Geoffrey Evans, Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Hermann Schmitt, and Cees van der Eijk

in Electoral Shocks: The Volatile Voter in a Turbulent World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198800583
eISBN:
9780191840074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800583.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The General Elections of 2015 and 2017 marked a historically high level of volatility, both at the aggregate level and at the level of the individual voter. In this chapter we describe how this ... More


Rewriting political mythology in 2017

Timothy Noël Peacock

in The British tradition of minority government

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526123268
eISBN:
9781526138903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123268.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The rereading of Minority Governments in 1970s Britain, through declassified papers and a wide range of publicly available sources, provides an invaluable perspective on subsequent British political ... More


Washington’s Passive Torpedoing of Statehood

Amílcar Antonio Barreto

in The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico: Revisited

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401131
eISBN:
9781683401414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401131.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on recent developments in the language-status front. While the PPD has opted to leave the official languages issue alone, the PNP continuously pushed bilingual education as a ... More


“External Stakeholder Benevolence”: An Emerging Policy Paradigm in International Criminal Justice?—Critical Reflections on the Paris Declaration 2017 and the Oslo Recommendations 2018 on the Efficiency and Legitimacy of International Courts

Michael Bohlander

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The debate about concerns surrounding the efficiency and legitimacy of international (criminal) courts has been joined by a new voice, judicial declarations on how proceedings can be expedited and ... More


The Biggest Ears in the Sky: LIGO

John W. Moffat

in The Shadow of the Black Hole

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190650728
eISBN:
9780197517383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650728.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

At a press conference on February 11, 2016, David Reitz, LIGO Executive Director, announced, “We did it!” They detected gravitational waves for the first time. Both LIGO sites, in Washington state ... More


Introduction

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Cary Grant had good reason to dislike biographies. Many of his own biographers (including those writing before and after his death) insisted that he was defined by a “dark side’ that lay hidden ... More


Sovereignty and Dictatorship

Joel Colón-Ríos

in Constituent Power and the Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198785989
eISBN:
9780191827693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785989.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter develops a distinction between sovereignty and constituent power. It argues that when distinguished from constituent power, sovereignty appears not as a constitution-making force, but as ... More


Introduction: The Reformation and the Remembered Past

Thomas Albert Howard

in Remembering the Reformation: An Inquiry into the Meanings of Protestantism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754190
eISBN:
9780191815911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754190.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After calling attention to the momentous historical occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in 2017, the introduction sets forth the principal arguments of the book and offers ... More


Conclusion: 2017?

Thomas Albert Howard

in Remembering the Reformation: An Inquiry into the Meanings of Protestantism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754190
eISBN:
9780191815911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754190.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The conclusion seeks to express the relevance of this survey of past commemorations to the quincentennial jubilee in 2017. It also takes stock of some of the quincentennial commemorative efforts ... More


Conservation of Natural Habitats and Protected Species and Biodiversity

Ashley Bowes

in A Practical Approach to Planning Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198833253
eISBN:
9780191932342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198833253.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Another impact made on domestic planning law by the country’s membership of the European Community has arisen from the need to implement the terms of Council Directive 79/409/ EC on the ... More


Inventory Report on International Recommendations from Standard-Setting Organisations: Correspondent: Gert-Jan Boon

in Rescue of Business in Europe: A European Law Institute Instrument

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826521
eISBN:
9780191932274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826521.003.0042
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Various instruments referred to in this Report also include a set of definitions. Therefore, when reference is made to specific recommendations in this Report, these definitions still apply. In ... More


Actors and Procedural Design

Bob Wessels and Stephan Madaus

Bob Wessels and Stephan Madaus (eds)

in Rescue of Business in Europe: A European Law Institute Instrument

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826521
eISBN:
9780191932274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826521.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter covers the procedural foundation of restructuring processes and insolvency proceedings. It starts off with defining the roles of the key actors in such processes and proceedings (para ... More


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