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Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Hermann Schmitt and Jacques Thomassen (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

How severe a problem is what many call the ‘democratic deficit’ of the EU? Despite a voluminous theoretical literature dealing with this question, there is hardly any systematic empirical ... More


Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Jacques Thomassen and Hermann Schmitt

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Offers brief definitions of political representation and legitimacy: the former is loosely defined as the concept of representative democracy, including both the institutions of responsible ... More


The Cognitive Basis of Voting

Wouter van der Brug and Cees van der Eijk

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the second of six on the question of political representation in the EU, and the second of four that put the five requirements of the Responsible Party Model (outlined in Ch. 6) to an ... More


Whom to Represent? Role Orientations of Legislators in Europe

Bernhard Wessels

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the fifth of six on the question of political representation in the EU. It analyses to what extent institutional differences between the member‐states of the EU are constraining the ... More


Myths of Origin: Europe and the Aryan Homeland Quest

Edwin Bryant

in The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Indigenous Aryan debate can only be understood in the context of the history of the greater Indo-European homeland quest in Europe. The purpose of this chapter is to outline the most prominent ... More


International And Cross-Cultural Studies: uniformities and variations

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter states that family psychoeducation (FPE) is increasingly being applied in multiple cultural contexts, rural and urban. Most FPE offer the basic content of education about mental illness ... More


Review Essay—Thomas Bruha et al., Eds., Welche Verfassung für Europa? [What Constitution for Europe?] †

Morag Goodwin

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0046
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter reviews the book Welche Verfassung für Europa? (What Constitution for Europe?). The book does not aim to provide a comprehensive examination of the European constitutional debate, nor ... More


Identity, Belonging and Migration

Gerard Delanty, Ruth Wodak, and Paul Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311185
eISBN:
9781786945310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311185.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

By investigating the narratives of everyday life, Identity, Belonging and Migration provides some understanding of the many socio-political, historical, discursive and socio-cognitive processes ... More


Conclusion

Boyka Stefanova

in The Europeanisation of Conflict Resolutions: Regional Integration and Conflicts from the 1950s to the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083396
eISBN:
9781781703175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083396.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the role of European integration in peace and conflict resolution. It presents an argument about the potential of the concept of Europeanisation ... More


Gershon David Hundert and Gershon C. Bacon, editors. The Jews in Poland and Russia: Bibliographical Essays. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 1984. Pp. 276.

Robert M. Seltzer

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0057
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies The Jews in Poland and Russia (1984), which was edited by Gershon David Hundert and Gershon C. Bacon. Hundert and Bacon have with great care and assiduousness produced a volume ... More


Belonging and European Identity

Bo Stråth

in Identity, Belonging and Migration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311185
eISBN:
9781786945310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311185.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter, the first in the ‘Theoretical Perspectives on Belonging’ section outlines a framework within which to understand the processes that have led to narratives of national and European ... More


Multiculturalization of Societies: The State and Human Rights Issues

Irène Bellier

in Identity, Belonging and Migration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311185
eISBN:
9781786945310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311185.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter seven, written by Irène Bellier, addresses the concept of human rights in the context of so-called ‘multicultural societies’, and uses the Roma as an illustrative case study.


Introduction

Eve Rosenhaft and Robbie Aitken

in Africa in Europe: Studies in Transnational Practice in the Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318474
eISBN:
9781781380437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318474.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Introduction explores the implications of mobility for the material and imaginative lives of Africans and people of African descent in Europe. It offers an account of the key terms ... More


‘Us’ and ‘Them’: Inclusion and Exclusion – Discrimination via Discourse

Ruth Wodak

in Identity, Belonging and Migration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311185
eISBN:
9781786945310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311185.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter three, written by Ruth Wodak, applies a critical analysis to right-wing political discourse in order to reveal some of the more general discursive techniques that construct and maintain ... More


Dilemmas of Secularism: Europe, Religion and the Problem of Pluralism

Gerard Delanty

in Identity, Belonging and Migration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311185
eISBN:
9781786945310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311185.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Gerald Delanty’s ‘Dilemmas of Secularism: Europe, Religion and the Problem of Pluralism’ argues that contemporary discussions of migration, exclusion, and belonging must be understood in the context ... More


What Space for Migrant Voices in European Anti-Racism?

Çağla E. Aykaç

in Identity, Belonging and Migration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311185
eISBN:
9781786945310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311185.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Çaǧla E. Aykaç’s ‘What Space for Migrant Voices in European Anti-Racism?’ investigates the development of a critical policy analysis of the European Union.


On Institutional and Agentic Discrimination: Migrants and National Labour Markets

Helena Flam

in Identity, Belonging and Migration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781846311185
eISBN:
9781786945310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311185.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

‘On Institutional and Agentic Discrimination: Migrants and National Labour Markets’, written by Helena Flam, focuses on the discriminatory processes operative in European labour markets.


The Evolution of Political Competition

Russell J. Dalton

in Political Realignment: Economics, Culture, and Electoral Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830986
eISBN:
9780191868924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830986.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter describes how societal changes over the past several decades have reshaped the social and political interests of democratic citizens. Publics and parties have traditionally focused on ... More


Organisational Reflections on the Impact of Working and Caring on Older Volunteering

Robert Lindley and Andrea Principi

in Active ageing: Voluntary work by older people in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307204
eISBN:
9781447303145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307204.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Much theorising and empirical research on volunteering focuses on the individual perspective. This chapter draws on European case studies in order to address the organisational perspective. ... More


The City as Subject: Seki Hajime and the Reinvention of Modern Osaka

Jeffrey Hanes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228498
eISBN:
9780520926837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228498.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In exploring the career of Seki Hajime (1873–1935), who served as mayor of Japan's second-largest city, Osaka, this book traces the roots of social progressivism in prewar Japan. Seki, trained as a ... More


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