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Democratic Rural Development: Leadership Accountability in Regional Peasant Organizations 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyzes the social foundations of democracy by focusing on the internal dynamics of building scaled-up, democratic counterweights under authoritarian rule. It takes up the challenge ... More


The Shorter Writings

Xenophon

Gregory A. McBrayer (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501718496
eISBN:
9781501718519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501718496.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume contains new, literal translations of Xenophon’s eight shorter writings along with interpretive essays on each work: Hiero, or The Skilled Tyrant; Agesilaus; Regime of the Lacedaemonians; ... More


Regime of the Lacedaemonians

in The Shorter Writings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501718496
eISBN:
9781501718519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501718496.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Translation of and Interpretive Essay on Xenophon’s Regime of the Lacedaemonians, the only extant full treatise written by an ancient author that provides an account of the Spartan politeia (“regime” ... More


Slaves or Peasants

Jean Casimir

in The Haitians: A Decolonial History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660486
eISBN:
9781469660509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660486.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the legal and social difference between the status of peasant, slave, and cultivator in the colony and Republic of Haiti. When property owners tried to replace the word slave, ... More


How to Build a Trade Union Oligarchy: Guidance from the United States and Australia, 1886–1970

Scott Stephenson

in Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.003.0012
Subject:
History, Economic History

Trade unions are ostensibly democratic organizations, but they often fail to operate as democracies in practice. Most studies of Western trade union democracy have acknowledged that oligarchy is the ... More


Oligarchy and Opposition, 1714–50

Hannah Smith

in Armies and Political Change in Britain, 1660-1750

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198851998
eISBN:
9780191886614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851998.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

The interactions between the Crown, its ministers, the army, and parliament during the years of the Whig Oligarchy are the focus of this chapter. Parliament remained concerned about standing armies ... More


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