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Party funding: ambitious architecture, flawed rules

David Hine and Gillian Peele

in The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines party-funding. The radical reform inherent in the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 quickly proved inadequate to the challenges of regulating an area so ... More


Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Inmaculada Szmolka (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The aim of the book is to closely study regime responses and the principal transformations that have occurred in the MENA countries and in the region overall as a result of the Arab Spring, with the ... More


Political participation

Michael Lister

in Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633418
eISBN:
9780748671977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633418.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A range of contemporary European societies have witnessed a decline in formal political participation. In many countries, turnout at elections, and membership of political parties and trade unions is ... More


Parties and Public Policy: Programmatic Formulation and Political Processing of Constitutional Amendments

Paulo Fábio Dantas Neto

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyses the activities of Brazil's main political parties since the early 1990s in a study of constitutional amendments submitted during the period. It draws attention to the fact that, ... More


Social Movements, Political Parties and Statehood1: Jharkhand and Uttarakhand

Louise Tillin

in Remapping India: New States and Their Political Origins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199336036
eISBN:
9780199388172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336036.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Of the three regions that attained statehood in 2000, Jharkhand had the longest running movement for statehood. Multiple parties, outfits and actors had campaigned for a separate tribal state, ... More


Introduction

Inmaculada Szmolka

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The introductory chapter explains the four sections of the book. The first section deals with the theoretical and methodological analysis of changes that have occurred since 2011 as a result of the ... More


Policy analysis in Brazil

Jeni Vaitsman, Jose M. Ribeiro, and Lenaura Lobato (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Policy analysis in Brazil is part of the International Library of Policy Analysis and is the first book to paint a comprehensive panorama of policy analysis activities in Brazil. Highlighting the ... More


Tuairim and the Intellectual Climate in Ireland

in Tuairim, intellectual debate and policy formulation: Rethinking Ireland, 1954–75

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085253
eISBN:
9781781704851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085253.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the intellectual climate in Ireland and in the wider western world during the post-war period. It argues that Tuairim's independence of the Catholic Church and of the political ... More


The Gingrich Senators: The Roots of Partisan Warfare in Congress

Sean M. Theriault

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199307456
eISBN:
9780199344901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199307456.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Senate of the mid-twentieth century, which was venerated by journalists, historians, and senators alike, is today a distant memory. Electioneering on the Senate floor, playing games with the ... More


Repositioning Armenians in Newly Post-Colonial Nation-states: Lebanon and Syria, 1945–1946

Tsolin Nalbantian

in Armenians Beyond Diaspora: Making Lebanon their Own

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474458566
eISBN:
9781474480703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458566.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 1 investigates Lebanese Armenians’ triangulations and balancing acts vis-à-vis the Lebanese state, its wider Arab environment, and the Armenian Socialist Soviet Republic (ASSR) around the ... More


State Politics and NREGA II: Madhya Pradesh

Rob Jenkins and James Manor

in Politics and the Right to Work: India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190608309
eISBN:
9780190686505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608309.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter analyses the implementation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (NREGA) in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The chapter reports on both quantitative (survey-based) and ... More


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