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Why seek to serve?

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter examines the complex set of reasons, stimuli and motivations that lead individuals to place themselves before the voters to become elected councillors. It examines the political ... More


Under What Conditions Do National Authorities Implement the European Court of Human Rights' Rulings? Religious and Ethnic Minorities in Greece

Dia Anagnostou and Evangelia Psychogiopoulou

in The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing Strasbourg's Judgments on Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670574
eISBN:
9780748689101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670574.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Focusing on Greece, this chapter compares the effective implementation of the ECtHR's judgments originating in petitions by members of non-Orthodox communities (mainly Jehovah's Witnesses) with the ... More


Secularism, Pluralism and Liberalism in Indonesian Muslim Contexts

Carool Kersten

in Islam in Indonesia: The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247775
eISBN:
9780190638528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247775.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter sketches the contours of the political and intellectual contexts in which contemporary Islamic thinking in Post-Suharto Indonesia has evolved. It discusses the final years of Suharto’s ... More


The Moderate Islamist Parties

Djallil Lounnas

in Algeria Modern: From Opacity to Complexity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491536
eISBN:
9780190638542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491536.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that moderate Islamist political parties in Algeria have carved out significant room in parliamentary politics under president Abdelaziz Bouteflika. By adopting a strategy of ... More


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