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Iceland

Gunnar Helgi Kristinsson

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The office of Icelandic president was created in 1944 to take over the functions of the Danish monarch, which were largely ceremonial at that time, and is non‐party political. Although the president ... More


In Defence of Councillors

Colin Copus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The book explores the changing nature of the roles powers, tasks, functions, expectations and challenges of the office of councillor and those that are elected to that office. Based on detailed and ... More


Reconstructing Conservatism?: The Conservative party in opposition, 1997-2010

Richard Hayton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083167
eISBN:
9781781706107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083167.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Why did it take the Conservative Party so long to recover power? After a landslide defeat in 1997, why was it so slow to adapt, reposition itself and rebuild its support? How did the party leadership ... More


New directions and new purposes

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/9780719088322.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter provides a re-thinking of the role of the councillor. It does this in order to strengthen the office as a representative, local governor and decision-maker and to enhance the governing ... More


Centrism, Political Leadership, and the Future of Indian Politics

John Echeverri-Gent and Kamal Sadiq

in Interpreting Politics: Situated Knowledge, India, and the Rudolph Legacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190125011
eISBN:
9780190991296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125011.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

Echeverri-Gent and Sadiq investigate the implications of the Rudolphs’ scholarship for the challenges of contemporary Indian politics. They contend that two of the Rudolphs’ most seminal, but ... More


Conclusion: councillors, hope for the future?

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/9780719088322.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter reviews the findings and discussion of the book and summarises the multifaceted roles of the councillor and the expectations on their office. It also summarises the debate in the book ... More


Introduction

Cedric J. Robinson and Erica R. Edwards

in The Terms of Order: Political Science and the Myth of Leadership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628219
eISBN:
9781469628226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628219.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In this chapter, Robinson discusses the historical foundations for the political and the antipolitical, and the subsequent rise to prominence of the political over the antipolitical in particularly ... More


The politics of the unities: tragedy and the Risorgimento in Byron and Manzoni

Arnold Anthony Schmidt

in Byron and Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter takes an original approach to Byron’s much-discussed engagement with the early Risorgimento by focusing not on biographical aspects, but rather on formal issues. It centres on The Two ... More


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