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Political Parties and Elections

Ma Ngok

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter describes the development of political parties and the electoral system in Hong Kong, and analyzes the problems that have confronted their development. Political parties started to ... More


Psychological Legitimization—Views of the Israeli Occupation by Jews in Israel: Data and Implications

Neta Oren, Daniel Bar-Tal, Tamir Magal and Eran Halperin

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter explains how the psychological legitimization of the occupation emerged by presenting the various orientations regarding the status of the occupied territories and the perceptions of the ... More


Intradomestic Bargaining Over the Lands and the Future: Israel’s Policy Toward the 1967 Occupied Territories

Gideon Doron and Maoz Rosenthal

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter argues that the policy of settling a Jewish population in areas in the occupied territories derives from the ability of the radical right-wing parties to maneuver between the needs of ... More


The Comparative Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Marius R. Busemeyer and Christine Trampusch

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

From a historical-institutionalist and firm-centered perspective, decisions on the division of labor between firms, associations, and the state in providing and financing skills are the core factor ... More


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


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


Parties and party system change

Lise Storm

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/9781474415286.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines parties and party system change across the MENA countries since December 2010. The discussion begins with a brief overview of party systems in the region on the eve of the Arab ... More


Investigating Party Organization: Structures, Resources, and Representative Strategies

Susan E. Scarrow and Paul D. Webb

in Organizing Political Parties: Representation, Participation, and Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198758631
eISBN:
9780191818554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758631.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political parties in democratic countries use very different procedures to make their most important decisions, and they follow different approaches to mobilizing their supporters. What, if any, are ... More


Political parties and think tanks: policy analysis oriented toward office-seeking

Camilo Argibay, Rafaël Cos, and Anne-Cécile Douillet

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the role played by political parties and think tanks in the development of policy analysis in France. It shows how party-based policy analysis is interwoven with inter and ... 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


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


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


The Paradox of Party Funding: The Limited Impact of State Subsidies on Party Membership

Ingrid van Biezen and Petr Kopecký

in Organizing Political Parties: Representation, Participation, and Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198758631
eISBN:
9780191818554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758631.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the role of public funding in party organizational transformation. Focusing mainly on European democracies, and using the new systematic data obtained from the Political Party ... More


Independents in Irish party democracy

Liam Weeks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780719099601
eISBN:
9781526138774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099601.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

While in almost all competitive political systems parties are omnipotent at elections, in Ireland independents (non-party MPs) remain significant players. At the Irish general election in 2016, ... More


Follow The Money: Cash, Party and Electioneering in Britain

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Money and electoral politics: Local parties and funding at general elections

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306320
eISBN:
9781447311874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306320.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter looks at the general environment surrounding party finance in the UK. Political parties remain key institutions in British politics, channelling interests, developing and promulgating ... 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


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

Tomas Finn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085253
eISBN:
9781781704851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085253.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is concerned with political, intellectual and cultural developments in the context of assessments as to how Ireland was transformed during the 1950s and the 1960s. It analyses how Tuairim ... More


The Primacy of Politics? Political Discourse and Identity Formation

Ammon Cheskin

in Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

Chapter 7 offers an examination of political discourses and the composition of Latvian politics. It is argued that the realm of politics is largely responsible for artificially inflating ethnic ... More


Northern Ireland and the European Union: the political dynamics

Mary C. Murphy

in Northern Ireland and the European Union: The dynamics of a changing relationship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719079825
eISBN:
9781781707609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079825.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the different ways in which the EU has been associated with Northern Ireland politics in the broadest sense – i.e. how it has contributed to addressing the conflict and also its ... 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


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