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A Theory of Exit Options, Boundary Building, and Political Structuring

Stefano Bartolini

in Restructuring Europe: Centre Formation, System Building, and Political Structuring between the Nation State and the European Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286430
eISBN:
9780191603242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286434.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This first chapter sketches the elements of a theory of voice structuring under different conditions of territorial confinement of actors and resources. Using Hirschman and Rokkan’s work, the chapter ... More


Depoliticization

Matthew Flinders

in Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

This chapter examines the concept of depoliticization in detail. It seeks to show how it has played an increasingly important role since the election of New Labour in 1997, and how it raises ... More


Regional Integration and Transnational Politics: Popular Sector Strategies in the NAFTA Era

María Lorena Cook

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Explores a novel and unexpected by‐product of the process of negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement—a network of North American labour, environmental, human rights, and other citizens’ ... More


The Netherlands: Rules and Mores in Delegation and Accountability Relationships

Arco Timmermans and Rudy B. Andeweg

in Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198297840
eISBN:
9780191602016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829784X.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The interposition of political parties as key actors is the most striking deviation from the ideal-type delegation chain in the Netherlands. The electoral system does not produce a real relationship ... More


Conclusion

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book has explored confusing adolescent behavior from a Peer Arena lens. Recognizing such behavior as primarily the result of psychological interactions and comparison with peers provides an ... More


Concluding Summary and Some Global Observations

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter frames Haredi deviant and unconventional behavior within symbolic processes of social change and social stability. The most prominent media reported Haredi infraction is ... More


Policy reconsidered: Meanings, politics and practices

Susan M. Hodgson and Zoe Irving (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349132
eISBN:
9781447302995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349132.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The idea of policy is ripe for critical reappraisal. Whilst the context for policy making changes constantly, multiple questions endure, such as how policy is conceived and why; what is taken for ... More


Organizing Exits from the Joint-Decision Trap?: Cross-Sectoral (Non-) Coordination in the European Union

Miriam Hartlapp

in The EU's Decision Traps: Comparing Policies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596225
eISBN:
9780191729140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596225.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

How are decisions coordinated across sectors in the EU political system? Frequently, more cross-sectoral coordination is seen as increasing the number of veto players, thus increasing the likelihood ... More


Social Policy: Problem-Solving Gaps, Partial Exits, and Court-Decision Traps

Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen and Gerda Falkner

in The EU's Decision Traps: Comparing Policies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596225
eISBN:
9780191729140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596225.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

Notwithstanding some persistent, and likely irresolvable, problem-solving gaps, Social Europe has escaped the joint-decision trap on a regular basis. Most importantly, Treaty base games and arena ... More


Space: An Eastward Shift

Garth Fowden

in Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter contextualizes Islam's early history by proposing an eastward shift of emphasis. It revises the geographical framework; the Mediterranean world of the Greeks and Romans is replaced by ... More


Managerial practices in family-owned firms: Strategizing actors, their arenas, and their emotions

Ethel Brundin and Leif Melin

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes and discusses managerial practices and their implications for family-owned firms that are governed by the special family ownership logic. Applying a strategy as practice ... More


Arenas as Standardizes

Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes how an international organization set up as a forum for the discussion of public administration issues ended up being an active standardizer. Numerous organizations provide ... More


The Gist of It

Neil Fligstein and Doug McAdam

in A Theory of Fields

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199859948
eISBN:
9780199951178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859948.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explicate an integrated theory that explains how stability and change are achieved by social actors in circumscribed social arenas. In ... More


Second Transition: To the United States

István Hargittai

in The Martians of Science: Five Physicists Who Changed the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195178456
eISBN:
9780199787012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178456.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The approaching Nazi take-over in Germany forced upon the Martians a second emigration — they all ended up in the United States. In this transitional period, Szilard recognized the possibility of ... More


Changing Rules of Delegation: A Contest for Power in Comitology

Adrienne Héritier, Catherine Moury, Carina S. Bischoff, and Carl Fredrik Bergström

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199653621
eISBN:
9780191751349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653621.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

With each legislative issue, legislators have to decide whether to delegate decision-making to the executive and/or to expert bodies in order to flesh out the details of this legislation, or, ... More


Transnational Constitutional Norms: Functions, Arenas, Processes, Structures

Gunther Teubner

in Constitutional Fragments: Societal Constitutionalism and Globalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644674
eISBN:
9780191738814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644674.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

New constitutional subjects have emerged in the course of globalization: international organization, transnational regimes and networks. They are characterized by denationalization and fragmentation, ... More


Working Together

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes Peer Arena Lens (PAL) group therapy with adolescents. PAL group therapy is designed to assist troubled adolescents in working through their need for a defensive glitch and to ... More


Quem Não Crê, Brasileiro Não É: The Catholic Restoration and the Rise of Protestantism in Brazil

Erika Helgen

in Religious Conflict in Brazil: Protestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300243352
eISBN:
9780300252163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243352.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how Catholics and Protestants developed competing visions for Brazil's social and political future as each came to view the other as the primary obstacle to national progress. ... More


Chiefs vs. Raiders, Part II

Matthew C. Ehrlich

in Kansas City vs. Oakland: The Bitter Sports Rivalry That Defined an Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042652
eISBN:
9780252051500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042652.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter tells of the decline of the Kansas City Chiefs after they moved to Arrowhead Stadium in 1972. The Chiefs still could beat the Oakland Raiders at home, but coach Hank Stram was finally ... More


Wildcat Lodge

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0032
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Joe B. discusses the inception, construction, and obstacles of building his Wildcat Lodge. He also takes a brief tangent to explain the origins of a fan group called the Alley Cats, who helped ... More


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