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State Institutions

Axel Hadenius

in Institutions and Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246663
eISBN:
9780191599392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246661.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Spells out, from a Weberian perspective, the basic features of the state, and provides a historical review of the development of different forms of state. Various methods of governance at the ... More


Household Registration, Property Rights, and Social Obligations in Imperial China: Principles and Practices

Richard Von Glahn

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Civil registration for the purposes of social control and the mobilization of labour has been a cornerstone of the Chinese imperial state since ancient times. This chapter traces the origins and ... More


Introduction

Ngũgĩ Wa Thiongʼo

in Penpoints, Gunpoints, and Dreams: Towards a Critical Theory of the Arts and the State in Africa

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183907
eISBN:
9780191674136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183907.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book explores the situation in Africa concerning the wider issues of relationship between the art of the state and the state of art, and between rulers and writers, or more generally, the ... More


Constitutional Courts

Armen Mazmanyan

in Election Watchdogs: Transparency, Accountability and Integrity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190677800
eISBN:
9780190677831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190677800.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter considers the role of the courts, which is expected to be critical for electoral integrity through upholding voting rights; examining legal appeals, petitions, and complaints in specific ... More


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