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Foot Voting, Federalism, and Political Freedom

Ilya Somin

in Federalism and Subsidiarity: NOMOS LV

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479868858
eISBN:
9781479821303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868858.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines foot voting as a tool for enhancing political freedom and its implications for federalism. It begins with a discussion of some of the limitations of ballot box voting compared ... More


Introduction Politics as Unusual

Elaine Hadley

in Living Liberalism: Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311883
eISBN:
9780226311906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311906.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter presents an introduction to political liberalism in mid-Victorian Britain between the mid-1850s and the early 1880s. It describes Victorian society that mid-century political liberalism ... More


The Rota Club

Rachel Hammersley

in James Harrington: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198809852
eISBN:
9780191847172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809852.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 14 offers a novel and comprehensive account of the Rota Club, established by Harrington in the autumn of 1659. As well as seizing the opportunity for political speculation, the Rota Club took ... More


Blaming Europe?: Responsibility Without Accountability in the European Union

Sara B. Hobolt and James Tilley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199665686
eISBN:
9780191756115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665686.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

A key component of democratic accountability is that citizens understand ’who is to blame’. Nonetheless, little is known about how citizens attribute responsibility in the European Union, or how ... More


Values and public expressions of concern

Tom Crompton

in Beyond behaviour change: "Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317555
eISBN:
9781447317579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317555.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

There is a growing evidence for the importance of values in motivating people to express social or environmental concern – whether at the supermarket check-out, the ballot box, or on the streets. ... More


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