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The Liberal State and Civil Service Reform

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Citizenship rights are rights that have been won: they are always the outcome of a historical process in which persons, groups, and nations strive to acquire and assert them. The liberal state is the ... More


The Bourgeoisie: Creators of Democracy?

Graeme Gill

in Bourgeoisie, State and Democracy: Russia, Britain, France, Germany, and the USA

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544684
eISBN:
9780191719912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544684.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter explores the notion of the bourgeoisie and the role that has been attributed to it in political change, in particular democratization. It canvasses the variety of views about its role in ... More


The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Latha Varadarajan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As even a cursory look at global politics today reveals, a large number of countries, including China, Mexico, Russia, India, Hungary, the Philippines, and Haiti, are actively involved in ... More


Reimagined Nations and Restructured States: Explaining the Domestic Abroad

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins with an analysis of the dominant disciplinary understandings of trasnationalism and identity, exposing the limitations of their reductive framing, specifically within the liberal ... More


The Making and Unmaking of Hegemony: Indian Capitalism from Swadeshi to Swraj

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 goes beyond the first approximation at resolving the puzzle of why the Indian state turned away from the Indian diaspora immediately after independence, by providing a more focused analysis ... More


Landownership in Eastern Germany Before the Great War: A Quantitative Analysis

Scott M. Eddie

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198201663
eISBN:
9780191718434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201663.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The big landlords of eastern Germany have loomed large in Germany's history, but the absence of official statistics on land ownership has left their position and identity confined mostly to folklore, ... More


The Dimensions of Social Conflict at the End of World War I

Charles S. Maier

in Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691169798
eISBN:
9781400873708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169798.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines social conflict at the end of World War I in three dimensions: in terms of class, elite, and interest groups. Conservatives throughout Europe were preoccupied with class ... More


Family

Marion A. Kaplan

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows that the family became an object of fascination and idealization in the “bourgeois century.” Like other 19th-century members of the bourgeoisie, Jews made family a central value ... More


Bourgeois and Proletarians

G. A. Cohen

Jonathan Wolff (ed.)

in Lectures on the History of Moral and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149004
eISBN:
9781400848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149004.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the question of the nature of the alienation of the bourgeoisie under capitalism. In particular, it considers the distinction made by Karl Marx in The Holy Family between the ... More


Entrepreneurial Culture and the Culture of Entrepreneurs

F. M. L. THOMPSON

in Gentrification and the Enterprise Culture: Britain 1780-1980

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243303
eISBN:
9780191714047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243303.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After examining different senses in which the concepts of the enterprise culture and the industrial spirit have been employed it is argued that the version that portrays the single-minded pursuit of ... More


Old Soldiers

Eric Dorn Brose

in The Kaiser's Army: Technological, Tactical, and Operational Dilemmas in Germany During the Machine Age 1870-1918

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195143355
eISBN:
9780199872015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143355.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the technophobia that afflicted cavalry and infantry commanders of the early 1880s. The cavalry remained a social bastion and a political symbol of the nobility in an ... More


A Stunted Civil Society

Graeme Gill and Roger D. Markwick

in Russia's Stillborn Democracy?: From Gorbachev to Yeltsin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240418
eISBN:
9780191599347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240418.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The course of Russian politics was structured by the political elites acting with little restraint by civil society forces. This was, in part, because of the weakness of those forces. The bourgeoisie ... More


Bankers

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

More than any other group, the bankers were accused of being the ultimate repository of power, the decisive oligarchy. ‘The bankers’ ‘are at the heart of the state. The bourgeoisie has replaced the ... More


Roots of the Profession

DEREK MATTHEWS, MALCOLM ANDERSON, and JOHN RICHARD EDWARDS

in The Priesthood of Industry: The Rise of the Professional Accountant in British Management

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289609
eISBN:
9780191684753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289609.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

The chapter focuses on the important developments of the accounting profession in England. It started with the origin of accounting, which can be seen in the works of the Greeks and Romans, and the ... More


Why no ‘Historic Compromise’?

Michael Shalev

in Labour and the Political Economy in Israel

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198285137
eISBN:
9780191684494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198285137.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the reasons why a corporatist class failed to emerge in Israel. This is attributed to institutional disabilities and lack of incentives. The most important disincentive was the ... More


Explaining Nationalism

Erica Benner

in Really Existing Nationalisms: A Post-Communist View from Marx and Engels

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279594
eISBN:
9780191598791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279590.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter questions the view that Marx and Engels dealt with national issues in an inconsistent or untheoretical way. Once we abandon the notion that any true ‘Marxian’ account must be framed in ... More


Conclusion: The Emergence of a Bifurcated Ottoman Bourgeoisie

Fatma Müge Göçek

in Rise of the Bourgeoisie, Demise of Empire: Ottoman Westernization and Social Change

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099256
eISBN:
9780199854547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099256.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The demise of the Ottoman empire was due to internal and external factors and the emergence of a bifurcated bourgeoisie. The empire had changed to office-households that developed their own power ... More


Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Marc Mulholland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

In 1842, the German poet, Henrich Heine, wrote that the bourgeoisie, ‘obsessed by a nightmare apprehension of disaster’ and ‘an instinctive dread of communism’, were driven against their better ... More


Introduction

Maiken Umbach

in German Cities and Bourgeois Modernism, 1890-1924

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557394
eISBN:
9780191721564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557394.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

The introduction offers a survey of the milieu of German bourgeois modernists, and the changing historiographical assessments of their political importance. As part of the critique of classical ... More


The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

David Blackbourn and Geoff Eley

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book investigates the role of bourgeoisie society and the political developments of the nineteenth century in the peculiarities of German history. Most historians attribute German exceptionalism ... More


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