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Conclusions and Reflections

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone

in The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296386
eISBN:
9780191599125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829638X.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter considers what can be learnt from the EMU negotiations and why an EMU agreement was possible. It looks at the nature and patterns of coalition building. It also examines the EMU ... More


Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Carola Frege and John Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270149
eISBN:
9780191710353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

As unions face an ongoing crisis all over the industrialized world, they have often been portrayed as outmoded remnants of an old economic structure. This book argues that despite structural shifts ... More


John Major: Between the Party and the IGC

Kenneth Dyson and Kevin Featherstone

in The Road To Maastricht: Negotiating Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296386
eISBN:
9780191599125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829638X.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

With the failure to delay or block the EMU initiative, Major was left to bridge the unbridgeable, caught between a divided party and European credibility. Party divisions prevented any radical shift ... More


Exploit a Parliamentary Majority

Tito Boeri, Micael Castanheira, Riccardo Faini, Vincenzo Galasso, Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Carcillo Stéphane, Jonathan Haskel, Giuseppe Nicoletti, Enrico Perotti, Carlo Scarpa, Lidia Tsyganok, and Christian Wey

in Structural Reforms Without Prejudices

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199203628
eISBN:
9780191708169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203628.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter concentrates on the reform opportunities that emerge when a government exploits its parliamentary majority. For example the privatizations and pension reforms carried out in the UK by ... More


Constructing Multilateral Military Coalitions

Marina E. Henke

in Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739699
eISBN:
9781501739705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739699.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines how countries build multilateral military coalitions. Diplomatic networks provide critical underpinnings for multilateral coalition-building efforts. States that are most ... More


India: Two‐Party Contests within a Multiparty System

Anthony Heath, Siana Glouharova, and Oliver Heath

in The Politics of Electoral Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199257560
eISBN:
9780191603280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257566.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

India is the world’s biggest, and in many respects, most remarkable democracy. Despite vast social and linguistic diversity, its political system has been surprisingly stable and effective. India has ... More


Dynamic and Structured Interdependence

W. Mark Fruin

in The Japanese Enterprise System: Competitive Strategies and Cooperative Structures

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288985
eISBN:
9780191596285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288980.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In this concluding chapter, the historical underpinnings of the Japanese enterprise system are reviewed and the dynamic nature of the structural and strategic adjustments between factory, firm, and ... More


The Means Behind the Methods: Governing Strategies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sara Hughes

in Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740411
eISBN:
9781501740428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740411.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter assesses how New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto have used the three governing strategies—institution building, coalition building, and capacity building—to support their efforts to ... More


The Congressional Graveyard for Health Care Reform

Mark A. Peterson

in Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.003.0036
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that Congress may be called the graveyard of major health reforms. It begins by examining the institutional setting of U.S. governance in which Congress is embedded and highlights ... More


Power, Diplomacy, and Diplomatic Networks

Marina E. Henke

in Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739699
eISBN:
9781501739705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739699.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This concluding chapter discusses that most multilateral military coalitions—including those operating under the umbrella of an international organization—are purposefully constructed by states that ... More


The Puzzle of Organizing Collective Action

Marina E. Henke

in Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739699
eISBN:
9781501739705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739699.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the importance of studying the process of coalition building. The puzzle of collective mobilization lies at the root of all politics. Studying the construction of ... More


Boundaries and Spaces

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses violence against women in the context of broader pro-Beijing and pro-democracy movements. In Hong Kong, the significance of the political transition is apparent in the ... More


Activist mobilising, state sponsorship and venue shopping capabilities

Anna Boucher

in Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 8 considers the internal dynamics of diversity seeking organisations and the implications for their engagement in skilled immigration policy processes. Undertaking an audit of all major ... More


Reconstructing Lowth's Social Network

Ingrid Tieken‐Boon van Ostade

in The Bishop's Grammar: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579273
eISBN:
9780191595219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

Lowth's social networks at different periods in his life using his collected correspondence as a basis but also other documents, like his lists of presentation copies for Isaiah (1778). An important ... More


Evaluating Urban Governance: A Three-Part Framework

Sara Hughes

in Repowering Cities: Governing Climate Change Mitigation in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740411
eISBN:
9781501740428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740411.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter develops a framework for understanding and evaluating the tools available to, and deployed by, city governments for governing, foregrounding the “how” of urban climate change mitigation. ... More


Chaining Communists: The Korean War (1950–1953)

Marina E. Henke

in Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739699
eISBN:
9781501739705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739699.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on the Korean War, which constituted the first instance of multilateral military coalition building in the post-World War II era. The U.S. government served as the pivotal state ... More


Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Black‐White Binary

Linda Martín Alcoff

in Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195137347
eISBN:
9780199785773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137345.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that even if we try to build coalition around what might seem to be our most obvious common concern — reducing racism — the black-white paradigm that dominates racial discourse in ... More


Trade and Environment Regimes in Operation: The North American Auto Industry

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

The new NAFTA regime offers several instruments for capacity building, convergence, coalition building, and regulatory communication. These constitute improved mechanisms for dealing with ... More


Minority Relations: Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation

Greg Robinson and Robert S. Chang (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496810458
eISBN:
9781496810496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810458.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The question of how relations between marginalized groups are impacted by their common and sometimes competing search for equal rights has become acutely important. Demographic projections make it ... More


Saving Darfur: Unamid (2007–)

Marina E. Henke

in Constructing Allied Cooperation: Diplomacy, Payments, and Power in Multilateral Military Coalitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739699
eISBN:
9781501739705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739699.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter assesses how the United Nations, in cooperation with the African Union, formed one of the largest and most expensive peacekeeping operations ever deployed to stop the bloodshed in ... More


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