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Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The book proposes a unifying conception which shows that the differences between ‘majoritarian’, ‘consensus’ and other forms of representative democracy are superficial compared to what unites them. ... More


Tracking caseloads: the changing composition of working-age benefit receipt in Europe

Johan De Deken and Jochen Clasen

in Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Reliable cross-national information about the number of working-age persons in receipt of income transfers (caseloads) would be highly valuable for comparative welfare state research, as well as for ... More


Comparing Serious Violent Crime in the United States and England and Wales: Why It Matters, and How It Can Be Done

Zelia Gallo, Nicola Lacey, and David Soskice

in American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190203542
eISBN:
9780190203566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203542.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter shows how reasonably valid comparative data for violent crime in the United States and England and Wales can be derived. Comparative analysis of violent crime is hampered by a lack of ... More


Putting Japan into Comparative Perspective

Daniel M. Smith

in Dynasties and Democracy: The Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605053
eISBN:
9781503606401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605053.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter gives a descriptive overview of the empirical record using the book’s two original data sets. The first aim is to situate the case of Japan in a broader comparative context and highlight ... More


The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights: linking research, policy and practice

Ioannis N. Dimitrakopoulos

in Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The European Agency for Fundamental Rights occupies a unique and important position within the political and organisational structure of the European Union. This chapter provides a valuable ... More


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