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Professional Politicians: Towards a Comparative Perspective

Jens Borchert

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

If we are to compare professional politicians in different political systems, we need a conceptual tool that enables us to study functionally equivalent structures and patterns of behaviour in vastly ... More


Global Perspectives on Income Taxation Law

Reuven Avi-Yonah, Nicola Sartori, and Omri Marian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195321357
eISBN:
9780199893690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321357.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This book covers the standard topics regarding income tax, using a comparative perspective. The book considers the US approach as a benchmark and compares it with approaches used in other countries ... More


Forms of Criminal Responsibility

Elies van Sliedregt

in Individual Criminal Responsibility in International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199560363
eISBN:
9780191738623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560363.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses forms of criminal responsibility from a comparative and international perspective. They include direct and indirect perpetration, co-perpetration, instigation — including ... More


Chinese Capital Punishment in Comparative Perspective

David T. Johnson and Michelle Miao

in The Death Penalty In China: Policy, Practice, and Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170079
eISBN:
9780231540810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170079.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Based on a comparative perspective, this chapter contrasts China’s practice of the death penalty with capital punishment in the Chinese past, with the practice of other Chinese societies (i.e., Hong ... More


Introduction

Avi-Yonah Reuven, Nicola Sartori, and Omri Marian

in Global Perspectives on Income Taxation Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195321357
eISBN:
9780199893690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321357.003.2000
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to cover the standard topics in a basic income tax course from a comparative perspective. It then addresses the question of ... More


Reconstructing American Studies: Transnational Paradoxes, Comparative Perspectives

Paul Giles

in Transnationalism in Practice: Essays on American Studies, Literature and Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640492
eISBN:
9780748652129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640492.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the reconstruction of American studies in the context of transnational paradoxes and comparative perspectives. It mentions the views of several influential critics that while ... More


Participation or non-participation? Getting beyond dichotomies by applying an ideology-critical, a comparative and a biographical perspective

Andreas Walther

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

A common thread connecting the contributions gathered in the volume relates to the observation that public as well as scientific discourses tend to measure young people's political and social ... More


Negotiating Islam in the Era of Democracy: Senegal in Comparative Regional Perspective

Leonardo A. Villalón

in Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162630
eISBN:
9780231530897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162630.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This concluding chapter looks into Senegal's role in relation to the future of democracy in the Muslim world. It seeks to place Senegal's supposed “exceptionalism” in a comparative regional ... More


The Governance of Religious Diversity in the Public Space: Indonesia in Comparative Perspective

Alfred Stepan

in The Problem of Religious Diversity: European Challenges, Asian Approaches

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474419086
eISBN:
9781474435291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419086.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter investigates whether there should be more or less secularism in Indonesia and particularly, since religions can be neither wholly privatised nor allowed to dominate political life, what ... More


Epilogue: Jews and the American Religious Landscape

Uzi Rebhun

in Jews and the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178266
eISBN:
9780231541497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178266.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Epilogue synthesizes the entire analyses. It discusses the meanings of the observations in terms of the Jews’ vitality and particularity. En passant, it also glances at the American religious scene ... More


Policy analysis in the German-speaking countries: common traditions, different cultures, in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Nils C. Bandelow, Fritz Sager, and Peter Biegelbauer

in Policy analysis in Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter takes a comparative perspective of policy analysis in the German-speaking countries Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Policy analysis there does not only share common scientific and ... More


Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Johnny J. R. Fontaine, Klaus R. Scherer, and Cristina Soriano (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The present book reports an extensive cross-cultural and cross-linguistic study on the meaning of emotion words adopting a novel methodological approach. Based on the Component Process Model a new ... More


International trends in freedom of information

Nat O’Connor

in Ireland and the Freedom of Information Act: FOI@15

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097188
eISBN:
9781526104281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097188.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter places our understanding of freedom of information in an international context, by examining the evolution of governmental attitudes towards the relationship between public access to ... More


Individualised activation services in the EU

Rik van Berkel

in Making it personal: Individualising activation services in the EU

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347978
eISBN:
9781447302735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347978.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the case studies presented in this book from a comparative perspective. It reviews the general analytical framework that has been developed, which stresses the importance of ... More


Popular Contention, Regime, and Transition: Arab Revolts in Comparative Global Perspective

Eitan Y. Alimi, Avraham Sela, and Mario Sznajder (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203573
eISBN:
9780190203597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203573.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book puts the recent Arab revolts in comparative global perspective, as a means to a larger end: to flesh out similarities and to draw parallels between democratic and authoritarian-like ... More


The Past, the Present, and the Future of Future-Oriented Mental Time Travel: Editors’ Introduction

Kourken Michaelian, Stanley B. Klein, and Karl K. Szpunar

in Seeing the Future: Theoretical Perspectives on Future-Oriented Mental Time Travel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190241537
eISBN:
9780190241551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241537.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This introductory chapter reviews research on future-oriented mental time travel to date, provides an overview of the chapters of the book, and enumerates some possible research directions suggested ... More


Income and Consumption of Rural and Urban Residents in the Tibetan Autonomous Region

Rong MA

in Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622092020
eISBN:
9789882207288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The most significant indicators of economic development and success include income and consumption. In studying these two indicators, it is important to study them together as income levels determine ... More


The Indian University in a Comparative Perspective

N.R. Madhava Menon

in The Future of Indian Universities: Comparative and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199480654
eISBN:
9780199090945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480654.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The purpose of looking at Indian universities in a comparative perspective is obviously to locate it among higher education institutions across the world and to identify its strengths and weaknesses ... More


Traditions and Transformations: The Rise of German Constitutionalism

Michaela Hailbronner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198735427
eISBN:
9780191799587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735427.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

German constitutionalism has gained a central place in the global comparative debate, but what underpins it remains imperfectly understood. Its distinctive conception of the rule of law and the ... More


From Public Good to Market-Place: From Provider State to Regulatory State

David Palfreyman and Ted Tapper

in Reshaping the University: The Rise of the Regulated Market in Higher Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199659821
eISBN:
9780191781551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659821.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter presents to the reader three interrelated themes. Firstly, it provides a synopsis of our understanding of the concept of the state-regulated market along with an overview of what model ... More


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