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Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States

Erik Jones

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199208333
eISBN:
9780191708985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208333.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The small advanced industrial states of Western Europe have been regarded as a model for political and economic success because they are both stable and prosperous. The formula for that success ... More


‘Democracy’ in Northern Ireland: Experiments in Self-rule from the Protestant Ascendancy to the Good Friday Agreement

John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary

in The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266579
eISBN:
9780191601446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266573.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Pierre van den Berghe has argued that democracy in divided societies can take five different forms: Herrenvolk democracy, ethnic democracy, liberal democracy, multicultural democracy, and ... More


Electoral Markets and Stable States

Peter Mair

in Party System Change: Approaches and Interpretations

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295495
eISBN:
9780191599804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295499.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the first of three chapters on political party systems and structures of competition, and looks at electoral markets in Europe. It begins by clarifying the term ‘electoral markets’ in the ... More


Introduction

Erik Jones

in Economic Adjustment and Political Transformation in Small States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199208333
eISBN:
9780191708985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208333.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter introduces the empirical puzzle that started this book's research. During the 1960s and 1970s, Belgium and the Netherlands experienced two parallel shocks: one was the breakdown of their ... More


The Colour Purple: The End of Predictable Politics in the Low Countries

Kris Deschouwer

in Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240562
eISBN:
9780191600296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240566.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Belgium and the Netherlands are often taken and presented together as the ‘Low Countries’, and there are good reasons for treating the two countries as part of a single category, since both are ... More


Locating the Discussion

Ian O'flynn

in Deliberative Democracy and Divided Societies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621446
eISBN:
9780748672004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621446.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores how normative and empirical theories might be successfully combined in order to make informed political decisions in divided societies. First it considers the theory of ... More


Leadership Selection in Non-Westminster Democracies 1

William Cross and André Blais

in Politics at the Centre: The Selection and Removal of Party Leaders in the Anglo Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199596720
eISBN:
9780191740688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596720.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers whether the findings thus far have applicability outside the Westminster cases. Specifically, this chapter reviews the available evidence on who selects party leaders in two ... More


Consensus, Consensual Federalism, and Juristic Democracy: A Governance System for Earth Systems

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

in Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Both Westphalian nation-state sovereignty and majoritarian democracy are conceptual models and languages of discourse whose uncritical acceptance constrains the way the world is understood, blinding ... More


The Separation of Powers in a Fragmented State: The Case of Lebanon

Cordelia Koch

in Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries: Between Upheaval and Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199759880
eISBN:
9780190259921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759880.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the Lebanese Constitution in the light of consociational democracy. It begins with an overview on the political system to highlight the formal consensus requirements based on ... More


Conclusion: Benchmarks from the British–Irish Process

John Coakley and Jennifer Todd

in Negotiating a Settlement in Northern Ireland, 1969-2019

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198841388
eISBN:
9780191876868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841388.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, International Relations and Politics

Analysis of the process by which a stable peace was secured in Northern Ireland after decades of low-level war and civil unrest suggests a number of features that account for this development. First, ... More


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