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Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Paul Webb, David Farrell, and Ian Holliday (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240562
eISBN:
9780191600296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240566.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is one in a series (Comparative Politics) for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary issues in comparative government and politics. It examines political ... More


Beyond the Catch‐All Party: Approaches to the Study of Parties and Party Organization in Contemporary Democracies

Steven B. Wolinetz

in Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246748
eISBN:
9780191599385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246742.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There are good reasons for re‐examining existing classifications of parties and seeing if others can be developed. However, reworking categories is a complex process, requiring further research and ... More


From Popular Dissatisfaction to Populism: Democracy, Constitutionalism, and Corruption

Yves Mény

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The lack of confidence of citizens in their democratic institutions is not new, although the current context differs in various ways: first, the unchallenged supremacy of the two victorious paradigms ... More


Social and Political Trust in Established Democracies

Kenneth Newton

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Deals with three main topics: the nature and origins of social trust and its importance in society; trends in social trust in Western societies (with some comparisons with less developed societies); ... More


Civic Virtue without Politics

Jason Brennan

in The Ethics of Voting

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154442
eISBN:
9781400842094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154442.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses a new theory of civic virtue and of paying debts to society, showing that citizens can exercise civic virtue and pay debts to society not only without voting but often without ... More


The governance of problems: Puzzling, powering and participation

Robert Hoppe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429629
eISBN:
9781447303848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429629.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Contemporary democracies need to develop a better governance of problems, as all too often policy is a sophisticated answer to the wrong problem. This book offers a new approach to public-policy ... More


The Gleam of Light Lost: Transcending the Tragic with Dewey after Emerson

Naoko Saito

in The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224623
eISBN:
9780823235728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224623.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the tragic sense in contemporary democracy and education. With contemporary American democracy, the sense of being and becoming, are dimmed and even ... More


A problem-processing perspective on governance

Robert Hoppe

in The governance of problems: Puzzling, powering and participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429629
eISBN:
9781447303848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429629.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter introduces the main themes of this book. It discusses the governance of problems, puzzling and powering, governance as a quest for political participation and institutional alignment, ... More


Political Parties and Democratic Linkage: How Parties Organize Democracy

Russell J. Dalton, David M. Farrell, and Ian McAllister

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199599356
eISBN:
9780191803550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199599356.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Is the party over? Parties are the central institutions of representative democracy, but critics increasingly claim that parties are failing to perform their democratic functions. This book assembles ... More


The Nixon Court and the Conservative Turn 1969–1980

in The Most Activist Supreme Court in History: The Road to Modern Judicial Conservatism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226428840
eISBN:
9780226428864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428864.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes the doctrinal influence of these political developments throughout the 1970s. The rights-protecting constitutional doctrines of the Warren Court were buffeted by the ... More


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