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Executive and Cabinet

R. A. W. Rhodes, John Wanna, and Patrick Weller

in Comparing Westminster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199563494
eISBN:
9780191722721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563494.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

This chapter asks a deceptively simple question: How do we understand the relationship between the prime minister, cabinet, and the rest of the Westminster system? It explores the dilemmas posed by ... More


Comparing Westminster

R. A. W. Rhodes, John Wanna, and Patrick Weller

in Comparing Westminster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199563494
eISBN:
9780191722721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563494.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

This chapter examines critically the limits of existing approaches to the study of executive government in the literature on comparative politics. It identifies four main schools: the idealized ... More


The Identity of the House of Leofwine

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter uses a prosopographical approach to explore the course of English politics between 994 and 1066 from a new perspective. It reconstructs the careers of Ealdorman Leofwine and his ... More


Conclusion: Balancing tensions between communitarian and individual rights and the challenges they present for multicultural states

Willibald Sonnleitner and Todd A. Eisenstadt

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This last chapter underscores the complexity of struggles between communitarian politics and individual rights, and relations between minority groups and the state. It considers three cases tried ... More


The Imperial Court, the New Subadars and the Region

Muzahpar Alam

in The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the changing relationships between provincial governors and the Mughal court. In Awadh, new subadar was involved in court politics in an attempt to reinforce his ... More


From Prime-Ministerial Leadership to Court Politics

R. A. W. Rhodes 1

in Understanding Prime-Ministerial Performance: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666423
eISBN:
9780191751462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666423.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores two avenues not touched on elsewhere in the volume; the interpretive analysis of traditions, and the political anthropology of court politics. The first section argues for a ... More


Conclusions: The Fall of the House of Leofwine, 1066–1071

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes the events which led to the fall of the house of Leofwine. It also concludes the book's treatment of the power of earls by showing how Eadwine and Morcar were deprived of it ... More


Left Liberal Parliamentarians

Alastair P. Thompson

in Left Liberals, the State, and Popular Politics in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205432
eISBN:
9780191676635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205432.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores how left liberal deputies (and party politicians in general) actually functioned in Berlin. Attention has been brought by John Röhl, Isabel Hull, and others to court politics ... More


Rumour in court politics

David Coast

in News and rumour in Jacobean England: Information, court politics and diplomacy, 1618-25

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089480
eISBN:
9781781706435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089480.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter investigates rumours about promotion and demotions in late Jacobean court politics, and the role of mis- and dis-information in making and breaking court careers. Success depended not ... More


Integrating Aesthetic and Politics: The Mawlid Celebration in the Alhambra

Olga Bush

in Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416504
eISBN:
9781474444835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416504.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book closes with a study of the only extant Nasrid account of the Alhambra, Ibn al-Khaṭïb's text on the mawlid, the commemoration of the birth of the Prophet. The chapter begins with a ... More


On Court Politics

R. A. W. Rhodes

in Interpretive Political Science: Selected Essays, Volume II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786115
eISBN:
9780191827792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786115.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers contemporary history, arguing for convergence between the core executive and predominant prime minister theses on the idea of ‘court politics’. It draws on the genres of ... More


Rising Social and Political Tensions in an Epoch of Minimal Growth, 1050–1180

William Wayne Farris

in Japan to 1600: A Social and Economic History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833251
eISBN:
9780824870119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833251.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the rising social and political tensions amid minimal growth during the period 1050–1180. It begins with a discussion of the rise of a trifunctional elite consisting of the ... More


On Greedy Institutions

R. A. W. Rhodes

in Interpretive Political Science: Selected Essays, Volume II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786115
eISBN:
9780191827792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786115.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter is one of four case studies of an interpretive approach in action, this time informed by the genres of thought found in gender studies. It seeks to identify, map, and understand the ways ... More


The Politics of Presidential Term Limits in Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

Juan Muñoz-Portillo and Ilka Treminio

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter studies presidential term limits—understood as limits on presidential re-elections and term lengths—in four Central American electoral democracies: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, ... More


The Noble Cadet Corps and the “Germans,” 1730s

Igor Fedyukin

in The Enterprisers: The Politics of School in Early Modern Russia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190845001
eISBN:
9780190845032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845001.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the establishment of the Noble Land Cadet Corps in St. Petersburg (1731), the most important educational institution for the nobility in Russia in the eighteenth century, in the ... More


Disorder dissected (ii): the inversion of the social order

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter studies Shakespeare's treatment of the Cade rebellion in one of his Henry VI plays. The play presents Cade's rebellion as a straightforward consequence of Henry's non-rule and of the ... More


Interpretive Political Science: Selected Essays, Volume II

R. A. W. Rhodes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786115
eISBN:
9780191827792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786115.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This collection of essays is Volume II in a retrospective of previous publications. It looks forward and explores the ‘interpretive turn’ and its implications for the craft of political science, ... More


What Is New about ‘Network Governance’ and Why Does It Matter?

R. A. W. Rhodes

in Network Governance and the Differentiated Polity: Selected Essays, Volume I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786108
eISBN:
9780191827785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786108.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter replies to key criticisms about policy networks, the core executive, and governance. On networks, the chapter discusses the context of networks, and the ability of the theory to explain ... More


The Tomb That Is the Almendares River

Sherry Johnson

in Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834930
eISBN:
9781469602622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869345_johnson.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the hurricane of June 1791 and how it came at a critical juncture in Cuban history. Lingering over western Cuba for several days, the hurricane was the cause of a flood that ... More


Father San Vitores 1662–1672

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter chronicles the efforts of Father Diego Luis de San Vitores to Christianize the Chamorros. To him, Chamorros were free, untamed pagans—like innocent children—living in an unenlightened ... More


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