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Theory

Matthew Flinders

in Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

This chapter sets out the theoretical framework used in this book. This consists of three complementary theoretical approaches — the Westminster Model, Historical Institutionalism, and ... More


Legacies of the Past and Currents of Change: Conundrums over Migration and Asylum

Georg Menz

in The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter submits the historical institutionalist argument that though past legacies of migration regulation leave an important imprint on national approaches, a critical juncture has now been ... More


Mobilizing the Professions: Lawyers, Politics, and the Collective Legal Conscience *

Kieran McEvoy and Rachel Rebouche

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter is concerned with the ways lawyers either do or do not make their voices heard in processes of political, social, and legal transformation. It examines several key moments in legal and ... More


Between path dependence and gradual change: Historical institutionalism and the study of federal dynamics

Jörg Broschek

in Federal Dynamics: Continuity, Change, and the Varieties of Federalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652990
eISBN:
9780191747915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652990.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter develops a conceptual framework for analyzing federal dynamics inspired by different strands of historical institutionalism. Putting particular emphasis on timing and sequencing, a ... More


International Officials and the Rise of ISDS: A Historical Institutionalist Account

Taylor St John

in The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration: Politics, Law, and Unintended Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198789918
eISBN:
9780191831553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789918.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter builds a new explanation for the rise of ISDS, drawing on the theoretical tradition of historical institutionalism. It begins with a general discussion of the promise of historical ... More


Theoretical approaches: models of power, systems theory, critical junctures, legacies, realism, and realism revised

James W. Peterson

in Russian-American Relations in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526105783
eISBN:
9781526128553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105783.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There are five models that analysts have utilized in efforts to depict accurately the evolution of the Russian-American relationship from the late Cold War through the first part of the twenty-first ... More


Federal Imperatives in the Institutional Evolution of the European Union

Michael Burgess

in The European Union: Democratic Principles and Institutional Architectures in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716273
eISBN:
9780191784910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716273.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The principal focus of this chapter is continuity and change in the overall institutional architecture of the European Union. This approach explains the perpetuation of the original EU institutional ... More


International Security: Critical Junctures, Developmental Pathways, and Institutional Change

Etel Solingen and Wilfred Wan

in International Politics and Institutions in Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198744023
eISBN:
9780191804014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744023.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Historical institutionalism as an explicit tradition has largely remained on the sidelines in international security scholarship, with some exceptions. The chapter begins by reviewing the sources of ... More


Transnational Access to International Organizations, 1950–2010: Structural Factors and Critical Junctures

Theresa Squatrito, Thomas Sommerer, and Jonas Tweallberg

in Historical Institutionalism and International Relations: Explaining Institutional Development in World Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779629
eISBN:
9780191824678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779629.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The institutional designs of international organizations (IOs) are notoriously resistant to reform. Nevertheless, we have witnessed a dramatic transformation of international organizations, from ... More


Cousins Divided? Development in and of Political Institutions in Scotland and Norway since 1814

Nik. Brandal and Øivind Bratberg

in Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

In this chapter, light is shed on the historical relationship between the two countries and their respective outside ruling centres, politically, culturally and economically; how European geopolitics ... More


The Rise, Character, and Evolution of International Order

G. John Ikenberry

in International Politics and Institutions in Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198744023
eISBN:
9780191804014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744023.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Historical institutionalism offers original ways of thinking about the origins, evolution, and consequences of political institutions—including international order. This chapter argues that a “rise ... More


The Evolution of International Law and Courts

Karen J. Alter

in International Politics and Institutions in Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198744023
eISBN:
9780191804014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744023.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The creation and increased usage of permanent international courts to deal with a broad range of issues is a relatively new phenomenon. The founding dates of international courts suggest that three ... More


Past and Present: History as Resource and Constraint for Social Movements

Donatella della Porta, Massimiliano Andretta, Tiago Fernandes, Eduardo Romanos, and Markos Vogiatzoglou

in Legacies and Memories in Movements: Justice and Democracy in Southern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190860936
eISBN:
9780190860967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860936.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The introductory chapter discusses the concepts of legacy and memory and suggests ways to use them in an analysis of long-term effects of movement participation in the transition to democracy on ... More


Growing Democracy in Japan: The Parliamentary Cabinet System since 1868

Brian Woodall

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145013
eISBN:
9780813145327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145013.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The March 2011 disasters exposed the ineffectiveness of Japan’s political leaders, evoking three broad questions. First, why did the Kan cabinet fail to provide effective leadership in response to ... More


Legacies and Memories in Movements: Justice and Democracy in Southern Europe

Donatella della Porta, Massimiliano Andretta, Tiago Fernandes, Eduardo Romanos, and Markos Vogiatzoglou

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190860936
eISBN:
9780190860967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860936.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This volume addresses long-term effects of democratic transitions on social movements in Italy, Greece, Portugal, and Spain. From the theoretical point of view, the main focus of reflection is on the ... More


Conclusion

Juan Wang

in The Sinews of State Power: The Rise and Demise of The Cohesive Local State in Rural China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190605735
eISBN:
9780190609511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605735.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

China’s political stability and sustainable growth are two issue areas that concern the world. As shown in this book, both are in question. The disruption of local elite cohesion resulted in an ... More


The Rise of the Global Governance System: A Historical-Institutionalist Account

Michael Zürn

in A Theory of Global Governance: Authority, Legitimacy, and Contestation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819974
eISBN:
9780191860133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819974.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The global governance system developed in the 1990s as a result of a path-dependent sequence that started with the choice of embedded liberalism in the 1940s. The post-Second World War constellation ... More


The Great Divergence

Joshua T. McCabe

in The Fiscalization of Social Policy: How Taxpayers Trumped Children in the Fight Against Child Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190841300
eISBN:
9780190841331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841300.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Population and Demography

Chapter 2 looks at the “great divergence,” when logics of appropriateness were institutionalized in public policies. It shows just how similar all three countries were in the interwar period. Prior ... More


Historical Institutionalism and Societal Transformations

Christoph H. Stefes

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines historical institutionalism (HI) and the role that time and institutions play in societal transformations. HI thereby provides analytical depth to the study of time, realizing ... More


Introduction

Nicolas Blarel

in The Evolution of India's Israel Policy: Continuity, Change, and Compromise since 1922

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199450626
eISBN:
9780199084968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450626.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introductory chapter presents the empirical and theoretical puzzles that the book is looking to answer. Why did India recognize Israel in 1950 but deliberately delay the establishment of official ... More


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