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Representation, the Locus of Democratic Legitimation and the Role of the National Parliaments in the European Union

Richard S. Katz

in The European Parliament, National Parliaments, and European Integration

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296607
eISBN:
9780191599620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296606.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The democratic legitimation of national governments involves conformity to two generally accepted principles: that legitimation takes place with reference to a national demos, and that both governors ... More


Citizens and the State: A Relationship Transformed

Dieter Fuchs and Hans‐Dieter Klingemann

in Citizens and the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Begins with a brief review of the issues addressed at the outset of the book, and then summarizes the most important empirical findings regarding the first question—that of challenges to ... More


Support for the Democratic System

Dieter Fuchs, Giovanna Guidorossi, and Palle Svensson

in Citizens and the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Presents an empirical test of the hypothesis that support for the democratic system is in decline, based on the Eurobarometer indicator of public satisfaction with democratic function. It begins with ... More


Political Support in East–Central Europe

Gábor Tóka

in Citizens and the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines the relevance for the new democracies of Eastern Europe of arguments about challenges to representative democracy in Western Europe, focusing on mass attitudes conventionally thought to ... More


Support for Democratic Values

Jacques Thomassen

in Citizens and the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Attempts to distinguish between lack of confidence in a democratic government that falls short of public expectations, and lack of confidence in democratic government per se. There has been too ... More


The Scope of Government

Ole Borre and Michael Goldsmith

in The Scope of Government

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294740
eISBN:
9780191598838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294743.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the book's objective and clarifies the basic concepts relating to the relationships between government and governed, and their implications for democratic ... More


Task Clarification, Saying “No,” and Making the Argument for Jurisdiction

John H. Evans

in The History and Future of Bioethics: A Sociological View

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860852
eISBN:
9780199932474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860852.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter further clarifies the jurisdictions of the bioethics profession by showing that the profession actually has a subsidiary jurisdiction to science and medicine in the research bioethics, ... More


Civil Society and the Reconstruction of the Public Sphere: Ideologies between Theory and Politics

Gayil Talshir

in Liberalism as Ideology: Essays in Honour of Michael Freeden

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600670
eISBN:
9780191738203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600670.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Ideology is a field of power politics involved in analysing the constant battle for interpretation, reinterpretation, ruling, and controlling public discourse. Far from ‘the end of ideology’, the ... More


A Look into the Future: Restoring Democracy in the Global Age

in Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762403
eISBN:
9780804772600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762403.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Global justice is not possible if treated in the context of political and institutional statism. In order to take moral cosmopolitanism seriously, a sound institutional cosmopolitanism, which demands ... More


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