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Ecological Reflexivity, Engagement, and Institutions: Implementing Environmental and Ecological Justice

David Schlosberg

in Defining Environmental Justice: Theories, Movements, and Nature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286294
eISBN:
9780191713323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286294.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The focus of this final chapter is on how environmental and ecological justice can be applied in both state political practice and in the public realm. This conclusion explores practices of ... More


Managing the Multinational State

David D. Laitin

in Nations, States, and Violence

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199228232
eISBN:
9780191696312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228232.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

While not a culprit in fostering violence, there is a downside to cultural diversity: it weakens the social solidarity necessary for a healthy public life. It is therefore imperative to find a route ... More


Democracy and ecological governance – a balancing act

Lennart J. Lundqvist

in Sweden and Ecological Governance: Straddling the Fence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069024
eISBN:
9781781700549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069024.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter highlights the importance of achieving the right balance between democracy and ecological governance. It explains that while ecological governance for sustainability must profoundly ... More


Conclusion: quo vadis democracy?

Matt Qvortrup

in The Politics of Participation: From Athens to E-Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076589
eISBN:
9781781701560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076589.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter concludes the book with a discussion of future the prospects for democracy. It sums up the argument, makes recommendations for future studies, and offers suggestions for new forms of ... More


Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter two takes on the critical question of why the Constitution establishes a federal system at all. After considering the political origins of federalism, the fraught relationship between ... More


The Future of Deliberation and Dialogue Studies

Jon Van Til and Dolly Ford

in Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems: Public Deliberation and Sustained Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151689
eISBN:
9780231525282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151689.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter concludes that sustained dialogue and democratic deliberation may be seen as part of an ongoing intellectual movement that finds a basic test of democracy in the quantity and quality of ... More


Reputation-Based Democratic Participation

in Reputation-Based Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773294
eISBN:
9780804777438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773294.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Reputation-based governance provides a more direct route for citizens to influence the choice of policies by directly ascribing to them a role in their selection. This chapter considers how forms of ... More


“Rulers of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens”: Does Democracy Count?

Amit M. Schejter

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter denounces the hypercommercialization of the information network and its control by private interests using the marketplace metaphor. It argues that government policy should adopt a ... More


The Procedural Tools of Interpretive Balancing

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The preceding positive account provides foundation for Chapter Ten’s critical normative claim: that federalism bargaining is not only a pragmatic solution to a problem of doctrinal uncertainty, but ... More


“My Trust Needs To Be Earned, Or I Don’t Give It”: Youths’ Mental Models of Trust

Margaret Rundle, Carrie James, Katie Davis, Jennifer O. Ryan, John M. Francis, and Howard Gardner

in Restoring Trust in Organizations and Leaders: Enduring Challenges and Emerging Answers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199756087
eISBN:
9780199949571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756087.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter explores the “mental models” of trust that youth utilize in assessing the trustworthiness of others and the implications of such mental models for the future of democratic life. Findings ... More


Among everyday makers and expert citizens

Henrik Bang

in Remaking governance: Peoples, politics and the public sphere

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346407
eISBN:
9781447303206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346407.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter illuminates the importance of studying informal, as well as state-sponsored, forms of democratic participation. It addresses the problems of individuation and the decoupling of states ... More


Sovereignty and Personality: A Process of Inclusion

Janneke Nijman

in State, Sovereignty, and International Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199245383
eISBN:
9780191697456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245383.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter deals with the concept of international legal personality (ILP) within the context of the overall theme of this book, the (changing) perception of state sovereignty in modern ... More


Obstacles, Prospects, Hope

Roger S. Gottlieb

in A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195176483
eISBN:
9780199850846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176483.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 8 focuses on the functions of religious environmentalism in the larger context. The chapter discusses the threats to environmentalists commitments and coming to grips with these forces: ... More


Socialism Unbound: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Stephen Eric Bronner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153836
eISBN:
9780231527354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153836.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Published more than twenty years ago, this bold defense of socialism remains a seminal text for our time. Treating socialism as an ethic, reinterpreting its core categories, and critically ... More


Active Citizenship and Sharing Power in Scotland: the Need to Go Beyond Devolution

Kevin Francis

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Drawing on the perspective of democratic theory, this chapter argues that the prospect of Scottish independence provides a realistic opportunity for radical political innovation. It insists that the ... More


A Trade-Off Between Safety and Democracy?: An Empirical Investigation of Prison Violence and Inmate Self-Governance

Amy E. Lerman and Vesla Mae Weaver

in Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190243098
eISBN:
9780190243104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243098.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

The internal management and culture of prison institutions has been too long neglected as a topic of serious inquiry. This chapter examines the judicial idea of a trade-off between safety and ... More


I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

R. Balasubramaniam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is an attempt to understand citizen development and engagement. It takes the reader through interpretations of development initiatives at the grassroots and what good governance means to ... More


Tweeting into the Future: Affecting Citizens and Networking Revolution

Stephanie Ricker Schulte

in Cached: Decoding the Internet in Global Popular Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708668
eISBN:
9780814788684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708668.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at the reemergence of representations of the Internet as democratic and as a vehicle of international freedom in the wake of blogs and social networking. The Internet continued to ... More


Civic Participation in the Future: Written with Thomas J. Catlaw

Aaron Kupchik

in The Real School Safety Problem: The Long-Term Consequences of Harsh School Punishment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284197
eISBN:
9780520959842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284197.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter turns to longer-term consequences of school punishment, asking how school suspension socializes young people into future roles as citizens. After discussing the powerful socializing ... More


Constitution-Making in Islamic Countries—A Theoretical Framework

Ebrahim Afsah

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/9780199759880.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the challenges of establishing legitimate governance in post-conflict societies. It highlights the fact that the establishment of a stable political community that is not ... More


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