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Features and Explanations of Crises

Leonardo Morlino

in Democracy Between Consolidation and Crisis: Parties, Groups, and Citizens in Southern Europe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280828
eISBN:
9780191599965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280823.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The main dimensions and explanations of crisis are discussed. Although a greater space is devoted to the Italian case, aspects of crisis are detected in the other three countries. The key aspects ... 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


Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Yue Chim Richard Wong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The world economic landscape has experienced seismic changes in the fifteen years after restoration of Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kong in 1997. Fortunately, the Hong Kong economy has remained ... More


Cradle to Grave: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines

Larry Lankton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083576
eISBN:
9780199854158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083576.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Concentrating on technology, economics, labor, and social history, this book documents the full life cycle of one of America's great mineral ranges from the 1840s to the 1960s. The book examines the ... More


Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics

Jonathan Renshon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691174501
eISBN:
9781400885343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There is widespread agreement that status or standing in the international system is a critical element in world politics. The desire for status is recognized as a key factor in nuclear ... More


Keeping Slug Woman Alive: the Challenge of Reading in a Reservation Classroom

Jonathan Boyarin

in The Ethnography of Reading

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079557
eISBN:
9780520913431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079557.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores different questions as a means of understanding the dismal classroom situation and establishing criteria for positive change. This way Bishop and the Kashaya schoolboard might ... More


Engagement, Invulnerability, and Dissatisfaction

Barry Stroud

in The Quest for Reality: Subjectivism and the Metaphysics of Colour

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151886
eISBN:
9780199867189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151887.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Argues that the goals of the investigation into the relation between colours and independent reality lead to dissatisfaction. This arises because the metaphysical question cannot be fully answered. ... More


Body image: a life course perspective

Lindsay McLaren and Jane Wardle

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter integrates existing literature on body dissatisfaction in a way that highlights possible pathways or trajectories that explain variation in body dissatisfaction at midlife. It focuses on ... More


Description of Housework Study

Ann Oakley

in The Sociology of Housework

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the study of housework. The sociological neglect of housework was demonstrated in the last chapter. Because so little material exists, the study presented in this book was ... More


Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Paul Fawcett, Matthew Flinders, Colin Hay, and Matthew Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748977
eISBN:
9780191811616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748977.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There is a growing body of evidence pointing towards rising levels of public dissatisfaction with the formal political process. Depoliticization refers to a more discrete range of contemporary ... More


The Russian Orthodox Church, the Provision of Social Welfare, and Changing Ethics of Benevolence

Chris Hann and Hermann Goltz

in Eastern Christians in Anthropological Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260559
eISBN:
9780520945920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260559.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter takes up the question of why the increasingly public role of the Orthodox Church has been accompanied by public dissatisfaction, and in particular why the church's efforts to serve its ... More


Conclusions

Piero Ignazi

in Party and Democracy: The Uneven Road to Party Legitimacy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198735854
eISBN:
9780191799815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198735854.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Conclusion addresses the parties’ present condition in the European political systems. Indeed, at the dawn of the new century parties have become Leviathan with clay feet: powerful in the ... More


Leavers, movers and stayers

Julia Brannen, June Statham, Ann Mooney, and Michaela Brockmann

in Coming to care: The work and family lives of workers caring for vulnerable children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348500
eISBN:
9781447301882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348500.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers questions concerning who stays and who leaves childcare work and why. It also examines movement between different types of work with vulnerable children, since this has ... More


Epilogue

Elizabeth V. Spelman

in Trash Talks: Revelations in the Rubbish

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190239350
eISBN:
9780190239381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239350.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

The brief Epilogue notes that the promised portrait of people’s intimate connections with the world of rejectamenta turns out to be more like a sestych or six-panel installation. Or, to shift ... More


The Fourth Necessity

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how medical care became the “fourth necessity” of modern life—after food, clothing, and housing—during the postwar period. There were disagreements on what shape America's ... More


The Satisfactions of Hell: Doctor Faustus and the Descensus Tradition

Heather Hirschfeld

in The End of Satisfaction: Drama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452741
eISBN:
9780801470639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452741.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter demonstrates how Doctor Faustus' fascination with hell—Western culture's imagined site of eternal dissatisfaction—was a symptom of its protagonist's inability to qualify or quantify what ... More


War and order in the regional system

Raymond Hinnebusch

in The International Politics of the Middle East

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053450
eISBN:
9781781700204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053450.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines wars, attempts to create regional order, and how these have impacted on the structure of the Middle East regional system, which, in turn, has reshaped the states that make it ... More


Tackling anti-social behaviour and regenerating neighbourhoods

Andrew Millie

in Securing an urban renaissance: Crime, community, and British urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348159
eISBN:
9781447303329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348159.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines New Labour's action on anti-social behaviour (ASB) given the emphasis in current urban-regeneration action on improving liveability by reducing crime in Great Britain. It ... More


Judgment and Disagreement

Nadia Urbinati

in The Tyranny of the Moderns

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300182774
eISBN:
9780300189957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300182774.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that individualism does not disrupt social communication but facilitates it, precisely through its rootedness in equality and in the politics of rights, and that individualism, ... More


The Heart Still Wants What it Wants: Vicky Cristina Barcelona and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Of his twenty-first-century releases, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger are his most consistently satirical films, and although both were met with highly mixed reviews, ... More


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