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Hung Parliaments and Proportional Representation

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Despite Britain's first past the post‐electoral system, which generally produces single‐party majorities, Britain has become more politically fragmented in recent years. This makes a hung ... More


Legitimacy and Participation

Jean Blondel, Richard Sinnott, and Palle Svensson

in People and Parliament in the European Union: Participation, Democracy, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293088
eISBN:
9780191598814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293089.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Analyses the trends in support of European integration using the four standard Eurobarometer indicators (dissolution, benefits, membership, and unification). The chapter also examines preferences ... More


Coda

Sylvia Huot

in Madness in Medieval French Literature: Identities Found and Lost

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252121
eISBN:
9780191719110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252121.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The conclusion reflects on the literary texts that have been examined and on their implications for medieval notions of identity construction and dissolution. These texts manifest — and also work to ... More


New States in Decolonization After 1945

Mikulas Fabry

in Recognizing States: International Society and the Establishment of New States Since 1776

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199564446
eISBN:
9780191722325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564446.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 shows that despite the problematic character of self‐determination as a positive claim against international society, the Wilsonian conception was the basis of post‐1945 decolonization. ... More


The Challenge of Faithfulness

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Two overriding characteristics of our time are difference and dissolution. The problem of difference bears on how Christians engage the world outside of their own community, while the problem of ... More


Toward a Theology of Faithful Presence

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The incarnation is the only adequate reply to the challenges of dissolution, the erosion of trust between word and world and the problems that attend it. It is the way the Word became incarnate in ... More


Last Rights: Liquidating a Company

Ben S. Branch, Hugh M. Ray, and Robin Russell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195306989
eISBN:
9780199783762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306989.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book examines the business liquidation process — the winding up of the affairs of a company that has either decided voluntarily to liquidate or been forced to liquidate by its creditors. The ... More


 Closing Down

Dr. Ben S. Branch, Hugh M. Ray, and Robin Russell

in Last Rights: Liquidating a Company

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195306989
eISBN:
9780199783762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306989.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the liquidator's final tasks — winding up the business. Record retention requirements under federal and state law, dissolution of the business entity under applicable state ... More


The Derealization of Self

Peter Brooks

in Enigmas of Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151588
eISBN:
9781400839698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151588.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the importance of the place of the knower in relation to the known, the narrating I to the narrated I, when they are one and “the same” person—whatever that oneness and ... More


The Madness of Art

Peter Brooks

in Enigmas of Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151588
eISBN:
9781400839698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151588.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter suggests that the self facing its extinction may make particularly concerted, wild, mad reactions to the impending nothingness of its identity, in late work of a new, unbound creativity. ... More


The Pilgrimage of Grace and the Politics of the 1530s

R. W. Hoyle

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208747
eISBN:
9780191716980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208747.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is the first full account of the Pilgrimage of Grace since 1915. In the autumn and winter of 1536, Henry VIII faced risings first in Lincolnshire, then throughout northern England. These ... More


Introduction: The Irish Holy Woman and her Modern Inquisitors

Christina Harrington

in Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Religious women in early medieval Ireland have begun to receive attention only recently. This book examines whether there were different grades or sorts of religious women, the extent to which they ... More


The Hospital and the English Crown, 1509–1540

GREGORY O’MALLEY

in The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253791
eISBN:
9780191719820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253791.003.06
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter analyses the changing relationship between the Hospital and Henry VIII and his ministers. It is stated that this was generally positive until the fall of Rhodes in 1522, although the ... More


Brethren and Conformists, 1540–1565

GREGORY O’MALLEY

in The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253791
eISBN:
9780191719820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253791.003.09
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter looks at the careers of former brethren of the order after its dissolution in the territories of the English crown in 1540. Most brethren can be shown to have returned to England and ... More


Dynamic topological structures

Pierluigi Frisco

in Computing with Cells: Advances in Membrane Computing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542864
eISBN:
9780191715679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542864.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter considers P systems with active membranes, a model of membrane systems able to modify their underlying structure while computing: membranes, and related compartments, can be created or ... More


Mutualities and Obligations: Changing Social Relationships in Early Modern England: Raleigh Lecture On History

KEITH WRIGHTSON

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses a theme for a variety of relationships of mutuality and obligation in early modern England. Relationships of mutual obligation are discussed, and are described as being ‘the ... More


THE POLITICS OF REFORM, 1530–1558

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198269243
eISBN:
9780191602412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269242.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The chapter studies the politics of Reformation in England, Scotland, and Ireland between 1530 and 1558. Its narrative of change pays particular attention to issues of jurisdiction across English ... More


Dissolution of the Nazi Party and its Affiliated Organizations: (July 22, 1944)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0017
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter proposes the dissolution of the Nazi Party and its affiliated organizations. The reports suggests When the Allies march into Nazi Germany, they will probably find the regime in a state ... More


Investigations (2)

Sam Rohdie

in Film Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992637
eISBN:
9781526104151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992637.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

If nothing is fixed, nothing made permanent, nothing irretrievably connected, joined, made to function and signify, then any number of new relations become possible and the film and the lives within ... More


Śiva

Arvind Sharma

in Classical Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658712
eISBN:
9780199082018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658712.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter focuses on Śiva, the third God of the Hindu trinity, responsible for destruction. In order to understand his role properly, we must shed the negative emotional reaction associated with ... More


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