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The Distribution of Power

André Béteille

in Caste, Class and Power: Changing Patterns of Stratification in a Tanjore Village

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077435
eISBN:
9780199081080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077435.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter describes how political power is distributed in Sripuram. It focuses on its relation to social stratification. Their relations to group structures such as panchayats, parties, and local ... More


Political Jurisprudence

Martin Shapiro

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This paper was originally published in the Kentucky Law Journal in 1964, and it is the first of two that elaborate a relatively general approach to judicial politics, which emphasizes the underlying ... More


Austria

Wolfgang C. Müller

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the constitutional reform of 1929, Austria comes under the rubric of semi‐presidentialism as defined in this volume: alongside the chancellor (prime minister), who is fully responsible to ... More


Alternative Typologies of Social Orders and Political Settlements

William D. Ferguson

in The Political Economy of Collective Action, Inequality, and Development

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781503604612
eISBN:
9781503611979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604612.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter summarizes several approaches to categorizing social orders and political settlements on the basis of elemental political and institutional characteristics. A political settlement is a ... More


Conclusion: The United States in International Society

Ian Clark

in Hegemony in International Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199556267
eISBN:
9780191725609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556267.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that we need to go beyond the post-Cold War debate about US primacy. The more relevant immediate issue for international order is the potential of any US hegemony. The conclusion ... More


Theory and hypotheses

Adrienne Héritier, Catherine Moury, Carina Bischoff, and Carl-Fredrik Bergström

in Changing Rules of Delegation: A Contest for Power in Comitology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199653621
eISBN:
9780191751349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653621.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In the theoretical chapter, different from the principal-agent literature which focuses on why principals delegate and how they seek to control the agent, this book analyzes delegation from the angle ... More


The committee system

Ross M. English

in The United States Congress

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063084
eISBN:
9781781700228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063084.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the role and the power of the committee system, and examines the structure of the committee, where it lists the five types of committees in Congress. One of these is the ... More


Agenda Setting, Preparatory Acts, Planning, and Framework Measures

Herwig C.H. Hofmann, Gerard C. Rowe, and Alexander H. TÜrk

in Administrative Law and Policy of the European Union

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199286485
eISBN:
9780191730894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286485.003.0014
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses agenda setting and preparatory measures of specific acts as well as planning procedures. This subject matter covers an area of EU law which, in the light of the distribution of ... More


All Options on the Table: Leaders, Preventive War, and Nuclear Proliferation

Rachel Elizabeth Whitlark

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760341
eISBN:
9781501760365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When is preventive war chosen to counter nuclear proliferation? This book looks beyond systemic and slow-moving factors such as the distribution of power. Instead, it highlights individual leaders' ... More


What Feminist Jurisprudence Means to Me

Andrea Dworkin

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter focuses on feminist jurisprudence and the two things one should expect from it. The first is that the law has to recognize real injuries to real women, concrete ways in which women are ... More


Slovakia: From National-Populist to Alternating Right and Left Coalitions

Soňa Szomolányi and Alexander Karvai

in Coalition Governance in Central Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198844372
eISBN:
9780191879920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844372.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In Slovakia, the main lines of conflict that determine coalition formation have changed over time. Iinitially the conflicts were based on national-ethnic issues, later this was followed by ... More


Factors and Forces

Alasdair Roberts

in Strategies for Governing: Reinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501714405
eISBN:
9781501745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714405.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter identifies several factors that typically influence governance strategies. The first two are aspects of nature: geography and climate. For example, geography determines the vulnerability ... More


Federal Powers

Kent Greenawalt

in Interpreting the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199756155
eISBN:
9780190297527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756155.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter treats issues somewhat similar to those between the branches of the federal government, but here involving the powers of the federal government and states. Here, a basic difference ... More


Interpreting the Constitution

Kent Greenawalt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199756155
eISBN:
9780190297527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756155.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book addresses various approaches to interpreting a constitution. It is the third and final book on legal interpretation, following Legal Interpretation: Perspectives from Other Disciplines and ... More


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