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Putin as Patron: Cadres Policy in the Russian Transition Putin as Patron: Cadres Policy in the Russian Transition Eugene Huskey

Eugene Huskey

in Leading Russia: Putin in Perspective: Essays in Honour of Archie Brown

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276141
eISBN:
9780191603341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276145.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter discusses the emergence of a new form of patronage politics under the Putin presidency. Patronage politics is not limited to the political appointees who serve at the pleasure of elected ... More


Beyond Bureaucrats: Elected and Appointed Officials’ Incentives for Accommodation

Abigail Fisher Williamson

in Welcoming New Americans?: Local Governments and Immigrant Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572512
eISBN:
9780226572796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572796.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explains what motivates local government officials’ responses to immigrants. Local officials’ socioeconomic characteristics, coupled with legal and economic incentives associated with ... More


The Supreme Court, the Elected Branches, and the Constitution

Anna Harvey

in A Mere Machine: The Supreme Court, Congress, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300171112
eISBN:
9780300199192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171112.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Many believe that federal judges in the United States are free to decide cases independently of elected branch preferences; others state the contrary. This chapter questions both these propositions. ... More


“Toward a Black Agenda”: The IBW and a Black Political Agenda for the Seventies

Derrick E. White

in The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter turns to the IBW's political analyses and its work as a think tank to develop a Black political agenda for the 1972 election. The IBW's analysis and agenda emphasized structural racism, ... More


California in the New Millennium: The Changing Social and Political Landscape

Mark Baldassare

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225121
eISBN:
9780520928817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225121.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

What will California look like by the middle of the twenty-first century? Change is occurring in the state at a breathtaking pace. It will face many extraordinary challenges. Yet today most ... More


Elections as Employment Mechanisms

Justin Buchler

in Hiring and Firing Public Officials: Rethinking the Purpose of Elections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199759972
eISBN:
9780190252496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759972.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents a new conceptual model for electoral theory based on employment. It argues that voters should be thought of as employers, candidates as job applicants, and elected officials as ... More


For the Many or the Few: The Initiative, Public Policy, and American Democracy

John G. Matsusaka

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226510811
eISBN:
9780226510873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226510873.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Direct democracy is alive and well in the United States. Citizens are increasingly using initiatives and referendums to take the law into their own hands, overriding their elected officials to set ... More


Local Blocking and Appeals for Assistance

Jennifer Bussell

in Clients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190945398
eISBN:
9780190945435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945398.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 7 examines the implications of local blocking for citizen strategies to access state services. It shows that non-co-partisans of local officials, who are more likely to be denied services ... More


What’s Happened to the Gender Gap in Political Participation?: How Might We Explain It?

Nancy Burns, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Ashley Jardina, Shauna Shames, and Sidney Verba

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

At some point in the middle of the first decade of the twenty-first century, a stubbornly persistent gender gap in US political activity more or less vanished, fulfilling one part of the aspiration ... More


Toward a Latino Critique of Public Sphere Theory

Hector Amaya

in Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the Latino/a public sphere—spaces for deliberation such as politics, media, and so on where people can come together and positively influence the nation-state. Even though ... More


Rebellion and Submission

Barbara A. Hanawalt

in Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190490393
eISBN:
9780190490430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490393.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Offenders who slandered the mayor and aldermen were brought before the court at the Guildhall to be tried. The ultimate punishment was the removal of citizenship, which meant that the man could not ... More


Epilogue: Women’s Activism from Electoral Campaigns to Protest Action: Into the Next 100 Years

Lee Ann Banaszak and Holly J. McCammon

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The epilogue discusses the volume’s central themes in light of events around the 2016 presidential election. This chapter considers growth in gender equality over the last one hundred years as well ... More


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