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Globalization and the New Politics of Embedded Liberalism

Jude Hays

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369335
eISBN:
9780199871056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369335.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

On one level, the book is about how national institutions, such as electoral and labor market institutions, shape the political and policy responses of government to economic globalization: it is ... More


Introduction: Representing Europe's Citizens?

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter has four main sections. First, it introduces the study by explaining the intellectual background to it. It discusses the importance of the relationship between electoral ... More


The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation

Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608607
eISBN:
9780191745799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In most countries around the world, women continue to lag behind men in an array of political orientations and activities. Understanding why this is the case and why some countries have been more ... More


Electoral Institutions and Geographical Representation

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines whether there is an observable relationship between the institutions under which MEPs are elected, and the manner in which they seek to represent those to whom they owe their ... More


Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Bruce E. Cain, Russell J. Dalton, and Susan E. Scarrow (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199264995
eISBN:
9780191603259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264996.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines how established democracies have responded to citizen demands for greater access, transparency, and accountability. In a series of coordinated chapters, a team of international ... More


Democracy and Elections

Richard S. Katz

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195044294
eISBN:
9780199854752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195044294.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book addresses the relationship between the different and often incompatible values of democratic theory and the electoral institutions used to achieve them. By analysing electoral systems ... More


Elections and Democracy

Richard S. Katz

in Democracy and Elections

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195044294
eISBN:
9780199854752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195044294.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the relation between elections and democracy. The result reveals that there are two classes of democratic theories each encompassing a number of ... More


The Manipulation of Electoral Institutions

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter shows that the manipulation of electoral institutions is a powerful means of retaining political power while permitting electoral competition. It also demonstrates that the manipulation ... More


Party Preferences and Institutional Choices: A Search for a New Electoral System

HeeMin Kim

in Korean Democracy in Transition: A Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129945
eISBN:
9780813135748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the possible answers to two pressing issues: whether a set of institutions could satisfy a number of political actors' various objectives, and how these politicians react in ... More


A Theory of Electoral Institutions and Gender

Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608607
eISBN:
9780191745799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608607.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 2 builds the book’s theoretical framework, explaining how electoral institutions affect women’s political involvement, and thus, gender gaps in political involvement. First, electoral ... More


The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions

Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608607
eISBN:
9780191745799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608607.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

The final chapter summarizes the major findings of the book and the implications of these findings for future research on gender and political involvement. The chapter highlights that characteristics ... More


The institutional environment

Elisabeth Carter

in The Extreme Right in Western Europe: Success or Failure?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070488
eISBN:
9781781701966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070488.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter deals with the effects of contextual factors and explores the influence of electoral institutions on the right-wing extremist party vote. The district magnitude of an electoral system ... More


Electoral Rules and Post-Civil War Conflict Management: The Limitations of Institutional Design

Shaheen Mozaffar

in Strengthening Peace in Post-Civil War States: Transforming Spoilers into Stakeholders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226351247
eISBN:
9780226351261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226351261.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the role that electoral institutions have played in managing competition among postwar rivals. It begins with a brief review of the central theoretical arguments advanced in ... More


Introduction: Gender Gaps on a Global Stage

Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608607
eISBN:
9780191745799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608607.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Women have long been underrepresented among political elites, and in many countries, continue to lag behind men in an array of political activities. Chapter 1 outlines previous explanations for ... More


Introduction: Looking for Democratic Constraint

Matthew A. Baum and Philip B. K. Potter

in War and Democratic Constraint: How the Public Influences Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164984
eISBN:
9781400866472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164984.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines how media and electoral institutions influence the extent of democratic constraint by shaping the flow of information from leaders to citizens. It asks why, when it comes to ... More


The Roles of Elections

Richard S. Katz

in Democracy and Elections

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195044294
eISBN:
9780199854752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195044294.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the role of elections in the democratic process. It aims to provide an alternative structure for considering the expectations about, and evaluative standards for, elections ... More


The Lack of Party System Change in Ireland in 2011

Shaun Bowler and David M. Farrell

in A Conservative Revolution?: Electoral Change in Twenty-First Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198744030
eISBN:
9780191804021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744030.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Despite its proportional representation (PR) electoral system, Ireland has not seen the multiplication of political parties common to other PR systems. The other peculiar feature has been the large ... More


Estonia: From Instability to the Consolidation of Centre-Right Coalition Politics

Vello Pettai

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/9780198844372.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since re-emerging as an independent state in 1991, Estonia has had to build up an entirely new constitutional and political system. This has meant that following an initial period of fluidity amongst ... More


Benjamin Franklin and the Politics of Improvement

Alan Houston

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124477
eISBN:
9780300152395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124477.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores Benjamin Franklin's social and political thought. Although Franklin is often considered “the first American,” his intellectual world was cosmopolitan. An active participant in ... More


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