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Remainders and opportunities: recent theories of political representation

Michael Saward

in The Representative Claim

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579389
eISBN:
9780191722950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579389.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter offers a focused critique of classic and contemporary accounts of political representation, notably those of Pitkin, Mansbridge and Rehfeld. The purpose of this critique is to highlight ... More


Structuring Europe: The Experience of the ‘Nation‐State’

Stefano Bartolini

in Restructuring Europe: Centre Formation, System Building, and Political Structuring between the Nation State and the European Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286430
eISBN:
9780191603242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286434.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The analytical framework sketched in Chapter One is used to review the history of state formation in Europe at a number of critical junctures from the sixteenth to the twentieth century: state ... More


Entering the Precincts of Power

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the political integration of immigrant groups. Entry into the inner precincts of power is a paramount indicator of the overall inclusion of newcomer groups. Indeed, the ability ... More


V4. Electoral System

Matthew Flinders

in Democratic Drift: Majoritarian Modification and Democratic Anomie in the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271597
eISBN:
9780191709234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271597.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

The politics of electoral reform under New Labour provides a critical case of marginalization and strategic manoeuvring in order to avoid shifting to a more proportional electoral system. And yet ... More


Legitimacy and Representation beyond Elections (Part One)

Hélène Landemore

in Open Democracy: Reinventing Popular Rule for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691181998
eISBN:
9780691208725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181998.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter describes a non-electoral form of democracy that is both representative and deliberative. It first questions the tight identification between democratic, legitimate, and electoral ... More


From Mission to Electoral Strategy

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter operationalizes the grounded theoretical model discussed in the previous chapter with an empirical measurement of the various factors it focuses on. It explains the survey methodology ... More


A Model of Immigrant-Serving Engagement

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter articulates a new model of electoral engagement for immigrant-serving nonprofits. In the political and financial landscape leading up to the 2012 election, nonprofits faced opportunities ... More


Legitimacy and Representation beyond Elections (Part Two)

Hélène Landemore

in Open Democracy: Reinventing Popular Rule for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691181998
eISBN:
9780691208725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181998.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter determines whether non-elected bodies with intrinsic democratic credentials, such as mini-publics and self-selected representative groups like social movements, also have the legitimacy ... More


Introduction

Hélène Landemore

in Open Democracy: Reinventing Popular Rule for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691181998
eISBN:
9780691208725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181998.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of open democracy. Openness is an umbrella concept for general accessibility of power to ordinary citizens. Whereas representation, especially of the ... More


The Crisis of Representative Democracy

Hélène Landemore

in Open Democracy: Reinventing Popular Rule for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691181998
eISBN:
9780691208725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181998.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the crisis of democracy. While this crisis can be attributed in part to specific empirical corruptions, which are themselves likely the result of contingent external shocks, ... More


Choosing Where to Focus

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter extends the analysis from the previous chapter to the second dimension of advocacy and election: venue choice. This second half of the reflective electoral representation theory argues ... More


From Resistance Community to Community Politics

in The New Politics of Sinn Féin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311444
eISBN:
9781846314193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314193.004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter aims to explain the origins and processes of the evolution of the Provisional and Republican ideology. Various factors such as pop culture, mass media, the church, intergenerational ties, ... More


Constitutional Courts and Deliberative Democracy

Conrado Hübner Mendes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199670451
eISBN:
9780191749636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670451.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Contemporary democracies have granted an expansive amount of power to unelected judges that sit in constitutional or supreme courts. This power shift has never been easily squared with the ... More


Battle Against Untouchability

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0016
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Gandhi’s fight against the practice of untouchability. The discussion starts with a section on the question of the separate electorates for the depressed classes, which Gandhi ... More


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