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Church and Party

Steve Bruce

in Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281022
eISBN:
9780191712760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281022.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter documents the links between Paisley's church and his party. It discusses church reservations about involvement in politics and party attempts to reconcile religious preferences with ... More


The British National Party and Ulster: Neo-Fascism in a Context of Political Agreement

James Loughlin

in Fascism and Constitutional Conflict: The British Extreme Right and Ulster in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941770
eISBN:
9781789623208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941770.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter assesses the attempts of the British National Party, now the major extreme Right formation to impact on the Ulster problem in the 1990s, a decade which would see the Provisional IRA and ... More


The Challenge of Nationalism

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter deals with the nationalist challenge. Constitutional change for Scotland was firmly back on the political agenda of the Scottish National Party (SNP)'s historic victory and was due to ... More


Conclusion: The End of a Song?

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/UPO9781846314193.010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter discusses the seeming conclusion of the Republican journey and its shift from fanatic terrorists to democratic politicians. The ‘repackaging’ of the Provisionals with the skepticism of ... More


Vada Pav and Zhunka Bhakar: The Shiv Sena's Electoral Expansion and the Economic Informalization of Mumbai

Julia M. Eckert

in The Charisma of Direct Action: Power, Politics, and the Shiv Sena

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195660449
eISBN:
9780199082001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195660449.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter evaluates the context of Mumbai in which the Shiv Sena emerged, and the relationship between socio-economic developments in the city and the rise of the party. The author explores the ... More


Toward a Multiracial Democracy: The Jackson and Obama Contributions

Charles P. Henry

in The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the evolution of Blacks from voters to candidates following the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. It argues that there were two waves of Black electoral success. Focusing on ... More


“Workingmen’s Democracy” in the Deep South: The Knights of Labor in Georgia Politics, 1884–1892

Matthew Hild

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter analyzes the Knights of Labor in Georgia and the ways in which the brief organizing of the Knights paved the way for the electoral success of both labor candidates and Populists in some ... More


Constricting Boundaries: Collective Identity in the Tea Party Movement

Deana A. Rohlinger, Jesse Klein, Tara M. Stamm, and Kyle Rogers

in Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898992
eISBN:
9781479806799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898992.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Collective identity, or a shared sense of belonging to a group, is the scaffolding of social movements. Integral to collective identity is the creation and articulation of the boundaries of a group. ... More


Presidential Politics: An Ode to Remembrance

Evelyn M. Simien

in Historic Firsts: How Symbolic Empowerment Changes U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199314171
eISBN:
9780190275099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314171.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter reflects upon the pioneering work of Ronald Walters (author of Black Presidential Politics and Freedom is Not Enough), who argued that Black support was crucial to the success or failure ... More


Strategies of Dominance

Catherine E. De Vries and Sara B. Hobolt

in Political Entrepreneurs: The Rise of Challenger Parties in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691194752
eISBN:
9780691206547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194752.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the strategies employed by dominant parties to secure their long-term electoral success and control of office. The first of the dominant-party strategies is that of distinctive ... More


Introduction

David Denver and Mark Garnett

in British General Elections Since 1964: Diversity, Dealignment, and Disillusion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199673322
eISBN:
9780191803673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199673322.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the changes in British elections since the ‘transitional’ election of 1964, in which elements of the old ‘aligned’ electorate of the 1950s were still clearly ... More


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