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Expanding the Electoral Marketplace

Russell J. Dalton and Mark Gray

in Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199264995
eISBN:
9780191603259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264996.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter tracks the changes in the total ‘amount of electing’ that have occurred in advanced industrial democracies. It establishes that citizen access through elections has grown through an ... More


Who Can Vote

Josep M. Colomer

in Political Institutions: Democracy and Social Choice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241835
eISBN:
9780191598975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924183X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Small, homogeneous communities in medieval and early modern times were able to make consensual social choices by voting with relatively broad voting rights. In complex societies in modern times, the ... More


Introduction

Edward Bispham

in From Asculum to Actium: The Municipalization of Italy from the Social War to Augustus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231843
eISBN:
9780191716195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231843.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the situation in Rome after the Social War. The situation in which Rome found herself after the Social War was utterly different from that which ... More


Objectifying Demographic Identities

Philip Kreager

in Categories and Contexts: Anthropological and Historical Studies in Critical Demography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199270576
eISBN:
9780191600883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270570.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, demographic models, measures, and categories have played an influential role in identifying the groups of which modern societies are ... More


The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Patricia Lynch

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores the relationship between the British Liberal party and the rural working-class voters enfranchised by the Third Reform Act of 1884. In contrast to many works that present urban ... More


The Courts of Lords and Townsmen

ALAN HARDING

in Medieval Law and the Foundations of the State

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198219583
eISBN:
9780191717574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219583.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

When the Carolingian empire broke up in the 10th century the immunity from public interference within their fiefs which kings were accustomed to grant to the greater landlords was transformed into a ... More


From Nazi Re-Annexation to Full Citizenship: The Final Stage of Nationalization, 1940–6

Elizabeth Vlossak

in Marianne or Germania?: Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199561117
eISBN:
9780191595035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561117.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After France's defeat in June 1940, Alsace was re-annexed by Nazi Germany and incorporated into the Third Reich. An intensive policy to Germanize, de-Frenchify and Nazify the people of Alsace was ... More


Introduction

Dawn Langan Teele

in Forging the Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180267
eISBN:
9780691184272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180267.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book shows how political competition and the alignment of interests between suffragists and politicians helps explain ... More


Democratization and the Case of Women

Dawn Langan Teele

in Forging the Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180267
eISBN:
9780691184272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180267.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the different social scientific arguments about women's enfranchisement. It evaluates several alternative explanations of women's enfranchisement, such as economic ... More


Strategic Mobilization for Suffrage in Great Britain

Dawn Langan Teele

in Forging the Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180267
eISBN:
9780691184272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180267.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents a case study of women's enfranchisement in the United Kingdom. Although a few suffragists and some subsequent scholars have claimed that women's role in preparations for the ... More


Remember the Ladies: Competition and Mobilization in the United States

Dawn Langan Teele

in Forging the Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180267
eISBN:
9780691184272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180267.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents a case study of women's enfranchisement in the United States. It argues that the formation of a broad coalition of women, symbolized by growing membership in a large ... More


The “Clerical Peril” and Radical Opposition to Female Voters in France

Dawn Langan Teele

in Forging the Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180267
eISBN:
9780691184272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180267.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents a case study of women's enfranchisement in France. It considers evidence for the role religious cleavage played in hampering French suffrage politics. It argues that Catholicism ... More


Conclusion

Dawn Langan Teele

in Forging the Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180267
eISBN:
9780691184272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180267.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This concluding chapter offers an account of the absence of women from theories of democratization, suggesting that three prominent features of this discourse exclude women almost by definition—the ... More


Citizen convicts: Prisoners, politics and the vote

Cormac Behan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088384
eISBN:
9781781707425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Prisoner enfranchisement remains one of the few contested electoral issues in twenty first century democracies. It is at the intersection of punishment and representative government. This book is the ... More


AFTERWORD

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This short afterword features a vignette concerning a joint Union and Confederate veterans' reunion held in Knoxville in the fall of 1890, using the episode as a springboard for reviewing the book's ... More


The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Martin Pugh

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book is the first comprehensive study of the campaign for women's suffrage to appear for over thirty years. It challenges the widely-held assumption that the Victorian suffragists underwent a ... More


Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Barbara Caine

in Victorian Feminists

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the contribution of Millicent Garrett Fawcett to the feminist movement in Victorian England. Fawcett was the only Victorian feminist who lived to celebrate the enfranchisement ... More


Decline or Revival? Women's Suffrage in the 1890s

Martin Pugh

in The March of the Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1866-1914

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250226
eISBN:
9780191697890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250226.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter analyses the debate over women's enfranchisement — a key theme but surprisingly neglected, perhaps because scholars traditionally accepted the Pankhursts' claim that no progress had been ... More


Women's Suffrage and Parliament

PAUL SMITH

in Feminism and the Third Republic: Women's Political and Civil Rights in France, 1918-1945

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206231
eISBN:
9780191677045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206231.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Because of the mass of women involved and because of the large contributions brought about by feminist elites, suffragist-feminists believed and anticipated that the occurrences of certain ... More


A Dream That Occurred or a Dream Deferred?: Race Relations from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to President Barack Hussein Obama

Byron D’Andra Orey, Lakeyta M. Bonnette-Bailey, and Athena M. King

in Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811844
eISBN:
9781496811882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the factors which have helped (and inhibited) race relations in the US from the time of Dr. Martin Luther King to the nation’s 44th President, Barack Obama. In this chapter, the ... More


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