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A Model for Explaining the A Model for Explaining the Performance of Liberal Democracies

Edeltraud Roller

in The Performance of Democracies: Political Institutions and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286423
eISBN:
9780191603358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286426.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter develops a causal model for explaining the performance of liberal democracies. The model builds on explanatory models from three theoretical strands: comparative research on democracy, ... More


The Influence of Political Institutions on the Effectiveness of Western Democracies

Edeltraud Roller

in The Performance of Democracies: Political Institutions and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286423
eISBN:
9780191603358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286426.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the hypotheses about the impact of formal and informal institutions on the level, stability, and the structure of political effectiveness of western democracies. It presents a ... More


Social capital, survival strategies, and their potential forpost-conflict governance in Liberia

Amos Sawyer

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Post-conflict reconstruction strategies typically focus on identifying and repairing formal governing institutions and physical infrastructures, and tend to ignore the informal arrangements that ... More


Liberal Regime Theory

Mareike Kleine

in Informal Governance in the European Union: How Governments Make International Organizations Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452116
eISBN:
9780801469404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452116.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter develops the theory of informal governance in a generalizable manner and distinguishes it from rival theories. This theory, named the Liberal Regime Theory, is explained in five steps. ... More


Institutionalizing Interactive Political Leadership

Eva Sørensen

in Interactive Political Leadership: The Role of Politicians in the Age of Governance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198777953
eISBN:
9780191823411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777953.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

A key factor that conditions the political leadership of elected politicians is the institutional structure of representative democracy. Political institutions constrain as well as enable political ... More


Institutions, Investment, and Growth in Developing Countries

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many analyses of long-term development neglect the importance of formal and informal political and economic institutions in developing countries. This chapter discusses the nature of such ... More


Conclusion

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a conclusion and comprises summarized findings. In addition, this chapter addresses a serious challenge that faces most students of institutions: Are institutions epiphenomenal? ... More


Economic Reforms in Ukraine in Comparative Perspective: Formal and Informal Dimensions

Alexander Libman and Anastassia Obydenkova

in Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798457
eISBN:
9781503600102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798457.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Alexander Libman and Anastassia Obydenkova set out inductively to identify the countries whose economies are most similar to Ukraine’s using a hierarchical cluster analysis of indicators of the ... More


Institutional Capital

Lalita Som

in The Capitals of Nations: The Role of Human, Social, and Institutional Capital in Economic Evolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199452736
eISBN:
9780199084548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452736.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter establishes the link between knowledge economy and institutional capital. The various sections of the chapter deal with the meaning and definitions of institutions, formal and informal ... More


Universalizing Ismaʿilism: Institutionalities of Devotion and Regimes of Standardization

Jonah Steinberg

in Ismaʿili Modern: Globalization and Identity in a Muslim Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834077
eISBN:
9781469603728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899458_steinberg.8
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the complex of formal institutions that constitutes its own sphere in the social life of the Isma'ili transnational structure. The job of this complex is to provide religious ... More


Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Jie Lu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book examines the origins of the variance in contemporary rural China’s decentralized governance. It identifies the conditions under which different types of institutions are likely to perform ... More


Diverse Property Rights and Forest Management: Institutions and Politics in Uttarakhand

Satyajit Singh

in The Local in Governance: Politics, Decentralization, and Environment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199468966
eISBN:
9780199087327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468966.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Environmental Politics

Given the importance of forests in the livelihoods of the hill people, there are a number of institutional arrangements that exist at the village level apart from the state-sponsored van panchayats. ... More


Ecuador: The Provincialization of Representation

Simón Pachano

in The Crisis of Democratic Representation in the Andes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752787
eISBN:
9780804767910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752787.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the role of the provincialization of representation in the crisis of democratic representation in Ecuador. It analyzes the main characteristics of the electoral system and ... More


The Power of Advocacy

Duncan Green

in How Change Happens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785392
eISBN:
9780191833236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785392.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter looks at how advocacy works. ‘Advocacy’ here is defined as the process of influencing decision makers to change their policies and practices, attitudes, or behaviours. It typically ... More


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