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Reconstructing and Reinforcing Islamism

Joseph Chinyong Liow

in Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377088
eISBN:
9780199869527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377088.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores attempts to “reframe” Islamism in the 1990s by both PAS and UMNO by investigating the contours of the ongoing debate between PAS and UMNO, and within PAS itself, over the nature ... More


Liberal Government and the Rural Electorate, 1906–1910

PATRICIA LYNCH

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

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.06
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses what happened to the Liberals' new rural strategy after their party's sweeping victory in the general election of 1906. It specifically evaluates the response of the rural ... More


Electioneering and the Shunning of Socialist Germany, November-December 1918

DOUGLAS NEWTON

in British Policy and the Weimar Republic, 1918–1919

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203148
eISBN:
9780191675744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203148.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, European Modern History

The chapter discusses a new factor that was introduced by the British government to heighten pressures on all those associated with the ‘knock-out blow’ coalition to denigrate the German revolution, ... More


Money

Andrew Thorpe

in Parties at War: Political Organization in Second World War Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199272730
eISBN:
9780191709661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272730.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at the financial implications of the war at national and local levels. It also looks closely at party activists and their fundraising efforts. The respective parties' financial ... More


The Problem of Landed Influence

Matthew Cragoe

in Culture, Politics, and National Identity in Wales 1832-1886

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207542
eISBN:
9780191716737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207542.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reconsiders the issue of landed influence in Wales to investigate the ways in which the idea of landlord coercion operated within radical politics, and thus shaped modern perceptions of ... More


The British General Election of 1931

Andrew Thorpe

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The British general election of 1931 marked the culmination of a period of political and economic crisis, and has long been regarded as a watershed in 20th-century British history. In the summer of ... More


1945 And All That

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Why did the Labour Party defeat Churchill in the 1945 election. The chapter disputes the claim that little separated the programmes put forward by the two major parties and that Labour's victory was ... More


The National Government and the Calling of the Election

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An unequivocal statement was issued by Ramsay MacDonald, Stanley Baldwin, and Sir Herbert Samuel on August 1931. Within six weeks, however, the Cabinet had decided to fight a general election under ... More


Mobilizing for Victory

Daniel Kreiss

in Taking Our Country Back: The Crafting of Networked Politics from Howard Dean to Barack Obama

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199782536
eISBN:
9780199950614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782536.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks closely at how the Obama campaign integrated its new media and field efforts for the primaries and general election. While Dean’s campaign collapsed in part because of the large ... More


Visual Framing

Maria Elizabeth Grabe and Erik Page Bucy

in Image Bite Politics: News and the Visual Framing of Elections

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372076
eISBN:
9780199893478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372076.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter investigates the influence of image handlers on the manner in which candidates are visually framed in televised appearances, tracking variables most likely to reveal decisions made by ... More


From Elation to Despair: Labour 1929–1931

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Rarely if ever in Britain's political history has a government which started out with such high hopes and keen support come to grief so ignominiously as did the second Labour administration of Ramsay ... More


The Public: Appeal and Support

Stuart Ball

in Portrait of a Party: The Conservative Party in Britain 1918-1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199667987
eISBN:
9780191751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667987.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter assesses the nature of the Conservative Party's appeal, and the language and methods by which this was communicated to the public. This includes the image projected by the party, the ... More


Towards the New Jerusalem

Jon Lawrence

in Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores the possibility of the building of the socialist ‘New Jerusalem’ with the public's low-key mood in 1945. The first section stresses not only the calmness of the campaign, but ... More


Broadcasting Politics

Jon Lawrence

in Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter deals with broadcasting politics, looking at the relationship between politicians and broadcasters. The first section examines mediated politics and the interactions of politicians with ... More


Conservative Electoral Support and Social Class

ROBERT WALLER

in Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202387
eISBN:
9780191675317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202387.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the causes of the pattern of voting in Britain that has proved so beneficial to the Conservative Party, focusing on the entangled issues of electoral support and social class. ... More


Constituency Activities: The Liberals

Andrew Thorpe

in Parties at War: Political Organization in Second World War Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199272730
eISBN:
9780191709661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272730.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Liberals were far more vulnerable to a wartime coup de grace than Labour or the Conservatives. This chapter shows, however, that their constituency associations often survived, and in a few cases ... More


Visual Bias

Maria Elizabeth Grabe and Erik Page Bucy

in Image Bite Politics: News and the Visual Framing of Elections

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372076
eISBN:
9780199893478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372076.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces a new approach to measuring bias based on the visual aspects of broadcast news. Unlike the candidates' verbal statements and self-presentation style, the indicators of visual ... More


Selection and Elections

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0027
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Mapai had begun its actual preparations for the forthcoming general elections on 19 May 1955 in a meeting of the Mapai Central Committee. For a short while it looked as if Sharett and Ben–Gurion ... More


Prologue to Part III

Peter Clarke

in The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924–1936

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202196
eISBN:
9780191675201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202196.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

With Lloyd George's pledge to conquer unemployment, public works became a central policy issue. The late 1920s were the most active period of Keynes's political career and his initiatives in policy ... More


Image Bite Politics: News and the Visual Framing of Elections

Maria Elizabeth Grabe and Erik Page Bucy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372076
eISBN:
9780199893478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372076.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Image Bite Politics is the first book to systematically assess the visual presentation of presidential candidates in network news coverage of elections and to connect these visual images ... More


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