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Political Performance and Institutional Trust

Arthur Miller and Ola Listhaug

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Previous chapters have demonstrated that low and declining citizen respect for government institutions and political leaders is characteristic of contemporary industrialized societies. Evidence since ... More


Institutional Explanations for Political Support

Pippa Norris

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Substantial cross‐national variations have been demonstrated in political support/institutional confidence; the aim of this chapter is to investigate why these major differences between countries ... More


Keeping Company with Ghosts

Janet Y. Chen

in Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152103
eISBN:
9781400839988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152103.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how the GMD regime proved incapable of coping with increasing urban disorder in both Shanghai and Beijing. With refugees from battleground areas in the countryside continuously ... More


Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Hermann Schmitt and Jacques Thomassen (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

How severe a problem is what many call the ‘democratic deficit’ of the EU? Despite a voluminous theoretical literature dealing with this question, there is hardly any systematic empirical ... More


The Government and Organization of the Supreme Court of Judicature

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the institutions of government in the 19th century, covering the Lord Chancellor's Office, the Council of Judges, and the Rule Committee. It then discusses organizations and ... More


Introduction

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about direct rule governance in Ireland from 1972 to 2007. This volume identifies, describes and explains the key features of ... More


Political Context

Lam Wai-man

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter summarizes the general context of changes in Hong Kong since 1997. It begins by emphasizing the Sino-British negotiations and the Basic Law. The relationship between Hong Kong and ... More


The Welfare System: Interaction Between Officials and Clients

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

Welfare assistance reflects a crucial aspect of low-income life: interaction with government institutions. Attitudes and roles fostered by the public assistance program indicate the constraining ... More


Family Reform in the Southwest Frontier, 1950–1953

in Revolutionizing the Family: Politics, Love, and Divorce in Urban and Rural China, 1949-1968

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217201
eISBN:
9780520922389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217201.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter evaluates the implementation of the Marriage Law in China's southwest frontier during the period from 1950 to 1953. It shows that both Han men and women in Yunnan from various ethnic ... More


A Trusted Government?

Rachel Weil

in A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300171044
eISBN:
9780300199284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171044.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The new regime’s major goals of securing itself against enemies and winning the trust of subjects were mutually interdependent but sometimes contradictory. This chapter examines how this tension ... More


"Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Jonathan Pattenden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Intended for researchers, students, policymakers and practitioners, this book draws on detailed longitudinal fieldwork in rural south India to analyse the conditions of the rural poor and their ... More


Politics of Sovereignty: Evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity and Politics in Angola

Ruy Llera Blanes

in The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814772591
eISBN:
9780814723517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772591.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter explores how Pentecostal and evangelical movements are increasingly engaging in aspects of governance and partisan policy in Angola's public sphere, and how they are negotiating shifting ... More


Early Irish and Welsh Kinship

T. M. Charles-Edwards

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201038
eISBN:
9780191674808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201038.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This book studies early Irish and Welsh kinship. Kinship is a central element in all human societies. It was of particular significance in early medieval Ireland and Wales where governmental ... More


Restructuring Relations: Indigenous Self-Determination, Governance, and Gender

Rauna Kuokkanen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190913281
eISBN:
9780190913311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913281.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This book interrogates normative conceptions of Indigenous self-determination and the structures of Indigenous self-government institutions, arguing that Indigenous self-determination is not ... More


Digital Dilemmas: Power, Resistance, and the Internet

M.I. Franklin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199982691
eISBN:
9780190252731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199982691.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book presents an ethnographic, mixed method approach to understanding the dynamics of power and resistance as they are played out around the future of the internet. The text looks at the way ... More


Judging Policy: Courts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil

Matthew M. Taylor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758116
eISBN:
9780804786799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758116.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Courts, like other government institutions, shape public policy. But how are they drawn into the policy process, and how are patterns of policy debate shaped by the institutional structure of the ... More


Organisations of labouring class women

Jonathan Pattenden

in "Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter assesses the capacity of a social movement of female agricultural labourers to challenge dominant class control of local government institutions, and modify class relations in favour of ... More


Bolívar in Haiti: Republicanism in the Revolutionary Atlantic

Sibylle Fischer

in Haiti and the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037573
eISBN:
9781621039334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037573.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter refutes the common narrative that Bolívar saw Haiti only as a negative model for the independent Latin America he envisioned, arguing that his attitudes toward the Caribbean nation were ... More


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