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The Politics of Presence

Anne Phillips

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294153
eISBN:
9780191600098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294158.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A number of contemporary democracies have introduced measures to ensure a more equitable representation of women and/or ethnic minority citizens within elected assemblies. These measures have ... More


What Does a Representative Do? Descriptive Representation in Communicative Settings of Distrust, Uncrystallized Interests, and Historically Denigrated Status

Jane Mansbridge

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Disadvantaged groups may want to be represented by individuals who in their own backgrounds mirror the typical experiences of that group; these are descriptive representatives. The analysis presented ... More


Deliberation, Accountability, and Interest

Anne Phillips

in The Politics of Presence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294153
eISBN:
9780191600098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294158.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Deliberative democrats are usually opposed to group representation, criticize models of politics that rely on the aggregation of individual or group interest, and reject strict mechanisms of ... More


Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Will Kymlicka and Wayne Norman (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Most modern democracies contain significant minority groups whose language, religion, or ethnicity differs from those of the majority. In this book, leading scholars of multicultural issues examine ... More


The Uneasy Alliance of Group Representation and Deliberative Democracy

Melissa S. Williams

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

One of the central aims of deliberative theory is to redeem the ideal of impartiality by defining political processes in a manner that avoids bias against valid social interests. The first section of ... More


Institutionalizing Promiscuity: Commission‐Interest Group Relations in the European Union

Sonia Mazey and Jeremy Richardson

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The relationship between the European Commission and the various lobbying groups in Brussels is explored, and it is argued that there is now a ‘mature’ institutionalized policy-making style governing ... More


The Institutionalization of Europe

Alec Stone Sweet, Wayne Sandholtz, and Neil Fligstein (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In 1950, a European political space existed, if only as a very primitive site of international governance. Now, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the European Union governs in an ... More


The Organizational Foundations of Democratic Representation

Kristin Kanthak

in The Diversity Paradox: Parties, Legislatures, and the Organizational Foundations of Representation in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891726
eISBN:
9780199933433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891726.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter concludes the book and provides some closing thoughts. The chapter explains how the results in the book indicate that the link between descriptive and substantive representation may not ... More


Democratic transformation: fulfilling the promise of representation*

Darren Halpin

in Groups, Representation and Democracy: Between Promise and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076527
eISBN:
9781781701690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076527.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines a case where a group capable of representation, but not practising democratic enfranchisement of its constituency, transformed its practice. In so doing, it establishes that ... More


Group Entitlements and Deliberation

George Vasilev

in Solidarity Across Divides: Promoting the Moral Point of View

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697304
eISBN:
9781474416153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697304.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 analyses institutional designs that are supportive of solidarity. It challenges the view put forward by defenders of institutional homogeneity that group entitlements corrode solidarity by ... More


Making Olson work: rejuvenating ‘supply-side’ explanations

Darren Halpin

in Groups, Representation and Democracy: Between Promise and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076527
eISBN:
9781781701690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076527.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter scrutinizes the argument of Mancur Olson regarding collective action. His thesis has been instrumental in fostering pessimism about the democratic potential of groups. This chapter ... More


Various Generalizations and Deformations of PSL(2,ℝ) Surface Group Representations and their Higgs Bundles

Brian Collier

in Geometry and Physics: Volume II: A Festschrift in honour of Nigel Hitchin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198802020
eISBN:
9780191869068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802020.003.0019
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

The goal of this chapter is to examine the various ways in which Fuchsian representations of the fundamental group of a closed surface of genus g into PSL(2, R) and their associated Higgs bundles ... More


Symmetries of Space-Time

Michael E. Peskin

in Concepts of Elementary Particle Physics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198812180
eISBN:
9780191850301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812180.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses preliminary concepts needed for the book: relativity and relativistic kinematics, natural units, elements of group theory, discrete symmetries of space-time


Introduction: Reclaiming Representative Democracy for Women

Karen Celis

in Feminist Democratic Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190087722
eISBN:
9780190087753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087722.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 1 makes a defense of representative democracy even as it acknowledges long-standing and contemporary feminist criticism and surveys the appeal of more fashionable non-representative ... More


Unions and Politics: Parties, Alliances, and the Battle of Ideas

Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick and Richard Hyman

in Trade Unions in Western Europe: Hard Times, Hard Choices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199644414
eISBN:
9780191756290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644414.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Union political influence in most countries is declining. This stems in part from the constrained policy options of national governments in an era of neoliberal globalization, but also reflects a ... More


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