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Conclusion A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law

R. W. Kostal

in A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551941
eISBN:
9780191714320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551941.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This concluding essay examines the nature and significance of the Jamaica controversy in the wider sweep of modern English political and legal history. That the Jamaica affair became so thoroughly ... More


Between co-optation and opposition: Peronism, nationalism and the politics of history, 1943–55

in Argentina's Partisan Past: Nationalism and the Politics of History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312380
eISBN:
9781846317149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317149.003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter re-examines the relationship between Perónism and nationalism, focusing on the politics of history. It argues that F attempted to strike a precarious balance between the various existing ... More


Introduction

in Argentina's Partisan Past: Nationalism and the Politics of History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312380
eISBN:
9781846317149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317149.001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the interaction between nationalism and the politics of history in twentieth-century Argentina. It focuses on the ways in ... More


New narratives for a new era? Shifts, decline and resurgence of nationalist constructions of the past since 1976

in Argentina's Partisan Past: Nationalism and the Politics of History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312380
eISBN:
9781846317149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317149.006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter traces the development of Argentine nationalism and the politics of history after the coup of 1976 and up to the beginning of the presidency of Carlos Menem in 1989, ending with some ... More


American Exceptionalism in Crime, Punishment, and Disadvantage: Race, Federalization, and Politicization in the Perspective of Local Autonomy

Nicola Lacey and David Soskice

in American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190203542
eISBN:
9780190203566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203542.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter sets a particular thesis focused on the institutional structure of the American political system within the context of a broader literature in the comparative political economy of crime ... More


A Holocaust Syndrome?: Relations between the Federal Republic and American Jewish Organizations in the 1980s

Jacob S. Eder

in Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237820
eISBN:
9780190237851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237820.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

This chapter examines the relationship between the Kohl government and the American Jewish community during the 1980s. Helmut Kohl wanted to “normalize” West Germans’ relationship to the Nazi past. ... More


The Baltic States: Successful “Return to Europe”

Katherine Graney

in Russia, the Former Soviet Republics, and Europe Since 1989: Transformation and Tragedy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190055080
eISBN:
9780190055127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055080.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, European Union

This chapter examines the successful “return to Europe” by the three Baltic states, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. It details how they presented European gatekeepers in the EU and NATO with expertly ... More


Shifting Definitions

Alistair Fraser

in Urban Legends: Gang Identity in the Post-Industrial City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198728610
eISBN:
9780191795435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728610.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 1 elaborates the divergent trajectories of gangs in the US, England, and Scotland. The chapter identifies and analyses four clear shifts in gang research and response—street to database, ... More


William Petty and Political Arithmetic: The Origins of GDP

Philipp Lepenies

in The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175104
eISBN:
9780231541435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175104.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Describes how in the 17th century, the Englishman William Petty proposed the idea of "political arithmetic" - i.e. the notion that rulers should base their political decisions on numbers and ... More


The Rise and Decline of Parties

Richard S. Katz and Peter Mair

in Democracy and the Cartelization of Political Parties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199586011
eISBN:
9780191866043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199586011.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

When they rose to prominence in the régimes censitaires of the nineteenth century, most political parties were based primarily in parliament and had little external organization. With the advent of ... More


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