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Running to the Right: Effects of Campaign Strategy on Mass Opinion and Behavior

Diana Mutz and Susanna Dilliplane

in Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151106
eISBN:
9781400840304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151106.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the occasion of Republican John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as a vice-presidential running mate because this event signaled to many voters an abrupt change in McCain's ... More


Introduction: The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Drawing on the strikingly different records of the 103rd and 104th Congresses — congresses in which women’s proportional presence was roughly similar — this introduction to Part I highlights the ... More


Introduction

Peter K. Austin and Julia Sallabank

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This introductory chapter gives some background on the loss of linguistic diversity worldwide and the increased interest in this field since the late twentieth century: in academia, among the ... More


From Virgin Land to Ground Zero: The Mythological Foundations of the Homeland Security State

Donald Pease

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter attempts to interpret the narrative that has emerged in the wake of the events that took place on September 11, 2001. “Virgin Land” refers to a governing metaphor, which has anchored the ... More


Demands for Choice: The Competition between Left and Right

José María Maravall

in Demands on Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198778523
eISBN:
9780191823848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778523.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Voting is only relevant for citizens when they can choose between genuine political alternatives that correspond to their preferences. Proponents of ‘more’ democracy claim that political competitors ... More


“Are we really in the Soviet Union?”

Marianne Hirsch

in Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257726
eISBN:
9780520944909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257726.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the events that occurred in Czernowitz before and during the early years of the Second World War, describing the situation of many university students due to the developing ... More


Precarious Employment in the Public Sector: How Neoliberal Practices Preceded Ideology

Michal Tabibian-Mizrahi

Michael Shalev (ed.)

in Neoliberalism as a State Project: Changing the Political Economy of Israel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793021
eISBN:
9780191834769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793021.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This case study of precarious employment in public hospitals shows that the adoption of neoliberal practices was a gradual process whose roots can be traced to earlier decades. Innovative and even ... More


Conclusions: Learning from Diversity About Increasing Inequality, Its Impacts and Responses?

Brian Nolan, Wiemer Salverda, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight, István György Tóth, and Herman van de Werfhorst

in Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687428
eISBN:
9780191767142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.003.0030
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter summarizes key features of 30 country case studies of the evolution of income inequality, of outcomes in the social, cultural, and political realms that might potentially be affected, ... More


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