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Proliferation of Informal Groups in the Post‐Bipolar Era

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the question of why informal groups of states proliferated in the post-Cold war era. It argues that the proliferation of groups of friends and contact groups must be analyzed in ... More


The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Jochen Prantl

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the dynamics between informal groups of states and the UN Security Council in the management of conflicts in Namibia, El Salvador, and Kosovo. It sets forth three main arguments. ... More


Unifying Theories of Democracy Through the Median Mandate

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

in Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter brings together and tries to answer the questions about democratic politics raised in the text, many of which are classical questions of democratic theory. The purpose here is to bring ... More


Violence and Democracy: Which Produces Change?

Roderic Ai Camp

in The Metamorphosis of Leadership in a Democratic Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199742851
eISBN:
9780199866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742851.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

A comparison between two decisive generations in Mexican politics—the historic revolutionary generation and the recent democratic generation—strongly suggests that among the many variables which ... More


Path Predicates

NOMI ERTESCHIK-SHIR and TOVA RAPOPORT

in The Syntax of Aspect: Deriving Thematic and Aspectual Interpretation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280445
eISBN:
9780191712845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280445.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores the connection among the various types of predicates that can describe sequential change, such as advance, cool, march, and flash. The examination is conducted within a theory ... More


France: integration versus dualization

Daniel Clegg

in Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter documents the conflict between two competing policy logics in recent French unemployment protection policy. Up until the 2000s, policy development followed a dualizing logic, reinforcing ... More


Repertoires of Contention

Charles Tilly

in Regimes and Repertoires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803500
eISBN:
9780226803531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter presents a discussion on the repertoires of contention. We can capture some of the recurrent, historically embedded character of contentious politics by means of two related theatrical ... More


Remaining Agile and Adaptable

Michelle Shumate and Katherine R. Cooper

in Networks for Social Impact

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190091996
eISBN:
9780190092030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091996.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Strategy

If a network has longevity, it will experience change. This chapter is about how networks reinvent themselves, mature, learn, grow, and dissolve. It uses a framework based on two distinctions: the ... More


Imitate and Overtake?

Amy A. Quark

in Global Rivalries: Standards Wars and the Transnational Cotton Trade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226050539
eISBN:
9780226050706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226050706.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter demonstrates why we should expect conflict-driven processes of institutional change to be incremental in nature. Emerging rivals remain dependent on existing arrangements even as they ... More


The strategies described

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O’Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

in Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 3 provides a detailed description of the strategies to end homelessness. The strategies of the three countries were published within a relatively short period of each other. The Finnish ... More


Conclusion

James Reilly

in Strong Society, Smart State: The Rise of Public Opinion in China's Japan Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158060
eISBN:
9780231528085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158060.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter expresses how China presents a curious case of liberalization without democratization. It also reviews the key findings of the text and then responds to potential objections. ... More


The Search for a Useful Development Paradigm

Brian Levy

in Working with the Grain: Integrating Governance and Growth in Development Strategies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199363803
eISBN:
9780199363834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363803.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter sets the stage for the book in three ways. First, it describes how, in the wake of the end of the Cold War, the “good governance” agenda came to center stage in the discourse of ... More


Fourth Year

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

American student rule makers in 1879 incrementally change their scrimmage rule, removing words that call for English rugby’s scrimmage methodology of players forcing themselves and the ball toward ... More


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