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Cross‐Country Comparisons: Legislative and Executive Inclusion

Andrew Reynolds

in Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295105
eISBN:
9780191600128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295103.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

A comparative analysis is given of both actual and simulated election results of the five country case studies (from Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) presented in the book, along ... More


Political Economy: An Overview

James E. Alt and Alberto Alesina

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Provides an overview of the political economy approach as it relates to the political economy of institutions and the political economy of public policy. The field has developed and the literature ... More


Islands of Transnational Governance

Alec Stone Sweet

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256488
eISBN:
9780191600234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256489.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The two papers in Ch. 5 examine how lawyers and law professors, operating in private arenas, successfully revived a pre-modern legal system, the Lex Mercatoria – the international body of trade law ... More


Intergovernmental Cooperation: Rational Choices in Federal Systems and Beyond

Nicole Bolleyer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570607
eISBN:
9780191721953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Over the past decades, governments have increasingly been confronted with problems that transcend their boundaries. A multitude of policy fields are affected, including environment, trade and ... More


Rational Choices in Federal Systems and Beyond

Nicole Bolleyer

in Intergovernmental Cooperation: Rational Choices in Federal Systems and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570607
eISBN:
9780191721953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570607.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This concluding chapter elaborates on the theoretical implications of the study for institutional theory as well as on its practical implications for the likelihood of successful federal reform. In a ... More


The Priority of Democracy: Political Consequences of Pragmatism

Jack Knight and James Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151236
eISBN:
9781400840335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151236.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Pragmatism and its consequences are central issues in American politics today, yet scholars rarely examine in detail the relationship between pragmatism and politics. This book systematically ... More


Dynamics of Institutional Choice

Joseph Jupille, Walter Mattli, and Duncan Snidal

in International Politics and Institutions in Time

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198744023
eISBN:
9780191804014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744023.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When do actors USE available institutions, SELECT among alternative forums, CHANGE existing rules, or CREATE new arrangements? In this chapter the authors present their theory of boundedly rational ... More


Local Governance in Transformed Communities

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter establishes the theoretical foundation and offers a coherent framework to guide subsequent empirical analyses. After reviewing contemporary literature on the origins of and changes in ... More


Rural–Urban Migration and Contextualized Institutional Choices in Rural China

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter moves beyond the induced changes in social environments and focuses on villagers' choices among institutional solutions for handling issues as well as on their assessment of institutions ... More


Political Responsibility and the European Union

Myrto Tsakatika

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075155
eISBN:
9781781701621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075155.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book addresses the question of political legitimacy in the European Union from the much-neglected angle of political responsibility. It develops an original communitarian approach to legitimacy ... More


Action theory and policy analysis: the ADEPT model

Alfred Rütten, Peter Gelius, and Karim Abu-Omar

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199658039
eISBN:
9780191765780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658039.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents the “Analysis of Determinants of Policy Impact” (ADEPT) model, an approach to policy analysis in health promotion that is easy-to-use, parsimonious, and empirically tested. The ... More


Implications: Reform and Fragmentation in Global Governance

Tine Hanrieder

in International Organization in Time: Fragmentation and Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198705833
eISBN:
9780191775246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705833.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The concluding chapter discusses how the book’s findings contribute to wider debates in global governance, and which lesson they yield for the reformers of international organizations (IOs). The ... More


Conclusion

Mislav Mataija

in Private Regulation and the Internal Market: Sports, Legal Services, and Standard Setting in EU Economic Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198746652
eISBN:
9780191808937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746652.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

The concluding chapter brings together the threads of the preceding discussion. It argues that, instead of classifying conduct as public or private, the real question for both the free movement and ... More


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