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Reproductive Rights: Gender Difference and the Paradox of Power

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:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter uses four legislative battles (the Freedom of Choice Act, Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances bill, Medicaid funding of abortion, and abortion provisions in the Federal Employees’ ... More


Reproductive Rights: Redefining the Meaning of Critical Mass

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:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

When the 1994 elections gave control of Congress to a conservative, Christian Coalition-dominated, Republican majority, what some had over-optimistically touted as a critical mass of women became a ... More


Health Care Reform: The Convergence of the Politics of Presence and the Politics of Ideas

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:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter deconstructs gender differences to explore the contested issues surrounding gender difference, when the politics of presence converged with partisan politics in the struggle over health ... More


The Dynamics and Mechanics of Policy Adjustment in Britain, Germany, and France

Vivien A. Schmidt

in The Futures of European Capitalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253685
eISBN:
9780191600210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253684.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Whatever the convergent pressures of globalization and Europeanization, countries have manifested divergent policy responses, depending upon a number of significant variables. This chapter identifies ... More


Transnational Activism and National Policymaking

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in The Political Power of Bad Ideas: Networks, Institutions, and the Global Prohibition Wave

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391237
eISBN:
9780199776856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391237.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a more explicit comparison of the institutional differences in feedback mechanisms, highlighting the features inherent in each institutional arrangement that predisposed ... More


Norway: Professionalization—Party-oriented and Constituency-based

Hanne Marthe Narud

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the political professionalization of the Norwegian Storting, its main focus being on the various institutional constraints of Norwegian MPs and on the importance of the ... More


The Demand for Sovereignty and the Emergence of Nationalism

Michael Hechter

in Containing Nationalism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The members of any nation would prefer to be sovereign rather than to be ruled by non‐nationals because this maximizes the chance that the government will provide them with an optimal mix of public ... More


Security

Clair Brown, Yoshifumi Nakata, Michael Reich, and Lloyd Ulman

in Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115215
eISBN:
9780199854820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115215.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The role of security in the employment systems of Japan and the U.S. is evaluated in this chapter. In particular, the benefits and costs associated with two types of security—employment security and ... More


Financial and Legal Development: The Role of Private Enterprises in Growth

Linda Yueh

in China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199205783
eISBN:
9780191752018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205783.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rapid rise of the entrepreneurial private sector in China is one of the key reasons for the success of its transition from a centrally planned economy toward becoming a market-oriented one since ... More


Diffusion of health technologies: evidence from the pharmaceutical sector

Victoria Serra-Sastre and Alistair McGuire

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the role of technology diffusion in the area of pharmaceutical treatments. It is an up-to-date literature review of the main determinants of technology diffusion, including a ... More


Conclusions

David Griffiths, Nando Sigona, and Roger Zetter

in Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter addresses the themes that are raised in the fieldwork chapters and views them from a more theoretical perspective. It focuses mostly on the institutional constraints and opportunities ... More


Analytical Capacity

Salvador Parrado

in The Problem-solving Capacity of the Modern State: Governance Challenges and Administrative Capacities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716365
eISBN:
9780191784880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716365.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Recently the demand for evidence-based policy-making and therefore analytical capacity in administration resurged. Beginning by defining different types of analytical capacity, and considering who ... More


The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Toward a New Economic Culture?

Manuel Castells

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter looks to the possibility of a new economic culture superseding that of the recent past. The global financial crisis is viewed a direct outgrowth of the institutional arrangements and ... More


When Leaders Are Not Good:: Exploring Bad Leadership in Liberal Democracies across Time and Space

Ludger Helms

in Good Democratic Leadership: On Prudence and Judgment in Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199683840
eISBN:
9780191763397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683840.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter takes the negative road to the question by considering what bad democratic leadership looks like. In confronting the contrary issue of defining “badness”, the author notes how the ... More


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