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Democratic Rural Development: Leadership Accountability in Regional Peasant Organizations 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyzes the social foundations of democracy by focusing on the internal dynamics of building scaled-up, democratic counterweights under authoritarian rule. It takes up the challenge ... More


Democratising Secondary Associations

Stephen Elstub

in Towards a Deliberative and Associational Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627394
eISBN:
9780748652716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627394.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter reinforces claims that in order to fulfil its potential democratic functions, associations in an associational democracy must themselves be internally democratic. It defends the ... More


Demands for Representation

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/9780198778523.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Representation always means delegation of power. This delegation is called into question when voters believe that their control over politicians is undermined. This happens when politicians operate ... More


The Cartel Party and Populist Opposition

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/9780199586011.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Cartelization has given rise to opposition in the form of anti-party-system or populist parties. While this possibility was clear as early as the 1990s, in the last decade the growth of these parties ... More


The French Parti socialiste (2010-16): from office to crisis

Sophie Di Francesco-Mayot

in Why the Left Loses: The Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332664
eISBN:
9781447332725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332664.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the French Socialist Party (Parti socialiste, PS), which is one of the least successful of the major European social democratic parties. It focuses on the period between the ... More


Context: the emergence of the British Labour Party

Rhiannon Vickers

in The Labour Party and the World, Volume 1: The Evolution of Labour's Foreign Policy, 1900-51

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067440
eISBN:
9781781700655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067440.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter provides a brief introduction to the international context within which the Labour Party emerged in terms of Great Britain's role in the world and examines the historical sociology of ... More


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