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Party Identity and Issue Preferences in the 1998 Election

Tracy L. Osborn

in How Women Represent Women: Political Parties, Gender and Representation in the State Legislatures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845347
eISBN:
9780199949397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845347.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 4 offers the first of three empirical tests of party effects, particularly party identity. It examines state legislators’ policy preferences in 42 states in the 1998 election period (before ... More


Administrative Law and International Law

Michael Stolleis

in A History of Public Law in Germany 1914–1945

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199269365
eISBN:
9780191699399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269365.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The ‘shift toward administrative law’ during the Nazi period was an attempt by state law jurists to avoid the dangerous questions about what form the state would take. Furthermore, what kept the ... More


Self-Execution in the Political Branches

David L. Sloss

in The Death of Treaty Supremacy: An Invisible Constitutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199364022
eISBN:
9780199364053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364022.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Chapter 6 summarizes key legislative and executive materials from 1800 to 1945 related to self-execution. The doctrine of self-executing treaties was an ongoing source of confusion and disagreement ... More


(Non-)Departures from the Legislative State of Nature, 1866–1917

Michael Koß

in Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Prior to 1917, a centralization of agenda control was successful in the British House of Commons between 1882 and 1902 but failed in the German Reichstag in 1906. In the House of Commons, followers ... More


Candidate Quality

Michael G. Miller

in Subsidizing Democracy: How Public Funding Changes Elections and How It Can Work in the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452277
eISBN:
9780801469527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452277.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the interplay of public funding, competition, and candidate “quality” in state legislative elections. In particular it explores the potential for gauging candidate quality and ... More


Procedural Reforms and their Context

Michael Koß

in Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter identifies ninety procedural reforms from the British, French, Swedish, and German legislatures during the years 1866–2015 which will be analysed in Chapters 5–7. For all these reforms, ... More


A Dynamic Partisan Perspective on Procedural Reform

Michael Koß

in Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces the dynamic partisan perspective on procedural change. Leaders are expected to prefer creating mega-seats in the cabinet (and centralize agenda control), whereas followers ... More


The Emergence of Criminal Law

Lindsay Farmer

in Making the Modern Criminal Law: Criminalization and Civil Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199568642
eISBN:
9780191801945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568642.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the relationship between the criminal law and civil order in the period since the late eighteenth century to map out broad and significant shifts in understandings of the aims ... More


Inquisition

Gerald Horne

in The Final Victim of the Blacklist: John Howard Lawson, Dean of the Hollywood Ten

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243729
eISBN:
9780520939936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243729.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

John Howard Lawson was dragged forcibly from the witness chair during his stormy testimony in Washington during the fall of 1947. As during state legislative hearings Lawson denied his Communist ... More


The Justification of Constitutional Review: The Sketch of an Argument

Víctor Ferreres Comella

in Constitutional Courts and Democratic Values: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300148671
eISBN:
9780300148688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148671.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter shows how easy it is to defend the institution of judicial review of legislation when it operates within the field of federalism. In politically decentralized polities, the laws enacted ... More


Perceptions of Party Unity in the Visegrád Countries

David M. Willumsen

in The Acceptance of Party Unity in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805434
eISBN:
9780191843501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805434.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the four Visegrád countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia) in the early 1990s, as a least-likely case of party influence on legislators. First measuring ... More


Introduction

Lindsay Farmer

in Making the Modern Criminal Law: Criminalization and Civil Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199568642
eISBN:
9780191801945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568642.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter introduces the idea of criminalization. It looks briefly at how it has emerged as a key focus of contemporary legal theory. It then argues that an understanding of criminalization ... More


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