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Taking Stock

Stephen Skowronek

in The Unsustainable American State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780195392135
eISBN:
9780199852543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392135.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that many scholars still have failed to understand the American state as a “state” and that issues before regarding “sustainability”, “fiscal crisis”, and “legitimation crisis” ... More


Ecological Modernization, Risk Society, and the Green State

John S. Dryzek, David Downes, Christian Hunold, David Schlosberg, and Hans‐Kristian Hernes

in Green States and Social Movements: Environmentalism in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, and Norway

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249022
eISBN:
9780191599095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249024.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Ecological modernization now suggests that environmental values can be attached to the state's core economic imperative, while Ulrich Beck's risk society thesis suggests an environmental attachment ... More


Introduction

Edeltraud Roller

in The Performance of Democracies: Political Institutions and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286423
eISBN:
9780191603358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286426.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter defines the questions and goals of the study, and provides a brief overview on the state of research regarding the performance of democracies. It seeks to answer two ... More


Structural fractures, crises, the state and the emergence of Chávez  

Barry Cannon

in Hugo Chávez and the Bolivarian Revolution: Populism and Democracy in a Globalised Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077715
eISBN:
9781781701959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077715.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses Jürgen Habermas's ‘legitimation crises’ model and argues that Venezuelan society did not manage to achieve sufficient levels of robustness and inclusiveness to avoid a ... More


Introduction

Julian Johnson

in Who Needs Classical Music?: Cultural Choice and Musical Values

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146813
eISBN:
9780199849246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146813.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Classical music is currently undergoing apparent devaluation and this has consequences as a legitimation crisis. Assessing the relevance in the postmodern, plural, and multicultural world is merely ... More


US power and the crisis of social democracy in Europe's second project of integration

Magnus Ryner

in European regionalism and the left

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085734
eISBN:
9781781704615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085734.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter draws on the work on Poulantzas to argue that European social democracy is in crisis because European Integration since the 1980s has been articulated within a relationship of structural ... More


Paradoxical Europe: The Eurozone Crisis and the Unanticipated Consequences of Integration

Maurizio Bach

in Beyond the Crisis: The Governance of Europe's Economic, Political and Legal Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198752868
eISBN:
9780191814297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752868.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The European Union is suffering one of the deepest confidence and legitimation crises in its history, which can be recognised as an unintended and paradoxical effect of crisis management. The chapter ... More


Renegotiating Iran's Post-Revolutionary Social Contract: The Green Movement And The Struggle For Democracy In The Islamic Republic

Nader Hashemi

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter is an exploration of the crisis of legitimacy facing the Islamic Republic after the 2009 presidential elections. The emergence of the Green Movement in 2009 was a second attempt by the ... More


The 2011 Israeli Protest Movement between the “Arab Spring” and the “Occupy” Movement: A Hybrid Model?

Gayil Talshir

in Popular Contention, Regime, and Transition: Arab Revolts in Comparative Global Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203573
eISBN:
9780190203597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203573.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter uses Habermas’s theory of legitimation crisis to situate the Israeli protest summer of 2011 between the worldwide “Occupy” movements and the Arab revolts and to draw insightful parallels ... More


The War in Iraq of 2003

in Why War?: The Cultural Logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226763880
eISBN:
9780226763910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226763910.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Two dimensions of the War in Iraq deserve analytical attention. First, there is the question of how the conflict could have domestic legitimacy when it did not have a UN mandate and was intended to ... More


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