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Local Elections and the Politics of Small-Scale Democracy

J. Eric Oliver, Shang E. Ha, and Zachary Callen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143552
eISBN:
9781400842544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143552.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Local government is the hidden leviathan of American politics: it accounts for nearly a tenth of gross domestic product, it collects nearly as much in taxes as the federal government, and its ... More


The Challenge of Regulatory Cosmopolitanism

Roger Brownsword

in Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199276806
eISBN:
9780191707605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter completes the discussion of the regulatory challenges presented by modern technologies by considering some particular puzzles for regulatory cosmopolitanism. The first test case focuses ... More


Myths and Models

MARC BRODIE

in The Politics of the Poor: The East End of London 1885-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270552
eISBN:
9780191710254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270552.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines some further influential, historical ‘models’ of politics in the East End. It shows the importance of the exact ‘mix’ of beliefs and local community dynamics in creating the ... More


Use of Time in the Phenology of Horizontal Species Interactions

Eric Post

in Time in Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182353
eISBN:
9780691185491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182353.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter addresses the role of time in horizontal species interactions. Horizontal, or lateral, species interactions are those involving individuals within a single trophic level in the same ... More


A Sense of Place in Hong Kong: The Case of Tai O

Wing-hoi Chan

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Using the “reinvention” of Tai O village in Lantau Island as an example, this chapter takes a micro look at the processes by which an urban population's fascination with a rural community has become ... More


Community Policing

Nigel Fielding

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260271
eISBN:
9780191682087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260271.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Community policing seems always in vogue, yet its essential qualities remain elusive. There has been a rush to evaluate community policing before commentators have got to grips with what community ... More


Meeting the Missionaries: Rural Education, 1920–9

Matthew Butler

in Popular Piety and Political Identity in Mexico's Cristero Rebellion: Michoacán, 1927-29

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262986
eISBN:
9780191734656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262986.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of rural education in Michoacán, Mexico during the period from 1920 to 1929. It explains that during the 1920s, revolutionaries invested more efforts in educational ... More


Learning from Latin America

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on the role played by various local communities in the conservation of forests in Latin America. The “Pilot Program to Conserve the Brazilian Rain Forest,” started with the help ... More


Boundaries, Names, Alterities: A Case Study of a “Communal Riot” in Dharavi, Bombay

Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, Margaret Lock, Mamphela Ramphele, and Pamela Reynolds

in Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223295
eISBN:
9780520924857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223295.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter studies how people ravaged by violence resume everyday life. It forms links between collective disorder and rehabilitation work, and shows how local communities are refashioned after a ... More


Africa's Cornucopia and Scorpion

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses the state of forest conservation in Africa and presents several examples of biodiversity conservation efforts involving local communities. The misguided intervention of ... More


Durham under Bishop Anthony Bek, 1283–1311

Matthew Holford

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is a detailed study of the regime of Bishop Anthony Bek (1283–1311). It is, in part, a study of heavy lordship, that is, the development and exploitation of the bishops' powers over ... More


Money as a Marker of Cultural Continuity and Change in Central Asia

JOE CRIBB

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the role of coins or money as a marker of cultural continuity and change in Central Asia. It explores the full range of surviving coins to create an overview of coinage in the ... More


Neighbourhood network in palliative care, Kerala, India

Dr Suresh Kumar

in Volunteers in hospice and palliative care: A resource for voluntary service managers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199545827
eISBN:
9780191730429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses palliative care programmes in the south Indian state of Kerala, specifically the Neighbourhood Network in Palliative Care (NNPC). This programme recruits volunteers from the ... More


The Past in the Present

Louise Young

in Beyond the Metropolis: Second Cities and Modern Life in Interwar Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275201
eISBN:
9780520955387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275201.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the 1910s and 1920s, a local-history boom took place across the country, producing new forms of urban biography, whose storylines came to define the local community. A growing local-tourism ... More


Community spirit

Katharine Mumford and Anne Power

in East Enders: Family and community in East London

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344960
eISBN:
9781447302179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the community spirit of these two neighbourhoods. It identifies why the people living in these areas think community spirit matters, what signs they see of it, and whether they ... More


The Historical Roots of Land Conflict and Organizing in Oaxaca

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter records the origins of land conflicts, rebellions, and cooperation between local communities with state authorities during the independence and colonial periods. It tries to show the ... More


Future Imperatives

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores the possibilities of increased forest conservation and an increased role of local-community participation in it. Despite increased demand for forest resources and increasing ... More


Achieving change: the rise of partnerships and their impact on community development practice

Michael Pitchford and Paul Henderson

in Making spaces for community development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422590
eISBN:
9781447302759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422590.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Within the campaigning community work during the 1970s, the purpose of the community development role was to support local communities to challenge and make demands of the local state. Pressure was ... More


Towards the Contractual Management of Public-Participation Issues: A Review of Corporate Initiatives

Peter D. Cameron and Ernesto Correa

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the increasingly pro-active role of resource developers themselves. Studies of contractual agreements and industry standards reveals that sophisticated project developers are ... More


Conclusion

Matthew Butler

in Popular Piety and Political Identity in Mexico's Cristero Rebellion: Michoacán, 1927-29

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262986
eISBN:
9780191734656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262986.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the popular responses of the local communities in Michoacán, Mexico to the Cristero Revolt. The findings reveal the economic and ... More


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