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The Trilemma of Democratic Reform

James S. Fishkin

in When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199604432
eISBN:
9780191803574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604432.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the definitions of three democratic values — deliberation, political equality, and participation — and how they pose a predictable pattern of conflict. Attempts to realize any ... More


Competing Visions

James S. Fishkin

in When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199604432
eISBN:
9780191803574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604432.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers four democratic theories in terms of their positions on the basic principles of political equality, deliberation, mass participation, and non-tyranny. These four theories are ... More


Small Motors of Terror: The Role of Factory Newspapers *

Wendy Goldman

in The Anatomy of Terror: Political Violence under Stalin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199655663
eISBN:
9780191757518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655663.003.0014
Subject:
History, Political History, Social History

This chapter looks at the dynamics of denunciation, purge, and arrest at two factories. Based on stenographic reports of party meetings and the daily factory newspapers, it presents a micro-history ... More


Scapegoating One's Comrades in the USSR, 1934–1937 *

William Chase

in The Anatomy of Terror: Political Violence under Stalin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199655663
eISBN:
9780191757518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655663.003.0015
Subject:
History, Political History, Social History

This chapter analysis of the Comintern's party organization centres on ‘snapshots’ of two men, Ludwig Magyar and Gevork Alikhanov, who were deemed to be enemies of the party and expelled in December ... More


Venues of Liberation

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the large-venue rock concert. The rock concert was probably most productive in both reaching a mass audience and producing a sense of mass participation. In the United States ... More


The Influences of College Experiences on Religious Vocations

Thu T. Do

in Pathways to Religious Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190878153
eISBN:
9780190878184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878153.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents different aspects of college environment that had an impact on men’s and women’s religious vocation while they were in college. Based on CARA studies from 2012 and 2014 in which ... More


Gorbachev and the Reversal of History

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0032
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The reforms initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev represented an attempt to change fundamentally what had obviously become an obsolete Soviet system, politically and economically. The reform unfolded ... More


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