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The Rise of Causa R in Venezuela

Margarita López‐Maya

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Causa R offered an alternative to the established parties in Venezuela that achieved considerable success as a result of both the major decentralization reforms of 1988 and then economic crises, ... More


Postscript: the 2005 mayoral elections

Colin Copus

in Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The results of the 2005 mayoral elections delivered the re-election of one independent and one Labour incumbent; the defeat of one independent mayor (in Stoke-on-Trent), who did not even make it ... More


New York City and Los Angeles: Government and Political Influence

John Mollenkopf and Raphael J. Sonenshein

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter compares and contrasts Los Angeles and New York City in terms of electoral demographics, political systems and structures, and local political heroes and icons. In particular, it ... More


Losing: The 2002 Mayoral Election

Andra Gillespie

in The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732441
eISBN:
9780814738689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732441.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter narrates the defeat of Booker in Newark's 2002 mayoral election as a good example of an elite displacement campaign. In that first election, voters are often skeptical of the black ... More


‘Restore Moscow to the Muscovites’: Othering ‘the migrants’ in the 2013 Moscow mayoral elections

Helge Blakkisrud and Pål Kolstø

in Russia Before and After Crimea: Nationalism and Identity, 2010-17

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474433853
eISBN:
9781474445207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433853.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Russia encompasses the world’s second-largest migrant population in absolute numbers. This chapter explores the role migrants play in contemporary Russian identity discourse, focusing on the topic ... More


2010: Electoral Politics Revisited

Andra Gillespie

in The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732441
eISBN:
9780814738689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732441.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter narrates how Booker won the 2010 mayoral election in the midst of allegations from his contender, Clifford Minor, the former Essex County prosecutor. Minor and his slate of candidates, ... More


Winning: The 2006 Election

Andra Gillespie

in The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732441
eISBN:
9780814738689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732441.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explains the landslide victory of Booker in his 2006 mayoral campaign, arguing that while he may have lost in the 2002 mayoral elections, his campaign put Newark's old black political ... More


Civic Rituals and Elected Officials

Barbara A. Hanawalt

in Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190490393
eISBN:
9780190490430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490393.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

By the end of the fourteenth century, after two centuries of civil unrest, London’s civic elite had finally won control of the government. They reinforced their position with the Liber Albus, a ... More


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