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Postscript

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This brief postscript ends the monograph by recalling the Hubert Butler Centenary Celebration held in October 2000 at Kilkenny Castle. The gathering brought together a wide range of Butler's ... More


The United Kingdom Comes of Age: The British Electoral Reform “Revolution” Of the 1990S

David M. Farrell

in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257683
eISBN:
9780191600241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925768X.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the field of electoral systems, Britain has long held out as a bastion of stability, as the country seen as least likely to undergo fundamental electoral reform, but this picture was rudely ... More


Players

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Five focuses on a special 1934 anniversary Passion Play season, the success of which required a truce between Nazi and Catholic villagers soon threatened by an escalating feud between the ... More


Political subsystems in Oaxaca’s Usos y Costumbres municipalities: A typology based on the civil-religious service Bbckground of mayors

Carlos Sorroza Polo and Michael S. Danielson

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0041
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policies such as the recognition of usos y constumbres (UC) in Oaxaca, Mexico, purport to extend the right to self-determination to Indigenous communities. But traditional systems of community ... More


Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Colin Copus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book is the result of national research conducted amongst England's directly elected mayors and the councillors that serve alongside them. It assesses the impact on local politics of this new ... 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


German Jews and Figurative Art: Appreciation and Reservation

Joseph Shatzmiller

in Cultural Exchange: Jews, Christians, and Art in the Medieval Marketplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156996
eISBN:
9781400846092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156996.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter briefly reviews the art history from 1230–1450 CE in order to better understand the cultural profile of the rabbi, and to evaluate the contribution of the wall paintings in his house as ... More


The Needs of the City

Caroline M. Barron

in London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257775
eISBN:
9780191717758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.003.02
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the privileges and support which the citizens of London sought from the Crown in the period 1200-1500. In particular, the Londoners were anxious to secure self-government, ... More


The Annually Elected Officials: Mayor and Sheriffs

Caroline M. Barron

in London in the Later Middle Ages: Government and People 1200-1500

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257775
eISBN:
9780191717758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257775.003.07
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The most important officers in medieval London were the mayor and the two sheriffs who were elected every year. This chapter examines how these offices emerged and how their control was wrested by ... More


The State’s Victory Over Defiant Municipalities

John Merriman

in Police Stories: Building the French State, 1815-1851

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195072532
eISBN:
9780199867790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072532.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This final chapter describes and analyzes the gradual victory of state centralization over recurrent municipal claims of authority over the commissaires de police. It takes as its central example the ... More


Directly Elected Mayors in Urban Governance: Impact and Practice

David Sweeting (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327011
eISBN:
9781447327035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327011.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is about directly elected mayors; political leaders who are elected directly by citizens to head multi-functional local government authorities. The book examines the contexts, features and ... More


Arshad Begum Ajeeb: The Mayorees

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents the story of Arshad Begum Ajeeb, the first-ever Asian Lady Mayoress in Great Britain. Arshad at first believed that she would not be Lady Mayoress if her husband got elected. ... More


Afterword: the citizens of Simpleton

David Brackett

in Interpreting Popular Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225411
eISBN:
9780520925700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225411.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on XTC's 1989 recording The Mayor of Simpleton. It analyzes this song in relation to the tension between academic discourse and the constitution of the popular song as an object ... More


Horizons of the Masque

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows that mid‐ and late‐ seventeenth‐century booksellers' catalogues designate public theatrical masques, Interregnum closet pieces, and Restoration operas as “masques.” Masques were ... More


London within England: A City State?

Tony Travers

in Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

London, by virtue of its large population, has long been the dominant city within the UK. It has had a number of forms of government since the mid-19th century including, most recently, the creation ... More


Travelling

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Most of the playing companies that performed through the sixteenth century have disappeared leaving little record of their passing. After 1560, ... More


Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Eduardo Moncada

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book argues that the interaction between urban political economies and patterns of armed territorial control shape the nature and trajectory of the ways in which developing world cities confront ... More


City Drama: Thomas Jordan’s Lord Mayor’s Shows

SUSAN J. OWEN

in Restoration Theatre and Crisis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183877
eISBN:
9780191674129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183877.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter looks at Thomas Jordan's Lord Mayor's Shows, a vigorous drama outside the theatres which is opposed to Tory drama in the theatres in important respects. The differences from Tory plays ... More


The Mayor of Casterbridge:: The Bounds of Propriety

Marjorie Garson

in Hardy's Fables of Integrity: Woman, Body, Text

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122234
eISBN:
9780191671371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122234.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Although it is commonly perceived that The Mayor of Casterbridge is Hardy's most shapely and controlled novel, this notion is still dependent on how the reader recognizes both Shakespearian and ... More


Buckley For Mayor

Jonathan M. Schoenwald

in A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

William F. Buckley, Jr. declared his candidacy for mayor of New York on June 24, 1965. Unwilling to concede defeat, Buckley's admirer, like millions of others, saw 1965 as the beginning of another ... More


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