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In the Interest of Others: Organizations and Social Activism

John S. Ahlquist and Margaret Levi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158563
eISBN:
9781400848652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158563.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book develops a new theory of organizational leadership and governance to explain why some organizations expand their scope of action in ways that do not benefit their members directly. The book ... More


Authoritarian Regionalism

Anastassia V. Obydenkova and Alexander Libman

in Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International Organizations: Global Perspective and the Eurasian Enigma

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198839040
eISBN:
9780191874918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839040.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The goal of this chapter is to present the main elements of our theoretical argument. Departing from existing studies, the chapter introduces a new theory called “authoritarian regionalism” and ... More


Introduction

Richard B. Freeman and Joni Hersch

in Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261577
eISBN:
9780226261812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261812.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In the United States, unionism in the private sector is declining. In the face of this development, labor activists, workers, and nongovernmental organizations have formed diverse non-membership ... More


Membership and Governance

Anastassia V. Obydenkova and Alexander Libman

in Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International Organizations: Global Perspective and the Eurasian Enigma

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198839040
eISBN:
9780191874918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839040.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter quantitatively tests the theoretical framework outlined above using a novel dataset containing detailed information on fifty-four regional organizations. In particular, the chapter looks ... More


Political Regionalism: The CIS

Anastassia V. Obydenkova and Alexander Libman

in Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International Organizations: Global Perspective and the Eurasian Enigma

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198839040
eISBN:
9780191874918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839040.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter is the first to study a particular Eurasian regional organization. It looks at the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)—the oldest regional organization in Eurasia set up in 1991. It ... More


The Legal Regulation of Organized Civil Society: A Comparative Study

Nicole Bolleyer

in The State and Civil Society: Regulating Interest Groups, Parties, and Public Benefit Organizations in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198758587
eISBN:
9780191818509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758587.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introduction specifies the central questions addressed in this study—namely, what are the legal environments (as constituted by binding legal regulation) that have been created in long-lived ... More


Studying Legal Regulation of Organized Civil Society Cross-Nationally: Analytical Tools and Empirical Strategy

Nicole Bolleyer

in The State and Civil Society: Regulating Interest Groups, Parties, and Public Benefit Organizations in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198758587
eISBN:
9780191818509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758587.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter defines the basic concepts this study builds on (state privilege and constraint; legal inclusiveness and complexity) and, on this basis, proposes an analytical framework allowing for the ... More


Past Non-Dependency in the Twenty-first Century

Anastassia V. Obydenkova and Alexander Libman

in Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International Organizations: Global Perspective and the Eurasian Enigma

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198839040
eISBN:
9780191874918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839040.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter aims to provide a different approach to the development of regional IOs since World War II, by singling out non-democratic tendencies in regionalism from a historical perspective. It ... More


Conclusion

Nicole Bolleyer

in The State and Civil Society: Regulating Interest Groups, Parties, and Public Benefit Organizations in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198758587
eISBN:
9780191818509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758587.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter recapitulates the main findings of this study and the conceptual, methodological, and empirical strategies chosen to generate them. Based on a new interdisciplinary framework on ... More


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