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Europeanization and the Persistence of Administrative Systems

Edward C. Page

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Europeanization represents something of a paradox: at one level it is impossible to argue that the state has not been ‘Europeanized’ to some degree in various sectors; and on the other hand, there is ... More


Long‐Term Policy Regimes: Incrementalism Put in Context

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

in Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policy outcomes are rather stable while politics in the short-term are in a state of flux — one which oscillates round long-term equilibrium point which is fairly stable within each country. Such ... More


Party Government, Patronage, and Party Decline in Western Europe

Jean Blondel

in Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246748
eISBN:
9780191599385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246742.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Blondel approaches the question of party decline by asking to what extent it is a product of semi‐legal or illegal practices adopted by parties. At first glance it seems that the answer should be ... More


National Case Studies

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter considers four case studies. First, an acquisition involving the absorption of four UK acquisitions into a US parent parcel-carrier company, which illustrated the Haspeslagh and Jemison ... More


Limits of Convergence

John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen

in The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150314
eISBN:
9781400850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150314.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter demonstrates that in every country, policy research organizations began to converge on similar dissemination practices, such as use of the Internet and new media, by which they channeled ... More


Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Andrew Le Sueur (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In the context of the far-reaching reforms proposed for the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, this book considers the operation and reform of ... More


National Labour Relations in Internationalized Markets: A Comparative Study of Institutions, Change and Performance

Franz Traxler, Sabine Blaschke, and Bernhard Kittel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295549
eISBN:
9780191685132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295549.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

The regulation of the labour market by industrial-relations institutions has been an important theme in sociology, political science, economics, and jurisprudence. What has particularly attracted ... More


The Pronoun Rate: Delineating New York Latino Communities

Ricardo Otheguy and Ana Celia Zentella

in Spanish in New York: Language Contact, Dialectal Leveling, and Structural Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737406
eISBN:
9780199918621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737406.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

What are the subcommunities of Latino New Yorkers distinguished by in terms of occurrence rates of subject pronouns? Basic demographic groups defined by age, gender, education, and social class are ... More


Cultural and Institutional Contexts

Birgit Pfau-Effinger

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter identifies the theoretical framework for explaining cross-national differences in the ways in which housework and care work are organized in a society. It begins with a brief outline of ... More


Risk and Safety: American Mayhem in Comparative Perspective

HAROLD L. WILENSKY

in Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231764
eISBN:
9780520928336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231764.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses risk and safety in the U.S. and compares them with those in other rich democracies. It investigates the reasons behind the high crime rate in the U.S. and attempts to explain ... More


DJ Shadow's Prescription for Rastafari Individuality

Francio Guadeloupe

in Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter takes a look at DJ Shadow, a member of one of the wealthiest local clans in SMX. The discussion introduces the One Love ideology, which is the assertion of a universal human identity and ... More


Why Study Housework?

Judith Treas

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book examines how married people divide the household work and the variations in domestic practices across countries. It systematically relates these country differences in the division of ... More


Introduction

in Uncommon Schools: The Global Rise of Postsecondary Institutions for Indigenous Peoples

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772105
eISBN:
9780804779074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772105.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book discusses the emergence and institutionalization of postsecondary institutions for indigenous peoples around the globe. It presents a comparative analysis of the conditions that facilitate ... More


What have we learned and where do we go from here?

Koen Vleminckx and Timothy M. Smeeding

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This concluding chapter summarises some of the most important findings, policy discussions, and research agendas covered in this book. It shows several policy findings that emerge, which apply across ... More


Fifth nation

Arthur Aughey

in The British question

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083402
eISBN:
9781781704899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083402.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The final chapter in this section considers the idea of the United Kingdom as fifth nation. It adapts the concept proposed a generation ago by Madgwick and Rose when political scientists began to ... More


Writing Against the Nation: Cooper’s Gleanings

J. Gerald Kennedy

in Strange Nation: Literary Nationalism and Cultural Conflict in the Age of Poe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780195393682
eISBN:
9780190490621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393682.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Filled with patriotic defensiveness, Cooper went abroad in 1826 to educate his daughters and to study national differences. That sojourn produced the five volumes of Gleanings published after his ... More


Studying Protest in Context

Stefaan Walgrave and Dieter Rucht

in The World Says No to War: Demonstrations against the War on Iraq

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650958
eISBN:
9781452946030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650958.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter concludes that substantial differences exist among the February 15 protesters in the eight countries studied. The most valuable tool by far to account for cross-national differences in ... More


‘Sexting’: the exchange of sexual messages online among European youth

Sonia Livingstone and Anke Gözig

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Public anxiety has recently centred on the exchange of sexual messages among teenagers via the internet or mobile phones. This chapter examines the incidence, antecedents and consequences of ... More


How to Study the Social Construction of ‘The Bottom’

Christian Albrekt Larsen

in The Rise and Fall of Social Cohesion: The Construction and De-construction of Social Trust in the US, UK, Sweden and Denmark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681846
eISBN:
9780191761683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681846.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter is a necessary introduction to the data material which is used in the chapter to come. It is argued that especially the pictures in news magazines and newspapers provide a unique ... More


The National Tale, 1800–30

Claire Connolly

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0033
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter traces the material history of Irish prose fiction from 1800–1830, as the Irish novel emerged as a recognizable commodity on the literary market. Central to these developments is the ... More


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