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Whigs in Opposition

Christine Gerrard

in The Patriot Opposition to Walpole: Politics, Poetry, and National Myth, 1725-1742

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129820
eISBN:
9780191671869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129820.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Eighteenth-century patriotism once seemed a relatively straightforward phenomenon. Recent cultural and historical research has rendered it more interesting and (inevitably) infinitely more ... More


The end of dominance: Part II

Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh

in Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139316
eISBN:
9789888180189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139316.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The success of the People’s Action Party (PAP) in Singapore could be ascribed to a number of factors, namely economic achievements, political monopoly as well as mind control. In addition to covering ... More


A House of Sand: The Fallout of the 2005 Parliamentary Election

Noah Coburn and Anna Larson

in Derailing Democracy in Afghanistan: Elections in an Unstable Political Landscape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166201
eISBN:
9780231535748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166201.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the failure of the Wolesi Jirga (the lower house of parliament) to create an effective opposition force to President Hamid Karzai, particularly following the elections of 2004 ... More


Challenges and Opposition in the Twenty-First Century

Courtney Freer

in Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter tracks the role of Brotherhood affiliates after the so-called Arab Spring, with the aim of understanding how they function in the present day and how they were affected by the ... More


Rentier Islamism after Pan-Arabism

Courtney Freer

in Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter assesses the changing role of Brotherhood affiliates in Kuwait, Qatar, and the UAE in the first decade of the 2000s, with a view to highlighting the increased politicization of the ... More


Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies

Courtney Freer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190861995
eISBN:
9780190862022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861995.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book, using contemporary history and original empirical research, updates traditional rentier state theory, which largely fails to account for the existence of Islamist movements, by ... More


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