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Political Voice through Organized Interests: Introductory Matters

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers several matters that complicate the understanding of inequalities of political voice through organized interests. It first differentiates between, on the one hand, the view of ... More


Shinogi—Sources of Income

Peter B. E. Hill

in The Japanese Mafia: Yakuza, Law, and the State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257522
eISBN:
9780191601026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257523.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Gives a comprehensive overview of the main sources of income of these groups during the late 1980s.


Political Voice through Organized Interest Activity

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter maps the terrain of political activity by organizations using systematic empirical data to reveal something about the political voice emerging from organized involvement in various ... More


Tough Problems

Buzsáki György

in Rhythms of the Brain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195301069
eISBN:
9780199863716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301069.003.00013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

At least three basic architectural schemes are present in mammalian brains. The simplest, typified by the cerebellum, uses strictly local wiring in which a few neuronal types form individual ... More


The Spread of Organizing Activity to Individual Unions

Melanie Simms, Jane Holgate, and Edmund Heery

in Union Voices: Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451201
eISBN:
9780801466021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451201.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter details the growth of organizing ideas and analyzes how those ideas have changed, developed, and have been adapted to fit specific contexts. It seeks to locate the activity of workplace ... More


Organizing Campaigns

Melanie Simms, Jane Holgate, and Edmund Heery

in Union Voices: Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451201
eISBN:
9780801466021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451201.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on organizing campaigns. Given that all union organizing activity must engage with workplace concerns and must engage workers at that level, it is necessary to look at the ... More


Evaluating Organizing

Melanie Simms, Jane Holgate, and Edmund Heery

in Union Voices: Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451201
eISBN:
9780801466021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451201.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter analyzes the consequences of organizing activity across the union movement. It is clear that there is more organizing activity taking place within British unions now than there was when ... More


Redemptive Manhood: Organizing a New Theater of War

Brian K. Feltman

in The Stigma of Surrender: German Prisoners, British Captors, and Manhood in the Great War and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619934
eISBN:
9781469623160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619934.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines German soldiers' organized activities in captivity, which included celebrations of the Kaiser's birthday, the establishment of camp schools, and the formation of competitive ... More


Union Organizers and Their Stories

Melanie Simms, Jane Holgate, and Edmund Heery

in Union Voices: Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451201
eISBN:
9780801466021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451201.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter introduces the work of organizers, who they are, and what they do. As specialist actors in the process of organizing, their training and work experiences inform a great deal about how ... More


Boundaries, Conventions, and Realism

Achille C. Varzi

in Carving Nature at Its Joints: Natural Kinds in Metaphysics and Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015936
eISBN:
9780262298780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015936.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses the important distinction between artificial boundaries and natural boundaries. Artificial boundaries, such as national and state borders, are defined as boundaries that are ... More


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