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Women Members of Parliament: Presence and Participation in Parliamentary Debates

Shirin M. Rai and Carole Spary

in Performing Representation: Women Members in the Indian Parliament

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199489053
eISBN:
9780199093861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489053.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores women’s contribution to parliamentary debates—how women access participatory time to contribute to debates through party mechanisms, which concerns they are likely to prioritize ... More


‘The Subduing of a Pestilent Heresy’:1 Edward Coleman’s Letters

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses Edward Coleman, who was the first man to be tried and executed based on the testimony of Oates, as well as a set of events and debates that were related to him. It considers ... More


The Reporting of Parliamentary Debates: The Wilkes Coup of 1771

Peter D. G. Thomas

in John Wilkes: A Friend to Liberty

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205449
eISBN:
9780191676642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205449.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the reporting of Parliamentary debates. These have been repeatedly and successfully suppressed by direct action of both Houses of Parliament. This censorship was due mostly to ... More


Policy Priorities and Women’s Double Bind in Brazil

Luis Felipe Miguel

in The Impact of Gender Quotas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199830091
eISBN:
9780199932924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199830091.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the behavior of female deputies elected under Brazil’s legislative quota. Studying committee membership, bill introduction, and parliamentary discourses, Luis Felipe Miguel ... More


The Human Rights Comparison

Danny Nicol

in EC Membership and the Judicialization of British Politics

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199247790
eISBN:
9780191697685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247790.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter is another ‘comparison’ chapter analysing the history of parliamentary debates on a Bill of Rights, culminating in the passage of the Human Rights Act 1998. It investigates whether the ... More


The Role of Parliamentary Rhetoric in Facilitating the Racial Effect of the Stop and Search Powers in Section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000

Rachel Herron

in Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.003.0284
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

In 2010, following the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in Gillan v United Kingdom, the UK government suspended, and then later repealed, the suspicionless stop and search powers in the ... More


Thinking Inside the Box: The Ballot and the Politics of Liberal Citizenship

Elaine Hadley

in Living Liberalism: Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311883
eISBN:
9780226311906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311906.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the ballot and the politics of liberal citizenship. It examines the parliamentary and periodical debates that characterized the last twenty years of British political history, ... More


Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707

Jeffrey Stephen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625055
eISBN:
9780748653423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625055.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Set against the background of post-revolution Scottish ecclesiastical politics, this book addresses the hitherto largely neglected religious dimension to the debates on Anglo–Scottish Union. Focusing ... More


Reshaping Constitutionalism

Murray Hunt

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses the debate concerning the need for a radically reshaped notion of constitutionalism which distances itself from the doctrine of sovereignty and which reflects the changing ... More


The Making of Parliament as a Gendered Site of Representation

Shirin M. Rai and Carole Spary

in Performing Representation: Women Members in the Indian Parliament

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199489053
eISBN:
9780199093861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489053.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter outlines the historical development of parliamentary institutions in India. It embeds Parliament in its colonial history—as an institution as well as a site of representative politics—as ... More


Debates on National Security

Rachel Weil

in A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300171044
eISBN:
9780300199284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171044.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the controversies surrounding the handling of threats to the regime as a window into the experience and process of regime change after 1688. It looks at parliamentary debates on ... More


‘And the Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail Against Her’: Securing the Church in the Event of a Union

Jeffrey Stephen

in Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625055
eISBN:
9780748653423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625055.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the parliamentary debates of passing an act for securing the Protestant religion and Presbyterian Church government. It observes that Presbyterians did not trust a British ... More


A Nineteenth-Century ‘Truman Doctrine’ avant la lettre? Constitutional Liberty Abroad and the Parliamentary Debate about British Foreign Policy from Castlereagh to Palmerston*

Horst Dippel

in Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

The aim of the chapter is to document the parliamentary debate on British foreign policy from 1814 through 1851 inspired by the British constitution as a model to prevent social revolutions resulting ... More


English Penal Policy Climates and Political Culture

David A Green

in When Children Kill Children: Penal Populism and Political Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230969
eISBN:
9780191696497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230969.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter first draws upon news coverage and parliamentary debates to examine some of the political responses to the Bulger case, including the ways in which the Labour Party in general, and Tony ... More


Politics, Policy, and Christian-Jewish Relations

Daniel Unowsky

in The Plunder: The 1898 Anti-Jewish Riots in Habsburg Galicia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780804799829
eISBN:
9781503606104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799829.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores efforts to inform the events with political meaning. Galicia’s major Polish-speaking political players assigned blame and put forward explanations for the riots that bolstered ... More


A French Bailout?

Kim Oosterlinck

in Hope Springs Eternal: French Bondholders and the Repudiation of Russian Sovereign Debt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300190915
eISBN:
9780300220933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190915.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter details the reasons which prompted French investors to believe that France might bail them out. During the 19th century the French government had bailed out its citizens who had invested ... More


Poison More Deadly than Prussic Acid: Defining Obscenity after the 1857 Obscene Publications Act (1850–1885)

Katherine Mullin

in Prudes on the Prowl: Fiction and Obscenity in England, 1850 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697564
eISBN:
9780191764745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697564.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The chapter analyses the creation and definition of obscenity in the Obscene Publications Act of 1857 and the ‘Hicklin Ruling’ of 1868. It considers the parliamentary debates which led up to the 1857 ... More


We the Lawyers—Dialogue and Constitutional Patriotism

Michaela Hailbronner

in Traditions and Transformations: The Rise of German Constitutionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198735427
eISBN:
9780191799587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735427.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter investigates the Court’s support in the broader public and among German politicians, in particular the federal parliament. Drawing on previous historical and statistical research, legal ... More


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