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Achieving Stability

Charles S. Maier

in Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691169798
eISBN:
9781400873708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169798.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the process that led to conservative stability in France, Germany, and Italy. Between the summer of 1924 and the end of 1926, Europeans underwent a period of painful bargaining ... More


Co-operation and Competition: Religious Institutions and Parliamentary Politics

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the competition and cooperation between religious institutions and parliamentary politics in the Black Country in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. Though religion ... More


Organizing, Strategizing, and Voting in Leadership Elections

William Cross and André Blais

in Politics at the Centre: The Selection and Removal of Party Leaders in the Anglo Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199596720
eISBN:
9780191740688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596720.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the strategies and campaign techniques of those seeking the party leadership and the considerations that drive the voting decisions of those making the choice. When the ... More


Retirements, Resignations, and Removals

William Cross and André Blais

in Politics at the Centre: The Selection and Removal of Party Leaders in the Anglo Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199596720
eISBN:
9780191740688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596720.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the circumstances surrounding the end of leadership tenures. Consideration is given to how long leaders last in the job, and how this varies among countries and over time. ... More


From Coalition to Opposition The Parliamentary Politics of the Kpd

Patrick Major

in The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206934
eISBN:
9780191677397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206934.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses parliamentary politics of the Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands (KPD) in West Germany. The KPD was able to assume some ... More


The Parliamentary Politics of Mental Deficiency

Mathew Thomson

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency: Eugenics, Democracy, and Social Policy in Britain, c.1870-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206927
eISBN:
9780191677380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206927.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses issues relevant to the parliamentary politics of mental deficiency in Great Britain. The British legislature passed the Mental ... More


The Years of Procedure, 1868–1900

John Deak

in Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter abstract: Chapter 5 turns to the roughly thirty years following the establishment of the December Constitution in imperial Austria, what the book calls "the years of procedure." The chapter ... More


Politics, Yes, but Not Electoral Politics

in Between Justice and Politics: The Ligue des Droits de l'Homme, 1898-1945

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753173
eISBN:
9780804767873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753173.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Victor Basch, a spokesman for the Ligue des droits de l'homme (League of the Rights of Man), admitted that the League has always been involved in politics, but only in the form of public policy. ... More


British Jewry, Zionism, and the British Polity

Stephan E. C. Wendehorst

in British Jewry, Zionism, and the Jewish State, 1936-1956

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199265305
eISBN:
9780191730849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265305.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Following on from the examination of how British Jews related to the Zionist project in the Middle East in Part II and the Zionist transformation of British Jewry in Part III, Part IV probes how the ... More


Sir Robert Peel as actor-dramatist

Richard Gaunt

in "Politics, performance and popular culture": Theatre and society in nineteenth-century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091698
eISBN:
9781526109989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091698.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

In the early nineteenth-century, the chamber of the House of Commons was the stage upon which the theatre of national political action was played out and the cockpit of political drama between the ... More


Coercion and Consensus: The Poor Law and Philanthropy

Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines poor relief, philanthropy and the Poor Law, the two important areas of social leadership of the local government of the Black Country in England during the period from 1830 to ... More


Protagonist in Politics, 1912–20

Thanos Veremis and Helen Kardikas-katsiadakis

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter considers Venizelos' political views. Venizelos was less devoted than Trikoupis to the principle of the superiority of parliamentary politics over all other forms of democratic ... More


Sectarian Balancing: The Bahraini Sunnis and a Polarized Parliament

Frederic M. Wehrey

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165129
eISBN:
9780231536103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165129.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines “sectarian balancing” (co-opting Sunnis to balance the Shi'a) in the Bahraini Parliament. In the midst of the Iraq War, the ruling Al Khalifa family in Bahrain tried to ... More


Extra-Parliamentary Politics: The American Connection

in Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311079
eISBN:
9781846313363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313363.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reviews the ardent ‘revolutionary’ nationalist politics. Liverpool was the pivot of Irish politics in Britain in the extra-parliamentary politics. Three episodes are presented that ... More


Father Noah

Susan Mitchell Sommers

in The Siblys of London: A Family on the Esoteric Fringes of Georgian England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190687328
eISBN:
9780190687359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687328.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Ebenezer Sibly needed cash to set up his business, and in 1790 he was hired to manage a parliamentary election in Ipswich, in Suffolk. He had no political experience and no connections to Suffolk. ... More


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