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Party Quotas in Sweden and the United Kingdom

Mona Lena Krook

in Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375671
eISBN:
9780199871605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375671.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines campaigns for party quotas in Sweden and the United Kingdom. Before quotas, both countries had relatively similar levels of female representation. In Sweden, advocates pressed ... More


Women and Political Representation in Contemporary Ukraine 1

Sarah Birch

in Women's Access to Political Power in Post-Communist Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199246861
eISBN:
9780191601965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246866.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines female political representation in Ukraine. It is argued that although the number of women that have attained position of legislative power is relatively low, it is on the rise. ... More


Explaining Change in Leadership Selectorates 1

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/9780199596720.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter establishes considerable movement in the expansion of the leadership selectorate in recent decades. At the starting point of this study (1965), the large majority of parties restricted ... More


Conclusion: The Determinants of Party Funding Regimes

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Apart from summing up the major findings of the preceding chapters, the conclusion goes beyond the scope of the empirical analysis in two respects: Firstly, it discusses the future the British ... More


The Constituencies

Miles Taylor

in The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores how the reform party fared in the nation at large. The reform party did not depend on any one type of constituency or one particular class of electors for its existence. The MPs ... More


The Reform Party in Parliament

Miles Taylor

in The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The reform party in the mid-19th-century House of Commons was a party within a party. Most of the MPs who comprised the reform party were committed to the maintenance of liberal administrations. When ... More


The Deathblows to Authoritarian Rule: The Civil and Voting Rights Acts and National Party Reform, 1964–72

Robert Mickey

in Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133386
eISBN:
9781400838783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133386.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the federal government and black protest organizations intervened in southern authoritarian enclaves, with a particular focus on the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting ... More


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

William P. Cross and André Blais

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199596720
eISBN:
9780191740688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596720.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is a comparative study of the rules, norms, and behaviour surrounding political party leadership. The primary analysis includes twenty‐five parties in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New ... More


Virtue, Commerce, and the Crimean War

Miles Taylor

in The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The reform party, and the reform movement more generally, led the demands for British intervention in the Crimea during 1853 and 1854. However, support for British intervention was not unconditional. ... More


Leadership Selection in Non-Westminster Democracies 1

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/9780199596720.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers whether the findings thus far have applicability outside the Westminster cases. Specifically, this chapter reviews the available evidence on who selects party leaders in two ... More


The Aftermath of Chartism

Miles Taylor

in The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

What was novel about Chartism was the ability of the movement to unite large sections of the working population around this older agenda. Chartism did not profess revolutionary aims. The movement's ... More


The State of Europe

Miles Taylor

in The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Between 1847 and 1853 the changing state of European affairs was of fundamental interest to the reform party and the reform movement. Traditional nationalistic radical sentiments, and ... More


Selection: From Family Business to Party Priority

Daniel M. Smith

in Dynasties and Democracy: The Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605053
eISBN:
9781503606401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605053.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines dynastic candidate selection in Japan under the single nontransferable vote (SNTV) electoral system and the changes that have occurred since the adoption of a mixed-member ... More


The Leadership–Structure Dilemma in Green and Religious New Parties: Short-Term Trouble but Long-Term Endurance through Fully-Fledged Institutionalization

Nicole Bolleyer

in New Parties in Old Party Systems: Persistence and Decline in Seventeen Democracies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646067
eISBN:
9780191755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646067.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter looks at Green and new religious parties, two groups of newcomers mostly populated by rooted outsider parties, parties that from the start enjoyed the support of already organized ... More


Explaining Change in Party Leadership Selection Rules

Mihail Chiru, Anika Gauja, Sergiu Gherghina, and Juan Rodríguez-Teruel

in The Politics of Party Leadership: A Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748984
eISBN:
9780191811623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748984.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Party leadership selection rules are a relevant type of organizational change owing to their functional importance, their visibility, and their broader applicability to the party organization as a ... More


“America Ain't What's Wrong with the World”: Ben Wattenberg, the Vital Center; and Neoconservatism's Liberal Roots

Jeffrey Bloodworth

in Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968–1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142296
eISBN:
9780813142326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142296.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

By 1980, Daniel Patrick Moynihan admitted the Republicans had become the “party of ideas.” This turnabout occurred largely because a cadre of key policy intellectuals, the so-called neoconservatives, ... More


Rethinking Party Reform

Fabio Wolkenstein

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198849940
eISBN:
9780191884344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849940.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The functioning of representative democracy crucially depends on political parties that mediate between citizens and the state. It is widely doubted, however, that contemporary parties can still ... More


The Dilemma: Who Debates?

in Inside the Presidential Debates: Their Improbable Past and Promising Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226530413
eISBN:
9780226530390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530390.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The most serious criticism of the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) is that it conspires with the major parties to deny candidates other than the Republican and Democratic nominees the ... More


The Politics of Party Leadership: A Cross-National Perspective

William Cross and Jean-Benoit Pilet (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748984
eISBN:
9780191811623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748984.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book provides a thematically organized examination of political party leadership selection. There is widespread agreement that political party leaders are increasingly important in election ... More


Democratization After Civil War: Timing and Sequencing of Peacebuilding Reforms

Anna Jarstad

in Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The UN ambition to promote democratization via peacebuilding operations in post-civil war cases has largely failed. Suboptimal choices for democratization, such as power-sharing, are chosen as a ... More


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