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Political Behavior: An Overview

Edward G. Carmines and Robert Huckfeldt

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Provides an overview of the ways political scientists have explained political behaviour. Traces the development of approaches from the early electoral studies to economic models, to combinations of ... More


Cosmopolitanism, Nation‐States, and Minority Nationalism: (Co‐Authored With Christine Straehle)

Will Kymlicka

in Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240982
eISBN:
9780191599729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240981.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the claims regarding the importance of three separate levels of political community and political agency: sub-state minority nations, nation-states, and transnational ... More


Political agency and accountability

Timothy Besley

in Principled Agents?: The Political Economy of Good Government

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199283910
eISBN:
9780191700279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283910.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers political agency models, which explore the consequences of limited information in politics. It develops a canonical model which is then used to discuss an array of issues that ... More


Introduction

Alan Ware

in The Dynamics of Two-Party Politics: Party Structures and the Management of Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564439
eISBN:
9780191721526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564439.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter argues that political scientists have competed over the relative importance to be accorded to four types of causal factor: (i) social forces and action; (ii) the rules governing ... More


Displacing Democracy: Market Accountability and the Consumer-Citizen

Craig T. Borowiak

in Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778256
eISBN:
9780199919086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778256.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter critically examines the prospect that competitive markets might serve as an alternative to democratic accountability. It identifies ways that market globalization has undermined ... More


The Decline of Party?

Gordon Smith

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The question of party political decline is approached by examining four aspects that have featured prominently in debate: parties as representative agencies; party organization; parties in relation ... More


Political agency and public finance

Timothy Besley

in Principled Agents?: The Political Economy of Good Government

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199283910
eISBN:
9780191700279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283910.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter applies the political agency model to public finance issues. Section 4.2 lays out the basic agency problem and the main assumptions. Section 4.3 identifies the three basic kinds of ... More


Representation

Kimberly K. Smith

in Governing Animals: Animal Welfare and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895755
eISBN:
9780199950522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895755.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter considers how animals may be represented in the political and legal arenas. The chief theoretical question addressed, first posed by Hannah Pitkin, is whether it is possible to represent ... More


Six Plays in Search of a Protagonist, 1976–2002

Margaret Litvin

in Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines six Arab Hamlet offshoot plays performed between 1976 and 2002, describing how the Egyptian, Syrian, and Iraqi dramatists of the past thirty-five years have since deployed ... More


Time Out of Joint, 1967–76

Margaret Litvin

in Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter begins with the cultural impact of the June War and its coda, Gamal Abdel Nasser's death in 1970. As the chapter shows, the defeat fundamentally altered Arab conceptions of political ... More


From the “Right to Have Rights” to the “Critique of Humanitarian Reason”

Seyla Benhabib

in Exile, Statelessness, and Migration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691167251
eISBN:
9780691184234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167251.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores Jacques Rancière's trenchant critique of Hannah Arendt, after briefly recalling Arendt's discussion of the right to have rights. It shows how Rancière not only misreads Arendt, ... More


Hamlets without Hamlet

Margaret Litvin

in Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter reveals a recent convergence between the political concerns of Anglo-American intellectuals and their Arab counterparts. For many Anglo-American intellectuals, recent events ... More


Provisional Politics: Kantian Arguments in Policy Context

Elisabeth Ellis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125221
eISBN:
9780300152050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125221.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues that if we are to vindicate moral reasoning in politics, we must focus on the conditions of political discourse rather than the contents of any particular ethical system. This book ... More


If These Row Homes Could Talk

Marcus Anthony Hunter

in Black Citymakers: How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199948130
eISBN:
9780199333202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948130.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter sets the foundation for the rest of the book. It outlines the major faces of political agency and highlights the contents of the subsequent chapters. In addition, it describes the ... More


Flash (Mobs) Forward

Marcus Anthony Hunter

in Black Citymakers: How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199948130
eISBN:
9780199333202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948130.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The dynamics captured in the previous chapters are recapitulated to elaborate on the key assumptions that undergird the perspective of political agency set forth in the introductory chapter. ... More


Political agency

Lynn Dobson

in Supranational Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719069529
eISBN:
9781781702154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069529.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 5 shows how and where citizenship fits into an account of the relationship between morality and politics. It claims that citizenship is the essential institutional link between individual ... More


Muslims and the Politics of Difference

Peter Hopkins and Richard Gale

in Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625871
eISBN:
9780748671335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625871.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter addresses issues regarding multiculturalism. European anxieties and phobias in relation to immigration and cultural diversity focus on Muslims more than on any other group. The relation ... More


Philadelphia's Black Belt

Marcus Anthony Hunter

in Black Citymakers: How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199948130
eISBN:
9780199333202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948130.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

How have black political victories impacted patterns of urban black development? This chapter focuses on black political rhetoric and mobilization in post–civil rights Philadelphia, and in particular ... More


Socialist Literature for Girls

AILSA WALLACE

in Hermynia Zur Mühlen: The Guises of Socialist Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572113
eISBN:
9780191721984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572113.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

Although she did not consider herself a feminist, themes of gender inequality and women's political agency recur throughout Zur Mühlen's literature, and with Lina, Das Riesenrad, and Reise durch ein ... More


Philadelphia's “Mason-Dixon” Line

Marcus Anthony Hunter

in Black Citymakers: How The Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199948130
eISBN:
9780199333202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948130.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Urban renewal has been seen as key to conceptions of urban black life and urban change. How did Philadelphia's black residents challenge urban renewal plans and what was the impact of such challenges ... More


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