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Capitalist Diversity and Change: Recombinant Governance and Institutional Entrepreneurs

Colin Crouch

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286652
eISBN:
9780191713354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286652.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Over the last decade, the neo-institutionalist literature on comparative capitalism has developed into an influential body of work. This book assesses this literature and proposes a major ... More


Political Legitimacy and the State

Rodney Barker

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198274957
eISBN:
9780191684104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198274957.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

All governments and their supporters attempt to justify their power by the arguments and rituals of legitimacy. The claim to ultimate power authorized by principles of right, morality, or destiny is ... More


Introduction: Social Movements, Contentious Actions, and Social Networks: ‘From Metaphor to Substance ’?

Mario Diani

in Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251780
eISBN:
9780191599057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251789.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Charts recent developments in the exploration of social movements and collective action from a social network perspective. These include the contribution of networks to individual recruitment and ... More


Democratic Analysis

Matthew Flinders

in Democratic Drift: Majoritarian Modification and Democratic Anomie in the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271597
eISBN:
9780191709234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271597.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

The political studies community in the United Kingdom has traditionally adopted a distinctive and insular approach, in terms of theory and methods, to constitutional research but there is a pressing ... More


American Democracy: The Shape of Democracy Itself

Cheryl B. Welch

in De Tocqueville

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198781318
eISBN:
9780191695414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198781318.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the contributions to social and political analysis of Tocqueville's major published texts: Democracy in America I, and Democracy in America II. In the first text, he argues that ... More


The Political Role of the Supreme Constitutional Court: Between Principles and Practice

Tamir Moustafa

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter adopts an explicitly political analysis of the jurisprudence of Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC), rather than an analysis that is strictly legal in orientation. It also moves beyond a ... More


The Pretensions of the Bourgeoisie

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reveals that in France, more than anywhere else, since the aristocracy and monarchy were defeated in the Great Revolution, the bourgeois appeared manifestly supreme for a century and a ... More


Analysing policy problems: a problem-structuring approach

Robert Hoppe

in The governance of problems: Puzzling, powering and participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429629
eISBN:
9781447303848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429629.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter addresses the socio-cognitive aspects of problem structuring in defining political environments or task fields from the viewpoint of policy players. From this perspective, the discussion ... More


Protest Event Analysis and Its Offspring

Swen Hutter

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719571
eISBN:
9780191788666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719571.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Protest event analysis and related types of quantitative content analysis, such as political claims analysis, have become key methods of social movement research during the last decades. This chapter ... More


Political Theory as a Vocation

Sheldon S. Wolin

Nicholas Xenos (ed.)

in Fugitive Democracy: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691133645
eISBN:
9781400883424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133645.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter sketches some of the implications, prospective and retrospective, of the primacy of method in the present study of politics. It does so by way of a contrast, which is deliberately ... More


Coffins on Our Shoulders: The Experience of the Palestinian Citizens of Israel

Dan Rabinowitz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244412
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244412.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This historical and political analysis of the Arab-Israeli conflict combines the unique perspectives of two prominent segments of the Middle Eastern puzzle: Israeli Jews and the Palestinian citizens ... More


Overview and Concluding Remarks

Shawn W. Rosenberg

in The Not So Common Sense: Differences in How People Judge Social and Political Life

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084276
eISBN:
9780300129465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084276.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the implications of present empirical research for social and political analysis. It returns to the larger issues of social psychological theory and the consideration of the ... More


Kelsen’s Style of Political Thinking

Robert Schuett

in Hans Kelsen's Political Realism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474481687
eISBN:
9781474496421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474481687.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What is political realism other than a form of political analysis and speaking truth to power? What is the national interest other than an ideological fiction of political idealism? The concluding ... More


Elizabeth Gaskell

Patsy Stoneman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074479
eISBN:
9781781701188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074479.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This study portrays Elizabeth Gaskell as an important social analyst who deliberately challenged the Victorian disjunction between public and private ethical values, maintaining a steady resistance ... More


The health debate: what and where next?

David J. Hunter

in The health debate: Policy & Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349293
eISBN:
9781447303855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349293.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an assessment of the current state of the health debate in Great Britain. It discusses some of the key elements of the policy cleavages considered in the preceding chapters and ... More


Who’s Vulnerable?: The politics of Identifying, Experiencing, and Reducing Risk

Gregory L. Simon

in Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292802
eISBN:
9780520966161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292802.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter provides a more nuanced depiction of vulnerability in the Tunnel Fire area. The Oakland Hills like many suburban and fire-prone areas of the West comprises residents that may not appear ... More


Conceptualizing Policy Change

Thomas C. Guiney

in Getting Out: Early Release in England and Wales, 1960 - 1995

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198803683
eISBN:
9780191842085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803683.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter sets out a theoretical framework for the systematic and historically grounded analysis of early release in England and Wales between 1960 and 1995. It reviews the existing criminological ... More


Commentary on “Bordering by Law” by Judith Resnik

Jennifer L. Hochschild

in Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479860951
eISBN:
9781479811151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860951.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Judith Resnik’s “Bordering by Law” has three major themes. First, the United States is strongly and increasingly criminalizing immigration and stigmatizing immigrants, to the detriment of everyone. ... More


Polybius between Greece and Rome *

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.11
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses Polybius's analysis of the success of Rome in terms of Greek political theory. It examines the fundamental issues that shaped Polybius's historical consciousness and the range ... More


Dangerous Politics: Risk, Political Vulnerability, and Penal Policy

Harry Annison

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198728603
eISBN:
9780191795428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728603.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book brings together relevant literature in law, criminology, and politics to provide insights into the nature of British penal politics, the role of the judiciary and pressure groups, and the ... More


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