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A Theory of Referendum Behaviour

Sara Binzer Hobolt

in Europe in Question: Referendums on European Integration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199549948
eISBN:
9780191720451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549948.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter lays out a theoretical framework for understanding referendum behaviour. The core component of the theory is a model of voting behaviour, which outlines how attitudes shape vote choices, ... More


A Comparative Analysis of Voting Behaviour

Sara Binzer Hobolt

in Europe in Question: Referendums on European Integration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199549948
eISBN:
9780191720451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549948.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter presents a comparative analysis of voting behaviour in 19 EU referendums held in Denmark, France, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, and Spain between 1972 and 2008. It relies ... More


Political Behavior: Reasoning Voters and Multi‐Party Systems

Franz Urban Pappi

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:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Advances a model of voting in multi‐party systems in the light of existing theory and research, with the addition of a mediating variable––party preference profiles. This variable serves as a link ... More


You Can't March on a Strip Mall: Sprawl and Political Disengagement

Thad Williamson

in Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter evaluates the contribution of sprawl in the practice of active citizenship by empirically examining sprawl-related variables in terms of a basic awareness of, and interest in, politics. ... More


Institutional Trust and Responsiveness in the EU

Mariano Torcal, Eduard Bonet, and Marina Costa Lobo

in The Europeanization of National Polities?: Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602346
eISBN:
9780191739163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602346.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses Representation. It focuses on people’s evaluations of the EU Parliament and Commission and on the perceived responsiveness of European Union institutions. It is argued that as ... More


Land War

Charles Townshend

in Political Violence in Ireland: Government and Resistance since 1848

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200840
eISBN:
9780191674785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200840.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the role of land war in the political violence in Ireland during the 19th century. The land war created a revolution in land tenure which forced the British government to invert ... More


Paul Hindemith The Reluctant Emigre

Michael H. Kater

in Composers of the Nazi Era: Eight Portraits

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099249
eISBN:
9780199870004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099249.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter begins by discussing Paul Hindemith's most important personal and musical traits — unpredictability and adaptability. It then discusses his style as a composer. It examines his political ... More


Person and Community: In Defense of Moderate Communitarianism

Kwame Gyekye

in Tradition and Modernity: Philosophical Reflections on the African Experience

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112252
eISBN:
9780199853069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112252.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter discusses the unresolved predicament of the most considerable level of connection between the society and its members that would be beneficial to both agents. Before generating ... More


Conclusion: The Impact of Returning Servicemen

Ashley Jackson

in Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Despite the speculation that the repatriation would have significant effects on the community, this chapter attempts to provide an account of how the Botswana soldiers brought on only little effects ... More


The capabilities of leadership

Jean Hartley and John Benington

in Leadership for healthcare

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424877
eISBN:
9781447302667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424877.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines leadership capabilities. These are the qualities (traits, skills, abilities, mindsets and behaviours) that are thought to distinguish ‘leaders’ from ‘followers’ and/or to ... More


Emerging Political Identities, Practices, and Temporalities

Maria de los Angeles Torres, Irene Rizzini, and Norma Del Río

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book has explored the trajectories, practices, and ideas of civically engaged youth in Rio de Janeiro, Chicago, and Mexico City. The youth activists' civic engagement may provide fresh insights ... More


One Conversations, Histories, and Politics

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the relationship between conversations, histories, and politics. It explores the politics of different caste groups while talking about the historic role of the villagers in ... More


School Routines: Language, Culture, Religion, and Politics in the Classroom

Zvi Bekerman

in The Promise of Integrated Multicultural and Bilingual Education: Inclusive Palestinian-Arab and Jewish Schools in Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199336517
eISBN:
9780190463076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336517.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on how classroom activities designed to further the bilingual school’s peace education ideology are affected when thorny issues like politics, religion, and culture are ... More


Trang: “Living a Contradiction”

Patricia D. Norland

in The Saigon Sisters: Privileged Women in the Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749735
eISBN:
9781501749759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749735.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter centers on the second Saigon sister named Trang, who inherited her family's gifts for languages and music. It points out how Trang credits learning French with raising her political ... More


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