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Social and Political Trust in Established Democracies

Kenneth Newton

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Deals with three main topics: the nature and origins of social trust and its importance in society; trends in social trust in Western societies (with some comparisons with less developed societies); ... More


Contrasting Theory and Practice: The World Bank and Social Capital in Rural Mexico

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter continues the emphasis on cross-regional comparison, addressing the role of both transnational and national actors by focusing on World Bank-funded rural development projects. The ... More


Growth Diagnostics *

Ricardo Hausmann, Dani Rodrik, and Andrés Velasco

in The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Towards a New Global Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534081
eISBN:
9780191714658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534081.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most well-trained economists would agree that the standard policy reforms included in the ‘Washington Consensus’ have the potential to be growth-promoting. What the experience of the last fifteen ... More


To Become an Entrepreneur in Ho Chi Minh City

Annette Miae Kim

in Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369397
eISBN:
9780199871032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369397.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter outlines how the Vietnamese state has structured a challenging investment environment for private firms with its control of land ownership, land use planning, and investment approval. ... More


Introduction: Latinas/os and Citizenship Excess

Hector Amaya

in Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter examines an Arizona immigration bill ordering immigrants to carry their alien registration documents at all times, and requiring police to question any detainees that they ... More


Leadership Capital: A Bourdieuian Reinterpretation

Erik Jentges

in The Leadership Capital Index: A New Perspective on Political Leadership

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198783848
eISBN:
9780191826498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783848.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Leadership Capital Index utilizes the conceptual terminology of Pierre Bourdieu’s field theory. This chapter presents the groundwork for the LCI as it clarifies Bourdieu’s key concepts and traces ... More


Abolition in the United States by 2050: On Political Capital and Ordinary Acts of Resistance

Bernard E. Harcourt

in The Road to Abolition?: The Future of Capital Punishment in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762172
eISBN:
9780814762547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762172.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter predicts that capital punishment in the United States will be abolished by 2050. While support for the death penalty will not wane in the face of financial cost-benefit analysis or the ... More


Social and Political Capital

Thomas Markussen

in Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796961
eISBN:
9780191838613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796961.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter exploits five waves of VARHS to investigate issues of social and political capital in rural Viet Nam. The chapter analyses membership of the Communist Party, ‘mass organizations’ (MOs) ... More


The Participation and Recruitment Challenge

David Michael Ryfe and Brittany Stalsburg

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter reviews literature bearing on the question of who participates in deliberative civic engagement initiatives. Research to date suggests that although significant variation exists among ... More


Labor and the Legal Structuring of Media Industries in the Case of Ugly Betty (ABC, 2006)

Hector Amaya

in Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter critiques the popular television dramedy Ugly Betty to explore how political capital accumulation is manifested under the guise of media corporate ethics and liberal politics of ... More


The Leadership Capital Index: A New Perspective on Political Leadership

Mark Bennister, Ben Worthy, and Paul 't Hart (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198783848
eISBN:
9780191826498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This edited book will make an important, timely, and innovative contribution to the now flourishing academic discipline of political leadership studies. We have developed a conceptual framework of ... More


Old Assets, New Liabilities? How Did Individual Characteristics Contribute to Labor Market Success or Failure After 1989?

Martin Diewald, Heike Solga, and Anne Goedicke (eds)

in After the Fall of the Wall: Life Courses in the Transformation of East Germany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752084
eISBN:
9780804779456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752084.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the role that resources and experiences acquired in the former GDR played as conditions for success and failure in the new labor market, describing several aspects. One is the ... More


The Rise of Meritocracy? Class Mobility in East Germany Before and After 1989

Heike Solga (ed.)

in After the Fall of the Wall: Life Courses in the Transformation of East Germany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752084
eISBN:
9780804779456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752084.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines class structure and class mobility in East Germany before and after 1989, paying special attention to the changing role of political capital. It follows two analytical ... More


Exploring the impacts of Area-Based Initiatives through a neo-institutionalist perspective

Rene Peter Hohmann

in Regenerating deprived urban areas: A cross national analysis of area-based initiatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447310785
eISBN:
9781447310808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310785.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter provides the analytical framework for this cross-national comparison. Applying a neo-institutional lens, the Institutional Capacity Building Framework is presented to analyse and compare ... More


Hutto: Staging Transnational Justice Claims in the Time of Coloniality

Hector Amaya

in Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the T. Don Hutto Detention Center—an agency that detains undocumented immigrant families, including children and toddlers–to study the problem of equating citizens with ... More


The Soviet Decision to Intervene Militarily July–October 1936

StanLey G. Payne

in The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and Communism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100686
eISBN:
9780300130782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100686.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the greater concern Moscow felt at the beginning of the war, as compared to that felt in Berlin or Rome. Moscow had a good deal of political capital invested in Spain, not ... More


Political skills: When and where presidents appoint ministers with political background and connections

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 5 explores political experience and connections. It assesses whether women and men are equally likely to bring the political capital resource of political skills to the administration. In ... More


Will women in presidential cabinets be power players or tokens? Theory and expectations about women’s inclusion

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 1 introduces the subject of the book. It reviews literature on social control theory, candidate selection, and political capital resources to argue that presidents prefer to appoint qualified ... More


Support resources: When and where presidents appoint ministers with links to clients of their department

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 6 examines the group links of ministers. It assesses whether women and men are equally likely to bring the political capital resource of support resources to the administration. In most ... More


Introduction

David Cunning

in Margaret Cavendish: Essential Writings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190664053
eISBN:
9780190946876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664053.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter is an introduction to the central philosophical views and arguments that Cavendish advances, and it also includes a brief biography. The chapter foreshadows Cavendish’s views, in part by ... More


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