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Democratizations in the European Periphery

Sonia Alonso and José María Maravall

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The 1962 Birkelbach report of the European Parliament declared that only those states that guaranteed truly democratic practices and respect for human rights and fundamental liberties would be ... More


A Political Economy Theory of International Trade Agreements

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner

in Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135298
eISBN:
9781400842537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135298.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a theory of the domestic political conditions that lead countries to enter into formal trade agreements. More specifically, it attempts to explain the establishment of ... More


Introduction: Defining the Issues

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of the book, which is about the political condition of the Arab Minority in the State of Israel during ... More


Ireland in 1914

L. P. CURTIS, JR

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the political condition of Ireland in 1914. It explains that during this year, Ireland was a country still seeking a national identity, while deeply divided by issues inherited ... More


Applications

David McKay

in Rush to Union: Understanding the European Federal Bargain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280583
eISBN:
9780191684364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280583.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the application of a proposed conceptual framework for evaluating the viability of the EU. It compares the economic and political conditions of the EU with those prevalent in ... More


Politics after Thermidor

Alan Forrest

in The Revolution in Provincial France: Aquitaine, 1789–1799

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206163
eISBN:
9780191676994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206163.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the political importance of the Ninth of Thermidor in the calendar of the French Revolution in Paris. It was the day when the sections failed to rise and the disillusionment of ... More


Religious Communities and Politics

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the religious communities and political condition of the Arab minority in Israel. The modernization of the Israeli society has ... More


Pre-accession

Marc Maresceau

in The Enlargement of the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260942
eISBN:
9780191698705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260942.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The expression ‘pre-accession’, formally appearing for the first time in the Conclusions of the Essen European Council of December 1994, is now firmly established in the terminological practice of ... More


Restoration Sicily: Poverty, Protest, and Power, 1815–1849

Lucy Riall

in Sicily and the Unification of Italy: Liberal Policy and Local Power, 1859-1866

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206804
eISBN:
9780191677311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206804.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the economic and political conditions in Sicily upon the return of the Bourbon government from exile during the period from 1815 to 1849. In 1815, the Bourbon government ... More


Opening Up the Post-Political Condition:: Multiculturalism and the Matrix of Depoliticisation

Nicolas Van Puymbroeck and Stijn Oosterlynck

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter responds to persistent calls to reflect on the depoliticized nature of many current political practices. We do so by engaging with post-foundational political thought, a perspective ... More


Borgmann's Unzeitgemässe Betrachtungen: On the Prepolitical Conditions of a Politics of Place

Light Andrew

in Technology and the Good Life?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333861
eISBN:
9780226333885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333885.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter stresses that Borgmann's reform program advocates a set of issues that any political system must address if it is to be effective in a social sphere dominated by technology. It makes a ... More


Introduction to Provisional Theory

Elisabeth Ellis

in Provisional Politics: Kantian Arguments in Policy Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125221
eISBN:
9780300152050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125221.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter introduces the concept of provisional theory and how it is able to provide an avenue for us to speak of ourselves accurately across multiple dimensions: as members of groups, as ... More


Local Political Economy

Kurt A. Jordan

in The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754: An Iroquois Local Political Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032511
eISBN:
9780813039428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032511.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the initial centuries of Native American-European engagement, political-economic conditions in Indian country shifted dramatically from decade to decade, and frequently over even shorter ... More


Rhetoric, Reality, and Results: The Reagan Years at Home

Michael Schaller

in Reckoning with Reagan: America and Its President in the 1980s

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090499
eISBN:
9780199854196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090499.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the impact of U.S. President Ronald Reagan's administration of the local political and social condition. Reagan had an impact on American society and government that was both ... More


The New New Departure

Daniel S. Margolies

in Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124179
eISBN:
9780813134970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Henry Watterson's change of position on Cuba, the totality of which was matched only by the reversal of his opposition to Hawaiian annexation. Both changes reflected his ... More


Introduction

Annabel Annabel

in Milton's Words

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573462
eISBN:
9780191702112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573462.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of the book, which is about English poet John Milton's use of words in his poems and polemical prose. This book examines Milton's coinage of words and ... More


‘Cette misérable contrée’: The Corbières in the 1780s

Peter McPhee

in Revolution and Environment in Southern France: Peasants, Lords, and Murder in the Corbières 1780–1830

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207177
eISBN:
9780191677533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207177.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes social, economic, and political conditions in the Corbières region of France during the 1870s. Though the Corbières had belonged to the kingdom of France since the 13th ... More


The Condition of England, 1870–1970

P. S. Atiyah

in The Rise and Fall of Freedom of Contract

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255277
eISBN:
9780191681578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255277.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines changes in the political and economic conditions in England during the period from 1870 to 1970 and the implications of these changes for freedom of contract. During this ... More


The Condition of England in 1770

P. S. Atiyah

in The Rise and Fall of Freedom of Contract

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255277
eISBN:
9780191681578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255277.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines the political and economic conditions in England in 1770 which might have influenced the idea of the freedom of contract. During this period, the central features of the ... More


Introduction: After the Watershed

Joseph Brooker

in Literature of the 1980s: After the Watershed: Volume 9

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633944
eISBN:
9780748651818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633944.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses British literature during the 1980s. It first looks at Thatcherism, which interacts with and inflects various other stories, including that of publishing and the ... More


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