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Turnout in Context: A Comparison of Member States

Jean Blondel, Richard Sinnott, and Palle Svensson

in People and Parliament in the European Union: Participation, Democracy, and Legitimacy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293088
eISBN:
9780191598814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293089.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Examines the cross‐country variations in turnout in European Parliament elections and of variations in the variables associated with turnout. Countries are considered in three groups—high turnout, ... More


The Japanese Model and its Implications for International Transfer and Work Transformation

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter considers contrasting interpretations of the Japanese model and their implications for international transfer and work transformation. It compares accounts of Japanese production ... More


Contrasting Images of European Governance

Helen Wallace

in Linking EU and National Governance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252268
eISBN:
9780191601040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252262.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 1 comments on different understandings of European governance in different national research communities, with some striking differences evident between British and German scholarship. One ... More


Conclusion

Henriette van der Blom

in Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582938
eISBN:
9780191723124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582938.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Conclusion picks up and ties together the various strands in the analyses presented in the book. Cicero's choice of specific personal exempla is questioned to highlight individual concerns — ... More


The Piano Concertos

William Kinderman

in Mozart's Piano Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195100679
eISBN:
9780199868315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100679.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses Mozart's rich legacy of concertos in detail, with special attention given to the “Jenamy” Concerto, K. 271. The social and political context of the Viennese concertos is ... More


Politicizing Antigone

Erika Fischer‐Lichte

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Three different productions of Antigone are investigated with regard to the way in which the aesthetic of each performance was related to its political context: (1) the Tieck/ Mendelssohn production ... More


Introduction

Steffen Hindelang

in The Free Movement of Capital and Foreign Direct Investment: The Scope of Protection in EU Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199572656
eISBN:
9780191705540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572656.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This introductory chapter inducts into the book's subject matter by sketching the current political and regulatory environment for foreign direct investment. Presently, neo-protectionist ideas are on ... More


The Political Thought of Jacques Rancière: Creating Equality

Todd May

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635320
eISBN:
9780748671922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635320.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is devoted entirely to the thought of Jacques Rancière. It focuses on his central political idea that a democratic politics emerges from the presupposition of equality. The book examines ... More


Introduction

Susan James

in Spinoza on Philosophy, Religion, and Politics: The Theologico-Political Treatise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698127
eISBN:
9780191740558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698127.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The introduction sets out a distinctive methodological approach to the study of the Theologico‐Political Treatise. In contrast to the stances taken by many other commentators, this book illuminates ... More


Child Protection Systems: International Trends and Orientations

Neil Gilbert, Nigel Parton, and Marit Skivenes (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793358
eISBN:
9780199895137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793358.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book builds upon and advances the comparative analysis of child protection systems that was conducted in the mid-1990s and presented in the ground-breaking book Combatting Child Abuse: ... 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


Justice in Dismissal: The Law of Termination of Employment

Hugh Collins

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254355
eISBN:
9780191681479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254355.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The latest title in the Oxford Monographs on Labour Law series, this study elucidates the general legal rules and principles of the law of unfair dismissal, as well as offering an account of the ... More


The Vicious Cycle of Inequality in Latin America

Susan Eva Eckstein and Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

in What Justice? Whose Justice?: Fighting for Fairness in Latin America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237445
eISBN:
9780520936980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237445.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Addressing acute social inequality prevalent in Latin America, has been long overdue in the policy-making regimes of the region. This laxity can be explained by the overwhelming predominance of the ... More


Beyond Supply and Demand: A Political-Economic Conceptual Model

Tim Büthe

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter introduces a political-economy model of the supply and demand for indicators. It notes that most indicators are used and supplied in political contexts that do not closely follow market ... More


Introduction

Rui Zhang

in The Cinema of Feng Xiaogang: Commercialization and Censorship in Chinese Cinema after 1989

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098855
eISBN:
9789882207523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098855.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Feng Xiaogang is regarded as the most successful commercial film director since the middle of the 1990s. His films were so popular that they even surpassed imported Hollywood blockbusters at the box ... More


Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories

Craige Champion

William Joseph Sanders (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237643
eISBN:
9780520929890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237643.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Polybius was a Greek statesman and political prisoner of Rome in the second century bce. His Histories provide the earliest continuous narrative of the rise of the Roman Empire. This study, informed ... More


Concluding remarks

Jon Birger Skjærseth and Tora Skodvin

in Climate Change and the Oil Industry: Common Problem, Different Strategies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065583
eISBN:
9781781700471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065583.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study which has been on the factors that may explain the changes and differences in corporate climate strategies adopted by major oil companies: ... More


Analytical framework

Jon Birger Skjærseth and Tora Skodvin

in Climate Change and the Oil Industry: Common Problem, Different Strategies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065583
eISBN:
9781781700471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065583.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter outlines the analytical framework of the empirical analysis of the climate change strategies of ExxonMobil, Shell and Statoil. It investigates the factors that determine the strategies ... More


The International Law Commission Facing the Second Decade of the Twenty-first Century

Georg Nolte

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0049
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that even if the historical preconditions for the success of the ILC in the 20th century have not disappeared but only changed somewhat, the question arises whether this is a ... More


Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania: political and economic contexts

Roderick Martin

in Constructing Capitalisms: Transforming Business Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657667
eISBN:
9780191751622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657667.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

This chapter provides a brief background overview of the international and national political and economic contexts of the four business systems. Internationally, EU accession was critical. This ... More


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