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Introduction: Alternatives to the Democratic Polis

ROGER BROCK and STEPHEN HODKINSON

in Alternatives to Athens: Varieties of Political Organization and Community in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258109
eISBN:
9780191717697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258109.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter begins with a brief background of the organization of the Leeds–Manchester Greek History Research Seminar, which sought ‘to give the variety and plurality their due by ... More


Political Democracy in a Capitalist Economy

Fritz Scharpf

in Governing in Europe: Effective and Democratic?

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295457
eISBN:
9780191685118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295457.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In democratic theory, the exercise of governing authority is legitimised as a manifestation of collective self-determination. In the history of normative political theory, two distinct but ... More


The Experimental Province of Democracy Determined

Allan C. Hutchinson

in The Province of Jurisprudence Democratized

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195343250
eISBN:
9780199867752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343250.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter pulls together the main threads of the argument presented in the book and defends this proposed revitalization of legal theory as an adjunct location of democratic politics more ... More


Populism as an Internal Periphery of Democratic Politics

Benjamin Arditi

in Politics on the Edges of Liberalism: Difference, Populism, Revolution, Agitation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625116
eISBN:
9780748652778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625116.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter develops the understanding of the spectrality of populism and democracy. It reformulates the perception of populism as an aberration of political democracy and as an antithesis of ... More


The plural democracies of problems: a meta-theory

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/9781847429629.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter addresses the macro-level question of how to move the political system as a whole towards a more reflexive level of the governance of problems. It exploits and elaborates the notion of ... More


Democracy and Efficiency in the Workplace

Brian Towers

in The Representation Gap: Change and Reform in the British and American Workplace

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289463
eISBN:
9780191684715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289463.003.0049
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

We can perceive industrial democracy to be an extension of political democracy. If citizens are granted the right to be involved in the decision making processes that influences their interests, then ... More


Neo-liberalism and its Enemies: National Socialism and Social Democracy

A. J. Nicholls

in Freedom with Responsibility: The Social Market Economy in Germany 1918-1963

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208525
eISBN:
9780191678059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208525.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the concept of neo-liberalism and its alternatives. Adolf Hilter's accession to power in January 1933 underlined the impotence of the economics profession in the face of the ... More


Tocqueville and the Protestantism of His Time: The Insistent Reality of the Collective

Lucien Jaume

in Tocqueville: The Aristocratic Sources of Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152042
eISBN:
9781400846726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152042.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

For Tocqueville, Protestantism was the historical and cultural source of modern political democracy, He believed that, in social terms, it contributed to the exercise of individual judgment that is ... More


Epilogue

James W. Ely

in The Guardian of Every Other Right: A Constitutional History of Property Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195323337
eISBN:
9780199851508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323337.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the constitutional history of property rights in America. It explains that the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights affirmed the central place ... More


Democracy and the Governance of Criminal Punishment

E.Zimring Franklin, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

in Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the question of what should be the appropriate means for setting penalties in a political democracy. It first defines terms and describes the allocation of power in the ... More


Greece and Hong Kong: Fiscal Opposites, Same Politics

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Fixing Inequality in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390625
eISBN:
9789888390373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390625.003.0035
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Both Greece and Hong Kong have unified exchange rate regimes. Greece, as a member of the Eurozone, uses the euro as its local monetary unit. Hong Kong, under the linked exchange rate regime, uses a ... More


An Advancing but Inequalizing Economy, A Lagging (Likely Ailing) State

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Myth of the Shrinking State: Globalization and the State in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699395
eISBN:
9780199080526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699395.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the performance of the state with regard to the supply of some important public goods, such as internal security, education, and health. It finds the state to be seriously ... More


Choosing the Ruler: Elections

O. Chinnappa Reddy

in The Court and the Constitution of India: Summit and Shallows

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066286
eISBN:
9780199081462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066286.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Constitution of India has provided for a near-successful scheme for holding free and fair elections, considered the very foundation of any successful political democracy. The Parliament, the ... More


Cultures of Objectivity

Theodore M. Porter

in Trust in Numbers: The Pursuit of Objectivity in Science and Public Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691208411
eISBN:
9780691210544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691208411.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter provides an overview of objectivity, the presence of which is evidently required for basic justice, honest government, and true knowledge. It differentiates disciplinary ... More


Hannah Arendt’s Message of Ill Tidings

Lyndsey Stonebridge

in Placeless People: Writings, Rights, and Refugees

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198797005
eISBN:
9780191838637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797005.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Poetic language and literary history mattered to Hannah Arendt in her thinking about community because they told a story about how political worlds, whether bound by nation states or by international ... More


Conclusion: Equality and Freedom

Michael Bérubé

in The Left at War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799840
eISBN:
9780814739051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799840.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter argues for a democratic-socialist, internationalist left that seeks not only to smash the state and crush capitalism but to pursue human equality and realize the four ... More


Wiretapping, Eavesdropping, and the Information Age

Stephen J. Schulhofer

in More Essential than Ever: The Fourth Amendment in the Twenty First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195392128
eISBN:
9780190259761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195392128.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the problems in the implementation of the provisions of the Fourth Amendment in novel methods of search and surveillance in the U.S. such as wiretapping and electronic ... More


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