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The Impact of Women in Congress

Debra L. Dodson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book explores the complex relationship between women’s presence and impact in two strikingly different, consecutive congresses. Drawing on hundreds of elite interviews and archival information, ... More


Conclusion: Looking Toward the Future

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

By going beyond the simple question ‘Do women make a difference?’ and delving into the meaning of elected women’s sense of connection of women using this dynamic framework, the results provide ... More


Representing Women: The Elite to Elite Connection

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter deconstructs women’s words of connection to women, focusing on the connection women members of Congress feel towards other political women. Content analysis of transcripts shows that ... More


Difference, Negotiation, and Constraints in the Policy Process

Debra L. Dodson

in The Impact of Women in Congress

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198296744
eISBN:
9780191603709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296746.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The ratings of ten interest groups, along with party unity and presidential support scores, are analyzed to explore the broader evidence of change and stability in gender difference and women’s ... More


Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This book looks at how large organizations have managed and adapted to changing conditions of employment shaped by the recent economic and political environment. Additional data are presented based ... More


What Does a Democratic Army Look Like?

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses some of the useful theoretical contributions that inform the study of civil–military relations and democratization in different political environments. The course of democratic ... More


TV Drama in China

Ying Zhu, Michael Keane, and Ruoyun Bai (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This collection of essays brings together the first study of TV drama in China. Examining the production, distribution, and consumption of TV drama, the team of contributors demonstrate why it ... More


The German Cartel Office in a Hostile Environment

G. BRUCE DOERN and STEPHEN WILKS

in Comparative Competition Policy: National Institutions in a Global Market

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280620
eISBN:
9780191684371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280620.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the literature on the German Cartel Office. A new dimension has gained importance in the role of the Cartel Office and its relative strength as an institution, namely the ... More


Culture Contacts

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the different cultures the Kamars have come in contact with over the years, which have led to some changes in the tribe's economic and socio-political environment. It notes ... More


Conclusion: Looking to the Future

The Editors

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents a summary evaluation of Hong Kong governance since 1997 and provides a roadmap of possibilities for achieving a more effective, fair, and legitimate governance for Hong Kong in ... More


The IASC Copes with Its Political Environment

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff

in Financial Reporting and Global Capital Markets: A History of the International Accounting Standards Committee, 1973-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296293
eISBN:
9780191700767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296293.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The parties taking an interest in the work of the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) were by divided along the lines of developed versus developing nations, governments versus the ... More


Living the Policy Process

Philip B. Heymann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Policymaking in large bureaucracies is hardly a simple process. Even the most respected policymakers have to contend with obstacles that seemingly have little to do with the issue at hand—office ... 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


Analysing policy problems: a problem-structuring approach

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/9781847429629.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter addresses the socio-cognitive aspects of problem structuring in defining political environments or task fields from the viewpoint of policy players. From this perspective, the discussion ... More


The Alevi quest in Europe through the redefinition of the Alevi movement: recognition and political participation, a case study of the Fuaf in France

Deniz Koşulu

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

A very particular community identity is that of the Alevis, one of the lesser known Muslim immigrant communities in Europe with a deep syncretic tradition in central and eastern Anatolia. This ... More


The Origins, Definition, and Scope of EU Foreign Investment Law

Angelos Dimopoulos

in EU Foreign Investment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199698608
eISBN:
9780191732140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698608.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

Chapter 1 provides the conceptual and normative framework within which this book is developed. It begins with setting out the international law context within which EU foreign investment law is born, ... More


The Rights Discourse

in Discourse and Knowledge: The Making of Enlightenment Sociology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238058
eISBN:
9781846312960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238058.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the rights discourse generated by debates about violence and the political survival of society. First, it describes the historical framework within which the violence debates ... More


Courts and Public Policy Reform in Brazil

in Judging Policy: Courts and Policy Reform in Democratic Brazil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758116
eISBN:
9780804786799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758116.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the role of the courts in public policy reform in Brazil. The book, which proposes a framework for understanding how courts are drawn ... More


Political Virtuosity

Raymond Bryant

in Nongovernmental Organizations in Environmental Struggles: Politics and the Making of Moral Capital in the Philippines

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106596
eISBN:
9780300132830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106596.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes the influence of political interaction on the quest for moral capital by nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). The ability to devise a strategy is predicated on certain ... More


Diasporic Formations in the Inter-war Years

Rajesh Rai

in Indians in Singapore, 1819-1945: Diaspora in the Colonial Port-city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099291
eISBN:
9780199083114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099291.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter features how the Indian social and political environment in Singapore transformed in the inter-war years. It is guided by questions fundamental to the issue of identity in the diaspora: ... More


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