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Elite foundations of European integration: a causal analysis

Heinrich Best

in The Europe of Elites: A Study into the Europeanness of Europe's Political and Economic Elites

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602315
eISBN:
9780191738951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602315.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the causes of variation in the Europeanness of European economic and political elites. It shows that attachment to Europe (emotion), the wish to strengthen European integration ... More


Red terror

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the change in Eoin O'Duffy's optimistic belief in the Garda Síochána's ability to shape a new moral order in Ireland during the early 1930s. It suggests that O'Duffy's pessimism ... More


American Democracy: The Shape of Democracy Itself

Cheryl B. Welch

in De Tocqueville

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198781318
eISBN:
9780191695414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198781318.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the contributions to social and political analysis of Tocqueville's major published texts: Democracy in America I, and Democracy in America II. In the first text, he argues that ... More


Sacrifice: My Life in a Fascist Militia

Alessandro Orsini

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709838
eISBN:
9781501709630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709838.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book's author is one of Italy's premier analysts of political extremism. His investigation of the beliefs and mindsets of Europe's political fringe has largely focused on anarchist and far-left ... More


Popular Politics and Electioneering between the Wars

Malcolm Petrie

in Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Disruption and rowdyism at political meetingswas a feature of Victorian and Edwardian electioneering. The advent of mass democracy, and the rise of Communism in Europe, ensured that such behaviour ... More


You Say You Want a Revolution?: Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

Daniel Chirot

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691193670
eISBN:
9780691199900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193670.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Why have so many of the iconic revolutions of modern times ended in bloody tragedies? And what lessons can be drawn from these failures today, in a world where political extremism is on the rise and ... More


Introduction

Frank Lentricchia and Jody McAuliffe

in Crimes of Art + Terror

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226472058
eISBN:
9780226472089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226472089.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to offer an extended description and analysis of a web of impulses, expressing themselves in a complex of long and deep running ... More


Crimes of Art + Terror

Frank Lentricchia and Jody McAuliffe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226472058
eISBN:
9780226472089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226472089.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Do killers, artists, and terrorists need one another? This book explores the disturbing adjacency of literary creativity to violence and even political terror. The book begins by anchoring the ... More


Blood in the Streets: Histories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema

Austin Fisher

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474411721
eISBN:
9781474464727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411721.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Blood in the Streets investigates the various ways in which 1970s Italian crime films were embedded in their immediate cultural and political contexts. The book analyses the emergence, proliferation ... More


Conclusion: Popular Politics, Radicalism and Inter-war Democracy

Malcolm Petrie

in Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Scottish popular politics was transformed during the inter-war decades. Local political identities, and especially those connected with the radical tradition, were subsumed within a more uniform ... More


Politics as Morality Pageant

Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke

in Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190900151
eISBN:
9780190900182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900151.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that grandstanding contributes to significant problems for politics in democracies. Politicians are notorious for grandstanding, likely because they have strong incentives to do ... More


How Compulsory Voting Affects Parties

Shane P. Singh

in Beyond Turnout: How Compulsory Voting Shapes Citizens and Political Parties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198832928
eISBN:
9780191871320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832928.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This second theoretical chapter lays out expectations about the impact of compulsory voting on the ways in which political parties seek votes. It argues that compulsory voting’s influence depends on ... More


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