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Participation, Inequality, and the Whereabouts of Democracy

Carlos M. Vilas

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The articles in the book are set in the context of the ongoing debate over the conflict‐ridden and partial democracy that has emerged in the region, a democracy that tolerates military vetoes over ... More


Hung Parliaments and Proportional Representation

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Despite Britain's first past the post‐electoral system, which generally produces single‐party majorities, Britain has become more politically fragmented in recent years. This makes a hung ... More


The Logic of Political Fragmentation

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter presents the main theoretical framework of the book. After defining the concept of political fragmentation, the chapter identifies three major types of political fragmentation (i.e., ... More


When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy

Mark Baldassare

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214859
eISBN:
9780520921368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214859.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

When Orange County, California, filed for Chapter 9 protection on December 6, 1994, it became the largest municipality in United States history to declare bankruptcy. Providing a comprehensive ... More


The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Yue Zhang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The practice of urban preservation has become increasingly controversial in modern cities. In some places, historic monuments dismantled decades ago are rebuilt in exactly the same fashion, whereas ... More


Introduction: Roots of the Bankruptcy

Mark Baldassare

in When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214859
eISBN:
9780520921368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214859.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Orange County, California, became the largest municipality in U.S. history to declare bankruptcy when it filed for Chapter 9 protection on December 6, 1994. Municipal bankruptcies are rare events ... More


Limitations for Europe's Partnership with China

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Many of the problems Europe faces in coming to terms with a rising China stem from domestic politics. The European political landscape has changed as the focus of political contestation has moved ... More


Political Boundaries and Beyond

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

The conclusion synthesizes the results of the book and describes the implications of the study for urban preservation, social justice, and broader urban changes. It examines the explanatory power of ... More


Paris: Intergovernmental Competition and Joint Preservation

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter shows that, whereas urban preservation in Paris had long been a privilege of the state, the municipal government has begun to claim more autonomy over its urban territory and attempted ... More


Critical News Reporting and Legal-Media Collaborative Networks

Ya-Wen Lei

in The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196145
eISBN:
9781400887941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196145.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter details how the state's use of media to disseminate law and report on certain local problems, paired with political fragmentation and the marketization of the press, provided conditions ... More


Indira Gandhi, the “Long 1970s,” and the Cold War

Priya Chacko

in India and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651163
eISBN:
9781469651187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651163.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on Indira Gandhi’s turn to populism and authoritarianism from the late 1960s and 1970s. It is argued that populism and authoritarianism had a long-term impact on Indian politics ... More


Lessons Learned from the Bankruptcy

Mark Baldassare

in When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214859
eISBN:
9780520921368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214859.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history is now over. There remain some nagging questions about what we can learn from Orange County's mistakes. When the surprising losses in the Orange ... More


Beijing: Bureaucratic Anarchy and Symbolic Preservation

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines how local officials’ purposes of pursuing urban growth and enhancing the global image of Beijing are filtered through the structure of functional fragmentation, thus generated a ... More


Approaches to the history of fourteenth-century Ireland

J. A. Watt

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: the dichotomy of Orpen and MacNeill; Curtis's attempted reconciliation; the history of colonial, political, and administrative institutions; underdeveloped areas ... More


Road to Resegregation: Northern California and the Failure of Politics

Alex Schafran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520286443
eISBN:
9780520961678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286443.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

How could Northern California, the wealthiest and most politically progressive region in the United States, become one of the earliest epicenters of the foreclosure crisis? How could this region ... More


Chicago: Aldermanic Fiefdoms and Mosaic Preservation

Yue Zhang

in The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683680
eISBN:
9781452948836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683680.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter demonstrates that, while urban preservation in Chicago has become a tool to increase property value and promote community revitalization, the territorial fragmentation along ward ... More


Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Brian Doucet (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Detroit has come to symbolise deindustrialization and the challenges, and opportunities, it presents. As many cities struggle with urban decline, racial and ethnic tensions and the consequences of ... More


Political Leadership Performance in a Mediatized World

Eva Sørensen

in Interactive Political Leadership: The Role of Politicians in the Age of Governance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198777953
eISBN:
9780191823411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777953.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political communication is becoming increasingly mediatized. Mediatization refers both to a gradual increase in the role of the media in political communication and the spillover effects that this ... More


The Evolution of Law: Political Foundations of Private Law in Medieval Europe and Japan

John O. Haley (ed.)

in Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter traces the historical process that led to the rise of one of the specific features of the Western legal tradition, the emphasis on private law and the reliance on adjudication disputes. ... More


The Fragmented State of the Syrian Opposition

Bassam Haddad and Ella Wind

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides a survey of the key events that have demonstrated the opposition’s difficulties in undertaking collective action since the beginning of the uprising in Syria. The regime, as ... More


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