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Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Paul Webb, David Farrell, and Ian Holliday (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240562
eISBN:
9780191600296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240566.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is one in a series (Comparative Politics) for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary issues in comparative government and politics. It examines political ... More


Regions and the World Economy: The Coming Shape of Global Production, Competition, and Political Order

Allen J. Scott

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296584
eISBN:
9780191685255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296584.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

As we enter the twenty-first century, one of the dramatic shifts in the world system is the increasing openness and interpenetration of national economies and sovereign states. This shift is ... More


Introduction

Nelson W. Polsby

in How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182965
eISBN:
9780199850235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182965.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book describes how Congress evolves, focusing on the House of Representatives. Its central argument can be stated succinctly: changes that occurred in the political structure and functioning of ... More


In Search of a Political Role (1916–1923)

Philippe M. F. Peycam

in The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon, 1916-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158503
eISBN:
9780231528047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158503.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the development of the print capitalism and political consciousness in Saigon. Under the governorship of Albert Sarraut, newspapers were introduced as a means of influencing the ... More


Touchstone Narratives: Measuring the Political Value of the God Concept

Michael Lackey

in African American Atheists and Political Liberation: A Study of the Sociocultural Dynamics of Faith

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030357
eISBN:
9780813039459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030357.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses and focuses on Touchstone narrative, an atheist's response to the traditional conversion narrative. Traditional conversion narratives are composed of three stages: the ... More


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