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The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Politically active individuals and organizations make huge investments of time, energy, and money to influence everything from election outcomes to congressional subcommittee hearings to local school ... More


What Government Can Do

Benjamin I. Page

in Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.003.0048
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the obstacles to egalitarian policies for health care. One is the decentralized nature of American politics, characterized by separation of powers and federalism, which provides ... More


Conclusion

Ekrem Karakoç

in Inequality After the Transition: Political Parties, Party Systems, and Social Policy in Southern and Postcommunist Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826927
eISBN:
9780191865831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826927.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter returns to the research question of this study and briefly restates its argument and main findings. It discusses the role of explanatory factors of this study, namely party system ... More


Democracy in Unequal Terms

Russell J. Dalton

in The Participation Gap: Social Status and Political Inequality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198733607
eISBN:
9780191797989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733607.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the results of this study: changes in social structure and participation patterns are increasing social-status-based inequality in political participation. Those with higher ... More


Marriage and Inequality in Chinese Society

Rubie Watson and Patricia Buckley Ebrey (eds)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069305
eISBN:
9780520910454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069305.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Until now our understanding of marriage in China has been based primarily on observations made during the twentieth century. The research of ten scholars that is presented here provides a new vision ... More


Mere Equals: The Paradox of Educated Women in the Early American Republic

Lucia McMahon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450525
eISBN:
9780801465888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450525.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book narrates a story about how a generation of young women who enjoyed access to new educational opportunities made sense of their individual and social identities in an American nation marked ... More


Gentlemen Revolutionaries: Power and Justice in the New American Republic

Tom Cutterham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172668
eISBN:
9781400885213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172668.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the years between the Revolutionary War and the drafting of the Constitution, American gentlemen—the merchants, lawyers, planters, and landowners who comprised the independent republic's ... More


Breaking the Mold: Reshaping the European Social Model

Jason Beckfield

in Unequal Europe: Regional Integration and the Rise of European Inequality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190494254
eISBN:
9780190494292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494254.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes how the resources generated by the integrated European economy have been distributed as social rights of citizenship. As the European economy has developed, have European ... More


Justice in the Diffusion of Innovation*

Allen Buchanan, Tony Cole, and Robert O. Keohane

in Global Justice and Bioethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195379907
eISBN:
9780190267711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379907.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter proposes an international regulating body for the purposes of eliminating the problem of diffusion of innovation. Patent laws, intellectual property rights, monopolies, among other ... More


The Politics and Political Economy of Forestland Regimes

Prakash Kashwan

in Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190637385
eISBN:
9780190637415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637385.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

This chapter develops a political economy of institutions framework, which facilitates a cross-national, inter-temporal, and cross-scale analysis of the processes and outcomes of institutional change ... More


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