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Conclusion

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The conclusion makes a case for women's involvement in political life, arguing that it needs to be understood in context. By no means all women, even at the level of the political elite, were ... More


The Citizen as Spectator

Jeffrey Green

in The Eyes of the People: Democracy in an Age of Spectatorship

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195372649
eISBN:
9780199871711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372649.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter defends the claim that being-ruled — that is, the spectatorial engagement with politics characterized by involvement without participation — is a form of citizenship that is extremely ... More


Decrease of Political Disillusionment and Apathy?

Margit Tavits

in Presidents with Prime Ministers: Do Direct Elections Matter?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553327
eISBN:
9780191721007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553327.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 addresses a third prevalent issue regarding presidential elections—the extent to which direct elections strengthen democratic practices. Empirical analyses using global and European samples ... More


The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation

Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608607
eISBN:
9780191745799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608607.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In most countries around the world, women continue to lag behind men in an array of political orientations and activities. Understanding why this is the case and why some countries have been more ... More


Women and Politics

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter addresses fundamental questions about women's relationship to formal politics, and concludes that women's involvement in political life was, even if examined only in terms of electoral ... More


Women's Political Roles

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter situates women personally in political life by focusing on their overall political roles as confidantes, advisers, agents, and partners. In revealing a political culture where the ... More


Women and Patronage

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines women's involvement in patronage. It explores the nature of patronage as a system and its place in 18th-century politics, and suggests that patronage was well suited to women. ... More


Electoral Turnout 1

Kees Aarts and Bernhard Wessels

in The European Voter: A Comparative Study Of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273218
eISBN:
9780191602962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273219.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

According to modernisation theory, electoral participation should become less important in modern democracies. “Modern” citizens feel more capable of handling their own political affairs, thus they ... More


Unequal at the Starting Line: The Intergenerational Persistence of Political Inequality

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

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter takes into account information about parents' education and political involvement and about the home political environment, which adds another dimension to the persistence of ... More


Are Electoral Studies a Rosetta Stone for Parts of Social Sciences?

Rein Taagepera

in Making Social Sciences More Scientific: The Need for Predictive Models

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534661
eISBN:
9780191715921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534661.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Some aspects of social sciences can be made more predictive and, in this sense, more like natural sciences. Electoral studies have many variables with a natural zero (ratio variables), which makes ... More


‘Up to the Ears in Electioneering’ 1

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines women's involvement during and after election campaigns. It argues that when election fever hit, it would have been very difficult for women of the political elite to remain ... More


Women and Social Politics

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter concentrates on women's involvement in the social aspects of 18th-century political life. It calls attention to the interconnexion of politics and society, and to the importance that ... More


Women and the Electoral Process

Elaine Chalus

in Elite Women in English Political Life c.1754-1790

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280100
eISBN:
9780191707087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280100.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter shifts the focus to women's involvement in the electoral process. It opens with a study of Lady Irwin's extended and successful struggle for control over her borough of Horsham against ... More


Political Involvement

Loubna El Amine

in Classical Confucian Political Thought: A New Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163048
eISBN:
9781400873944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163048.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that involvement in politics is necessary for the full development of virtue. According to the Confucian view, a person cannot become fully virtuous in isolation from politics. ... More


Introduction: Gender Gaps on a Global Stage

Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608607
eISBN:
9780191745799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608607.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Women have long been underrepresented among political elites, and in many countries, continue to lag behind men in an array of political activities. Chapter 1 outlines previous explanations for ... More


Gender Quotas and the Gender Gap in France and Uruguay

Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608607
eISBN:
9780191745799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608607.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 6 focuses on two recent cases of gender quota adoption—France and Uruguay. Scholars have highlighted the symbolic roles that quotas can play in increasing a country’s democratic legitimacy or ... More


Electoral Reform and the Gender Gap in New Zealand and Russia

Miki Caul Kittilson and Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer

in The Gendered Effects of Electoral Institutions: Political Engagement and Participation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608607
eISBN:
9780191745799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608607.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 5 focuses on two countries that underwent electoral reforms from less proportional to more proportional rules—New Zealand and Russia. Drawing on the New Zealand Election Studies, the chapter ... More


De Quincey in History: Terror and Amnesia

Josephine Mcdonagh

in De Quincey's Disciplines

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112853
eISBN:
9780191670862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112853.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The fan letter that the seventeen-year-old De Quincey sent to Wordsworth in 1803 exhibited a certain worldliness which De Quincey obtained from his various adventures and wanderings which he would ... More


Political Involvement, the Advocacy of Process, and the Religion Classroom

Swasti Bhattacharyya and Forrest Clingerman

in Teaching Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190250508
eISBN:
9780190250522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250508.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A frequent reason given for civic engagement in higher education is to encourage involvement in political processes. However, this might lead to controversy, because in some cases classroom projects ... More


Ibn Khaldun The Statesman

Fromherz Allen James

in Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639342
eISBN:
9780748653201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639342.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on Ibn Khaldun's political ties and political involvement. Ibn Khaldun while he may support a particular ruler, he has a frequent attitude of ambivalence, especially toward ... More


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