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

Jeffrey Edward Green

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195372649
eISBN:
9780199871711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372649.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For centuries it has been assumed that democracy must refer to the empowerment of the People's voice. This pioneering book makes the case for considering the People as an ocular entity rather than a ... More


To Speak in a Secular Fashion of God

Harvey Cox

in The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158853
eISBN:
9781400848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158853.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter argues that speaking about God in a secular fashion is both a sociological problem and a political issue. The reason speaking about God in the secular city is in part a ... More


Political transformation

Roderick Martin

in Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775690
eISBN:
9780191695377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775690.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter examines six fundamental political issues in the political transformation process which were significant for enterprise management. The first is the treatment of the ancien régime and ... More


The Abolition of Nuclear Armouries?

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.00013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the idea of abolishing all nuclear armouries, observing that both extremes of debate about this often oversimplify the issues, but that the NPT-recognized nuclear-weapon ... More


Systematic and Effective Voting Heuristics

Delia Baldassarri

in The Simple Art of Voting: The Cognitive Shortcuts of Italian Voters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199828241
eISBN:
9780199979783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828241.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 6 examines the effectiveness of the cognitive shortcuts and the consistency of their use, and shows that the judgment strategies used by utilius, amicus, and aliens are deployed not just in ... More


Michael N. Barnett (ed.), Israel in Comparative Perspective: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996. 296 pp.

Alan Dowty

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0039
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, Israel in Comparative Perspective: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom by Michael N. Barnett (ed.) is presented. This volume, growing out of a 1993 Jerusalem conference, “Is ... More


Political Economics: Old versus the New School

Albert E. Moyer

in A Scientist's Voice in American Culture: Simon Newcomb and the Rhetoric of Scientific Method

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076891
eISBN:
9780520912137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076891.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Newcomb did more than merely extol the desirability of using scientific method to attack current political and economic problems. He himself had developed into a political economist of some repute, ... More


Judges and Elections: The Politicization of the Judges' Discourse

Sherif Younes

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Regardless of how the conflict over the 1972 Law on Judicial Authority and the laws governing election monitoring ended, judges have succeeded for the first time since 1954 in transforming the ... More


In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns

John G. Geer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226284989
eISBN:
9780226285009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226285009.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Americans tend to see negative campaign ads as just that: negative. Pundits, journalists, voters, and scholars frequently complain that such ads undermine elections and even democratic government ... More


Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Arthur Goldschmidt and Amy J. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book presents new and often dismissed aspects of the constitutional monarchy era in Egyptian history. It demonstrates that many of the domestic and regional sociopolitical and cultural changes ... More


Elected mayors: a new style of English local politics?

Colin Copus

in Leading the Localities: Executive Mayors in English Local Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071867
eISBN:
9781781701379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071867.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines, through three case studies, how the elected mayors have engaged with local political issues that have stimulated intense public interest and political activity. The Hartlepool ... More


Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Roy Parker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420145
eISBN:
9781447304142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420145.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Some 80,000 British children – many of them under the age of ten – were shipped from Britain to Canada by Poor Law authorities and voluntary bodies during the fifty years following Confederation in ... More


AIDS: The Disease That Fits

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0078
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

AIDS unites the germ theory of disease with systems thinking. AIDS could only arise in the late twentieth century. The encounter with HIV/AIDS has brought tremendous inspiration to virologists' ... More


Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Tina Nabatchi, John Gastil, Matt Leighninger, and G. Michael Weiksner (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The field of deliberative civic engagement is rapidly growing around the world—but it remains highly fragmented. Motivated by the widely recognized need to pool the collective experience and ... More


Introduction

Christopher Hodges

in European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.003.0016
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This part of the book turns from examining the mechanisms that are adopted within the legislation to examining the legislation from different, wider perspectives, in particular by examining some ... More


Introduction: You Believe in Reason, and I Believe in the Bible

J. Eric Oliver and Thomas J. Wood

in Enchanted America: How Intuition and Reason Divide Our Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226578477
eISBN:
9780226578644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226578644.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The examination of the American political climate continues in to a broader look at the myriad beliefs held by US voters. This chapter discusses the three biggest factors in what effects voter ... More


The Power of Judges: A Comparative Study of Courts and Democracy

Carlo Guarnieri and Patrizia Pederzoli

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298359
eISBN:
9780191685422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298359.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Judicial intervention in social, economic, and political issues (‘judicialization’) has increased substantially in democracies in recent years. The change has been more dramatic in Europe than in the ... More


Citizens, Issues, and Political Cleavages

Russell J. Dalton

in Political Realignment: Economics, Culture, and Electoral Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830986
eISBN:
9780191868924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830986.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the link between citizens’ positions on specific political issues and broader political cleavages that structure political competition. Issue opinions are primarily structured ... More


‘Terrible Battles’1708–1709

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Sarah's loss of favour was becoming no longer a secret because of all the publicity and issues that accompanied Harley's resignation. Because Harley allegedly had allies among the bedchamberwomen of ... More


The News in the Provinces

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

in Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520227477
eISBN:
9780520935693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227477.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Studying the hinterlands of Kalimantan, Indonesia, this chapter speaks of the hinterland reception of metropolitan news broadcasts. In tacking between a sketch of the metropolitan news and a more ... More


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