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Putin's Popularity and Its Implications for Democracy in Russia Putin's Popularity and Its Implications for Democracy in Russia Stephen Whitefield

Stephen Whitefield

in Leading Russia: Putin in Perspective: Essays in Honour of Archie Brown

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276141
eISBN:
9780191603341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276145.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter examines how and why ordinary Russians evaluate their presidents and their political system, and support Vladimir Putin and others electorally. The results highlight the ambiguities ... More


Introduction

Roderic Ai Camp

in The Metamorphosis of Leadership in a Democratic Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199742851
eISBN:
9780199866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742851.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter discusses reasons for interest in and examination of Mexican leadership over four decades, and the scholarly basis of the study, including looking at original sources, such ... More


Iceland

Gunnar Helgi Kristinsson

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The office of Icelandic president was created in 1944 to take over the functions of the Danish monarch, which were largely ceremonial at that time, and is non‐party political. Although the president ... More


A Brief History of Hamas and the Islamic Movement in Palestine

Sara Roy

in Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter provides background and a general context for examining Hamas' specific role as social actor. The Islamic Resistance Movement or Hamas was born with the first Palestinian uprising, or ... More


Politics at the Centre: The Selection and Removal of Party Leaders in the Anglo Parliamentary Democracies

William P. Cross and André Blais

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199596720
eISBN:
9780191740688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596720.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is a comparative study of the rules, norms, and behaviour surrounding political party leadership. The primary analysis includes twenty‐five parties in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New ... More


Underdevelopment, Obstacles to the Perception of Change, and Leadership

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter challenges the defeatism of Hirschman's friends and colleagues during the 1950s–1960s, when numerous political and social upheavals were happening worldwide. In this chapter, Hirschman ... More


Intifada to the Rescue

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There had been numerous demonstrations and confrontations during the year 1987, the latest in response to the death of four members of the little-known Islamic Jihad. The occupied territories were ... More


Political Organization and Leadership

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the political organization of the Arab minority in Israel from 1967—1981. The Arabs was not able to achieve any significant ... More


Leadership and Reconciliation

David Bargal and Emmanuel Sivan

in From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166439
eISBN:
9780199849796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166439.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In establishing peaceful social relations after launching a formal peace agreement, a transformation should be made in the attitudes of those in conflict with each other towards each other. Long ... More


“The Lord Requires Justice”: Lessons on Leadership from the African American Church for Mexican American Catholics

Alberto López Pulido and Santos C. Vega

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In an attempt to understand the relationship between religion and political leadership for Mexican American Roman Catholics, this chapter compares and contrasts a Mexican American Roman Catholic ... More


Local political leadership and mayoral government

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/9780719071867.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter investigates the notions of local political leadership and asks what is meant by this concept in England and how it applies to elected mayors, council leaders and councillors. The most ... More


Mauritius: A Parallel Society

Paul Younger

in New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391640
eISBN:
9780199866649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391640.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The plantation owners of Mauritius were French settlers who had established an aristocratic style for themselves during the eighteenth century using slaves from Africa. The Indian workers quickly ... More


Conclusions

Edward C. Page

in Localism and Centralism in Europe: The Political and Legal Bases of Local Self-Government

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277279
eISBN:
9780191684166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277279.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter reviews principal conclusions of the study and explores their implications for the future of local government and for countries other than those included in the analysis. It looks at the ... More


Towards Constitutionalism, 1903–10: Divergent Visions

Robin Okey

in Taming Balkan Nationalism: The Habsburg ‘Civilizing Mission’ in Bosnia 1878-1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199213917
eISBN:
9780191707490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213917.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Benjamin von Kállay's successor, István Burián de Rajeczi, proved an ambitious strategist, who saw himself as building on the social and cultural changes the previous regime had brought about to ... More


The Development Strategy after Independence

Suresh D. Tendulkar and T.A. Bhavani

in Understanding Reforms: Post-1991 India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198085584
eISBN:
9780199082087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198085584.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the development strategy in the post-Independence era, and the ideology guiding it. . Idealistic political leadership of post-Independence India started a unique and ... More


Who Fights for Reputation

Keren Yarhi-Milo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book provides an original framework, based on insights from psychology, to explain why some political leaders are more willing to use military force to defend their reputation than others. ... More


Introduction

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/9780719071867.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter places Tony Blair government's modernisation agenda within the context of arguments about the configuration of local political decision-making. It addresses a number of vital questions ... More


The Politics Prime Ministers Make: Political Time and Executive Leadership in Westminster Systems

Matthew Laing and Brendan McCaffrie

in Understanding Prime-Ministerial Performance: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666423
eISBN:
9780191751462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666423.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces, modifies and applies American political scientist Stephen Skowronek’s influential contextual theory of presidential leadership in political time to prime-ministerial ... More


Twentieth-Century German Political Thought

Peter M. R. Stirk

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622900
eISBN:
9780748652730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622900.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Germany, as Europe's most powerful state, has a political significance that underlines the importance of twentieth-century German political thought. Yet this tradition has been poorly represented in ... More


New directions and new purposes

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter provides a re-thinking of the role of the councillor. It does this in order to strengthen the office as a representative, local governor and decision-maker and to enhance the governing ... More


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