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Contentious Politics in Western Europe and the United States

Sidney Tarrow

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The first part of this chapter examines the four main types of political contention outlined in the introduction to it: expressive contention, reformist contention, integral contention and communal ... More


Progressives, Pluralists, and the Problems of the State: Ideologies of Reform in the United States and Britain, 1909–1926

Marc Stears

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291632
eISBN:
9780191700668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291632.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the first three decades of the 20th century, two groups of radical political theorists — one British and one American — were bound together in a unique ideological relationship. This book provides ... More


American Credo: The Place of Ideas in US Politics

Michael Foley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199232673
eISBN:
9780191716362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232673.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

American society may be hostile to the thought of ideologies, but it possesses a sophisticated but little understood ability to engage in deep conflicts over political ideas, while at the same time ... More


God Can Save Us: The Campaign for a Moral America

Robert Wuthnow

in Rough Country: How Texas Became America's Most Powerful Bible-Belt State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159898
eISBN:
9781400852116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159898.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the emergence of the New Christian Right or simply the Religious Right as a powerful new force in American politics. The rise of the Religious Right has been examined from all ... More


Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places

Emily Zackin

in Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book examines the nature and political origins of America's positive constitutional rights. It is widely assumed that constitutional rights in the United States protect people from government ... More


 Evangelicals and Politics in Indonesia: The Case of Surakarta

Budijanto Bambang

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195308242
eISBN:
9780199867301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308242.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how socioeconomic and political instability affected Indonesian evangelical perspectives and engagement in politics from the early 1990s onward, focusing on the Surakarta ... More


Avant‐garde: Some Introductory Notes on the Politics of a Label

Hubert F. van den Berg

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This chapter gives an overview of the history of the term ‘avant‐garde’ as it has been used in the historiography of art. The point of departure is the lack of agreement as to the term's meaning. ... More


Introduction

Martin Conway

in Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918–1965

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203193
eISBN:
9780191675775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203193.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore an unduly neglected dimension of the history of 20th-century Europe — the phenomenon of political Catholicism. It ... More


Unions' Involvement in the Welfare State

Tito Boeri, Agar Brugiavini, Lars Calmfors, Alison Booth, Michael Burda, Daniele Checchi, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Richard Freeman, Pietro Garibaldi, Bertil Holmlund, Robin Naylor, Martin Schludi, Thierry Verdier, and Jelle Visser

in The Role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century: A Report for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246588
eISBN:
9780191596001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246580.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Shows that there are important correlations between the unions' strength and activities and their welfare outcomes. The chapter provides a taxonomy of the large differences across countries in ... More


Prologue

JEFFREY C. ALEXANDER

in The Performance of Politics: Obama's Victory and the Democratic Struggle for Power

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744466
eISBN:
9780199944163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744466.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

From the early 1930s, when Franklin D. Roosevelt created the New Deal during the Great Depression, to the mid-1960s, when Lyndon B. Johnson launched the Great Society during a much more affluent ... More


Redefining the Heartland

Robert Wuthnow

in Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150550
eISBN:
9781400839759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150550.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how Kansas experienced a long slide from being the “kernel of the country” to becoming a mere outpost far from the centers of national economic and political influence—a shift ... More


Great Britain

Tom Buchanan

in Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918–1965

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203193
eISBN:
9780191675775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203193.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

No account of the political and social impact of Catholicism in 20th-century Britain can ignore the fact that Catholics have formed a minority of the population. Catholics believed that the social ... More


Italy

John Pollard

in Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918–1965

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203193
eISBN:
9780191675775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203193.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the development of political Catholicism in Italy between 1918 and 1968. It focuses on the relationship between the ecclesiastical hierarchy, especially the Papacy, and the ... More


Ahimsa, Gandhi, and the Angry Hindu

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins with an error in a newspaper clipping, something that came over The Times of India at a most inopportune moment. The error attributed violence to Gandhi, while it placed him in a ... More


The Social Origins of Political Power in Karnataka: Stable Caste and Class Dominance

Narayan Lakshman

in Patrons of the Poor: Caste Politics and Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069980
eISBN:
9780199081288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069980.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the analytical links between the pro-poorness of the state as manifested in its policies, and the social/caste structure and political movements in Karnataka. The chapter ... More


France

James F. McMillan

in Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918–1965

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203193
eISBN:
9780191675775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203193.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses political Catholicism in France. At the beginning of the 20th century, the great majority of French Catholics were conservatives of one hue or another. But between the end of ... More


Entangled Oppositions: Affiliations, Identities, and Political Movements in Colonial Taiwan

Leo T. S. Ching

in Becoming "Japanese": Colonial Taiwan and the Politics of Identity Formation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225510
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225510.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The historical and political nature of Taiwanese neo-nationalist thought was shortened and complicated not only by its colonial relationship to Japanese colonial power, but also by that to ... More


Portugal

Tom Gallagher

in Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918–1965

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203193
eISBN:
9780191675775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203193.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses political Catholicism in Portugal. The story of 20th-century Portuguese Catholicism has been one of increasing ghettoization where its failure to translate residual regional ... More


The American Revolution: The People as Constituent Power

R. R. Palmer

in The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161280
eISBN:
9781400850228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161280.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter argues that the American Revolution was a political movement, concerned with liberty, and power. Most of the ideas involved were by no means distinctively American. There was nothing ... More


How to Vote Well

Jason Brennan

in The Ethics of Voting

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154442
eISBN:
9781400842094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154442.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This afterword offers various ways to vote well. First, one must not label one's self. One must not join political parties or movements, at least not until one has minimized one's biases. Second, one ... More


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