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Spain: Building a Parties State in a New Democracy

Ian Holliday

in Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240562
eISBN:
9780191600296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240566.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Spain has made a number of experiments with democracy, but only since the mid‐1970s has this been successful. At that time, strenuous efforts were made to ensure that political parties would come ... More


Party Decline in the Parties State? The Changing Environment of German Politics

Susan E. Scarrow

in Political Parties in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240562
eISBN:
9780191600296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240566.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The 1949 (West) German Basic Law established a system of party‐based democracy that has now endured for more than half a century, yet today's political system is not identical to that of earlier ... More


Political Parties and the Public Accountability of Leaders

David Hine

in Elitism, Populism, and European Politics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280354
eISBN:
9780191599422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280351.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Electoral accountability of leaders through political parties to the people is essential to representative democracy. Parties have suffered from declines in membership and increasing electoral ... More


Negotiating Protection: Illegal Immigration and Party Machines

Lisa Rose Mar

in Brokering Belonging: Chinese in Canada's Exclusion Era, 1885-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199733132
eISBN:
9780199866533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733132.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, World Medieval History

One of the most curious aspects of anti-Chinese policies was officials’ practice of hiring immigrant Chinese interpreters, thus foiling exclusionary laws. The clash of two titans, Yip On and David ... More


Maintaining the Family Interest

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/9780199280100.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses women's contributions to family interests by exploring the nature of familial politics and the kinds of socio-political activities that women could engage in. It argues that ... More


Reserved Seats, Patriarchy, and Patronage in Morocco

James N. Sater

in The Impact of Gender Quotas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199830091
eISBN:
9780199932924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199830091.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the impact of reserved seats in Morocco. Implemented in the 2002 and 2007 electoral cycles, these measures account for most of the women elected to parliament. To categorize ... More


Conservative Disinterestedness, 1841–1846

PHILIP HARLING

in The Waning of ‘Old Corruption’: The Politics of Economical Reform in Britain, 1779-1846

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205760
eISBN:
9780191676772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205760.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The ministry of British Prime Minister Robert Peel marked the acme of Pitt-style conservatism. Like its Tory predecessors, its chief concern was to defend executive authority against pressure from ... More


The Spoils: Politics and Black Mobility

Eric S. Yellin

in Racism in the Nation's Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson's America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607207
eISBN:
9781469608020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607207.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses political patronage and how essential it was to black rights and mobility in Republican Washington. The job security of African American civil servants depended upon a ... More


Provincial Politics, Foreign Affairs, and Patronage: 1848–1853

in The Party of Order: The Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831–1871

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753692
eISBN:
9780804768061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753692.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the issues of political patronage, provincial politics, and foreign affairs in Brazil during the period from 1848 to 1853. It describes the provincial political milieu of the ... More


Intimate Hierarchy and Its Enemies

Aaron Ansell

in Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469613970
eISBN:
9781469613994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469613970.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s main themes. The book presents an ethnographic study of the exchanges between politicians and subsistence cultivators, and examines the ... More


The People of the Curuá River: Black Rural Protest and the Vargas Era in Amazonia, 1921–1945

Oscar de la Torre

in The People of the River: Nature and Identity in Black Amazonia, 1835-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643243
eISBN:
9781469643267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643243.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1921, the village of Pacoval, located not far from Santarém on the northern shore of the Amazon River, was in turmoil. In August the state government sent a special envoy to ascertain if the ... More


Politics, Patronage, and Paper: Books and Broadsides as Political Objects

Joshua Teplitsky

in Prince of the Press: How One Collector Built History's Most Enduring and Remarkable Jewish Library

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300234909
eISBN:
9780300241136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300234909.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines how David Oppenheim used his courtly connections for his own political struggles and interventions on behalf of others. He continued to purchase books himself, but many Jews ... More


The Political Economy of Fiscal Institutions and Macroeconomic Management in Sudan

Kabbashi M. Suliman

in Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies in Resource-Rich Arab Economies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198822226
eISBN:
9780191861208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822226.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter draws on the literature on historical institutionalism and distributive politics, combining qualitative and quantitative information from Sudan’s territorial economic structures, to ... More


Without Fear or Favor

Elton Skendaj

in Creating Kosovo: International Oversight and the Making of Ethical Institutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452949
eISBN:
9780801470189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452949.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter compares the two effective bureaucracies in Kosovo: the customs service and the police force. International organizations insulated these bureaucracies from political patronage by ... More


Introduction

Jaime M. Pensado

in Rebel Mexico: Student Unrest and Authoritarian Political Culture During the Long Sixties

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786539
eISBN:
9780804787291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786539.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introduction situates the importance of the book within the current literatures on student culture, Cold War violence, and political patronage in Mexico.


Decentralization and Accountability in Post-Socialist Cambodia and Vietnam

Garry Rodan and Caroline Hughes

in The Politics of Accountability in Southeast Asia: The Dominance of Moral Ideologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703532
eISBN:
9780191772641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703532.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

International development actors such as the World Bank have enthusiastically endorsed decentralization as a way of boosting accountability and responsiveness, by unleashing local initiative and ... More


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