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Facing the Second World War: Strategy, Politics, and Economics in Britain and France 1938-1940

Talbot C. Imlay

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261222
eISBN:
9780191717550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261222.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Modern History

Covering the period from the late 1930s up to the spring of 1940, this book offers the first systematic comparison of how two countries, Britain and France, responded to the possibility and then ... More


The Political Regime

Pippa Norris

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the third of four on the question of legitimacy in the EU, and deals with the political institutions of the EU and its policy processes. The first section elaborates on these aspects ... More


Economies and Political Regimes

JOSE MARIA MARAVALL

in Regimes, Politics, and Markets: Democratization and Economic Change in Southern and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280835
eISBN:
9780191684401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280835.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the relationship between economy and politics in the new democracies. It looks at the association from two angles. Firstly, it considers whether politics has an effect on ... More


Individual Rights, Social Movements, and Waves of Protest

Joe Foweraker and Todd Landman

in Citizenship Rights and Social Movements: A Comparative and Statistical Analysis

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240463
eISBN:
9780191696831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240463.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores mutualities in the relationship between rights and movements. The closely symbiotic relationship between social movement activity and citizenship rights suggests that, in the ... More


Democracy, the Economy, and the Crisis

Norman Flynn

in Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter asks what light the economic crisis throws on the state of democracy in the region. It is concerned with the impact of the political regime on the crisis and of the crisis on the ... More


Analytical framework for a comparative study of change in political regimes

Inmaculada Szmolka

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter reflects on the existence or not of a new wave of democratisation in the wake of the Arab Spring. It is true that simultaneity, contagion, diffusion and emulation do feature in the ... More


The Politicians of the Third Republic

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Third Republic was one of the most confusing and paradoxical of political regimes that France ever had. It was supposed to mark the advent of democracy, but it produced disconcertingly little ... More


Architectural Politics in Renaissance Venice: ITALIAN LECTURE

DEBORAH HOWARD

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about the architectural politics in Renaissance Venice delivered by the author at the 2007 Italian Lecture held at the British Academy. It explores the ... More


Processes of Regime Breakdown

Matthew Simonton

in Classical Greek Oligarchy: A Political History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174976
eISBN:
9781400885145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174976.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the impact of stasis, or civil war, on the different types of political regime in ancient Greece as well as the strategic dynamics of oligarchic breakdown. Stasis posed a major ... More


The New German Law of Obligations: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Reinhard Zimmermann

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291373
eISBN:
9780191700613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291373.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

On January 1, 2000, the German Civil Code (BGB) became 100 years old. It had been remarkably resilient throughout a century marked by catastrophic upheavals and a succession of fundamentally ... More


Government and power relations

Victoria Veguilla

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter analyses the change (or continuity) of MENA regimes in a post-Arab Spring context, focusing on governments and power relationships. This chapter firstly analyses the place governments ... More


Accountability Coalitions in the Southeast Asian Context

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/9780198703532.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Coalitions for and against particular accountability ideologies emerge in a dynamic political economy context. Towards identifying the main characteristics of such contexts, this chapter draws out ... More


Elections and electoral integrity

Guadalupe Martínez-Fuentes

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter presents a comparative contextual analysis of parliamentary and presidential elections held in the MENA countries between 2011 and 2015, in order to clarify the relation between ... More


Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait

Biancamaria Fontana

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169040
eISBN:
9781400880614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169040.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Germaine de Staël (1766–1817) is perhaps best known today as a novelist, literary critic, and outspoken and independent thinker. Yet she was also a prominent figure in politics during the French ... More


Law and Economic Change in India, 1600–1900

Tirthankar Roy (ed.)

in Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines a legal regime operating in a political regime in sharp contrast to that of politically centralized China. The precolonial India legal system is essentially community bound with ... More


Conclusion

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/9780198703532.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter emphasizes that the views and interests that prevail in struggles over accountability have profound political regime implications. Which ideologies dominate accountability institutions ... More


Professionalisation of Policy Analysis in Brazil

Jeni Vaitsman, Lenaura Lobato, and Gabriela Andrade

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the professionalization of policy analysis is examined as a process spanning through different political regimes since 1930, which is a mark of state modernization in Brazil. Policy ... More


Cooperation and Collaboration

Evgeny Finkel

in Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172576
eISBN:
9781400884926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172576.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Jewish cooperation and collaboration with the Nazis during the Holocaust. If collaboration is a collusion based on ideological premises, then by definition no Jew could have ... More


Thread and circuses: performing in the spaces of city and nation in A Fine Balance

Peter Morey

in Rohinton Mistry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067143
eISBN:
9781781700587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067143.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on A Fine Balance, a novel that further pursues the themes of political decline and personal moral responsibility. It notes that although these themes were previously addressed ... More


Andhra Pradesh: Land Acquisition and Popular Resistance

Karli Srinivasulu

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Andhra Pradesh was one of the earliest states to embrace the Special Economic Zone concept, and it boasts one of the highest number of approved SEZ projects in the country. The enthusiasm for SEZs ... More


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