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Union Politics, Market‐Oriented Reforms, and the Reshaping of Argentine Corporatism

M. Victoria Murillo

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Market‐oriented reforms and the withdrawal of the Argentine state from important economic reforms under the government of President Carlos Menem posed major challenges for the Argentine union ... More


Resources, Options, and Preferences in War

Jennifer M. Hazen

in What Rebels Want: Resources and Supply Networks in Wartime

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451669
eISBN:
9780801467578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451669.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter discusses the resources and options available to those fighting in civil wars. Rebel groups need three main types of resources: military, economic, and political. Military resources ... More


How Regimes Work

Charles Tilly

in Regimes and Repertoires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226803500
eISBN:
9780226803531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803531.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter begins the adventure of classifying regimes and their changes by laying out first some tools for the description and analysis of contentious politics—government, governmental agents, ... More


An Unsettled Past as a Political Resource

Svjetlana Nedimović

in African, American and European Trajectories of Modernity: Past Oppression, Future Justice?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400404
eISBN:
9781474412476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400404.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines recent debates about transitional justice and argues against attempts at ‘overcoming the past’ or ‘settling the past’. Drawing on Cornelius Castoriadis's theory of the ... More


Support resources: When and where presidents appoint ministers with links to clients of their department

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 6 examines the group links of ministers. It assesses whether women and men are equally likely to bring the political capital resource of support resources to the administration. In most ... More


Revolving Doors or Sliding Doors in Brussels? Lobbying Strategies and Capabilities

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni

in Business Lobbying in the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199589753
eISBN:
9780191867415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199589753.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In this chapter, we explore the micro-level and concentrates on business and its government affairs offices in Brussels. We assess business strategic choices in hiring different types of staff, and ... More


Political skills: When and where presidents appoint ministers with political background and connections

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 5 explores political experience and connections. It assesses whether women and men are equally likely to bring the political capital resource of political skills to the administration. In ... More


Surviving, retiring, or being fired: Equal treatment in cabinet exits

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 8 examines the second benchmark: how ministers exit their post. Ministers are coded as exiting in one of four ways: switching to another appointed post, retiring of their own accord, meeting ... More


Will women in presidential cabinets be power players or tokens? Theory and expectations about women’s inclusion

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 1 introduces the subject of the book. It reviews literature on social control theory, candidate selection, and political capital resources to argue that presidents prefer to appoint qualified ... More


Incomplete Institutionalization

in The Two Reconstructions: The Struggle for Black Enfranchisement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226845289
eISBN:
9780226845272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226845272.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter outlines the continuing involvement of the Republican Party's northern wing in southern party politics and its support for black electoral inclusion. A considerable degree of electoral ... More


Getting seats at the table, and not just in the “women’s seat”

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 7 examines the first benchmark: the types of posts women receive. Particular attention is paid to whether a minister’s sex is a relevant predictor of the type of post they receive or if ... More


Long stays or short: Equal treatment in duration in post

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 9 examines the third benchmark: duration in a post. The evidence indicates women serve at least as long as men in their posts all else being equal. The analysis shows that political capital ... More


Making policy: Evidence of an unequal playing field

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 10 presents the final benchmark: legislative activity. Because the U.S. president and cabinet secretaries cannot directly initiate legislation, it examines only the four Latin American ... More


Policy expertise: When and where presidents appoint ministers with relevant work and education background

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 4 scrutinizes the education and work background of the ministers. It assesses whether women and men are equally likely to bring the political capital resource (PCR) of policy expertise to the ... More


Minorities not tokens: Conclusions about equality of women in presidential cabinets

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson

in Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491420
eISBN:
9780190491444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491420.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 11 brings together the findings from other chapters to draw conclusions about whether women have become power players in presidential cabinets, or instead remain tokens, although more ... More


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