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Describing Informal Accords

Jeffrey Stacey

in Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584765
eISBN:
9780191723506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584765.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter sheds greater light on informal accords, bringing them in from the scholarly shadows. The first section delves into what it is about the EU that allowed the informal sphere to develop ... More


Post-Marxism Versus Cultural Studies: Theory, Politics and Intervention

Paul Bowman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617623
eISBN:
9780748652785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617623.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is an exploration of the ethical and political significance of Cultural Studies and Post-Marxist discourse theory, arguing that although Cultural Studies and Post-Marxism tend to present ... More


Introduction

Henriette van der Blom

in Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582938
eISBN:
9780191723124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582938.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction presents the main argument of this book, namely that Cicero presented himself as a follower of specific role models from the past in an attempt to make up for his lack of politically ... More


Firm Responses to Trade and Environment Regulation

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

One of the classic threats presented by environmental regulatory barriers that restrict the strategies of internationally engaged firms relies on the foreign environmental regulations that do not ... More


Implications for Firm Strategy and Public Policy

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

For firms that are currently doing business in North America, the new conditions of complex institutional responsiveness prove to be the dominant themes. In assuring their competitiveness in the ... More


‘Our Radicalism Implemented’ 1938–1948

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Fianna Fáil's concensus-building political strategy was closely related to its economic strategy, and during the next decade, the party would face very real threats to its social bases of support. ... More


Insider-Outsider Politics: Party Strategies and Political Behavior in Sweden

Johannes Lindvall and David Rueda

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter is concerned with the relationship between party strategies and the political be-havior of insiders and outsiders in the labor market, concentrating on the risk that outsiders may become ... More


Conclusion

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Focused on the emergence and persistence of Fianna Fáil as a dominant party in Irish politics, this chapter discusses its political strategy. It emphasizes the role of Fianna Fáil and its rivals in ... More


Violence against Civilians as a Political Strategy

Mila Dragojević

in Amoral Communities: Collective Crimes in Time of War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739828
eISBN:
9781501739835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739828.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter demonstrates how targeted violence against civilians in amoral communities should be understood first and foremost as a political strategy. It then distinguishes between a political ... More


Preservation Practices in Ancient and Medieval Rome

David Karmon

in The Ruin of the Eternal City: Antiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199766895
eISBN:
9780199896745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766895.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter surveys preservation traditions as they can be reconstructed for ancient and medieval Rome. Augustus forged an Italian culture of preservation by strategically reinforcing conservative ... More


On the Long Road: The Provisional Politics of Transition1

in The New Politics of Sinn Féin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311444
eISBN:
9781846314193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314193.008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter delves into the ambiguity of the mechanisms of transitioning the Provisional movement as opposed to the straightforwardness of the Republican tradition towards reunification, and aims to ... More


The Strategies: “As Witches Do the Devil”

William A. Pettigrew

in Freedom’s Debt: The Royal African Company and the Politics of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1672-1752

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611815
eISBN:
9781469611839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611815.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter compares the political strategies of the separate traders and the Royal African Company: their respective political actions, mediated by political ideologies and in response to changing ... More


Conclusion

Miles Taylor

in The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This final chapter of this study describes how the Liberal Party confronted the problem of rebuilding the alliance on which it had been based in parliament since the 1830s. In some respects this was ... More


Public Violence in Islamic Societies: Power, Discipline, and the Construction of the Public Sphere, 7th-19th Centuries CE

Christian Lange and Maribel Fierro

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637317
eISBN:
9780748653164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637317.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This exploration of the role of violence in the history of Islamic societies considers the subject particularly in the context of its implementation as a political strategy to claim power over the ... More


Lull in the Storm

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the renewal of King Abdullah's Israeli contact during the truce period of the Arab-Israeli War. During this period, King Abdullah kept flirting with the idea of bilateral ... More


Corporations as political actors: new perspectives for health policy research

Ben Hawkins and Anne Roemer-mahler

in Social Policy Review 25: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2013

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312741
eISBN:
9781447312857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this chapter, Ben Hawkins and Anne Roemer-Mahler argue that it is important not only to consider the impact of business activities on health, but also to foster a deeper and more considered ... More


The Dialectics of Decolonization: Nationalism and Labor Movements in Postwar French Africa

Frederick Cooper

in Tensions of Empire: Colonial Cultures in a Bourgeois World

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205406
eISBN:
9780520918085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205406.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines labor movements in postwar French Africa and analyzes the dialectics of decolonization. It describes the transition of the French West African labor movement from a ... More


Toward a Multiracial Democracy: The Jackson and Obama Contributions

Charles P. Henry

in The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the evolution of Blacks from voters to candidates following the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. It argues that there were two waves of Black electoral success. Focusing on ... More


Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Emma Carmel, Alfio Cerami, and Theodoros Papadopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book provides insights into one of the most controversial and important subjects of the twenty-first century: migration and social integration. Empirically, it offers comprehensive grounding in ... More


Subjectivity

Simone Bignall

in Postcolonial Agency: Critique and Constructivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639434
eISBN:
9780748671878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639434.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 5 describes the kind of subject who desires in apositive and creative fashion, who is enmeshed in relations of poweror force with other bodies, and who is in fact produced by ... More


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