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Theory

Matthew Flinders

in Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

This chapter sets out the theoretical framework used in this book. This consists of three complementary theoretical approaches — the Westminster Model, Historical Institutionalism, and ... More


A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Max. M Edling

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this new interpretation of America's origins, the author argues that during the Constitutional debates, the Federalists were primarily concerned with building a state able to act vigorously in ... More


An Impotent Congress

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 and the corresponding Ch. 10 in Part Three of the book provide background accounts of political development in the USA from the American War of Independence to the Philadelphia Convention, ... More


Greece: ‘Rationalizing’ Constitutional Powers in a Post-dictatorial Country

Georgios Trantas, Paraskevi Zagoriti, Torbjörn Bergman, Wolfgang C. Müller, and Kaare Strøm

in Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198297840
eISBN:
9780191602016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829784X.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Greek process of delegation is highly institutionalized and exhaustively regulated by the Constitution. The Constitution gives the cabinet strong stability and leverage over the parliament, ... More


Conclusion: The Constitution, the Federalists, and the American State

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The conclusion ends the book with an explication of the Federalists’ idea of an American national state.It starts by pointing out that the ratification of the US Constitution did not mean the end of ... More


Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Justin B. Litke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142203
eISBN:
9780813142234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Taking issue with the way scholarship on American exceptionalism has been conducted for the past few decades, Litke argues that examining the term and idea reveals a profound shift in Americans’ ... More


Liberalism as Ideology: Essays in Honour of Michael Freeden

Ben Jackson and Marc Stears (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600670
eISBN:
9780191738203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600670.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Liberalism is the dominant ideology of our time, yet its character remains the subject of intense scholarly and political controversy. Debates about the liberal political tradition — about its ... More


Literature in English, 1891–1921

VIVIAN MERCIER

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores literature in the English language in Ireland during the period from 1845 to 1921. It suggests that the relationship of Irish literature to Irish politics during this period ... More


Hoch O’Duffy!

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how Eoin O'Duffy's eclectic ideology combined aspects of European fascist ideology with domestic political traditions. It explores how the incompatibility between his radical ... More


Introduction: Reframing Indian Political Thought

Pradip Kumar Datta and Sanjay Palshikar

in Political Science: Volume 3: Indian Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198082224
eISBN:
9780199082452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082224.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the reframing of Indian political thought (IPT). It discusses how IPT has gained distinctive tradition and highlights the ... More


Munich: A Unique Bestiality

Zbyněk Zeman and Antonín Klimek

in The Life of Edvard Beneš 1884–1948: Czechoslovakia in Peace and War

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205838
eISBN:
9780191676802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205838.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the view of Beneš about the Munich agreement which amounted to a personal tragedy. The crisis had started long before the international conference met in Munich on 29 ... More


The Fireman of Terre Haute

David Burns

in The Life and Death of the Radical Historical Jesus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929504
eISBN:
9780199315963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929504.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the career and thought of Eugene Debs, the most powerful and popular disciple of the radical historical Jesus during the Progressive Era. Debs’s life also provides an example of ... More


The New American Political Tradition

in Richard Hofstadter: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226076409
eISBN:
9780226076379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076379.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter looks at Richard Hofstadter's book The American Political Tradition: And the Men Who Made It. Richard Hofstadter's return to New York in the autumn of 1946 prefaced his greatest ... More


Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain: Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew

Peter Ghosh and Lawrence Goldman (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253456
eISBN:
9780191698149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253456.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the last twenty years one of the classical arenas for British historical writing — the politics of Victorian Britain — has ceased to be an obvious or self-evidently important subject. Facing up to ... More


Modern Visions of Secularism

Ali Mirsepassi

in Democracy in Modern Iran: Islam, Culture, and Political Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795644
eISBN:
9780814764398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795644.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the theory of secularism and the secular by Talal Asad, arguing that Asad's analysis provides a great range of new insights into the problems and limits of the secular as a ... More


Introduction

Emily Jones

in Edmund Burke and the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799429
eISBN:
9780191839665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799429.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This introductory chapter introduces the ‘historical Burke’, as well as the more familiar picture we have today of Burke as the ‘founder of modern conservatism’. The chapter provides an overview of ... More


Introduction

Cedric J. Robinson and Erica R. Edwards

in The Terms of Order: Political Science and the Myth of Leadership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628219
eISBN:
9781469628226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628219.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In this chapter, Robinson discusses the historical foundations for the political and the antipolitical, and the subsequent rise to prominence of the political over the antipolitical in particularly ... More


; Introduction: World War II Veterans and the Politics of Postwar Change in Georgia

Jennifer E. Brooks

in Defining the Peace: World War II Veterans, Race, and the Remaking of Southern Political Tradition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829110
eISBN:
9781469603599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807875759_brooks.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the emergence of postwar veteran activism across Georgia. This represented an unusually broad-based attack on southern political tradition. The veterans' activism ... More


Differing Public Policy Traditions

Howard Glennerster

in Wealth in the UK: Distribution, Accumulation, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678303
eISBN:
9780191757594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678303.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

In this chapter we look at how opposing political traditions have regarded wealth and its appropriate treatment since the sixteenth century, and the implications of these for views of taxation of ... More


Clerical Hegemony: Contradictions and Paradoxes

Naser Ghobadzadeh

in Religious Secularity: Shiite Repudiation of the Islamic State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199391172
eISBN:
9780199391196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391172.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

The emergence of new religious scholars—namely, religious intellectuals—from the 1940s onwards has fractured the clergy’s monopoly of religious knowledge. In Chapter 6, close examination of the ... More


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