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Promoting Capitalist Polyarchy: The Case of Latin America

William Robinson

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Argues that the shift in the US policy from supporting authoritarianism to promoting polyarchy in much of the Third World corresponds to the emergence of a global capitalist economy and is meant to ... More


Conclusion: Sideshadowing the Future of Globalization

Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin

in Local Players in Global Games: The Strategic Constitution of a Multinational Corporation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275625
eISBN:
9780191705809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275625.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Strong versions of the globalization thesis have been widely criticized by social scientists. By focusing on multinational corporations as the putative lead agent of globalization, this study ... More


Introduction

Guillermo O'Donnell

in Democracy, Agency, and the State: Theory with Comparative Intent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587612
eISBN:
9780191723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587612.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Based on a discussion of influential conceptions of democracy, this chapter proposes a definition of a democratic regime (or political democracy) which state that a democratic regime consists of ... More


The Democratic Regime (or Political Democracy), and Citizenship as Agency 1

Guillermo O'Donnell

in Democracy, Agency, and the State: Theory with Comparative Intent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199587612
eISBN:
9780191723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587612.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

On the basis of a discussion of influential conceptions of democracy, the chapter proposes a definition of a democratic regime (or political democracy) as made by reasonably fair elections, the ... More


The Challenge of Legitimizing Europeanized Administrative Governance

Peter L. Lindseth

in Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation-State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390148
eISBN:
9780199866397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390148.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

After summarizing the arguments of the preceding chapters, this concluding chapter reflects on the principle challenge of European governance going forward: how to legitimize the novel system of ... More


Introduction

Devin Caughey

in The Unsolid South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181806
eISBN:
9780691184005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181806.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter lays down the groundwork for the argument that the white polyarchy model provides the best account of congressional representation in the one-party South. This framework ... More


The Empire of Democracy: Reading Indian Politics through Tocqueville

Sudipta Kaviraj

in Anxieties of Democracy: Tocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077473
eISBN:
9780199081745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077473.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

‘Transition to democracy’ is a phrase that can refer to two entirely different processes of political change. First, ‘transition to democracy’ can mean a transition from modern authoritarian or ... More


General Introduction

Hans Blokland

in Modernization and Its Political Consequences: Weber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110814
eISBN:
9780300134827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110814.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the idea of modernization, which involve the core processes of rationalization, differentiation, and individualization. The discussion also touches upon the theory of ... More


Law, Democracy, and Citizenship in the European Union

Turkuler Isiksel

in Europe's Functional Constitution: A Theory of Constitutionalism Beyond the State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198759072
eISBN:
9780191819698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759072.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter assesses the extent to which the EU relies on democratic self-rule as a legitimating principle, and considers whether its democratic mechanisms are commensurate with its vast scope of ... More


Beyond Borders

Alec Stone Sweet and Clare Ryan

in A Cosmopolitan Legal Order: Kant, Constitutional Justice, and the European Convention on Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825340
eISBN:
9780191864049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825340.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter charts the growing capacity of the European Court to protect the rights of those who are not citizens of member states of the Council of Europe. The Court’s sustained commitment to ... More


Democratic Participation and the Search for a European Union Institutional Architecture that Accommodates Interests and Expertise

Stijn Smismans

in The European Union: Democratic Principles and Institutional Architectures in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716273
eISBN:
9780191784910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716273.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Participation seems to be the quintessential principle of democracy. Yet, it remains often poorly defined and confined to injecting some elements of direct citizen participation at the margins of ... More


The Plurality of States and the World Order of Reason: On Hegel’s Understanding of International Law and Relations

Sergio Dellavalle

in System, Order, and International Law: The Early History of International Legal Thought from Machiavelli to Hegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198768586
eISBN:
9780191821974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768586.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that Hegel can be regarded as the philosopher who was the first to pave the way to a new paradigm of order and, thus, also to a new idea of the relation between the state and ... More


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