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Theorizing the origins of bills of rights

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first part of this chapter explores in detail the Postmaterialist Trigger Thesis (PTT) explanation of bill of rights genesis in internally stable, advanced democracies. It argues that, as a ... More


The United Kingdom and the Human Rights Act (1998)

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the socio‐politics of bill of rights debates and outcomes in the United Kingdom including, in particular, the origins of the Human Rights Act (HRA) (1998). Following a brief ... More


Australia and the failure of national bill of rights genesis

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the contours of bill of rights debates and outcomes in Australia. The first part of the chapter demonstrates that, similarly to the situation in other Westminster democracies, ... More


Postmaterialist forces and political triggers

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This conclusionary chapter explores the implications of the Postmaterialist Trigger Thesis (PTT) of bill of rights institutionalization beyond the four Westminster democracies from whose experience ... More


The High Eighties

Doug Rossinow

in The Reagan Era: A History of the 1980s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169882
eISBN:
9780231538657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169882.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the culture of the 1980s. Reaganism’s celebration of money, power, and fame fueled the quest for exhilaration and satisfaction. Wall Street buccaneers, young conservative ... More


From Postmaterialism to Sustainable Materialism

David Schlosberg and Luke Craven

in Sustainable Materialism: Environmental Movements and the Politics of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198841500
eISBN:
9780191876981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841500.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Theory

We begin the analysis with a discussion of why movement actors shift from more classic political action and policy development into the development of sustainable materialist practices. There is a ... More


Modernization, Existential Security, and Cultural Change: Reshaping Human Motivations and Society

Ronald F Inglehart

in Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 7

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190879228
eISBN:
9780190879549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879228.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Survey data from countries containing over 90% of the world’s population demonstrate that in recent decades, rising levels of economic and physical security have been reshaping human values and ... More


The New Environmentalism of Everyday Life: Sustainability, Material Flows, and Movements

David Schlosberg and Romand Coles

in The Greening of Everyday Life: Challenging Practices, Imagining Possibilities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198758662
eISBN:
9780191818585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758662.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses recent developments in environmental activism focused on reconfiguring material flows. The desire for sustainability has spawned an interest in changing the material ... More


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