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The Politics of Poverty

David Brady

in Rich Democracies, Poor People: How Politics Explain Poverty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385878
eISBN:
9780199870066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385878.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter revisits the long‐standing debate about Leftist politics and poverty. It begins by outlining the contributions and limitations of power resources theory, a key starting point for the ... More


The Power Structure

Donald Palmer

in Normal Organizational Wrongdoing: A Critical Analysis of Theories of Misconduct in and by Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199573592
eISBN:
9780191738715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573592.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter presents the power structure explanation of organizational wrongdoing. This explanation is the third of five alternative accounts of wrongdoing considered in the book. It is rooted in a ... More


Centralization

Anthony Ferner, Paddy Gunnigle, Javier Quintanilla, Hartmut Wächter, and Tony Edwards

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter considers the balance between central control and subsidiary autonomy in HR policy and practice. US multinationals have been shown to centralize control of international HR policy ... More


Hard Times: Challenges and Responses

Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick and Richard Hyman

in Trade Unions in Western Europe: Hard Times, Hard Choices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199644414
eISBN:
9780191756290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644414.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter identifies the main power resources which trade unions have deployed. It explores how changes in the world of work (‘post-Fordism’), in the relationship between national economies and ... More


The Course of the Civil War

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter summarizes the course of events during the civil war. It is divided into three parts. Part one documents the efforts made to keep the IRA united and prevent the Treaty split resulting in ... More


Bilateral Regional Polity and Policy Shaping

Ulrich Krotz and Joachim Schild

in Shaping Europe: France, Germany, and Embedded Bilateralism from the Elysée Treaty to Twenty-First Century Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199660087
eISBN:
9780191751646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660087.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 provides the conceptual and theoretical frame to answer comprehensively the two main questions we pose in this book. It briefly introduces the concepts to capture the major building blocks ... More


Power and Institutions

Patrick Emmenegger

in The Power to Dismiss: Trade Unions and the Regulation of Job Security in Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709237
eISBN:
9780191782732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709237.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the findings of the three empirical chapters and discusses the extent to which the theoretical explanations presented in Chapter 2 help understand the politics of ... More


A ‘Red Wave’ over Europe

Patrick Emmenegger

in The Power to Dismiss: Trade Unions and the Regulation of Job Security in Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709237
eISBN:
9780191782732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709237.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the reform of job security regulations from the late 1960s until the mid-1970s, a period during which numerous reforms of job security regulations were enacted in Western ... More


Union Campaigns against Precarious Work in the Retail Sector of Estonia, Poland, and Slovenia

Adam Mrozowicki, Branko Bembič, Kairit Kall, Małgorzata Maciejewska, and Miroslav Stanojević

in Reconstructing Solidarity: Labour Unions, Precarious Work, and the Politics of Institutional Change in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198791843
eISBN:
9780191834110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791843.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter studies trade union responses to the precarization of work in the retail sector in three post-socialist East European countries: Estonia, Poland, and Slovenia. The aim of the chapter is ... More


Democratization, Elites, and the Expansion of Access to Health Care and Medicine

Joseph Harris

in Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709968
eISBN:
9781501714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709968.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Sociologists have rarely imagined elites as capable of delivering for society the promise of a better future. More frequently, labor unions and left-wing parties, or grassroots social movements, have ... More


Cutting to the Bone: Workers’ Solidarity in the Danish-German Slaughterhouse Industry

Bjarke Refslund and Ines Wagner

in Reconstructing Solidarity: Labour Unions, Precarious Work, and the Politics of Institutional Change in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198791843
eISBN:
9780191834110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791843.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The chapter scrutinizes how German and Danish unions are navigating the increasingly integrated slaughterhouse industry, based on a case study of a large Danish multinational slaughterhouse company ... More


Structuralism

Julian Brückner

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Structuralist transformation approaches were first developed by neo-Marxist critics dissatisfied with classic modernization theory. Rather than assuming a universal path to democracy that all ... More


Introduction

Carsten Jensen

in The Right and the Welfare State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199678419
eISBN:
9780191757822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678419.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The chapter outlines a lacuna in the welfare state literature, namely the almost total neglect of the Right. No positive theory exists about what these parties do with the welfare state when in ... More


Politics, Institutions, and Diversified Business Groups

Ben Ross Schneider, Asli M. Colpan, and Weihuang Wong

in Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution, and Resilience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717973
eISBN:
9780191787591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717973.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter examines the effects of national level politics and institutions on the long-term evolution of diversified business groups. A central goal of this chapter is to connect the analysis of ... More


Liberal versus Protective Models of Welfare Capitalism

Sara E. Watson

in The Left Divided: The Development and Transformation of Advanced Welfare States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190245467
eISBN:
9780190245498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245467.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 1 presents the structured comparative analysis of postauthoritarian Iberia, which defines the empirical terrain of the book. It first provides an overview of the very different sets of social ... More


Conclusion

Joshua T. McCabe

in The Fiscalization of Social Policy: How Taxpayers Trumped Children in the Fight Against Child Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190841300
eISBN:
9780190841331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841300.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Population and Demography

Chapter 7 reviews the evidence presented in the previous chapters. It summarizes the support for my theories of fiscalization, presents an extensive discussion of alternative arguments, and explains ... More


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