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Central Authority and Institutional Autonomy

Johan P. Olsen

in Governing through Institution Building: Institutional Theory and Recent European Experiments in Democratic Organization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199593934
eISBN:
9780191594632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593934.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Chapter 4 explores the processes through which institutions struggle for a place in the democratic order and how they achieve and lose primacy and autonomy. It attends to why it is difficult to find ... More


The Road to War

Jesse Ferris

in Nasser's Gamble: How Intervention in Yemen Caused the Six-Day War and the Decline of Egyptian Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155142
eISBN:
9781400845231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155142.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter outlines the course of events from Syria's decision to secede from the United Arab Republic in September 1961 to Egypt's decision to intervene in the incipient civil war in Yemen exactly ... More


A Framework for Analysing Work Organization and Employment Relations in the International Company

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter develops a theoretical framework for analysing the character of transfer and innovation in the international company. This draws on labour process theory and institutionalist approaches ... More


Conclusion

Timothy B. Weston

in The Power of Position: Beijing University, Intellectuals, and Chinese Political Culture, 1898-1929

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237674
eISBN:
9780520929906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237674.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

The early history of Beijing University illuminates the struggle by intellectuals to reposition themselves after the collapse of the late-imperial Confucian order. The refashioning of Beida was a ... More


The land war and the politics of distress, 1877–82

R. V COMERFORD

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/9780199583744.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the political distress and land war in Ireland during the period from 1877 to 1882. It discusses British Prime Minister William Gladstone's visit to Ireland in October 1877 to ... More


Megara’s Mafiosi: Timocracy and Violence in Theognis

HANS VAN WEES

in Alternatives to Athens: Varieties of Political Organization and Community in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258109
eISBN:
9780191717697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258109.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter draws comparisons between the worlds of Theognis and the Mafia to highlight the culture of violent competition which they have in common. If Mafiosi, all engaged in fierce struggles for ... More


Chinese Hegemonic Authority: A Domestic Politics Explanation

Ji-Young Lee

in China's Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179744
eISBN:
9780231542173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179744.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter begins by challenging the prevailing view on hegemony in the field of international relations. Whereas most scholars have long approached hegemony in terms of an international phenomenon ... More


Is there a way out? Two experiments in myth and history

Brian Hamnett

in The Historical Novel in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Representations of Reality in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199695041
eISBN:
9780191732164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695041.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

One direction lay in the search for a departure from realism. Eliot in ‘Romola’ and Flaubert in ‘Salammbô’ both moved—in different ways, although at much the same time—in the direction of symbolism. ... More


Resistance: Impeding and Facilitating Therapy

Moshe Almagor

in The Functional Dialectic System Approach to Therapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669554
eISBN:
9781452946894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669554.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter focuses on interference that undermines the therapeutic in a form of resistance, power struggles, anger, and stuck therapy. Resistance is anything that hinders the therapeutic process ... More


Imperial Politics and Symbolics in Ancient Japan: The Tenmu Dynasty, 650-800

Herman Ooms

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832353
eISBN:
9780824869281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers a new understanding of a formative stage in the development of the Japanese state. The late seventh and eighth centuries were a time of momentous change in Japan, much of it brought ... More


Macachiavellian Intelligence: How Rhesus Macaques and Humans Have Conquered the World

Dario Maestripieri

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501178
eISBN:
9780226501215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501215.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Judged by population size and distribution, homo sapiens are clearly the most successful primates. A close second, however, would be rhesus macaques, who have adapted to—and thrived in—such diverse ... More


Post-structuralism, Civil Society and Radical Democracy

James Martin

in The Politics of Radical Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the theme of civil society. Much has been written about civil society in recent years, particularly within the critical theory or deliberative traditions of radical democracy. ... More


"The Secret of the Nine"

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the relations between the military junta and the officer corps that formed it. It first considers the role envisioned by the Free Officers for the army and for their own ... More


Shameen and South China

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the roots of the May 30, 1925 incident in Shanghai in the power struggle in Kwantung Province. It was there that the heirs of Sun Yat-sen were struggling to control his ... More


American Medicine: The Quest for Competence

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520088962
eISBN:
9780520922037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520088962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

What does it mean to be a good doctor in America today? How do such challenges as new biotechnologies, the threat of malpractice suits, and proposed health-care reform affect physicians' ability to ... More


China's Hegemony: Four Hundred Years of East Asian Domination

Ji-Young Lee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231179744
eISBN:
9780231542173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179744.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Many have viewed the tribute system as China's tool for projecting its power and influence in East Asia, treating other actors as passive recipients of Chinese domination. China's Hegemony sheds new ... More


“Change That Wouldn’t Fill a Homeless Man’s Cup Up”: Filipino American Political Hip Hop and Community Organizing in the Age of Obama

Anthony Kwame Harrison

in The Hip Hop & Obama Reader

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199341801
eISBN:
9780199355662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341801.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses the music and community organizing of the Filipino American hip hop movement on the West Coast. Through in-depth interviews with members of the rap group Power Struggle, as ... More


The Lost Politburo Transcripts: From Collective Rule to Stalin's Dictatorship

Paul Gregory and Norman Naimark (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134247
eISBN:
9780300152227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134247.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this book, Western and Russian scholars examine the “lost” transcripts of the Soviet Politburo, a set of verbatim accounts of meetings that took place from the 1920s to 1938 but remained hidden in ... More


Confrontations and Conciliation Efforts *

G. H. Peiris

in Twilight of the Tigers: Peace Efforts and Power Struggles in Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699456
eISBN:
9780199080229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699456.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter covers the twelve-month period from April 2003 during which major transformations occurred in the political configurations, both of the government of Sri Lanka with its dichotomous power ... More


Why War?: Theorizing the Role of Culture and Civil Discourse

in Why War?: The Cultural Logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226763880
eISBN:
9780226763910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226763910.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

“Why War?” was the question that launched a celebrated correspondence between Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud. Although those two great thinkers could not agree on a definitive answer, today there ... More


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