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The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Monitoring Became an International Norm

Susan D. Hyde

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449666
eISBN:
9780801460777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Why did election monitoring become an international norm? Why do pseudo-democrats invite international observers, even when they are likely to be caught manipulating elections? Is election ... More


Boundaries and Spaces

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses violence against women in the context of broader pro-Beijing and pro-democracy movements. In Hong Kong, the significance of the political transition is apparent in the ... More


Democracy-Contingent Benefits

Susan D. Hyde

in The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Monitoring Became an International Norm

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449666
eISBN:
9780801460777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449666.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter documents changes in international democracy promotion as well as the change in democracy-contingent benefits associated with the norm of election observation. It discusses the indirect ... More


Scientific Freedom and the Social Functions of Science

Mary Jo Nye

in Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226610634
eISBN:
9780226610658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610658.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the outrage Michael Polanyi felt at Bernal's book The Social Function of Science, which led to him joining other scientists, as well as historians and philosophers, in ... More


Free Burma: Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability

John G. Dale

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646463
eISBN:
9781452945897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646463.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

When the military’s ruling party violently quashed Burma’s pro-democracy movement, diplomatic condemnation quickly followed—to little effect. But when Burma’s activists began linking the movement to ... More


Theorizing Transnational Legal Action

John G. Dale

in Free Burma: Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646463
eISBN:
9781452945897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646463.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book discusses how the Saffron Revolution sustained the hopes and aspirations of the people of modern Myanmar for a free and democratic Burma. However, the majority of Burma experts declared the ... More


The Role of Religious Leaders

Robert A. Dowd

in Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190225216
eISBN:
9780190225230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225216.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents evidence from sub-Saharan Africa that reveals a correlation between religious diversity and educational attainment, and the extent to which Christian and Muslim religious ... More


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