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Political Agendas and Beliefs About the Scope of Government

Edeltraud Roller

in The Scope of Government

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294740
eISBN:
9780191598838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294743.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Focuses on public expectations and demand for government services, at the specific level at which general expectations and desires are converted into specific political demands. The conversion of ... More


Democratic Drift

Matthew Flinders

in Democratic Drift: Majoritarian Modification and Democratic Anomie in the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271597
eISBN:
9780191709234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271597.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

At the end of the first decade of the twenty‐first century democracy in the United Kingdom is drifting. No political party seems able to articulate what constitutional reform is for anymore and in ... More


Democratic Drift: Majoritarian Modification and Democratic Anomie in the United Kingdom

Matthew Flinders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199271597
eISBN:
9780191709234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271597.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Although there is no doubt that the constitution has been significantly reformed since the election of New Labour in May 1997 the degree to which these reforms have altered the nature of democracy in ... More


A Defence of Politics against Itself

Matthew Flinders

in Defending Politics: Why Democracy Matters in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199644421
eISBN:
9780191803604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199644421.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter argues that defending politics from itself rests on understanding exactly why it so often seems to promise more than it delivers. It uses the notion of an ‘expectations gap’ to explore ... More


News Media Hype?

Mark Davis and Davina Lohm

in Pandemics, Publics, and Narrative

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190683764
eISBN:
9780190683795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683764.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

A common theme in the stories of the people we interviewed was the action and reputation of news media, including printed, digital, and television news. These media were often the first source of ... More


La Préparation du roman: The Novel and the Fragment

in Roland Barthes at the Collège de France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318436
eISBN:
9781846317866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318436.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Roland Barthes' La Préparation du roman lecture series at the Collège de France. It explains that the first Préparation du roman course subtitled De la vie à l'oeuvre (December ... More


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