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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


Conclusions

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book has shown how women occupied an enduring but peripheral location within the contemporary political imagination in Britain. Their status within the world of public politics remained ... More


Towards the New Jerusalem

Jon Lawrence

in Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter explores the possibility of the building of the socialist ‘New Jerusalem’ with the public's low-key mood in 1945. The first section stresses not only the calmness of the campaign, but ... More


Conclusion

Carey Anthony Watt

in Serving the Nation: Cultures of Service, Association and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195668025
eISBN:
9780199081905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195668025.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book has tried to show the significant connections between Indian social service practices and the wider world of ‘public politics’, nation-building, and nationalism in the first two decades of ... More


A Smile on the Surface: The Politics of Public Correctness

Lucetta Yip Lo Kam

in Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139453
eISBN:
9789888180141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139453.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter five examines the dominant tongzhi politics in China. The formation of tongzhi communities and the increasing public awareness of homosexuality highlight the denial and silence individual ... More


Marriage

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3, “Marriage,”examines the local cultures of marriage in each parish in order to show how they are supported and shaped by the social processes of Catholic identity construction and central ... More


Politics and Independent Analysis

Alice M. Rivlin

in Restoring Public Debt Sustainability: The Role of Independent Fiscal Institutions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199644476
eISBN:
9780191749100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644476.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The author reflects on the difficult fiscal policy choices faced by politicians and their need for reliable macro-fiscal projections and for unbiased estimates of the impact of alternative policies, ... More


Bad Queen Bess?: Libels, Secret Histories, and the Politics of Publicity in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

Peter Lake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753995
eISBN:
9780191815744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753995.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book analyses the back and forth between the Elizabethan regime and various Catholic critics, who, from the early 1570s to the early 1590s, sought to characterize that regime as a conspiracy of ... More


Policy, history and biography

Sonali Shah and Mark Priestley

in Disability and social change: Private lives and public policies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427878
eISBN:
9781447302070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427878.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter introduces some of the key themes that have framed British disability-policy debates in recent decades and takes a closer look at the core sociological challenge of connecting biography ... More


All Hail to the Archpriest: Confessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840343
eISBN:
9780191875922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840343.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This volume revisits the debates and disputes known collectively in the literature on late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England as the ‘Archpriest Controversy’. We argue that this was an ... More


East Meets West: John Paterson and the Politics of Improvement in Georgian London

Perry Gauci

in Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the debates surrounding the development of Blackfriars Bridge, the third major Thames crossing completed in 1769. Both physically and metaphorically situated at the meeting of ... More


The Archpriest Controversy and the Dynamics of the Post-Reformation Public Sphere

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

in All Hail to the Archpriest: Confessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840343
eISBN:
9780191875922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840343.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The case can be made that the Archpriest Controversy was a seriously significant instance of contemporary public politics and that it used the kinds of media that have, recently, interested scholars ... More


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