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Regime Type, Veto Players, and PTA Formation

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner

in Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135298
eISBN:
9781400842537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135298.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter tests the theoretical propositions about domestic politics developed in chapter 2. Using a new dataset, it aims to identify the domestic and international factors that affect a country's ... More


What is New Labour? Can it Deliver on Social Policy?

Jane Lewis

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Presents a comparative overview of non-profit or third-sector organizations in a wider welfare policy and civil society context. It addresses the social, economic, and political developments that ... More


Introduction: Analysing Poverty in India

Narayan Lakshman

in Patrons of the Poor: Caste Politics and Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069980
eISBN:
9780199081288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069980.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Poverty in India has proven to be inflexible ever since the country gained its independence more than fifty years ago, prompting the question of what the role of the state or public policy is in ... More


The Education of Nations: How the Political Organization of the Poor, Not Democracy, Led Governments to Invest in Mass Education

Stephen Kosack

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841653
eISBN:
9780199949540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Quality mass education is one of sustainable development’s most important ingredients, particularly in the information age. This book provides a framework for understanding and predicting when a ... More


The Two Roots of Mass Education

Stephen Kosack

in The Education of Nations: How the Political Organization of the Poor, Not Democracy, Led Governments to Invest in Mass Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841653
eISBN:
9780199949540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841653.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that social scientists have not developed an understanding of when or why governments decide to invest in mass education. The three most common political-economic ... More


The Unrealistic Realism of Classical Realists

Robert G. Kaufman

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Proponents of classical realism believe that the absence of a monopoly on the use of violence in the world of international politics not only highlights the worst aspects of man's flawed nature but ... More


Moral Democratic Realism

Robert G. Kaufman

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Leaning on the lessons of American diplomatic history, moral democratic realism takes into account the centrality of power and the constraints imposed by the dynamics of international politics, while ... More


Hypotheses on Leadership Decapitation

Jenna Jordan

in Leadership Decapitation: Strategic Targeting of Terrorist Organizations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503608245
eISBN:
9781503610675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503608245.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 3 introduces the dataset created for this study and explains the measures used to assess the efficacy of leadership targeting. It develops hypotheses to answer the following questions: Does ... More


On Authoritarian Leadership

Graeme Gill

in Bridling Dictators: Rules and Authoritarian Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192849687
eISBN:
9780191944802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192849687.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the established view of the way leadership in an authoritarian regime operates, emphasizing its arbitrary and violent dimensions. It criticizes this literature in terms of both ... More


Buying Influence: The Strings Attached to Chinese “Aid”

Daniel C. O'Neill

in Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses how China converts its financial power into influence abroad. It argues that the provision of aid, loans, and foreign direct investment is a key tool China uses to project its ... More


Popular Contention, Regime, and Transition: Arab Revolts in Comparative Global Perspective

Eitan Y. Alimi, Avraham Sela, and Mario Sznajder (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203573
eISBN:
9780190203597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203573.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book puts the recent Arab revolts in comparative global perspective, as a means to a larger end: to flesh out similarities and to draw parallels between democratic and authoritarian-like ... More


Examining Insurance across Regime Type

Brad Epperly

in The Political Foundations of Judicial Independence in Dictatorship and Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845027
eISBN:
9780191880384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845027.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 consists of direct tests of the empirical implications of the theoretical model forwarded in Chapter 1. It begins by revisiting the logic of insurance, specifically what it is about the ... More


Conclusion

Stephen Kosack

in The Education of Nations: How the Political Organization of the Poor, Not Democracy, Led Governments to Invest in Mass Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841653
eISBN:
9780199949540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841653.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

After summarizing the book’s argument, this concluding chapter briefly analyzes several additional issues of interest to political economists. The first is the role of international actors and ideas ... More


Global Ideological Conflict: Concept and Measurement

Erik Voeten

in Ideology and International Institutions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691207322
eISBN:
9780691207339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207322.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the definition of institutions and then of ideology. Ideology is a set of widely understood more or less cohesive and stable ideas about how a set of issues should be resolved ... More


Regimes, Resources, and Regional Intervention: Understanding the Openings and Trajectories for Contention in the Middle East and North Africa

Jack A. Goldstone

in Popular Contention, Regime, and Transition: Arab Revolts in Comparative Global Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203573
eISBN:
9780190203597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203573.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Similar causes produced similar bursts of popular protest across all countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Yet the outcomes ranged from democratic revolution and violent civil war to modest ... More


The Expected Utility of Insurance

Brad Epperly

in The Political Foundations of Judicial Independence in Dictatorship and Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845027
eISBN:
9780191880384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845027.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a new version of popular “insurance” models of judicial independence, in which the competitiveness of the electoral arena induces leaders to prefer more independent courts, as a ... More


Integrating De Jure Independence

Brad Epperly

in The Political Foundations of Judicial Independence in Dictatorship and Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845027
eISBN:
9780191880384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845027.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 addresses the disconnect between the results in Chapter 3 and existing case studies of competition and independence. It argues that in democracies, changes in the competitiveness of the ... More


The Political Foundations of Judicial Independence in Dictatorship and Democracy

Brad Epperly

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845027
eISBN:
9780191880384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845027.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book argues that explaining judicial independence—considered the fundamental question of comparative law and politics—requires a perspective that spans the democracy/autocracy divide. Rather ... More


Conclusion

Brad Epperly

in The Political Foundations of Judicial Independence in Dictatorship and Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845027
eISBN:
9780191880384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845027.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As a conclusion, Chapter 5 revisits the theoretical arguments presented in Chapters 1 and 4, as well as the empirical examination thereof in Chapters 2–4. To illustrate the empirical implications and ... More


Conceptualizing and Measuring Dominant-Party Enclaves

Jonathan T. Hiskey and Mason W. Moseley

in Life in the Political Machine: Dominant-Party Enclaves and the Citizens They Produce

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197500408
eISBN:
9780197500439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500408.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 3 begins with a brief review of previous efforts to measure regimes at the national level and then introduces the study’s central concept, dominant-party enclaves, and the measurement ... More


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