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The Representative Claim

Michael Saward

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579389
eISBN:
9780191722950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579389.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In an era of disaffection from traditional political institutions and the rise of transnational politics, the need to rethink political representation – who speaks for whom and with what authority – ... More


A Second Transformation of Democracy?

Mark E. Warren

in Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199264995
eISBN:
9780191603259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264996.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The forms of representative democracy familiar to democratic theory are being overgrown by many new political forces that would appear to have democratic features. These include the rise of social ... More


New Forms of Democracy? Reform and Transformation of Democratic Institutions

Russell J. Dalton, Susan E. Scarrow, and Bruce E. Cain

in Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199264995
eISBN:
9780191603259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264996.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces this book’s examination of changing political institutions and practices in established democracies that provide citizens with access and participation opportunities. After ... More


Democracy and the Environment: A Radical Theory of Participation

Avner de‐Shalit

in The Environment Between Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240388
eISBN:
9780191599033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240388.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

What sort of democracy is more likely to sustain environment‐friendly policies? Unlike a number of recent works that have praised representative democracy as the optimal form of democracy for the ... More


The Authority of Preferences

Robert E. Goodin

in Reflective Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256174
eISBN:
9780191599354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256179.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the second of two chapters on preference democracy. It points out that theories of liberal democracy necessarily require systematic responsiveness to popular wishes, in ways that make them ... More


Citizens and the State: A Relationship Transformed

Dieter Fuchs and Hans‐Dieter Klingemann

in Citizens and the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Begins with a brief review of the issues addressed at the outset of the book, and then summarizes the most important empirical findings regarding the first question—that of challenges to ... More


Citizens and the State: A Changing Relationship?

Dieter Fuchs and Hans‐Dieter Klingemann

in Citizens and the State

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Explains the issues raised by the two types of questions that the book sets out to address. The first is descriptive: has the citizen–state relationship in Western Europe changed over recent decades. ... More


Representation, legitimacy, and democracy

Michael Saward

in The Representative Claim

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579389
eISBN:
9780191722950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579389.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter reviews key points and steps back to consider what these new approaches and arguments, built around the claim‐based approach to representation, might mean for democratic ... More


The Populist Challenge to Élitist Democracy in Europe

Jack Hayward

in Elitism, Populism, and European Politics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280354
eISBN:
9780191599422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280351.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The conflict between representative and direct democracy over which is the more authentic reflection of public opinion poses the tension between competing political leaders and a purported will of ... More


Conclusion: No Integration Without Representation? 1

Berthold Rittberger

in Building Europe's Parliament: Democratic Representation Beyond the Nation State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199273423
eISBN:
9780191602764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273421.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The conclusion discusses the broader implications of the book’s findings for the ‘state’ of parliamentary democracy in the EU and the prospects for parliamentary democracy in other international ... More


Citizens and the State

Hans-Dieter Klingemann and Dieter Fuchs (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294733
eISBN:
9780191599699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294735.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is the first in the ‘Beliefs in government’ series, and examines the general consensus that the relationship between citizens and the state in Western European societies have undergone a ... More


Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn

Robert E. Goodin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547944
eISBN:
9780191720116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547944.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In recent years, democratic theory has taken a deliberative turn. Instead of merely casting the occasional ballot, deliberative democrats want citizens to reason together. They embrace ‘talk as a ... More


Conclusion

Robert E. Goodin

in Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547944
eISBN:
9780191720116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547944.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

In any large and complex community, deliberation cannot realistically take place in the agora (or its electronic equivalent), with everyone potentially affected by the decision taking an active part ... More


Loose Ends and Larger Ambitions

Anne Phillips

in The Politics of Presence

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294153
eISBN:
9780191600098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294158.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses three issues. The first is whether the arguments for ensuring equal or proportionate representation by gender and ethnicity in legislative assemblies should also apply to ... More


Choosing Governments or Identifying Preferences? The Role of Elections in Democracy

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

in Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter lays out the general questions as described in the overview. Is it really satisfactory to have ‘democracy with qualifiers’ (majoritarian, consensus, and so on) each justified in their ... More


Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Bruce E. Cain, Russell J. Dalton, and Susan E. Scarrow (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199264995
eISBN:
9780191603259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264996.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines how established democracies have responded to citizen demands for greater access, transparency, and accountability. In a series of coordinated chapters, a team of international ... More


International Economic Integration, the Nation‐State, and Democracy: An Impossible Trinity?

Giandomenico Majone

in Dilemmas of European Integration: The Ambiguities and Pitfalls of Integration by Stealth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199274307
eISBN:
9780191603310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274304.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Critics of globalization argue that economic integration threatens democracy and national sovereignty by restricting the range of public goods political leaders can offer to their voters. However, ... More


Parties at the Core of Government

Kaare Strøm

in Parties Without Partisans: Political Change in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253098
eISBN:
9780191599026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253099.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines whether the behaviour of parties in cabinet formation and in control of the executive branch have changed over time. The evidence indicates that parties remain entrenched in the core of the ... More


Managing Republicanism: Democratic Deficits and the U.S. Ratification Debates

Craig T. Borowiak

in Accountability and Democracy: The Pitfalls and Promise of Popular Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778256
eISBN:
9780199919086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778256.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter uses the eighteenth-century ratification debates between the Federalists and Anti-Federalists to reflect upon competing accountability tendencies inherent in representative democracy. ... More


Conclusions: The Growth of Critical Citizens and Its Consequences

Pippa Norris

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter considers four common claims that are made concerning the consequences of any erosion of confidence in the institutions of representative democracy and. the growth of critical ... More


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