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Political Structures

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued in Chs 3 and 4 that there are cosmopolitan principles of civil and political justice and cosmopolitan principles of distributive justice, one is logically led to the question, ‘if one ... More


Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Simon Caney

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines which political principles should govern global politics. It explores ethical issues in justice that arise at the global level and addresses questions such as: are there universal values, ... More


Whose Business Were the New Dealers Minding?

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Submits additional evidence for the cross‐class alliance theory of welfare state development in order to challenge competing theories, especially those that deny the positive role that capitalist ... More


BETWEEN STATE AND CIVIL SOCIETY: EUROPEAN CONTEXTS FOR EDUCATION

Joseph Dunne

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Joseph Dunne’s essay begins by examining the ways in which schooling in modern liberal–democratic societies tend to function as the agent of cultural homogenization and alienation, and thus block ... More


Right‐Sizing Over the Jordan: The Politics of Down‐Sizing Borders

Marc Lynch

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Marc Lynch examines the Jordanian disengagement from the West Bank in 1988 as a case of state downsizing. The author focuses on international factors and elite politics on both sides of the Jordan ... More


Harnessing the Revolution?: Three Paths Out of Dixie

Robert Mickey

in Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133386
eISBN:
9781400838783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133386.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the southern authoritarian enclaves experienced different modes of democratization in light of the deathblows of federal legislation, domestic insurgencies, and National ... More


Institutions and Outcomes

Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay

in The Evolution of a Nation: How Geography and Law Shaped the American States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136042
eISBN:
9781400840540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136042.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter summarizes this volume's main findings with respect to persistence and mechanisms, examines the effect of state political and legal institutions on per capita income, and discusses ... More


Approaching the State

N. W. Barber

in The Constitutional State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585014
eISBN:
9780191595318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585014.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter introduces many of the ideas that will run through this book. It presents two accounts — or two groups of accounts — of the state. The first, set out by Weber and Green, focuses on the ... More


One Third Way or Several?

Giuliano Bonoli and Martin Powell

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:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter discusses the role of the Third Way discourse in legitimizing labour market policy reform in Britain, France, and Germany. It argues that only in Britain can a convincing causal link be ... More


Driven from the House of Their Fathers: Southern Enclaves and the National Party, 1947–48

Robert Mickey

in Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133386
eISBN:
9781400838783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133386.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines President Harry S. Truman's commitment of the National Democratic Party to the cause of racial equality and the responses to them by Deep South authoritarian enclaves. It first ... More


Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Christopher Capozzola

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In April 1917, the United States embarked on World War I, with little history of conscription, an army smaller than Romania's, and a political culture that saw little role for the federal government ... More


Philip’s Empire

Mauricio Drelichman and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Lending to the Borrower from Hell: Debt, Taxes, and Default in the Age of Philip II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151496
eISBN:
9781400848430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151496.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter provides a brief history of Castilian ascendancy from the late Middle Ages through the end of Philip II's reign. After the marriage of Prince Ferdinand of Aragon and Princess Isabella of ... More


Building a Modern State

Magdi Amin, Ragui Assaad, Nazar al-Baharna, Kemal Derviş, Raj M. Desai, Navtej S. Dhillon, Ahmed Galal, Hafez Ghanem, Carol Graham, Daniel Kaufmann, Homi Kharas, John Page, Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Katherine Sierra, and Tarik M. Yousef

in After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199924929
eISBN:
9780199949427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924929.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter looks at the need to modernize the Arab public sector. A large public sector has been the key to the survival of Arab governments but many of these state institutions were used to reward ... More


Constitution and Its Institutions

Manjari Katju

in Political Science: Volume 2: Indian Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084952
eISBN:
9780199082414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084952.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines research and writings about the Constitution and state institutions in India. It explains that while a large number of studies have focused on the politics of democratic ... More


Beyond the Developmental State: A New Global Political Economy of Industrial Transformation

Henry Wai-chung Yeung

in Strategic Coupling: East Asian Industrial Transformation in the New Global Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702556
eISBN:
9781501704277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702556.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter reflects on the evolving pathways of economic development in East Asia by revisiting the politics of industrial policy and the changing role of the state. It argues for a new ... More


Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean: Private Order and Public Institutions

Taco Terpstra

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691172088
eISBN:
9780691189703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172088.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

From around 700 BCE until the first centuries CE, the Mediterranean enjoyed steady economic growth through trade, reaching a level not to be regained until the early modern era. This process of ... More


The Independence of the Judiciary as a Democratic Construct

Hesham El-Bastawissy

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In any country, the independence of the judiciary as a state institution and the autonomy of judges in their individual capacity are profoundly related to the state of democracy. Neither of them ... More


Unexceptionalism

Alasdair Roberts

in Strategies for Governing: Reinventing Public Administration for a Dangerous Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501714405
eISBN:
9781501745607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714405.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter highlights another habit of thought that compromises one's ability to think clearly about strategies for governing in the United States: the doctrine of exceptionalism—the idea that ... More


The Politics and Culture of Divorce and Marriage in Urban China, 1954–1966

in Revolutionizing the Family: Politics, Love, and Divorce in Urban and Rural China, 1949-1968

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217201
eISBN:
9780520922389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217201.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the political and cultural aspects of marriage and divorce in urban China during the period from 1954 to 1966. It analyzes intraparty reports, memoirs, and investigations which ... More


Resilience of the Mizo State

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a discussion on the resiliency of the Mizo state. Changes in the legal system in Mizoram have helped strengthen the authority of state institutions. Mizo law enforcement ... More


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