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Transitions to Accountability: Disentangling State and Regime 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The concept of accountability politics is defined as the arena of conflict over whether and how those in power are held publicly responsible for their decisions. Explaining accountability requires ... More


Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Ma Ngok

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book reviews the political development of Hong Kong before and after 1997, in particular the evolution of state–society relations in the last two decades, to analyze the slow development of ... More


Introduction: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

Amaney A. Jamal

in Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149646
eISBN:
9781400845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149646.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an overview of book's main themes. This book explores Kuwait and Jordan as two states that have similar clientelistic ties to the United States. Both are monarchies holding ... 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

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

On the morning of April 22, 1989, seven days after the emergence of the 1989 Beijing Student Movement, a state funeral was held for Hu Yaobang inside the Great Hall of the People. The previous night, ... More


Introduction

Elazar Barkan and Karen Barkey

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, namely to explore the politics of the “choreography of sacred spaces” within the framework of state-society relations and to examine the ... More


For a Historical Sociology of State–Society Relations in the Study of Subaltern Politics

Alf Gunvald Nilsen

in New Subaltern Politics: Reconceptualizing Hegemony and Resistance in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199457557
eISBN:
9780199085446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457557.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a dense historical and theoretical discussion of how state-society relations have been theorized in both the Subaltern Studies project and in more recent Foucauldian studies of ... More


The Search for Civil Society

Gordon White, Jude Howell, and Shang Xiaoyuan

in In Search of Civil Society: Market Reform and Social Change in Contemporary China

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289562
eISBN:
9780191684739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289562.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter begins by examining the definition of ‘civil society’. It then employs the sociological notion of civil society, focusing on the changes in the organizational structure of Chinese ... More


Introduction: Partitioned Histories, Divided Identities

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter provides an historical and historiographic overview of the Partition Studies. In addition, it makes historiographic connections between post-partition nation building in ... More


China's State-Society Relations and Their Changes During the 1980s

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines how particular state-society relations contributed to the rise of the 1989 Beijing Student Movement and shaped its development. It first looks at the history of China's ... More


In Search of Civil Society: Market Reform and Social Change in Contemporary China

Gordon White, Jude A. Howell, and Shang Xiaoyuan

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289562
eISBN:
9780191684739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289562.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Since 1978, China has pursued sweeping economic changes in an officially sponsored transition from a Stalinist centrally planned economy to a socialist market economy. China's reformers have ... More


State-Society Relations and the Discourses and Activities of a Movement

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The May 4th Movement of 1919, the December 9th Movement of 1935–1936, and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement are the three largest student movements in the history of twentieth-century China. Why did ... More


Taxation and the Reconfiguration of State and Society

Gerald M. Easter

in Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451195
eISBN:
9780801465710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451195.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the reconfiguration of state–society relations in Poland and Russia, with particular emphasis on the role played by taxation in the redistribution of power resources between ... More


The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Dingxin Zhao

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In the spring of 1989, more than 100,000 students in Beijing initiated the largest student revolt in human history. Television screens across the world filled with searing images from Tiananmen ... More


Conclusion

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses three issues: First, in sharp contrast to its repeated political upheavals during the 1980s, China exhibited a prolonged period of political stability in the 1990s. Second, ... More


Introduction: Politicizing the Soldier Image in Modern Chinese History

Yan Xu

in The Soldier Image and State-Building in Modern China, 1924-1945

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176741
eISBN:
9780813176772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176741.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction first provides a historical background for the book during the period from the 1924 establishment of the Whampoa Military Academy to the 1945 end of the Second Sino-Japanese War. Xu ... More


Social Mobilization and Food Security: The Contribution of Organized Civil Society to Hunger Reduction Policies in Latin America

Marygold Walsh-Dilley and Wendy Wolford

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Among Per Pinstrup-Andersen’s most important contributions to contemporary understandings of hunger, malnutrition, and food security has been his emphasis on the distribution of food, and the ... More


Children of Rus': Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation

Faith Hillis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452192
eISBN:
9780801469268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452192.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book recovers an all-but-forgotten chapter in the history of the Tsarist Empire and its southwestern borderlands. The right bank, or west side, of the Dnieper River—which today is located at the ... More


The State, Movement Communication, and the Construction of Public Opinion

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Media coverage of a social movement, and the way it is covered, have been crucial to the public awareness, support, and development of social movements. Although there are significant differences ... More


Introduction: Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Gerald M. Easter

in Capital, Coercion, and Postcommunist States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451195
eISBN:
9780801465710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451195.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book examines the competition between postcommunist states and societal actors over the redistribution of capital and coercion. Focusing on Poland and Russia, it considers the process whereby ... More


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