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The Presidentialization of Contemporary The Presidentialization of Contemporary Democratic Politics: Evidence, Democratic Politics: Evidence, Causes, and Consequences

Paul Webb and Thomas Poguntke

in The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199252015
eISBN:
9780191602375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252017.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Draws together the empirical material presented in the book, and concludes that the weight of evidence lies in favour of the presidentialization thesis. Thus, many systems have manifested shifts in ... More


Underdevelopment, Obstacles to the Perception of Change, and Leadership

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter challenges the defeatism of Hirschman's friends and colleagues during the 1950s–1960s, when numerous political and social upheavals were happening worldwide. In this chapter, Hirschman ... More


Society and Shaming: General Public and Media Perceptions of Poverty in Urban China

Ming Yan

in Poverty and Shame: Global Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199686728
eISBN:
9780191766800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686728.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Drawing on findings from focus group discussions with people considered relatively wealthy, alongside an analysis of media coverage of poverty-related issues in national newspapers, this chapter ... More


‘No One Should Be Poor’: Social Shaming in Norway

Erika Gubrium

in Poverty and Shame: Global Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199686728
eISBN:
9780191766800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686728.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the broader perceptions of wider society towards those living in poverty in Norway. Data for this analysis were drawn from a random sample of national news articles spanning a ... More


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