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Institutions and the Evolution of European Democracy

Peter A. Hall

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The purpose of this chapter is to place contemporary debate about European democracy in a wider historical context by considering how analyses of the institutions that underpin democracy in Europe ... More


Accelerating Democracy: Transforming Governance Through Technology

John O. McGinnis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151021
eISBN:
9781400845453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151021.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Successful democracies throughout history have used the technology of their time to gather information for better governance. Our challenge is no different today, but it is more urgent because the ... More


Cultures of Anyone: Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis

Luis Moreno-Caballud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381939
eISBN:
9781781382295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381939.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book studies the emergence of collaborative and non-hierarchical cultures in the context of the Spanish economic crisis of 2008. It explains how peer-to-peer social networks that have arisen ... More


The Crises of the Thirties

Eric Jabbari

in Pierre Laroque and the Welfare State in Post-war France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199289639
eISBN:
9780191730863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289639.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The advocacy of corporatism found a receptive audience in interwar during the thirties, as many of Laroque’s contemporaries had come to believe that the Third Republic had failed to resolve the ... More


Cultural Aspects of the Neoliberal Crisis: Genealogies of a Fractured Legitimacy

Luis Moreno-Caballud

in Cultures of Anyone: Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381939
eISBN:
9781781382295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381939.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines some distinctive characteristics of the forms of cultural authority prevailing in Spain during a period of neoliberal crisis. It first traces the genealogy of these forms of ... More


European Integration: From Nation-States to Member States

Chris J. Bickerton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606252
eISBN:
9780191751639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606252.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

European integration has traditionally been understood as a struggle between national sovereignty and pan-European supranational governance. Optimists see in the EU’s evolution an inexorable step ... More


Public Justice vs. the Penal State

Albert W. Dzur

in Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199874095
eISBN:
9780199980024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199874095.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book concludes by considering Socrates’ critique of the jury in the Apology, which misleadingly contrasts expert justice with democratic injustice. While producing an unjust outcome, Socrates’ ... More


Shifting Toward Technocracy

Daniel A. Crane

in The Institutional Structure of Antitrust Enforcement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195372656
eISBN:
9780199893287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372656.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter describes antitrust's 20th-century shift towards “technocracy”. This shift was considered dramatic, but only partial, as it disappeared from the public's imagination and lost the ... More


Trade

Ian Johnstone

in The Power of Deliberation: International Law, Politics and Organizations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394931
eISBN:
9780199894543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394931.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at whether the World Trade Organization (WTO) really is a “technocracy” through the lens of “trade-environment” issues, focusing on the Shrimp-Turtle case. It begins with an ... More


Veblen’s Legacy: Culture versus Determinism

Eric Schatzberg

in Technology: Critical History of a Concept

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583839
eISBN:
9780226584027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226584027.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The new meaning of technology spread among English-speaking academics in the early 1900s, often in ways that can be traced directly to Veblen. Yet even as the concept of technology spread, it lost ... More


Toward a Bureaucracy-Centered Theory of the Interaction between Competition Law and State Activities

Ioannis Lianos

in Competition and the State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789394
eISBN:
9780804791625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789394.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

Current accounts of the interaction between competition law and state activities are based on a clear-cut old liberalism style distinction between “state”/“government” and “market” that does not take ... More


Multilevel Governance and Depoliticization

Yannis Papadopoulos

in Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748977
eISBN:
9780191811616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748977.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

‘Multilevel’ governance (MLG) refers to the fact that, in contemporary established democracies, collectively binding decisions are frequently formulated or implemented in a cooperative manner by ... More


Conclusion

Christopher J. Bickerton

in European Integration: From Nation-States to Member States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606252
eISBN:
9780191751639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606252.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion focuses on the implications of the rise of member statehood for political life in contemporary Europe. It argues that in member states we see the crystallization of two important ... More


Engineers as the Agents of Science and Empire, 1886–1914

Shellen Xiao Wu

in Empires of Coal: Fueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792844
eISBN:
9780804794732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792844.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Four examines the large-scale modern enterprises opened in the interior by the Chinese themselves, including influential government figures such as Li Hongzhang and Zhang Zhidong. This ... More


In Defense of Imperialism?: The Rule of Law and the State-Building Project

Tom Ginsburg

in Getting to the Rule of Law: NOMOS L

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814728437
eISBN:
9780814728789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814728437.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter demonstrates skepticism about the idea that a nation can do a better job in postconflict intervention and institutional construction with more resources, better knowledge, and improved ... More


Swiss Psilocybin and US Dollars

Nicolas Langlitz

in Neuropsychedelia: The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274815
eISBN:
9780520954908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274815.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 2, “Swiss Psilocybin and US Dollars,” turns to the situation in Switzerland where proto-countercultural experiments in living have blossomed since the beginning of the twentieth century ... More


Corporate Power and Technocracy

Jean Drèze

in Sense and Solidarity: Jholawala Economics for Everyone

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833468
eISBN:
9780191871900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833468.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter scrutinises the growing influence of corporate power on public policy in India. The opening essay discusses a startling case of attempted invasion of child nutrition programmes by ... More


Futuria Fantasia

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ray Bradbury's fanzine Futuria Fantasia, in which he championed the Technocracy movement based on the premise that if the technological infrastructure were more efficient, ... More


A New Mobilization: The Redemption of the Planning Ideal

Scott O’Bryan

in The Growth Idea: Purpose and Prosperity in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832827
eISBN:
9780824870621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832827.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the concerted efforts by former wartime planners to resuscitate and redeem the ideal of planning in postwar Japan. It begins with a discussion of planning dilemmas faced by ... More


Conclusion

Peter Murray and Maria Feeney

in Church, State and Social Science in Ireland: Knowledge Institutions and the Rebalancing of Power, 1937-73

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100788
eISBN:
9781526120823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100788.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 7 concludes the study by first noting how ambivalently clerical sociologists responded to the changes wrought by state planning practice in the 1960s. Demands from champions of such planning ... More


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