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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


Power without Knowledge: A Critique of Technocracy

Jeffrey Friedman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190877170
eISBN:
9780190909505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Technocrats claim to know how to solve the social and economic problems of complex modern societies. But this would require predicting how people will act once technocrats impose their policy ... 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


This Fishery Will Be Managed

Les Beldo

in Contesting Leviathan: Activists, Hunters, and State Power in the Makah Whaling Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226657370
eISBN:
9780226657547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226657547.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explore an affinity that many Makah people recognize between local conceptions of the environment and the utilitarian, quantitative ontology of the state, reflected in avibrant local ... More


The Science Has Ruled

Les Beldo

in Contesting Leviathan: Activists, Hunters, and State Power in the Makah Whaling Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226657370
eISBN:
9780226657547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226657547.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Antiwhaling activists in the Makah whaling conflict are driven by moral and aesthetic arguments against whaling as well as a stated desire to “speak for the whales.” How does one convince others not ... More


Conclusion

Les Beldo

in Contesting Leviathan: Activists, Hunters, and State Power in the Makah Whaling Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226657370
eISBN:
9780226657547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226657547.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The chapter revisits the book’s main claims and considers what the analysis of the Makah whaling conflict has to contribute to an anthropology that seeks to take itself beyond the human. Political ... 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


2 Planning, knowledge and technocracy in historical perspective

Michael Hebbert

in Planning and Knowledge: How New Forms of Technocracy Are Shaping Contemporary Cities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447345244
eISBN:
9781447345633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345244.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the planning histories associated with writings on technocracies. It highlights some of the core distinctions that exist between different schools of thought over the form, ... More


Politics of Last Resort: Governing by Emergency in the European Union

Jonathan White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198791720
eISBN:
9780191834011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791720.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Prominent in the EU’s recent transformations has been the tendency to advance extraordinary measures in the name of crisis response. From emergency lending to macro-economics, border management to ... 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


Drugs, Anarchism, and Eroticism: Moral Technocracy and the Military Regime

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Four traces the doctrinalization of moral countersubversion—a key step in operationalizing moral panic. In high-level forums on security and development, specific anxieties—about youthful ... More


Introduction

Sigrid Schmalzer

in "Red Revolution, Green Revolution": Scientific Farming in Socialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330150
eISBN:
9780226330297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330297.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Introduction begins by contrasting the technocratic vision for the green revolution as it was conceived in the U.S. with the radical perspective on science and politics that informed the Mao-era ... 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


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