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Multilevel Governance and the Transformation of Regional Mobilization and Identity in Southern Europe, with Particular Attention to Catalonia and the Basque Country

Iván Llamazares and Gary Marks

in Democracy and the State in the New Southern Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199202812
eISBN:
9780191708008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202812.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

South European countries share a tradition of centralized government, which was reinforced by authoritarian regimes. However, democratization was accompanied by regional mobilization, particularly in ... More


Re-inventing the Union: Dicey, Devolution, and the Union

James Mitchell

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the fictions and reshaping of the United Kingdom constitution over the twentieth century. It also examines the territorial nature of the UK, making use of the most significant ... More


The United States: The Rise and Fall of Territorial Politics

David McKay

in Designing Europe: Comparative Lessons from the Federal Experience

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242139
eISBN:
9780191697012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242139.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Following the experience of the Articles of Confederation, the constitution of the United States was a conscious attempt to centralize political authority in the federal government. Established in ... More


Continuity and Change in Lordship

Alfred Haverkamp

in Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The first section examines family relationships, hereditary rights, and fiefs. For imperial history and the system of lordship in the empire, the individual, personal behaviour and the fate of the ... More


Introduction: devolution and citizenship rights

Scott L. Greer and Margitta Mätzke

in Devolution and social citizenship in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420367
eISBN:
9781447302056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420367.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Tabloid headlines are ephemeral. Patches of prose in government documents with no policy attached have scarcely less shelf life. But they are signs: signs that politicians, tabloid journalists, and ... More


Devolution in the UK

James Mitchell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053580
eISBN:
9781781702130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053580.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book explains devolution today in terms of the evolution of past structures of government in the component parts of the United Kingdom. It highlights the importance of the English dimension and ... More


The Power Structure and its Evolution

Alfred Haverkamp

in Medieval Germany 1056–1273

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221722
eISBN:
9780191678486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221722.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In this survey of the events of imperial rule, both constant factors and changes in the power structure within the German empire are mentioned. This chapter examines their mutual effects. This ... More


Rescaling the European State: The Making of Territory and the Rise of the Meso

Michael Keating

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199691562
eISBN:
9780191756177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691562.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Europe is rescaling as functional systems in the economy and society are migrating to new territorial levels. The region has emerged as a key level for public policy, political competition, interest ... More


Devolution, public attitudes and social citizenship

Charlie Jeffery

in Devolution and social citizenship in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420367
eISBN:
9781447302056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420367.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Going beyond the existing territorial politics literature to identify the ways that territorial politics and citizenship rights interact in the UK today, this chapter examines public opinion data. ... More


Conclusion

Scott L. Greer

in Devolution and social citizenship in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420367
eISBN:
9781447302056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420367.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter suggests that citizenship is the key term for understanding the relationship of individuals and modern democratic states. It combines belonging, solidarity, rights, and responsibilities ... More


Citizenship in space and time: observations on T.H. Marshall's: Citizenship and social class

Daniel Wincott

in Devolution and social citizenship in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420367
eISBN:
9781447302056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420367.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Misunderstood or not, Marshall still has a great deal to say in dialogue with other literatures because his concepts of citizenship give form to an otherwise messy group of ideas about state ... More


Ever looser union

James Mitchell

in Devolution in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053580
eISBN:
9781781702130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053580.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The central argument of this book is that devolved government was the culmination of processes that had evolved over many decades but devolution was never inevitable. The original different unions ... More


The Scottish Context

W. Elliot Bulmer

in Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Constitutions have to fit the context for which they are intended. Before examining specific constitutional proposals for the future constitution of an independent Scotland, this chapter therefore ... More


Regional policy and politics

Bríd Quinn

in Europeanisation and New Patterns of Governance in Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076206
eISBN:
9781781702932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076206.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the impact of Europeanisation on regionalism and territorial politics and the pragmatic manner in which Ireland has adapted to European opportunities and requirements. It ... More


The Withering Away of Politically Salient Territorial Cleavages in South Africa and the Emergence of Watermark Ethnic Federalism

Nico Steytler

in Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836544
eISBN:
9780191873737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836544.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines how a stable, legitimate, and highly regarded constitutional dispensation has successfully withered away the political salience of territorial cleavages in South Africa and ... More


Social citizenship and the question of gender: the suitability and possibilities of a Marshallian framework

Richenda Gambles and Adam Whitworth

in Devolution and social citizenship in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420367
eISBN:
9781447302056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420367.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Excluding gender from analyses of social citizenship is particularly dangerous for those who would integrate it with territorial politics and public policy. The problem is that Marshall's concepts of ... More


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