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Conclusion: A Union State without Unionism

Iain Mclean and Alistair McMillan

in State of the Union

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199258208
eISBN:
9780191603334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258201.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the policy implications of the weakening of Unionism. It considers the pressures on the Conservatives (historically the principled Unionist party, but whose advantage is now ... More


Federal Tradition(s) and the European Union

Robert Schütze

in From Dual to Cooperative Federalism: The Changing Structure of European Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199238583
eISBN:
9780191716539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238583.003.01
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Modern federal thought emerges in the wake of the Westphalian State system. In an attempt to make sense of the “Unions of States” that existed in the seventeenth century, classic international law ... More


The survival of the Scots union, 1707–1997

Alvin Jackson

in The Two Unions: Ireland, Scotland, and the Survival of the United Kingdom, 1707-2007

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593996
eISBN:
9780191731419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593996.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the longevity of the union state in Scotland. The Anglo-Scots union has thrived on the strength of a great range of relationships and institutions, spreading its roots and its ... More


Two Worlds Meet

Nicholas P. Cushner

in Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Renaissance Europeans were “certain” that they had reached the pinnacle of human endeavor. Religion, culture, art, society, and behavior were elements that differed from Europe to America. The ... More


The survival of the Irish union, 1800–1921

Alvin Jackson

in The Two Unions: Ireland, Scotland, and the Survival of the United Kingdom, 1707-2007

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593996
eISBN:
9780191731419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593996.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the longevity of the union state in Ireland. It emphasizes the malleability of the union, as well as some of the cultural means by which Britishness was insinuated into ... More


Conclusion: North Britain, West Britain

Alvin Jackson

in The Two Unions: Ireland, Scotland, and the Survival of the United Kingdom, 1707-2007

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199593996
eISBN:
9780191731419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593996.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the spiritual, economic, and imperial dimensions to union, which illustrates the broader contours of the distinction between the Scots and Irish experiences. It examines the ... More


Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Michael Kenny, Iain McLean, and Akash Paun (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

England is ruled directly from Westminster by institutions and parties that are both English and British. The non-recognition of England reflects a long-standing assumption of ‘unionist statecraft’ ... More


The Rise of International Policing

Mathieu Deflem

in Policing World Society: Historical Foundations of International Police Cooperation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274710
eISBN:
9780191699788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274710.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the developments of international policing in Europe, focusing particularly on German police institutions. It shows how police institutions undergo crucial changes in terms of ... More


Reform Opponents: Teachers, Unions, and the Implementation of Change

Manisha Priyam

in Contested Politics of Educational Reform in India: Aligning Opportunities with Interests

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198098874
eISBN:
9780199085217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098874.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Collective action of teachers and their unions is assumed to be a powerful weapon, amongst the most formidable opponents of school reforms. The analytical literature on policy reforms considers them ... 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 Emergent Scottish Constitutional Tradition

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/9780748697595.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Continuing the examination of the contextual constraints that would bind Scottish constitution-makers in the event of independence, this chapter discusses the existing political and legal ... More


Ford’s 1975 State of the Union Program

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123493
eISBN:
9780813134956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123493.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines former U.S. President Gerald Ford's 1975 State of the Union Address. In this speech, Ford first introduced his new energy program, then explained his plan to fight unemployment. ... More


Alternative Views of the European Union: Which Institutional Architecture for a Political Union?

Sergio Fabbrini

in The European Union: Democratic Principles and Institutional Architectures in Times of Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716273
eISBN:
9780191784910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716273.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter develops an argument in favour of an interpretation of the European Union (EU) as a compound union. To do that, it will confront the main interpretations of the Union that have ... More


The Governor's ‘Acutely Controversial’ Role

Granville Austin

in Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The governor is the ‘linchpin of the constitutional apparatus of the state’, reported the Sarkaria Commission in 1988. His role ‘has emerged as one of the key issues in Union–State relations’. ... More


Changes in Mandate Rhetoric: From the Progressive Era to the Partisan Era

Julia R. Azari

in Delivering the People's Message: The Changing Politics of the Presidential Mandate

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452246
eISBN:
9780801470264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452246.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details the changes in mandate rhetoric. Between the presidencies of Herbert Hoover and Barack Obama, presidential mandate rhetoric has changed in frequency, context, and content. When ... More


The New Context: (1947–50)

J.S. Grewal

in Master Tara Singh in Indian History: Colonialism, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sikh Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199467099
eISBN:
9780199089840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199467099.003.0016
Subject:
History, Indian History

In the new context after Independence, the most urgent problems before the governments of India and Punjab were rehabilitation, the language issue, and integration of the princely states. ... More


Political Rhetoric and Heroism

Bruce Peabody and Krista Jenkins

in Where Have All the Heroes Gone?: The Changing Nature of American Valor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199982950
eISBN:
9780190660482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982950.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter Two begins to connect our theory with practice, testing our contentions that over roughly the last five decades our elected officials have advanced a ubiquitous and open-ended notion of the ... More


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