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1989

in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 1962 words.

Starting with roundtable negotiations in Poland in February and culminating in the fall of the Berlin Wall in November, 1989

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9/11

in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 1828 words.

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

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A ‘new politics’ of participation?

Elizabeth Meehan and Fiona Mackay.

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict

September 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 6361 words.

This concluding chapter takes up points in the introductory one about the popular component of constitutional democracy since wider participation had a high profile in devolution politics...

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A ‘Red Wave’ over Europe

Patrick Emmenegger.

in The Power to Dismiss

October 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 30822 words.

This chapter analyses the reform of job security regulations from the late 1960s until the mid-1970s, a period during which numerous reforms of job security regulations were enacted in...

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“A Black Sister to Massachusetts”

Juliet Hooker.

in Theorizing Race in the Americas

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Theory. 17251 words.

This chapter explores the hemispheric dimensions of Frederick Douglass’s political thought. It traces the connections between Douglass’s interventions into debates about US expansionism in...

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“A Doctrine that Nourished the Hopes of the Nonwhite Races”

Juliet Hooker.

in Theorizing Race in the Americas

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Theory. 15716 words.

This chapter traces the development of José Vasconcelos’s enormously influential conception of Latin American mestizaje as an anti-colonial ideology developed in response to US imperialism....

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“A Force for Good”?

Lisbeth Aggestam and Adrian Hyde-Price.

in The Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics

December 2015; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; International Relations. 7253 words.

This chapter examines the politics of Swedish military activism and the paradoxes they involve. Since the end of the Cold War, Sweden has been involved a range of international military...

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‘A Second Chance, not a Way of Life’: Welfare as Workfare in the USA

Desmond King.

in In The Name of Liberalism

September 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 13153 words.

King discusses the history and politics of workfare in the US, the practice of requiring work activity in exchange for welfare benefits. He analyses the late nineteenth‐century Poor Law...

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‘A Tradition We Don’t Mess With’: Party Patronage in Bulgaria

Maria Spirova.

in Party Patronage and Party Government in European Democracies

June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 8879 words.

This chapter situates the contemporary practice of party patronage in Bulgaria in the context of the communist legacy and party politics in Bulgaria. It describes the extent and nature of...

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Aaron Wildavsky, <i>The Politics of the Budgetary Process</i>

Joachim Wehner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Classics in Public Policy and Administration

March 2015; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Administration. 4351 words.

This chapter comments on Aaron Wildavsky’s seminal work, The Politics of the Budgetary Process, an in-depth look at the norms and rules of budgeting in the United States and the stable...

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