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ABBERLEY, Robert (<i>born</i> 1952), self-employed consultant, since 2013; Assistant General Secretary, UNISON, 2002–13

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; State and Local Government; Political Behaviour; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health. 264 words.

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ABRAHAM, William (1842 - 1922), MP (R) Glamorganshire (Rhondda Valley), 1885–1918, Rhondda, West Division, 1918–20

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; Political Behaviour. 66 words.

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Abstract Principle Versus Concrete Interest: A Study of Education and Political Opinion in Hong Kong

Joseph Man Chan, Kenneth K. L. Chau and Francis L. F. Lee.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Education is one of the fundamental forces shaping people's political opinions. Past studies in the West have shown that education increases people's support for abstract democratic...

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Academic Capitalism

Richard Münch.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Political Behaviour. 10231 words.

Academic capitalism is a unique hybrid that unites the scientific search for truth and the economic maximization of profits. It turns universities into enterprises competing for capital...

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Accountability and Citizen Participation

Bodil Damgaard and Jenny M. Lewis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 6912 words.

This chapter provides an analytical framework aimed at measuring citizen participation in public accountability processes beyond the fundamental mechanism of parliamentary elections. The...

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Accountability and Time

Jerry L. Mashaw.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Administration; Political Behaviour. 6936 words.

This chapter puts the issue of time on the accountability studies agenda. It argues that time is a crucial consideration in the design of accountable institutions. But it also claims that...

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Accountability and Trust

Dorothea Greiling.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Administration; Political Behaviour. 6292 words.

In the past decades we have witnessed an increase of public accountability obligations while trust in the public sector has become more volatile. Based on a literature review, different...

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Accountability, Legitimacy, and the Court of Public Opinion

Mark H. Moore.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 6863 words.

Liberal societies have long been concerned about the effective control of the powerful governmental institutions that arise within them. Over the past decade and a half, governments have...

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Accountability, Representation and Satisfaction with Democracy

Ian McAllister.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

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Accounting for Crises

Sanneke Kuipers and Paul 't Hart.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability

May 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 6709 words.

Crises—be they natural disasters, industrial accidents or system collapses—are no longer seen as “acts of God”; they immediately invoke intense debates on culpability and consequences....

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