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Kimberly Theidon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Policy; International Relations. 5913 words.

This chapter focuses on the absence of certain marginal groups from the United Nations’ Women, Peace, and Security Agenda and suggests correctives to those exclusions. The chapter discusses...

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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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2011

Ariel I. Ahram.

in Break all the Borders

March 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 10056 words.

Chapter 2 discusses the breakdown of the normative and practical consensus surrounding sovereign statehood and the possibilities of a new Wilsonian moment in MENA. The 2011 Arab uprisings...

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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 “Meteoric” Career in Hungarian Politics

András Körösényi, Péter Ondré and András Hajdú.

in The Leadership Capital Index

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 7745 words.

The central puzzle of this chapter is the meteoric rise and abrupt fall in the popularity of Ferenc Gyurcsány, the Hungarian prime minister between 2004 and 2009. The chapter applies the...

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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, The Politics of the Budgetary Process

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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The Ability to Overcome Out-Group Perceptions: Face-to-Face Interaction Revisited

Christian Albrekt Larsen.

in The Rise and Fall of Social Cohesion

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 6037 words.

This chapter argues that face-to-face interaction in public school systems is a more promising way to combatting out-group perceptions than are bowling association. By means of experimental...

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Abortion

Kerstin Nebel and Steffen Hurka.

in On the Road to Permissiveness?

July 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 8276 words.

This chapter analyses the changing styles of abortion policy in nineteen European countries between 1960 and 2010. First, it empirically identifies a long-term cross-national development...

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Abortion

in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 5 words.

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The Abortion Debates in Belgium 1974–1990

Karen Celis.

in Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State

November 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 10271 words.

It took 15 years and many debates before women's movement activists persuaded the Belgian politicians to liberalize the old abortion law dating from the Napoleonic Penal code of 1910. In...

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Abortion Debates in Germany

Lynn Kamenitsa.

in Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State

November 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 10147 words.

Abortion law reform was a mobilizing issue for the women's movement actors in Germany. Despite their activism, abortion debates returned again and again to the goal of protecting unborn...

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Abortion Debates in Ireland: An Ongoing Issue

Evelyn Mahon.

in Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State

November 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 10132 words.

The direction of abortion policy in Ireland began with criminal restrictions and proceeded towards constitutionally based prohibitions on legalized abortion. Pressure for reform has been...

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Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State

Edited by Dorothy McBride Stetson.

November 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 340 pages.

This work presents the results of a comprehensive and integrated research project in comparative abortion policy and politics in post‐industrial democracies. It focuses on the questions of...

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