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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, 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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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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Adaptive Informal Institutions

Kellee S. Tsai.

in The Oxford Handbook of Historical Institutionalism

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 7740 words.

Historical institutionalism (HI) has traditionally focused on formal institutions designed and enforced by official entities in advanced industrial democracies. Yet the modalities of...

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The Advocacy Coalition Framework

Paúl Cisneros.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Administration; Political Behaviour. 221 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Please check back later for the full article.

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Affect

Marianne Liljeström.

in The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory

February 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 10896 words.

During the last few decades, feminist affect studies have enunciated challenging epistemological and ontological questions based on numerous discussions and readings of affect as emotive...

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African Agency in International Politics

Jonathan Fisher.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations; Political Behaviour. 7962 words.

International Relations theory has tended to overlook the role of Africa and Africans in the international system. Traditionally, the discipline’s most influential theorists have focused...

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African Political Leadership

Gerrie Swart, Jo-Ansie van Wyk and Maryke Botha.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Behaviour; Comparative Politics. 5024 words.

This chapter probes the past, present, and emerging scholarship in the study of African political leadership. Key questions the chapter will seek to address include: what is the state of th...

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Agency

Lois McNay.

in The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory

February 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 10882 words.

This chapter traces key developments in feminist thought on agency through an underlying tension between the descriptive and normative senses of the term. Feminist theories of agency as...

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Aggregating and Representing Political Preferences

G. Bingham Powell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Politics

July 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 10976 words.

This article talks about aggregating and representing political preferences. It presents the challenge of social choice analysis and identifies the conditions for representative democracy...

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The American South and LGBT Politics

Jay Barth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 5876 words.

The cultural distinctiveness of the South led to a backlash in the region in the years following the rise of a national LGBTQ movement. In the decades that followed, political science...

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The Art of Social Movement

Ron Eyerman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Movements

November 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Behaviour; Comparative Politics. 3537 words.

The arts are an established part of social movement repertoire. Artistic representations are important to internal movement dynamics and in communicating movement ideas to the wider world....

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Attitudes Toward Women and the Influence of Gender on Political Decision Making

Mary-Kate Lizotte.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 12370 words.

There is a great deal of research, spanning social psychology, sociology, and political science, on politically relevant attitudes toward women and the influence of gender on individual’s...

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The Behavioral Revolution and the Remaking of Comparative Politics

Lucian Pye.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contextual Political Analysis

March 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 3550 words.

This article analyses the emergence of the behavioural approach in comparative politics after World War 2. The behavioural approach had four significant dimensions. These are the emphasis...

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Belief Systems and Political Decision Making

James H. Kuklinski and Buddy Peyton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Behavior

August 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Behaviour; Comparative Politics. 9417 words.

This article studies the belief systems and political decision making and examines the observation that political scientists have the ability to tell a coherent story about citizens and...

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Bounded Rationality and Cognitive Limits in Political Decision Making

Brooke N. Shannon, Zachary A. McGee and Bryan D. Jones.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Administration; Political Behaviour. 11167 words.

Bounded rationality conceives of people engaging in politics as goal oriented but endowed with cognitive and emotional architectures that limit their abilities to pursue those goals...

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Cabinet Ministers

Rudy B. Andeweg.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Behaviour; Comparative Politics. 6841 words.

The study of ministerial leadership suffers from lack of access and cross-country variation. The available literature shows that the leadership of cabinet ministers, although real, is...

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Can Political Leadership be Taught?

Jean Hartley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Behaviour; Comparative Politics. 7169 words.

This chapter examines whether, how, and why training and development can help political leaders to become more effective in leadership. The chapter deploys theory and concepts from...

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Canada’s LGBT Movement

David Rayside.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour; Politics and Law. 12121 words.

The Canadian LGBT movement has had enormous success in gaining political and legal recognition for sexual minorities—as much as any of its sister movements in other countries. This is...

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Catholic Church Advocacy in Latin America

Christopher W. Hale.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour. 9558 words.

Historically, the Catholic Church in Latin America has supported conservative interests. It legitimized Spanish colonial rule and sided with traditionalist elites following Latin American...

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