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Co-Existence in the Fields? GM, Organic, and Conventional Food Crops

Janice E. Thies.

in The Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Society

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Political Economy; Political Institutions. 11330 words.

A central tenet in a free society is the freedom to choose how to conduct one’s life and manage one’s property, with the responsibility to see that these same freedoms are ensured for...

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Comparative Political Regimes: Consensus and Majoritarian Democracy

Matthijs Bogaards.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Economy; Political Institutions; Political Theory; Political Methodology. 9971 words.

Ever since Aristotle, the comparative study of political regimes and their performance has relied on classifications and typologies. The study of democracy today has been influenced heavily...

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Davenant, Charles (1656–1714), government official and political economist

Julian Hoppit.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Economics; Political Economy. 2241 words.

Davenant, Charles (1656–1714), government official and political economist, was born in London on 17 November 1656, the eldest son of Sir William Davenant (1606–1668), the poet and...

Democratic Backsliding in the European Union

Nick Sitter and Elisabeth Bakke.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Administration; Political Economy; Political Institutions; Politics and Law. 8799 words.

Democratic backsliding in European Union (EU) member states is not only a policy challenge for the EU, but also a potential existential crisis. If the EU does too little to deal with member...

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The Democratic Dividend: Public Spending and Education Under Multipartyism

Robin Harding.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Political Economy; Political Institutions; International Relations. 8681 words.

A substantial body of scholarship has considered the impact of regime types on public spending and basic service provision, much of which has implications for education. While some of the...

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Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)

Lucia Quaglia.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Economy; Political Institutions; International Relations. 8217 words.

Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) is one of the most important policy areas of the European Union (EU). Academic research on EMU in political science is well-established and ever-evolving,...

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Electoral Systems and Policy Outcomes

Stephanie J. Rickard.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Public Administration; Political Economy; Political Institutions. 8891 words.

Policies as diverse as tariffs, exchange rates, and unemployment insurance vary across democratic countries. In an attempt to explain this cross-national variation, scholars have turned to...

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From Elections to Democracy in Hard Times

Anna M. Meyerrose, Thomas Edward Flores and Irfan Nooruddin.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Economy; Political Institutions; International Relations. 9508 words.

The end of the Cold War, heralded as the ideological triumph of (Western) liberal democracy, was accompanied by an electoral boom and historically high levels of economic development. More...

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Globalization and Regionalism in Africa

Pádraig Carmody.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations; Political Economy; Political Institutions. 7573 words.

Globalization, or increased interconnectedness between world regions, is a dialectical and recursive phenomenon that consequently tends to deepen through time as one set of flows sets off...

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Hegemony

Luis L. Schenoni.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; Political Economy; Security Studies. 9007 words.

Somewhere in between unipolar and imperial orders, hegemonies divide the continuum from anarchy to hierarchy in world politics, connoting interstate systems of the highest concentration of...

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How is Food Political? Market, State, and Knowledge

Ronald J. Herring.

in The Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Society

January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Political Economy; Political Institutions. 18202 words.

A political economy of food is, somewhat ironically, especially dependent on politics of ideas. Food as commodity certainly exhibits familiar forces of contention in political economy—the...

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Land-Related Conflict and Electoral Politics in Africa

Catherine Boone.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Economy; Political Institutions; Politics and Law; International Relations. 7545 words.

Land-related disputes and land conflicts are sometimes politicized in elections in African countries, but this is usually not the case. Usually, land-related conflict is highly localized,...

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Overview Of Political Economy

Barry R. Weingast and Donald A. Wittman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Science

July 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Economy; Political Institutions. 11918 words.

This introductory article discusses a set of issues and approaches that have provided interesting results, and are most likely to prompt a number of researches in the next few years. It...

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The Political Economy of Exchange Rates

J. Lawrence Broz and Jeffry A. Frieden.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Economy

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Political Economy; Political Institutions. 5124 words.

This article discusses the political economy of exchange rates, the latter being prominent features of economic life. The article begins by separating the analysis of the international...

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The Political Economy of Monetary Policy

Cristina Bodea.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations; Political Economy; Political Institutions. 11322 words.

The recent global economic crisis has renewed interest in the nature and history of monetary policy, the distributional effects of central bank policy, central bank governance, and the...

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The Political Economy of NAFTA/USMCA

Gustavo A. Flores-Macías and Mariano Sánchez-Talanquer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations; Political Economy; Political Institutions. 9260 words.

When the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into force on January 1st, 1994, it created the largest free trade area in the world, and the one with the largest gaps in...

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Political Parties and Campaign Finance Networks

Paul S. Herrnson and Justin H. Kirkland.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Networks

September 2017; p ublished online October 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; Political Economy. 9768 words.

This chapter argues that to accurately gauge the impact of political parties on elections, it is necessary to look beyond traditional party committees and consider these organizations’...

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Political Parties and Political Economy in Africa’s Democracies, 1990–2018

M. Anne Pitcher.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour; Political Economy; Political Institutions. 11442 words.

On a continent where the majority of people are poor, do political parties represent class cleavages? Do parties have strong linkages to ordinary voters? Do economic policies address their...

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The Politics of Domestic Taxation

Lucy Barnes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations; Public Administration; Political Economy; Political Institutions. 9585 words.

All governments require revenue, and domestic taxes are the primary means for generating it. Yet both the size and shape of taxation vary significantly across countries and have been...

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Populist Politics in Africa

Danielle Resnick.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Behaviour; Political Economy; Political Institutions. 9098 words.

Although widely used in reference to the Americas and Europe, the concept of populism has been less frequently applied to political dynamics in sub-Saharan Africa. Populism is variously...

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