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English Review

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

A periodical founded in 1908 through the inspiration of a group of writers including Conrad, H. G. Wells, and E. Garnett, with the purpose, in the words of its first editor F. M. Ford (then...

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Belfast Agreement

Overview page. Subjects: Politics.

The Agreement, arrived at on 10 April 1998, created the opportunity to restore a devolved, power‐sharing government to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1973.

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Multicultural Nationalism

Asifa Hussain and William Miller.

in Multicultural Nationalism

July 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 15029 words.

This chapter reviews the definitions or types of nationalism, including the distinction between ‘ethnic’ and ‘civic’ nationalism, and the less common and apparently self-contradictory...

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From Arlandria to Chirilagua: English-Learners and the Catch-22 Education State

Douglas S. Reed.

in Building the Federal Schoolhouse

June 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 13742 words.

This chapter examines the relationship between federal policies for English-learners and the difficult local political status of immigrants. The weak support structures for English-learners...

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The Success1 of Judicial Review and Democracy

Martin Shapiro.

in On Law, Politics, and Judicialization

August 2002; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 15634 words.

This is the first of two papers that explore the politics of constitutional review – the power of a court or other organ of government to review the constitutionality of public acts,...

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An English School Theory of Hegemony

Ian Clark.

in Hegemony in International Society

April 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 8280 words.

This chapter establishes the key working concept of hegemony: its adaptation of English School thinking to present it as a possible institution of international society. It reviews the...

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The Protestant Ethic Debate

Edited by David Chalcraft and Austin Harrington.

May 2001; p ublished online June 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 160 pages.

Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism continues to be one of the most influential texts in the sociology of modern Western societies. Although Weber never produced...

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Terrell Carver.

in Engels: A Very Short Introduction

May 2003; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 5008 words.

‘Marxist’ examines Engels' contributions to and role in shaping Marxism. Engels was the first Marxist and invented Marxist history. He attempted to demonstrate that the motive force in...

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The central management of the English NHS

Scott L Greer, David Rowland and Holly Jarman.

in Dismantling the NHS?

July 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 7106 words.

The English NHS, serving over fifty million people, is one of the largest health care systems in the rich world. Because of this, the NHS’s political directors have long been preoccupied...

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: Hamilton's Common-Law Constitutionalism and Judicial Prudence

in The Cloaking of Power

June 2003; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory. 11826 words.

This chapter outlines the perspective of Hamilton, one of the leading statesmen-jurists of the American founding, about the dominant views of judicial power that today are latter-day...

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The political theory of the Irish Constitution

Edited by Eoin Daly and Tom Hickey.

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Political Theory. 238 pages.

Recent years have witnessed a revived interest in civic republicanism in Ireland, in tandem with a growing consciousness of republican ideas across the English-speaking world....

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Hegemony in International Society

Ian Clark.

April 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 296 pages.

Can international legitimacy operate even in a deformed balance of power, and when there is only one dominant state? Conventionally, hegemony has been perceived as a threat to international...

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Anarchy in International Relations

Silviya Lechner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions. 12088 words.

The concept of anarchy is seen as the cardinal organizing category of the discipline of International Relations (IR), which differentiates it from cognate disciplines such as Political...

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Bringing Social Movement Theory to Healthcare Practice in the English National Health Service*

Paul Bate and Glenn Robert.

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

June 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 10165 words.

This chapter translates social movement theory into an organizational change intervention designed to improve patient services. The paper describes how the authors' team from University...

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Mapping a Developing Governance Space: Managing Drought in the UK

Bettina Lange and Christina Cook.

in Current Legal Problems

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law. 15690 words.

Climate change is associated with severe weather events also in the UK, such as alternating periods of flooding and drought. This article discusses how this increasingly important...

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Assessing the impact of research on policy: A literature review

Annette Boaz, Siobhan Fitzpatrick and Ben Shaw.

in Science and Public Policy

May 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

Understanding the impact of research on policy is a vital, and often overlooked, element of policy-making. A systematic literature review was conducted to examine methods for evaluating the...

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Corruption in China

Yan Sun and Baishun Yuan.

in Political Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 18510 words.

Chinese corruption is a fascinating yet challenging subject to study both for technical and political reasons. Technically, the clandestine nature of corruption makes it difficult to...

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Writing Transitional Justice: An Empirical Evaluation of Transitional Justice Scholarship in Academic Journals

Laurel E. Fletcher and Harvey M. Weinstein.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8880 words.

This article examines transitional justice scholarship published in academic periodicals over a six-year period, 2003–2008, to identify the disciplines that contributed to the literature...

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Human Rights Reports from Illiberal States

Andrew Wolman.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4184 words.

While the drafting of human rights reports by illiberal states appears to be a growing phenomenon, such reports have so far received little attention from academics or the human rights...

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The Constitution: Into the Sidings

Richard Kelly, Oonagh Gay and Isobel White.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

There continue to be fitful attempts by the government at further constitutional change, with mixed results. The Lord Chancellor set out the next steps in Labour’s reform programme, but...

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Evolution of research on international accounting harmonization: a historical and institutional perspective

C. Richard Baker and Elena M. Barbu.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 10706 words.

Accounting is acknowledged to be a complex form of socio-economic activity whose historical evolution is co-extensive with that of human civilization. Indeed, it is argued that the rise of...

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