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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.; It.: accordo).

1 ‘Chord’.

2 The ‘tuning’ of an instrument. See accordatura.

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United Nations Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and Pakistan (UNGOMAP)

Adam Baczko and Gilles Dorronsoro.

in The Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Political Institutions. 2394 words.

This article focuses on the United Nations Good Offices Mission in Afghanistan and Pakistan (UNGOMAP), a peacekeeping mission formed by the UN Security Council in October 1988 to assist...

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Revisiting Charter 88

Michael Rustin.

in Parliamentary Affairs

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 5252 words.

This article reviews the emergence of Charter 88 as a response to a particular political conjuncture in British politics. It argues that its programme of reform was not so much an attempt...

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Democratization in Central America

Fabrice Lehoucq.

in Political Science

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 9759 words.

Even as late as the 1980s, no one would have thought of writing about democratization in Central America. With the exception of Costa Rica, all countries had dictatorships. In Nicaragua,...

Politics of Higher Education in the U.S.

Ann Cohen.

in Political Science

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 15025 words.

By many measures, American higher education has been a success. Growing from a small private enterprise educating the nation’s economic and social elite to a vast network of postsecondary...

Business-State Relations in Europe

Pepper D. Culpepper.

in Political Science

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 5079 words.

The contemporary literature on business-state relations explores questions both of how business influences public policy (from the outside) and how business associations or firms are...

Guerrilla Insurgencies in Latin America

David S. Palmer and Thomas A. Marks.

in Political Science

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 9183 words.

Insurgency in Latin America, though employing a variety of violent and nonviolent tactics, is usually associated with guerrilla warfare grounded in Marxist ideology and committed to...