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Fragmentation of Citizenship Governance

Joel P. Trachtman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Law and Politics. 9032 words.

A future of greater migration will put pressure on the exclusive territorial model of citizenship. In the deepest analytical sense, bundled citizenship is incoherent, and made more so by...

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Foreign Affairs Federalism in Switzerland

Roland Portmann.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law

June 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Law and Politics. 7632 words.

This chapter describes the role of federalism in Swiss foreign affairs. This role is threefold. First, the Cantons have a role through their general powers in policymaking in the Swiss...

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Contested Meanings of Equality: The Unrealized Promise of the Antidiscrimination Principle and the Uncertain Future of a Right to Education

Rachel F. Moran.

in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Education Law

P ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Law and Politics; Law and Society. 9081 words.

Many people take for granted that the antidiscrimination principle and an equality norm are one and the same. In fact, there are significant differences that should not be overlooked....

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Federalism and Foreign Affairs in India

Anamika Asthana and Happymoon Jacob.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law

June 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Law and Politics. 7908 words.

This chapter locates India’s foreign affairs within the federal structure of the country’s constitution. As a formal matter, India’s constitution strongly favors the central government’s...

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International Integration and its counter-Limits

Andreas L. Paulus and Jan-Henrik Hinselmann.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law

June 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Law; Law and Politics. 9314 words.

This chapter analyzes the German Basic Law as the epitome of Open Statehood. The constitutional openness for international integration rests on distinct provisions on supranational...

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The Constitutional Politics of Congress

Neal Devins.

in The Oxford Handbook of the U.S. Constitution

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Constitutional and Administrative Law; Law and Politics. 10790 words.

This chapter examines the constitutional politics of Congress, with particular emphasis on the ways constitutional values are shaped by congressional interpretations of the Constitution. It...

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The Public Sector and the Courts

Shirin Ahlbäck Öberg and Helena Wockelberg.

in The Oxford Handbook of Swedish Politics

December 2015; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Law and Politics; Comparative Politics. 7769 words.

Recurring themes relating to the central constitutional principles of the public sector and the courts can be summarized as administrative dualism (administrative agencies are organized in...

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The International Criminal Court

Jason Ralph.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Law and Politics. 8023 words.

The responsibility to protect and the International Criminal Court share a recent history and a similar normative structure. The responsibilities to protect and prosecute reside first and...

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The Legislative Branch in Israel

Chen Friedberg and Reuven Y. Hazan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Israeli Politics and Society

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Regional Political Studies; Political Institutions; Law and Politics. 7061 words.

The Knesset is the legislative body of Israel, which has been a parliamentary, unitary democracy since its foundation. It is a unicameral parliament, elected through a proportional election...

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Ethics and local councillors: modernising standards of conduct

C Skelcher and S Snape.

in Parliamentary Affairs

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

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

This article traces the resurgence of interest in ethical conduct in the UK and examines its implications, with particular reference to local government. The discussion of the new ethical...

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Politics at the Touch of a Button: An Evaluation of the First Ever Oireachtas (Irish Houses of Parliament) E-consultation

Michael Murray.

in Parliamentary Affairs

July 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 7054 words.

Information communication technologies have the potential to transform interactions between citizens and national Parliaments, with certain commentators even suggesting that information...

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Between Military Efficiency and Democratic Legitimacy: Mapping Parliamentary War Powers in Contemporary Democracies, 1989–20041

Dirk Peters and Wolfgang Wagner.

in Parliamentary Affairs

January 2011; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 7991 words.

Parliamentary approval can be of crucial importance to ensure the democratic legitimacy of military operations as it can establish public consent to the executive's use of force. But...

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Labour's ‘Juridification’ of the Constitution

Roger Masterman.

in Parliamentary Affairs

July 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 7872 words.

This article responds to a number of points made by Mark Bevir in his article ‘The Westminster Model, Governance and Judicial Reform’ [Parliamentary Affairs 61 (2008), 559–77], in which...

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Engagement and Participation: What the Public Want and How our Politicians Need to Respond

Ruth Fox.

in Parliamentary Affairs

October 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 5817 words.

Following the parliamentary expenses scandal, an array of parliamentary and constitutional reforms has been proposed as a means to re-establish public trust and confidence in MPs and...

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The Impact of Political Marketing on Internal Party Democracy

Darren G. Lilleker.

in Parliamentary Affairs

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

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

Political marketing has been argued to have improved the parties’ responsiveness to voter concerns, and revolutionised aspects of campaigning. There are however negative consequences of...

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There was a Doctor, a Journalist and Two Welshmen: the Voting Behaviour of Independent MPs in the United Kingdom House of Commons, 1997–2007

Philip Cowley and Mark Stuart.

in Parliamentary Affairs

January 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 5496 words.

Ever since the abolition of university constituencies in 1950, independent MPs have been a very rare species at Westminster. Martin Bell, elected for Tatton in 1997, was the first mainland...

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Training for Elected Representatives in Vietnam: Context, Approach, Process

Lam Duc Nguyen.

in Parliamentary Affairs

July 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 6330 words.

The nature and extent of processes and programmes for the development of skills and knowledge required by members of Vietnam's elected bodies, including the National Assembly and provincial...

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How to reach Members of Parliament? Citizens and Members of Parliament on the Effectiveness of Political Participation Repertoires

Marc Hooghe and Sofie Marien.

in Parliamentary Affairs

July 2014; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; Law and Politics; Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; UK Politics. 8406 words.

Non-institutionalised forms of political participation are on the rise in Western societies, but thus far, we do not know all that much about their effectiveness. In this article we report...

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Defending Representative Democracy: Parties and the Future of Political Engagement in Britain1

Philip Parvin and Declan McHugh.

in Parliamentary Affairs

July 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

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

Democracy in Britain would appear to be in decline. Fewer people are joining political parties; fewer people are participating in general elections; and mass protest on a wide variety of...

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