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Another Piece Of L.A.'S Natural Heritage Imperiled, Cheryl Swift, Robert Gottlieb Dec 2000

Another Piece Of L.A.'S Natural Heritage Imperiled, Cheryl Swift, Robert Gottlieb

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Sanctimony On Sanctions: What The United States And Russia Have In Common, Editor Dec 2000

Sanctimony On Sanctions: What The United States And Russia Have In Common, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes political psychological issues related to consequences stemming from political sanctions.


California's Housing Crisis Affects Us All, Jan Breidenbach, Peter Dreier Sep 2000

California's Housing Crisis Affects Us All, Jan Breidenbach, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Some Modest Proposals For L.A.'S Next Mayor, Robert Gottlieb, Marianne Browne, Carlos Porras Sep 2000

Some Modest Proposals For L.A.'S Next Mayor, Robert Gottlieb, Marianne Browne, Carlos Porras

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Alternative La, Kelly Candaele, Peter Dreier Aug 2000

Alternative La, Kelly Candaele, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Trends. Hugo Chavez And Loyalty: What Venezuela Can Teach Us About Ourselves, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Hugo Chavez And Loyalty: What Venezuela Can Teach Us About Ourselves, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses and evaluates the actions of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who, after winning a procedurally fair, democratic election, chose members of his political team based on loyalty rather than expertise.


Why America's Workers Can't Pay The Rent, Peter Dreier Jul 2000

Why America's Workers Can't Pay The Rent, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Political Corruption In The Caribbean Basin : A Comparative Analysis Of Jamaica And Costa Rica, Michael W. Collier Jun 2000

Political Corruption In The Caribbean Basin : A Comparative Analysis Of Jamaica And Costa Rica, Michael W. Collier

FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Political corruption in the Caribbean Basin retards state economic growth and development, undermines government legitimacy, and threatens state security. In spite of recent anti-corruption efforts of intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations (IGO/NGOs), Caribbean political corruption problems appear to be worsening in the post-Cold War period. This dissertation discovers why IGO/NGO efforts to arrest corruption are failing by investigating the domestic and international causes of political corruption in the Caribbean. The dissertation’s theoretical framework centers on an interdisciplinary model of the causes of political corruption built within the rule-oriented constructivist approach to social science. The model first employs a ...


The Church As Counterculture, Michael Budde May 2000

The Church As Counterculture, Michael Budde

Michael Budde

The question, "What does it mean to be 'the church'?" has always been among the most controversial and of vital concern to political, economic, and ecclesial leaders alike. How it is answered influences whether Christianity will be a force for legitimating or subverting existing secular relations of power, influence, and privilege. The Church as Counterculture enters the debates on Christian identity, purpose, and organization by calling for the churches to reclaim their roles as "communities of disciples"-distinct and distinctive groups formed by the priorities and practices of Jesus-to constitute a countercultural reality and challenge to secular society and existing ...


Healthy Farms, Healthy Kids, Healthy Education, Patricia Mccart-Malloy, Michelle Mascarenhas May 2000

Healthy Farms, Healthy Kids, Healthy Education, Patricia Mccart-Malloy, Michelle Mascarenhas

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Living Wage: Big Money's Wolf In Sheep's Clothing In Santa Monica, Kelly Candaele, Peter Dreier May 2000

Living Wage: Big Money's Wolf In Sheep's Clothing In Santa Monica, Kelly Candaele, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Expanding Environmental Horizons, Robert Gottlieb Apr 2000

Expanding Environmental Horizons, Robert Gottlieb

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Decentralization And Democratization In Bolivia, Miguel Centellas Mar 2000

Decentralization And Democratization In Bolivia, Miguel Centellas

Miguel Centellas

Bolivia’s decentralization under the 1994 Ley de Participación Popular (LPP) cannot be characterized as federalism or administrative decentralization. The Bolivian model demonstrates the importance of ideological discourse and the role of decentralization in democratization. The ideological and historical roots of Bolivia’s state decentralization explain its divergence from other decentralization strategies. Bolivia’s LPP includes citi-zen-initiated Organizaciones Territoriales de Base (OTB) which provide communal democratic control over municipal governments. This unique strategy makes Bolivia a possible case for emulation among other decentralizing (and democratizing) regimes.


Sprawl's Invisible Hand, Peter Dreier Feb 2000

Sprawl's Invisible Hand, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


La Reforma De La Educación Superior. Señas Del Debate Internacional A Fin De Siglo, Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez Jan 2000

La Reforma De La Educación Superior. Señas Del Debate Internacional A Fin De Siglo, Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez

Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez

El artículo ubica algunos de los interlocutores relevantes en el debate sobre el rumbo de la educación superior en el siglo XXI, así como señalar las líneas de argumentación más relevantes. Se divide en dos secciones. La primera hace referencia al papel de varias agencias multilaterales en la definición de políticas públicas de educación superiorl. La segunda comenta tres casos nacionales: Francia, Inglaterra y Estados Unidos.


Gradations Of Democracy? Empirical Tests Of Alternative Conceptualizations, Zachary Elkins Jan 2000

Gradations Of Democracy? Empirical Tests Of Alternative Conceptualizations, Zachary Elkins

Zachary Elkins

No abstract provided.


Quem Votaria? As Consequências Do Voto Obrigatόrio, Zachary Elkins Jan 2000

Quem Votaria? As Consequências Do Voto Obrigatόrio, Zachary Elkins

Zachary Elkins

No abstract provided.


Parlamento Y Gobierno En Uruguay. Hacia Una Teoría Del Ciclo Político, Daniel Chasquetti, Juan A. Moraes Jan 2000

Parlamento Y Gobierno En Uruguay. Hacia Una Teoría Del Ciclo Político, Daniel Chasquetti, Juan A. Moraes

Daniel Chasquetti

El presente trabajo indaga el conjunto de la producción legislativa de importancia, como un indicador central para demostrar la forma en como se comporta el proceso de gobierno en Uruguay. Este desarrollo permite establecer las características de la relación entre el Poder Ejecutivo y el Poder Legislativo, así como inferir los efectos que tanto el marco institucional como las propias reglas electorales generan sobre los proceso de decisión. El trabajo está dividido en cuatro secciones. En la primera se presenta el conjunto de reglas con las cuales los partidos y fracciones juegan en la arena parlamentaria y se vinculan con ...


Resource Security And The Canada-Us Pacific Salmon Dispute, Christopher Gore Dec 1999

Resource Security And The Canada-Us Pacific Salmon Dispute, Christopher Gore

Christopher D Gore

No abstract provided.


"Pledging Allegiance: Reflections On Discipleship And The Church After Rwanda", Michael Budde Dec 1999

"Pledging Allegiance: Reflections On Discipleship And The Church After Rwanda", Michael Budde

Michael Budde

No abstract provided.


What Has Eastern Europe Taught Us About The Democratisation Literature (And Vice Versa)?, Petr Kopecky, Cas Mudde Dec 1999

What Has Eastern Europe Taught Us About The Democratisation Literature (And Vice Versa)?, Petr Kopecky, Cas Mudde

Cas Mudde

The relationship between Eastern Europe and democratisation studies so far has been highly asymmetric. In contrast to the vast contribution, both in data and theory, of Eastern Europe to the democratisation literature, the latter has been of only modest use to the understanding of the democratisation processes in post communist Europe. Despite the growing number of empirically grounded assessments, most notably of degrees of democratic consolidation within East-Central Europe, there is still very little agreement on what exactly is democratic transition and consolidation or on what explains the seemingly widening gap between East-Central Europe on the one hand and the ...


The Netherlands: Explaining The Limited Success Of The Extreme Right, Cas Mudde, Joop Van Holsteyn Dec 1999

The Netherlands: Explaining The Limited Success Of The Extreme Right, Cas Mudde, Joop Van Holsteyn

Cas Mudde

The third wave of right-wing extremism in West Europe, which started in the early 1980s (Von Beyme, 1988), did not pass the Netherlands by. This chapter deals with Dutch manifestation of extreme right parties, most notably its main representative, the Centrumdemocraten (Centre Democrats, CD). It presents a portrait of this party, describing its history, organization and ideology, and electorate, as well as a discussion of the reasons for its limited success compared to equivalent parties in countries like Austria, Belgium and France.


Extreme Right Parties In Eastern Europe, Cas Mudde Dec 1999

Extreme Right Parties In Eastern Europe, Cas Mudde

Cas Mudde

No abstract provided.


Germany: Extremism Without Successful Parties, Cas Mudde Dec 1999

Germany: Extremism Without Successful Parties, Cas Mudde

Cas Mudde

No abstract provided.


Explaining Different Paths Of Democratization: The Czech And Slovak Republics, Cas Mudde Dec 1999

Explaining Different Paths Of Democratization: The Czech And Slovak Republics, Cas Mudde

Cas Mudde

Since the ‘velvet split’ in January 1993, the Czech and Slovak Republics seem to have developed into completely different directions: towards a role model and a problematic case of post-communist democracy respectively. This supposedly sharp difference in development provides in itself a very interesting topic for study, but also makes for a very useful set-up to evaluate the many theories that have been offered to explain (un)successful processes of democratization in Eastern Europe. In this article, we compare the two countries in light of their degree of ‘democratic consolidation’, to establish in more detail in which way they actually ...


"Introduction", Michael Budde Dec 1999

"Introduction", Michael Budde

Michael Budde

No abstract provided.