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In Reforming Schools, Don't Forget Students' Stomachs, Robert Gottlieb, Michelle Mascarenhas Dec 1998

In Reforming Schools, Don't Forget Students' Stomachs, Robert Gottlieb, Michelle Mascarenhas

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


In Reforming Schools, Don't Forget Students' Stomachs, Robert Gottlieb, Michelle Mascarenhas Dec 1998

In Reforming Schools, Don't Forget Students' Stomachs, Robert Gottlieb, Michelle Mascarenhas

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


There's No Racial Justice Without Economic Justice, Peter Dreier Dec 1998

There's No Racial Justice Without Economic Justice, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Political Research In Martial Law Poland, David S. Mason Oct 1998

Political Research In Martial Law Poland, David S. Mason

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

In early 1981, at the height of the Solidarity revolution, I was accepted by lREX to spend the spring 1982 semester in Warsaw for my project on the development of the workers' movement and the formation of Solidarity. My family and I were to fly to Poland just after Christmas of 1981. But on December 13, martial law was declared, and the Polish borders were sealed. I had taken a leave of absence from Butler University, and we had already rented out our house, so we were stranded.


The Stirrings Of A New Progressive Movement Can Be Heard, Peter Dreier, Robert Gottlieb Sep 1998

The Stirrings Of A New Progressive Movement Can Be Heard, Peter Dreier, Robert Gottlieb

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Reconnecting Campus And Community, Peter Dreier, Robert Gottlieb Aug 1998

Reconnecting Campus And Community, Peter Dreier, Robert Gottlieb

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Reconnecting Campus And Community - Occidental's Core Mission Of Research With A Problem-Solving Focus Must Be The Goal For The Next Generation, Peter Dreier, Robert Gottlieb Aug 1998

Reconnecting Campus And Community - Occidental's Core Mission Of Research With A Problem-Solving Focus Must Be The Goal For The Next Generation, Peter Dreier, Robert Gottlieb

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Party Formation And Policy Outcomes Under Different Electoral Systems, Massimo Morelli Aug 1998

Party Formation And Policy Outcomes Under Different Electoral Systems, Massimo Morelli

ISU Economic Report Series

This paper provides a game-theoretic model of representative democracy with endogenous party formation. Coalition formation may occur before and after elections, and the expected payoffs from the after-election majority game affect incentives-to form parties before the elections. In this way Duverger's hypothesis can be formally explained by the strategic behavior of political elites. If politicians care primarily about private benefits, the equilibrium policy outcome under a proportional electoralsystem coincides with the median party's position. On the other hand, with quasilinear utility, the.distance from the median voter outcome may be lower with plurality rule.


Business Would Have Its Way: Misleadingly Labeled The 'Paycheck Protection Act,' It's An Assault On All Liberal Causes, Not Just Unions., Peter Dreier, Kelly Candaele May 1998

Business Would Have Its Way: Misleadingly Labeled The 'Paycheck Protection Act,' It's An Assault On All Liberal Causes, Not Just Unions., Peter Dreier, Kelly Candaele

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Business Would Have Its Way, Peter Dreier, Kelly Candaele May 1998

Business Would Have Its Way, Peter Dreier, Kelly Candaele

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Educators Need To Join Labor's Fight Against Paycheck Protection Laws, Kelly Candaele, Peter Dreier May 1998

Educators Need To Join Labor's Fight Against Paycheck Protection Laws, Kelly Candaele, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Educators Need To Join Labor's Fight Against Paycheck Protection Laws, Kelly Candaele, Peter Dreier May 1998

Educators Need To Join Labor's Fight Against Paycheck Protection Laws, Kelly Candaele, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Union Destruction Act, Kelly Candaele, Peter Dreier May 1998

Union Destruction Act, Kelly Candaele, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


A Sense Of Place, Robert Gottlieb May 1998

A Sense Of Place, Robert Gottlieb

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


The Sierra Club Wrestles With The Nativism In Environmentalism, Robert Gottlieb, Peter Dreier Mar 1998

The Sierra Club Wrestles With The Nativism In Environmentalism, Robert Gottlieb, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Sierra Club Wrestles With The Nativism In Environment: Sierra Club Wrestles With The Nativism In Environmentalism, Robert Gottlieb, Peter Dreier Mar 1998

Sierra Club Wrestles With The Nativism In Environment: Sierra Club Wrestles With The Nativism In Environmentalism, Robert Gottlieb, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


La Universidad Latinoamericana Contemporánea: Las Encrucijadas De Una Transición, Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez Jan 1998

La Universidad Latinoamericana Contemporánea: Las Encrucijadas De Una Transición, Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez

Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez

Panorama de las transformaciones de la educación superior en América Latina en el periodo de 1960 a 1995. Se proponen relaciones conceptuales entre los modelos de desarrollo económico y político de los países de la región y las opciones de cambio educativo en los sistemas universitarios. Se explora y discute la hipótesis de convergencia de modelos de cambio universitario.


Integración Regional Y Educación Superior, Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez Jan 1998

Integración Regional Y Educación Superior, Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez

Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez

Se analiza la coyuntura y contexto político de la integración latinoamericana a finales de la década noventa, y se discute en qué aspectos dicho contexto representa una oportunidad para emprender o profundizar dinámicas de integración universitaria en América Latina.


Expansión Del Sistema Educativo Superior En México 1970-1995, Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez Jan 1998

Expansión Del Sistema Educativo Superior En México 1970-1995, Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez

Roberto Rodríguez-Gómez

En el marco de un balance sobre las principales orientaciones de política pública que se han desarrollado en el ámbito de la enseñanza superior en México en los últimos 30 años, el presente documento explora las líneas que definieron la expansión universitaria en el país. El texto incluye una presentación de las pautas de crecimiento de las instituciones y de la matrícula escolar; asimismo se aborda el análisis de la distribución de la población escolar con respecto a los principales componentes de la matrícula: diseminación territorial, modalidades y niveles del sistema educativo superior y áreas de conocimiento. Por último, se ...


Recompas Y Recontras. Un Análisis De La Violencia Política En La Nicaragua Posrevolucionaria., Salvador Marti I Puig Jan 1998

Recompas Y Recontras. Un Análisis De La Violencia Política En La Nicaragua Posrevolucionaria., Salvador Marti I Puig

Salvador Marti i Puig

Las promesas hechas a los combatientes nicaragüenses desmovilizados una vez acordada la pacificación, no se materializaron pese a que era un aspecto esencial del proceso democratizador. Y fue lo que activó el surgimiento de recontras y recompas, ya no como grupos políticos armados sino como contingentes de desesperados. Se puso así de manifiesto la irresponsabilidad política y moral de las élites del país. Sólo la unión de las víctimas y desprotegidos podrá moderar los efectos de las políticas en curso, regresivas pese a la retórica democrática.


Fragmentación Política Y Gobierno En Uruguay: ¿Un Enfermo Imaginario?, Daniel Buquet, Daniel Chasquetti, Juan A. Moraes Jan 1998

Fragmentación Política Y Gobierno En Uruguay: ¿Un Enfermo Imaginario?, Daniel Buquet, Daniel Chasquetti, Juan A. Moraes

Daniel Chasquetti

En un trabajo publicado en 1992, Carlos Pareja utilizaba la metáfora de Moliére del enfermo imaginario para referirse al sistema político uruguayo. La idea central del autor era que, a pesar de un cúmulo de diagnósticos negativos, los desempeños de los partidos y las instituciones democráticas nacionales no tenían porqué ser deficitarios. En este trabajo, continuando la línea de reflexión anotada, se propone establecer de forma empírica las performances de nuestro sistema político y los constreñimientos institucionales que las determinan. El sistema político uruguayo, en una de sus más agudas caracterizaciones, ha sido descrito como una “partidocracia” (Caetano, Rilla y ...


A Brief Triumph For Progressive Housing Policy, Peter Dreier Jan 1998

A Brief Triumph For Progressive Housing Policy, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Turnout And Partisanship In Tennessee Elections, Lillard E. Richardson Jr., Grant W. Neeley Jan 1998

Turnout And Partisanship In Tennessee Elections, Lillard E. Richardson Jr., Grant W. Neeley

Political Science Faculty Publications

To understand the forces shaping current Tennessee politics, we discuss two fundamental concepts of Tennessee's electoral system: voting turnout and partisanship. These two concepts are easily illustrated by two questions. First, how many people participate in elections in the state? Second, whom do Tennesseans elect to represent them? While we use a historical perspective to inform the analysis, we are generally more interested in the forces shaping politics in Tennessee today.


Early Voting In Tennessee: Removing Barriers To Participation, Grant W. Neeley, Lillard E. Richardson Jr. Jan 1998

Early Voting In Tennessee: Removing Barriers To Participation, Grant W. Neeley, Lillard E. Richardson Jr.

Political Science Faculty Publications

In 1994. the Tennessee General Assembly mandated a new early voting system that allowed voters to cast a ballot in a two-week period prior to any election. Unlike absentee balloting, which requires registrants to justify why they cannot participate on election day, early voting is available to any registered voter who chooses to do so.

By enacting early voting in Tennessee, the state legislature hoped to achieve increased turnout and easier access for citizens unable to vote at a regular polling site on election day. The purpose of this chapter is to ascertain whether the program was able to increase ...


Trends In Public Opinion, 1989-1996, John M. Scheb Ii, William Lyons, Grant W. Neeley Jan 1998

Trends In Public Opinion, 1989-1996, John M. Scheb Ii, William Lyons, Grant W. Neeley

Political Science Faculty Publications

In this chapter, we examine the party identifications and ideological orientations of Tennesseans from 1989 through 1996, as revealed through survey research. We also look at Tennesseans' positions on several issues of public policy that have been salient in state politics during this period. Our intent is to isolate any trends in the partisan and ideological character of the state while examining citizens' positions on key issues.


"Embracing Pop Culture: The Catholic Church In The World Market", Michael Budde Dec 1997

"Embracing Pop Culture: The Catholic Church In The World Market", Michael Budde

Michael Budde

No abstract provided.


Constitutional Structure As A Limitation On The Scope Of The "Law Of Nations" In The Alien Tort Claims Act, Donald J. Kochan Dec 1997

Constitutional Structure As A Limitation On The Scope Of The "Law Of Nations" In The Alien Tort Claims Act, Donald J. Kochan

Donald J. Kochan

Jurisdiction matters. Outside of the set of jurisdictional constraints, the judiciary is at sea; it poses a threat to the separation of powers and risks becoming a dangerous and domineering branch. Jurisdictional limitations serve a particularly important function when the judiciary is dealing with issues of international law. Since much of international law concerns foreign relations, the province of the executive and, in part, the legislature, the danger that the judiciary will act in a policy-making role or will frustrate the functions of the political branches is especially great. The Framers of the Constitution were particularly concerned with constructing a ...


The Party Family And Its Study, Cas Mudde Dec 1997

The Party Family And Its Study, Cas Mudde

Cas Mudde

Although the notion of the party family, with the various cross-national and cross-temporal similarities it implies, underlies much of the standard work on comparative party politics, it nevertheless remains one of the most undertheorized and least specified approaches to the general classification of parties. Four of the principal approaches that are used to identify party families are discussed: origins and sociology, transnational links, policy and ideology, and party name. The advantages and disadvantages of each approach are assessed, as are some of the more generic problems that may be associated with all four approaches. The two approaches that appear best ...