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- Time to Go Back to the Grass Roots. Hightower, Jim // Progressive;Nov90, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p28
This article presents the author's opinion on the federal policy in the U.S., as of November 1990. The only way we, as a country, are going to reach the next century with any measure of pride, prosperity, and hope for the future is if we embrace social justice, economic opportunity, and...
- APOLITISME, PARTIS POLITIQUES ET PR�GNANCE DES INSTITUTIONS : LE CAS DE L'�LECTION MUNICIPALE DE 2005 � QU�BEC. Belley, Serge; Lavigne, Marc-Andr� // Recherches sociographiques;2008, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p47
Inspired by the theory of neo-institutionalism that gives institutions an important role in explaining political decision-making and public policy, this article analyses the November 2005 municipal election in Qu�bec City. By electing independent candidate Andre Boucher as Mayor, the voters...
- SMER In Firm Control. // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;May2007, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p9
No abstract available.
- The Impact of Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Social Movement Organizations on Public Policy: Some Recent Evidence and Theoretical Concerns. Burstein, Paul; Linton, April // Social Forces;Dec2002, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p381
This article considers the direct impact of political parties, interest groups, and social movement organizations (SMOs) on policy, providing evidence for a "core" hypothesis and three others that refine or qualify it. The core hypothesis: all three types of organizations have substantial...
- Dems' key challenges. Moulitsas, Markos // Hill;10/15/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 119, p29
The article focuses on the author's view regarding the key Democratic victories in order to break the influence and agenda of the Republicans including Electoral College, Republican strongholds and the Kentucky Senate.
- GOP demands confirmations. Mancini, Rosamaria // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/8/2002, Vol. 49 Issue 48, p1A
Reports that the nine-member Republican minority of the Nassau County Legislature insisted that four democratic appointees to the county planning commission must win confirmation from the Legislature before they vote on any more cases. Effect of the controversy on areas of commission decisions...
- Republicans need a new agenda. Lockhart, Lee // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;12/20/2002, Issue 323023, p20
Focuses on the reorganization of the political agenda of the Republican Party in California. Attraction of independent and Democratic voters; Promotion of issues supported by the voting population; Formulation of realistic regulations.
- Public Policy: Developing a Distinctive Identity? Hindmoor, Andrew // Parliamentary Affairs;Apr2002, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p287
Focuses on the public policy in Great Britain. Review of the second-term policy agenda of the Labour Party; Priority of the government on public policy reforms in health and education; Summary on the objectives and specific measures on the reform process.
- Swinging Britain. Waller, R. // New Statesman & Society;3/6/92, Vol. 5 Issue 192, p32
Summarizes the state of the three major political parties in Britain's marginal seats. List of seats; Majority percents; Challenges faced; Those that stand a good chance of falling; Individual contests by region; Why Labour's position is not as strong as it appears.