Contemporary Political Ideologies by Anthony Wright, Roger Eatwell PDF

By Anthony Wright, Roger Eatwell

ISBN-10: 0861870999

ISBN-13: 9780861870998

This significant new textual content severely assesses the foremost political ideologies of the twentieth century. The Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties witnessed a flowering of recent and renowned ideologies, corresponding to feminism and ecologism, and a revival of others, significantly liberalism. The upheavals of the early Nineteen Nineties have initiated clean debate among significant thinkers at the nature of ideology, a lot of it even if opposed or polemical. "Modern Political Ideologies" examines in an goal scholarly demeanour the evolution of key political ideologies and assesses their impression and improvement in the course of the twentieth century. This quantity is key interpreting for all scholars of politics, and certainly someone who has an curiosity in present occasions and desires to procure a deeper knowing of the character, scope and ambition of alternative ideologies.

It is now on hand in a revised and extended moment edition(1999).
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Parlamentarische Macht und Performanz: der theoretische Zugriff che dem zentralen Ziel der Schaffung, Sicherung und Unterstützung einer handlungsfähigen Regierung dienen. Insoweit steht hier – ganz im Sinne Bagehots – die Funktion der Regierungsbildung im Vordergrund (Bagehot 2001: 99-100). Dagegen sind weder ausgeprägte eigenständige Gesetzgebungs- noch umfangreiche Kontrollpotentiale vonnöten: Erstere würden die Regierung nur in ihrem Versuch, eigene legislatorische Projekte möglichst zügig durch die parlamentarischen Instanzen zu schleusen, behindern; letztere widersprächen dem instrumentellen Charakter, welchen das Parlament in dieser Perspektive zugewiesen bekommen hat.

42 III. Die alten Demokratien der Welt: der Gegenstand bildet (Sartori 1992: 173-182), kann immerhin konstatiert werden, dass er unstrittig den freiheitssichernden Kern, mithin die Sicherung negativer Freiheitsrechte präzise absteckt. Übersicht 3: Robert A. Dahls Polyarchiekriterien und ihre Messung Kriterien 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Assoziations- und Koalitionsfreiheit Recht auf freie Meinungsäußerung Recht, zu wählen (aktives Wahlrecht) Recht, in öffentliche Ämter gewählt zu werden (passives Wahlrecht) Recht politischer Eliten, um Wählerstimmen und Unterstützung zu konkurrieren Existenz alternativer, pluralistischer Informationsquellen (Informationsfreiheit) Freie und faire Wahlen Institutionen, die die Regierungspolitik von Wählerstimmen und anderen Ausdrucksformen der Bürgerpräferenzen abhängig machen Messung Minimum: 0 (keine Polyarchie) Maximum: 1 (Polyarchie) Quelle: Dahl 1971: 3; Merkel 1999: 31.

3 Spezifika alter Demokratien: die Auswahlkriterien der Studie Als „alte“ Demokratie soll zum einen eine politische Ordnung gelten, die im Sinne des von Freedom House benannten Kriteriums innerer und äußerer Souveränität schon über einen längeren Zeitraum hinweg ein völkerrechtlich unabhängiges Staatswesen darstellt, mithin auf Basis einer selbst gesetzten Verfassungsordnung existiert und das staatliche Gewaltmonopol im Inneren effektiv ausübt. Darüber hinaus muss es frei von externen Interventionen sein, welche die Unversehrtheit des Territoriums und das staatliche Gewaltmonopol von außen her in Frage stellen.

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