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There is more consensus in Egalitarian parliaments

Iulian Moraru, David G. Andersen, Michael Kaminsky
2013 Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles - SOSP '13  
This paper describes the design and implementation of Egalitarian Paxos (EPaxos), a new distributed consensus algorithm based on Paxos.  ...  Egalitarian Paxos is to our knowledge the first protocol to achieve the previously stated goals efficiently-that is, requiring only a simple majority of replicas to be nonfaulty, using a number of messages  ...  We thank Amazon for donating part of the EC2 time used for the experiments reported in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2517349.2517350 dblp:conf/sosp/MoraruAK13 fatcat:55bawmaoifhqxgc6uumas7oasq

Gender and politics in the devolved assemblies

Sylvia Shaw
2013 Soundings  
It was thought that the new institutions would provide a more inclusive, less combative culture that aimed to include a greater proportion of women members.  ...  The devolution of powers from Westminster to the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Scottish Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales led to much speculation about the creation of a new political era  ...  In spite of these adversarial exchanges and tactics, there has been some success in the new institutions in terms of achieving a more consensual, egalitarian culture.  ... 
doi:10.3898/136266213809450301 fatcat:2su32exiuzhehia2ijhysfywpu

Bioethics in Denmark

MORTEN EBBE JUUL NIELSEN, MARTIN MARCHMAN ANDERSEN
2014 Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics  
be resolved satisfactorily by means of fi rst-order analyses alone, and that bioethics needs to engage more closely with second-order enquiries and the question of legitimacy in general.  ...  The authors argue that although fi rst-order examination plays an important role in teasing out different moral points of view, in contemporary democratic societies, few, if any, bioethical questions can  ...  The egalitarian Danish consensus model is, in spirit at least, built on the principle that no one should be left (completely) behind.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0963180113000935 pmid:24867435 fatcat:ajtygzinl5gk3bwn6cu5r5w7t4

Pollution Through Traffic and Transport: the Praxis of Cultural Pluralism in Parliamentary Technology Assessment

R. Hoppe, J. Grin
2000 TATuP - Journal for Technology Assessment in Theory and Practice  
It is in this area that cultural theory and political science can fruitfully meet to realize, together, more reflective forms of dealing with cultural pluralism in the praxis of policy analysis.  ...  The analysis shows that cultural theory is useful in assessing the degree of pluralism in TA studies.  ...  In the Danish case the lay panel emphasized egalitarian core values more than the TN staff which prepared the consensus conference.  ... 
doi:10.14512/tatup.9.4.8 fatcat:xfx6ylamvjckjipgz2u6ukcjsm

A Reply to Critics of Constitutional Goods

Alan Brudner
2009 Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence  
These critiques were originally presented at a symposium held in May, 2008 at the London School of Economics and Political Science and were later published together in Vol.  ...  In this article, the author replies to critiques of his book, Constitutional Goods(Oxford, 2004) by Professors Trevor Allan, Clare Chambers, John Charvet, Philip Cook, Thomas Poole, and Lorenzo Zucca.  ...  more in this article, but it is more of the same and nothing from which one can learn.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0841820900004689 fatcat:c2fj3xf2bzbntovlqpctkb4teu

Page 126 of The Dublin Review Vol. 213, Issue 427 [page]

1943 The Dublin Review  
At the root of this demand today lies the specific democratic consciousness which denies a Member of Parliament his representative quality if the suffrage is not under- stood in a radical-egalitarian sense  ...  $26 THE DUBLIN REVIEW seats in Parliament.  ... 

Connections and Tensions Between Nationalist and Sustainability Discourses in the Scottish Legislative Process

Andrea Ross, Rhys Jones
2016 Journal of law and society (Print)  
Yet, it must be pointed out that just like nationalism is multi-dimensional, there is no clear-cut dichotomy between these categories.  ...  Nationalist movement is a dynamic process in response to different discourses, which are manipulated by different groups of people to serve certain purposes.  ...  In this respect, the language of social policy is similar to discourse of nationalism in so far as one group can argue to have more of a certain quality(for example, egalitarianism or entrepreneurialism  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-6478.2016.00750.x fatcat:wsgjtntncvbldbkqmadrat25nm

Contestation over Development Policy in the European Parliament

Tapio Raunio, Wolfgang Wagner
2020 Journal of Common Market Studies  
But do such national interests surface more often than in other issue areas, and what is the structure of contestation over development policy in the European Parliament (EP)?  ...  There is also increasing diversity within the European Union: some countries allocate more development aid while the contributions of newer member states are on average smaller.  ...  policy is 'business as usual' in the Parliament.  ... 
doi:10.1111/jcms.13138 fatcat:b74gnvrzxvdcjdr4udvyg4k7wm

Democracy, Representation, and Women: A Comparative Analysis

Manon Tremblay
2007 Democratization  
By contrast, in well-established democracies the most powerful explanation is found in an egalitarian conception of gender roles.  ...  The goal of the article is to advance understanding about which factors help or hinder women in entering parliament in countries defined as democratic.  ...  She thanks the Department of Political Science in the Faculty of Arts for welcoming her.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13510340701398261 fatcat:3wtsvl7zzrdjhjcfc5ox4ophdi

Making Trade-Offs Visible: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations about the Relationship between Dimensions and Institutions of Democracy and Empirical Findings

Hans-Joachim Lauth, Oliver Schlenkrich
2018 Politics and Governance  
Vanhanen, Polity, Freedom House), the focal point of newer instruments is the assessment of the quality of established democracies.  ...  Incorporating trade-offs into the measurement enables us to identify various profiles of democracy (libertarian, egalitarian and control-focused democracy) via the quality of its dimensions.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the participants in the Workshop "Why Choice Matters-Revisiting and Comparing Measures of Democracy" (1-2 June 2017, in Zurich).  ... 
doi:10.17645/pag.v6i1.1200 fatcat:aja6d2aa4vawvbdhftvmasqkle

Valores políticos dos jornalistas do Congresso Nacional

Antonio Teixeira de Barros
2019 Intercom: Revista Brasileira de Ciências da Comunicação  
Regarding the opinion of the two groups on egalitarian policies, as shown in Table 8 , there is a consensus among the informants in favor of these policies, with approval of all items listed in the questionnaire  ...  Introduction The proximity between the media and politics, especially in the case of parliament is not new, but there is a new phenomenon in this imbricated relationship that is the hiring of journalists  ... 
doi:10.1590/1809-5844201914 fatcat:2q373j3g7jg5pmqsgv2f7sri2y

Democracy: contested concept with a common core [chapter]

Svend-Erik Skaaning
2021 Research Handbook on Democracy and Development  
This circumstance means that much more variation in the rankings is theoretically possible, especially if there are some trade-offs between the achievement of the various components.  ...  statement: In the case of a word like democracy, not only is there no agreed definition, but the attempt to make one is resisted from all sides.  ... 
doi:10.4337/9781788112659.00008 fatcat:gf2vs64ilnainmqxp756p3lom4

Page 252 of Political Studies Vol. 22, Issue 3 [page]

1974 Political Studies  
The overriding theme is that there is a balance between a government which is confident and effective and yet which is also responsible, in the forms of its executive accountability to Parliament, responsiveness  ...  There is, not surprisingly, an Anglo-American framework of comparison.  ... 

Welfare Works: Explaining Female Legislative Representation

Frances Rosenbluth, Rob Salmond, Michael F. Thies
2006 Politics & Gender  
The emergence of this gender gap, in turn, creates incentives for parties to compete for the female vote, and one way that they do so is to include more and more women in their parliamentary delegations  ...  Scholars generally agree on many of the favorable conditions for women to enter parliament, including, inter alia, proportional representation, leftism in government, and female employment.  ...  If Nordic attitudes are in fact more gender-egalitarian, then this is something to be explained, not the answer.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1743923x06060065 fatcat:gr2eigr7ive23omilzxjwyd33i

Welfare Works: Explaining Female Legislative Representation

Frances McCall Rosenbluth, Robert Salmond, Michael F. Thies
2006 Social Science Research Network  
The emergence of this gender gap, in turn, creates incentives for parties to compete for the female vote, and one way that they do so is to include more and more women in their parliamentary delegations  ...  Scholars generally agree on many of the favorable conditions for women to enter parliament, including, inter alia, proportional representation, leftism in government, and female employment.  ...  If Nordic attitudes are in fact more gender-egalitarian, then this is something to be explained, not the answer.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1158637 fatcat:mfa5aexvnnf5hpbw6ogmjsmf6u
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