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Decentralizing Decentralization: Mexico's Invisible Fourth Level of the State 1

Jonathan Fox

in Accountability Politics: Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199208852
eISBN:
9780191709005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208852.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores the relationship between democratization and decentralization. In Mexico, the government promoted deliberative citizen participation nation-wide in rural municipalities, well ... More


Creating a Multinational Public for the Corporation

Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin

in Local Players in Global Games: The Strategic Constitution of a Multinational Corporation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275625
eISBN:
9780191705809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275625.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

If the MNC is to become a genuine vehicle for mutually beneficial collaboration and learning by monitoring among its constituent units, as argued in the previous chapter, organizational channels must ... More


A False Start

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In general, modern governments invest only a small portion of the national income to the generation of new knowledge. In the United Kingdom, the Department of Science and Industrial Research carried ... More


Open Friendship and Justice

Peter Slade

in Open Friendship in a Closed Society: Mission Mississippi and a Theology of Friendship

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195372625
eISBN:
9780199871728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372625.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Just as Smith and Emerson describe, there is a reticence within Mission Mississippi to address any issues of systemic injustice. This is the result of the explicit application of the Southern ... More


A Leap in the Dark: Muslims and the State in Twenty-First-Century Europe

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the state of the relationship between immigrant-origin Muslim minorities and their Western European host countries in the twenty-first century. Just over 1 percent of the ... More


The Domestication of State-Mosque Relations

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the failures of the “outsourcing” phase described briefly in Chapter 2, and other events and issues that prompted European interior ministries to wrest control of state–mosque ... More


Imperfect Institutionalization: Islam Councils in Europe

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the second round of state–mosque relations that produced institutionalized Islam Councils. Interior ministries provided the first impetus to organize Islam as a “national” ... More


THE CLERGY IN THE YEARS OF CHANGE, 1530–1558

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198269243
eISBN:
9780191602412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269242.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The clergy of the three kingdoms are studied during the same years of change, 1530–1558. The focus is upon the role of the bishops and higher clergy in influencing political regimes, and on the ... More


The Royal Authority and the King's Childhood, 1376–82

Christopher Fletcher

in Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546916
eISBN:
9780191720826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546916.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter begins the inquiry into the themes of manhood and youth in the reign of Richard II with the circumstances of his accession and early reign. In the last year of Edward III's reign, ... More


Malaya

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.10
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

British intervention in the Malay states from 1874 established a form of over-rule through residents. Experience in managing the Malay nobility and district heads within patrimonial systems of state ... More


Multicultural Interlegality? Negotiating Family Law in the Context of Muslim Legal Pluralism in the UK

Samia Bano

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter draws upon debates about the concepts of ‘interlegality’ and ‘multicultural interlegality’, to analyze the ways in which Muslim legal pluralism in matters of family law are negotiated ... More


Local Agencies for Skill Creation

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

in Are Skills the Answer?: The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the development of network institutions in Japan, Italy, and the UK and examines their role in skill creation. Neither Italy nor the UK has found policy mechanisms that might ... More


Partner and Contractor to Government

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Modern chambers rely to a major extent on government finance through contracts. Early relationships developed through municipal improvement and local partnerships. This expanded to cover various ... More


The Second Campaign, 1905–1914

Jenifer Hart

in Proportional Representation: Critics of the British Electoral System 1820-1945

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201366
eISBN:
9780191674860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201366.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

John H. Humphreys was a clerk in the Post Office who initiated the revival of the PRS because he was alarmed by the results in the local London Borough Councils elections. Since the first elections ... More


Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Wai-man Lam and Percy Luen-tim Lui (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This new and fully revised edition of Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics critically assesses the main strands of continuity and change in Hong Kong's government and politics since the ... More


District Councils, Advisory Bodies, and Statutory Bodies

Jermain T.M. Lam

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Hong Kong's local government system and its complex web of local, advisory, and statutory bodies. It first details the development, functions, and political role of the District ... More


. Who Will Guard the Guardians?: Church Government and the Ecclesiology of the People of God, 1965–1969

Jeremy Bonner

in Empowering the People of God: Catholic Action before and after Vatican II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254002
eISBN:
9780823261154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Jeremy Bonner provides an analysis of the short-lived experiment in greater lay participation in the governance of the American Catholic Church in the late 1960s. With particular emphasis on the ... More


Beyond National Boundaries: Unions, Europe, and the World

Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick and Richard Hyman

in Trade Unions in Western Europe: Hard Times, Hard Choices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199644414
eISBN:
9780191756290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644414.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

National trade unions have long recognised the need to act beyond national boundaries, and most appreciate the growing urgency of effective international organization. This chapter presents an ... More


Newman on Vatican II

Ian Ker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717522
eISBN:
9780191786952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717522.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

John Henry Newman is often described as ‘the Father of the Second Vatican Council’. It is true that there is only one place in the Council’s documents where his direct influence can be detected, but ... More


Best Value but not best interests: can service users instruct mental health advocates?

Hazel Platzer

in The politics of evaluation: Participation and policy implementation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346063
eISBN:
9781447303954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346063.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the difficulties representing the views of people using mental health services. It focuses on the effectiveness of Patient Councils in acute psychiatric hospitals, facilitated ... More


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