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Civil Administration

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The most distinctive feature of transitional administrations is the establishment and management of interim administrative structures with wholesale responsibility for the implementation of public ... More


Guarding the Treaty: The Compliance Strategies of the European Commissio n

Tanja A. Börzel

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Analyses the role of the European Commission as guardian of the European Treaty in ensuring compliance with EU law. The study shows that the Commission relies on four different compliance strategies, ... More


Endangered Languages of Austronesia

Margaret Florey (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544547
eISBN:
9780191720260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544547.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book explores challenges to linguistic vitality confronting many minority languages in the highly diverse and geographically far-flung Austronesian language family. The contributions bring ... More


International Pressures on Developing Countries

Carolyn Deere

in The Implementation Game: The TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550616
eISBN:
9780191720284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550616.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 5 explores how international pressures on developing countries contributed to variation in TRIPS implementation, describing the kinds of power at play, the players involved, and the tools ... More


TRIPS Implementation in Francophone Africa

Carolyn Deere

in The Implementation Game: The TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550616
eISBN:
9780191720284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550616.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter explains why a group of the world's poorest countries adopted an array of TRIPS‐plus standards. It begins with a review of the colonial influence on IP regulation in francophone African ... More


AFRICOM: Militarizing Peace

Adam Branch

in Displacing Human Rights: War and Intervention in Northern Uganda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782086
eISBN:
9780199919130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782086.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 7 considers the most recent form of self-proclaimed human rights intervention in Uganda: US military intervention via its new military command for Africa, AFRICOM. AFRICOM is unprecedented in ... More


Sida Aid in Electricity and Natural Resource Projects in India

Clark C. Gibson

in The Samaritan's Dilemma: The Political Economy of Development Aid

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278855
eISBN:
9780191602863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278857.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines two development assistance projects undertaken by Sida in India. These case studies demonstrate the use of institutional analysis as a diagnostic tool, and illustrate how ... More


Basic institutional framework

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The book provides plenty of evidence that many of the problems in implementing effective post-conflict economic reconstruction have to do with poor institutional arrangements and weak institutions. ... More


Trade and Environment Regimes in Operation: The North American Auto Industry

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

The new NAFTA regime offers several instruments for capacity building, convergence, coalition building, and regulatory communication. These constitute improved mechanisms for dealing with ... More


Capacity building, competencies, and standards

Paul White and Jeff French

in Social Marketing and Public Health: Theory and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550692
eISBN:
9780191720413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550692.003.19
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the skill base for individual and organizational competencies in social marketing. It highlights the issues contributing to the development of standards for social marketing; ... More


Latina Transgender Women: The Social Context of HIV Risk and Responsive Multilevel Prevention Capacity Building

Frank Galvan and JoAnne Keatley

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on transgender Latina women, a population greatly impacted by HIV/AIDS. The first section provides an overview of how HIV has disproportionately affected transgender women, and ... More


The Simple Analytics of Elite Behaviour under Limited State Capacity

François Bourguignon and Thierry Verdier

in The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659036
eISBN:
9780191749032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659036.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the issue of taxation and redistribution in economies dominated by elites with limited state capacity. Within a simple aggregate framework, we discuss the political economy ... More


The Third Sector Delivering Public Services: Developments, Innovations and Challenges

James Rees and David Mullins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322399
eISBN:
9781447322405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322399.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This edited collection provides a comprehensive overview of the third (or voluntary) sector role in the delivery of public services in the UK. It covers social enterprise, capacity building, ... More


Building the Capacity of Small Community-Based Organizations to Better Serve Youth

Robin Lin Miller, Shannon K. E. Kobes, and Jason C. Forney

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Community-based organizations (CBOs) are a principal means by which members of American society seek to improve human wellbeing and advocate on behalf of those whose needs are not well met by other ... More


Improving Youth-Serving Social Settings: Intervention Goals and Strategies for Schools, Youth Programs, and Communities

Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Marybeth Shinn

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter summarizes three kinds of intervention goals and strategies that can improve youth-serving social settings. First, organizations and communities can come together in participatory ways ... More


From regional integration to regionalism in Africa: building capacities for the post-Millennium Development Goals agenda

Cristina D’Alessandro

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter repositions regional processes within the post-MDGs agenda and inquires as to their contribution to its construction. It assesses the progress made towards the achievement of regional ... More


Capacity Building for Early Childhood Development

Sara L. Hommel

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The success of sustained expansion of quality ECD programming depends critically on the capacity in practice and the capacity in knowledge among all relevant stakeholders, including designers, ... More


Voices Less Heard: the importance of critical and “indigenous” perspectives

Alan Pence

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The last two decades have witnessed unparalleled international interest regarding the development of policies and programs for young children. This chapter places the contemporary discourse into the ... More


Deliberation’s Contribution to Community Capacity Building

Bo Kinney

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines deliberation's relationship to community capacity building. It uses a framework developed by Chaskin, Brown, Venkatesh, and Vidal, which defines four key characteristics of ... More


Appreciative inquiry

Caroline Nicholson and Julie Barnes

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the use of Appreciative Inquiry (AI) in palliative care. It argues that AI is a helpful addition to the more usual problem based paradigm of action research. The chapter ... More


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