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A Presidentializing Party State? A Presidentializing Party State? The Federal Republic of Germany

Thomas Poguntke

in The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199252015
eISBN:
9780191602375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252017.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The political process of the Federal Republic has always been characterized by two seemingly contradictory attributes. Germany was said to be a Chancellor democracy and party state at the same time. ... More


Austria

Wolfgang C. Müller

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the constitutional reform of 1929, Austria comes under the rubric of semi‐presidentialism as defined in this volume: alongside the chancellor (prime minister), who is fully responsible to ... More


The Nonpersonalization of Voting Behavior in Germany

Frank Brettschneider and Oscar W. Gabriel

in Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The federal elections of 1998 were the first time in Germany that notions of personalization and presidentialization were discussed during an election; before that German voters chose, at least ... More


The Government and Organization of the Supreme Court of Judicature

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the institutions of government in the 19th century, covering the Lord Chancellor's Office, the Council of Judges, and the Rule Committee. It then discusses organizations and ... More


The Limits of Taxation and the Politics of Representation

WILLIAM J. ASHWORTH

in Customs and Excise: Trade, Production, and Consumption in England 1640-1845

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259212
eISBN:
9780191717918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259212.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the protests unleashed by the decision of the Earl of Bute, and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Francis Dashwood, to seek revenue via an Act designed to ... More


Officers and Departments

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores the administrative structure of central government in Scotland, focusing on how officers of state supervised the departments that actually delivered the governing. The link ... More


The Judicial Office

James Vallance White

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the Judicial Office, which acted as the parliamentary conduit by which lawyers, litigants, and the public approached the Law Lords, and it was by that same channel through ... More


From Appellate Committee to Supreme Court: A Narrative

Andrew Le Sueur

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter attempts to chart the principal events leading up to the Government's decision on 12 June 2003 to announce that the judicial business of the House of Lords would be transferred to a ... More


The Lord Chancellor as Head of the Judiciary 1

Dawn Oliver

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses judiciary-related roles of the old-style Lord Chancellor. These include the rights of the Lord Chancellor to sit on the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and the ... More


The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Stefan Tengblad (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book addresses one of the most central issues in the field of management and answers the following questions: What do managers actually do at work? How do they tackle their responsibilities and ... More


His Highness' Man at Kew: Talbot and Agamemnon, 1737–1738

James Sambrook

in James Thomson 1700–1748: A Life

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117889
eISBN:
9780191671104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117889.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the time Thomson spent in Richmond, which allowed the poet to visit other royal patrons aside from the Prince of Wales, such as Queen Catherine and Amelia, the Princess Royal. ... More


The Distinction Wins Acceptance

Lawrence Moonan

in Divine Power: The Medieval Power Distinction up to its Adoption by Albert, Bonaventure, and Aquinas

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267553
eISBN:
9780191683282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267553.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An essentially coherent understanding of the Power Distinction was already received within the Faculty of Theology, before the University of Paris had the support of its charter in 1231. However, the ... More


The Treasury and British Public Policy, 1906–1959

G. C. Peden

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207078
eISBN:
9780191677472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207078.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This authoritative history of the Treasury provides a new perspective on public policy making in the 20th century as it explores the role and functions of the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the ... More


The Fire This Time

Sean McMeekin

in The Red Millionaire: A Political Biography of Willy Munzenberg, Moscow's Secret Propaganda Tsar in the West

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098471
eISBN:
9780300130096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098471.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses Adolf Hitler's coming into power, and how very few Germans expected him to be an effective chancellor. Both Hugenberg and Papen, who took the crucial positions of economics ... More


Leaders of modern universities: Primi inter pares or chief executive officers?

Lars Engwall and Carin Eriksson Lindvall

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter deals with managerial work in universities. First, it discusses the basic characteristics of universities in relation to their position with states, professions, and markets. Second, ... More


The London School of Economics

Jose Harris

in William Beveridge: A Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter talks about how Beveridge spent eighteen years at the London School of Economics, which he succeeded in establishing as a leading centre for the social sciences. From the start of its ... More


The Treasury and its Roles, 1906–1959

G. C. Peden

in The Treasury and British Public Policy, 1906–1959

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207078
eISBN:
9780191677472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207078.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

The Treasury has been described as ‘the most political of departments’ in Britain. Treasury control of public expenditure involves participation in decisions as to which policies should be funded, ... More


Afterword “I’m Not a Crusader”: Retirement

Araminta Stone Johnston

in And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738285
eISBN:
9781604738292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Gray’s life after his retirement as bishop of Mississippi on September 30, 1993. He immediately took up new responsibilities, namely as interim chaplain at Sewanee for the ... More


Francis Bacon and the Parliamentarians

Christopher Hill

in Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Francis Bacon lived from 1561 to 1627. He was always near the centre of power, and under James I he rose to be Lord Chancellor. He was a leading figure in the government until in 1621 he was ... More


New College, 1919–1922

Leslie Mitchell

in Maurice Bowra: A Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199295845
eISBN:
9780191700729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295845.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Cecil Maurice Bowra went up to New College in the spring of 1919, shortly after demobilization. He had been to Oxford twice before: once when, early in 1916, he had visited the city in order to take ... More


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