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Humanitarian Intervention in the Balkans

Nicholas Morris*

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assesses the success of the two humanitarian interventions in the Balkans – Bosnia in 1995 and Kosovo in 1999 – from the perspective of humanitarian organizations. It argues how, ironically, the ... More


Private Bill Legislation: Newport, West Cowes, Ryde

John Prest

in Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is concerned with private bill legislation in the towns of Newport, West Cowes, and Ryde in the Isle of Wight. It focuses on the three Acts for Newport (1786), West Cowes (1816), and ... More


The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Gil Loescher

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was created over 50 years ago to be a human rights and advocacy organization. But governments also created the agency to promote regional ... More


International Recognition of Refugees

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Beginning with the establishment by the League of Nations of the first High Commissioner for Refugees in 1921, the scope and functions of assistance programmes for refugees gradually expanded, as ... More


The International Human Rights Legal System

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter provides an overview of the most important nuts and bolts of the international human rights legal system, which generally resides within the structures of the United Nations. It first ... More


UNHCR and the Global Governance of Refugees *

Gil Loescher and James Milner

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Among the various categories of international migration, asylum and refugee protection is unique in its degree of formal institutionalization. It has its own international convention and a ... More


General Principles of Administration and Civil Service in Germany: (July 22,1944)

Otto Kircheimer

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0020
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the general principles of government administration and Civil Service in Germany. It begins with an overview of the administrative problems facing military government as well ... More


Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

Emily Conroy-Krutz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453533
eISBN:
9781501701047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453533.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1812, eight American missionaries, under the direction of the recently formed American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, sailed from the United States to South Asia. The reason for the ... More


Exploring the Determinants of CAP Reform: A Delphi Survey of Key Decision-makers 1

Arlindo Cunha and Alan Swinbank

in An Inside View of the CAP Reform Process: Explaining the MacSharry, Agenda 2000, and Fischler Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591572
eISBN:
9780191725579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591572.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

A panel of key decision-makers, closely involved in the 1992, 1999, and 2003 CAP reforms, participated in a Delphi survey designed to ascertain what had prompted the Commission to launch these reform ... More


An Inquiring Culture

Sandra Raban

in A Second Domesday?: The Hundred Rolls of 1279-80

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252879
eISBN:
9780191719264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252879.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter locates the 1279–80 hundred rolls in the inquiring culture evident in many parts of 13th-century Europe. It examines Edward I's other English inquiries, most particularly those of ... More


Collecting the Information

Sandra Raban

in A Second Domesday?: The Hundred Rolls of 1279-80

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252879
eISBN:
9780191719264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252879.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the way in which the 1279–80 hundred roll inquiry was executed. It provides a table of counties and their commissioners. It explores the background of commissioners and provides ... More


French Union Combat Forces

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 2, the author describes the French reoccupation of Indochina following World War II and the organization of the French high command and territorial command structures. The strength and ... More


International Supervision

Agnès Hurwitz

in The Collective Responsibility of States to Protect Refugees

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199278381
eISBN:
9780191706998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278381.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Having highlighted the many protection challenges arising from the implementation of safe third country practices, and the limitations of EU judicial supervision, this chapter examines whether and ... More


Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) are elected representatives whose role is to bring a public voice to policing and hold the police to account; the holders of this controversial role also control ... More


Relationships and communication with NHS Commissioners

Nicholas Hunt

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0043
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The NHS is divided into a purchasing arm, which commissions, monitors, and pays for care; and a provider arm, which delivers care in hospitals and the community. This chapter discusses the importance ... More


Epilogue

David Tobis

in From Pariahs to Partners: How parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195099881
eISBN:
9780199344772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099881.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The epilogue briefly describes what has happened to the child welfare system since Ronald Richter became commissioner after John Mattingly resigned in July 2011. He issued a strategic plan that was ... More


Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Kevin Dunion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book is the only in-depth guide to Scotland’s freedom of information (FOI) regime. Written by Kevin Dunion, the first Scottish Information Commissioner, it provides detailed commentary on the ... More


UNHCR and the Making of Refugee Law

Ingo Venzke

in How Interpretation Makes International Law: On Semantic Change and Normative Twists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657674
eISBN:
9780191753114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657674.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter generally introduces international bureaucracies as autonomous actors in the practice of interpretation and then illustrates in greater detail how the United Nations High Commissioner ... More


Too Great a Burden to Bear: The Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Christopher B. Bean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823268757
eISBN:
9780823271771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268757.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In its brief seven-year existence, the Freedmen’s Bureau became the epicenter of the debate about Reconstruction. Cognizant of its responsibilities, partisans fiercely debated its necessity. ... More


Working with local commissioners to deliver Advanced Care Planning

Jennifer Stothard

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0024
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter describes the role of the commissioner, commissioning of end of life care services, commissioning to deliver Advanced Care Planning (ACP), engaging commissioners to support delivery of ... More


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