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The Executive Power “of Appointing, Overseeing, and Controlling Those Who Execute the Laws”

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

in Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300194562
eISBN:
9780300213416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194562.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the power of the president over offices and its appointed officers, and their function as part of the executive. While the U.S Constitution states that the Congress shall have ... More


Contagious Representation: Women's Political Representation in Democracies around the World

Frank C. Thames and Margaret S. Williams

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784174
eISBN:
9780814784181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784174.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Women's participation in parliaments, high courts, and executive offices worldwide has reached record high numbers, but this global increase in women's representation masks significant variation ... More


The Race for the Presidency: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Regina G. Lawrence and Melody Rose

in Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199328734
eISBN:
9780199398966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328734.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes some of the challenges of gender strategy and gender-office congruency faced by American women who seek national executive office and how those challenges played out in the ... More


Secretary-General’s Office

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the role of the UN Secretary-General (SG) and of his Executive Office (EOSG) in the Rwandan genocide. It situates the peacekeeping operation within the context of the enthusiasm ... More


Racism in the Nation's Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson's America

Eric S. Yellin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607207
eISBN:
9781469608020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607214_Yellin
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between the 1880s and 1910s, thousands of African Americans passed civil service exams and became employed in the executive offices of the federal government. However, by 1920, promotions to ... More


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