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Defining the Intervening and Explanatory Variables

Andrew Reynolds

in Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295105
eISBN:
9780191600128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295103.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This is the second of four chapters that discusses the theoretical underpinnings of the research on democratization in southern Africa that is described in the book, as well as providing qualitative ... More


Introduction: Putin in Perspective

Alex Pravda

in Leading Russia: Putin in Perspective: Essays in Honour of Archie Brown

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276141
eISBN:
9780191603341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276145.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter examines the changing leadership of Vladimir Putin. Most observers initially saw Putin as a transactional leader; with his practical and technocratic approach to fixing problems, he ... More


The Powers of the President

Louis Fisher

in The Law of the Executive Branch: Presidential Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199856213
eISBN:
9780199358397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856213.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter on presidential powers first analyzes three concepts that go beyond powers expressly stated: “implied,” “inherent,” and “prerogative.” It then considers specific presidential powers, ... More


Balancing Executive Power

Deirdre Curtin

in Executive Power of the European Union: Law, Practices, and the Living Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199264087
eISBN:
9780191718281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264087.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter focuses on the internal ordering of executive power within the EU political system and discusses the manner in which executive power is balanced by the other ‘countervailing’ powers in ... More


Finland

David Arter

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:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the retirement of President Kekkonen in 1981, a process of piecemeal constitutional reform has strengthened the core concept of parliamentary government at the expense of the old ... More


Externalizing National Executive Power

Deirdre Curtin

in Executive Power of the European Union: Law, Practices, and the Living Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199264087
eISBN:
9780191718281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264087.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter highlights the salience and centrality of contemporary executive power in the EU, and provides an overview of how executive power has jumped arenas over the course of time. This does not ... More


The Federal Government

Thomas Lundmark

in Power & Rights in US Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368727
eISBN:
9780199867530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368727.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The structure of the federal government of the United States is characterized by a pronounced application of the principle of separation of powers. A discussion of that principle provides a ... More


The Executive and Public Law: Power and Accountability in Comparative Perspective

Paul Craig and Adam Tomkins (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285594
eISBN:
9780191700361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285594.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This is a book about the definition of executive power and the ways in which it can be rendered accountable. Such power is especially important in the modern day, as exemplified by the detention of ... More


Foreign Affairs

Louis Fisher

in The Law of the Executive Branch: Presidential Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199856213
eISBN:
9780199358397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856213.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the foreign policy powers of Congress. The discussions cover treaty power; the role of the House; treaty termination and reinterpretation; executive agreements; ambassadors ... More


The Executive Power as the “Active Principle in All Governments”

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/9780300194562.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses The Executive Power Clause under Article II of the U.S. Constitution, which grants the president the executive power in running the state. Scholars criticize the clause, ... More


The “Transaction of Business with Foreign Nations Is Executive Altogether”

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/9780300194562.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that authority of the president over foreign affairs arises from the grant of the executive power and not from foreign relations clauses found in the remainder of Article II of ... More


Thermidor and the Bureaucratic Challenge

Howard G. Brown

in War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic State: Politics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205425
eISBN:
9780191676628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205425.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the changes in the bureaucracy and in the structure and personnel of military administration in France during the Thermidorian Convention of the French Revolution. The ... More


Party Systems and Leftist Governments’ Economic Policies

Gustavo Flores-Macías

in After Neoliberalism?: The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199891658
eISBN:
9780199933402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199891658.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 3 accounts for the different factors behind variation in leftist governments’ economic policies. First, it advances an explanation of how the type of leftist economic reforms is best ... More


Making Visible the Invisible

Deirdre Curtin

in Executive Power of the European Union: Law, Practices, and the Living Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199264087
eISBN:
9780191718281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264087.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter looks to the overall ecology of EU executive power and its relationship with its surrounding environment. The perspective adopted is, in the final analysis, one of the compound or ... More


Fragmenting Executive Power

Howard G. Brown

in War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic State: Politics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205425
eISBN:
9780191676628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205425.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the so-called second revolution in France during the summer of 1792 which resulted in the fragmentation of executive power. This revolution, catalysed by the Paris Commune, ... More


Vetoes and Access to Information

Louis Fisher

in The Law of the Executive Branch: Presidential Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199856213
eISBN:
9780199358397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856213.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses constitutional provisions covering the presidential veto; the pocket veto; a hybrid veto; item vetoes; signing statements; legislative vetoes; executive privilege; and employee ... More


Accountable Executive Power

Deirdre Curtin

in Executive Power of the European Union: Law, Practices, and the Living Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199264087
eISBN:
9780191718281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264087.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter highlights the manner of the evolution of certain practices of public ‘accountability’ in the context of a diffuse and fragmented understanding of EU executive power in the Union ... More


The President and Congress

Louis Fisher

in The Law of the Executive Branch: Presidential Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199856213
eISBN:
9780199358397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856213.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines powers that routinely call for interactions between the President and Congress. These include the legislative process, appointments, independent counsels, delegation of ... More


War Powers

Louis Fisher

in The Law of the Executive Branch: Presidential Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199856213
eISBN:
9780199358397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856213.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the war powers assigned to Congress. The discussions cover the authority to initiate war; military action in practice; the availability of a standing army; international and ... More


Executive Government

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/9780199243549.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the styles of government, and particularly about different ways in which laws could be enforced, in Scotland during the 16th and 17th centuries. Not all laws were expected to be ... More


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