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Civil Society under Strain: Intermediary Organizations and the Civil War

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the role civil society organizations played in the civil war. It has hitherto been assumed that public opinion was strongly on the side of the pro-Treaty government, but of ... More


Introduction

Jenifer Hart

in Proportional Representation: Critics of the British Electoral System 1820-1945

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201366
eISBN:
9780191674860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201366.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

One of the common misconceptions about proportional representation entails how it supposedly requires advanced mathematical skills for its understanding. Also, it is said to be supported mainly by ... More


Accountability: A Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract

Anne Davies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299486
eISBN:
9780191685712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299486.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Many government bodies relate to each other through contracts: government departments and agencies; government departments and the Treasury; National Health Service (NHS) purchasers and NHS Trusts. ... More


Strategies of Regulation: Illustrations from the Work of the Human Genetics Commission

Amanda Warren‐Jones

in European Law and New Health Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659210
eISBN:
9780191748165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659210.003.0019
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Medical Law

This chapter draws on the author's experience as Chair of the Human Genetics Commission from 2009 to 2012, and reflects on factors affecting the selection of regulatory options by the Commission. The ... More


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