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The Official White House Office of Political Affairs, the Unofficial Office of Political Affairs, and Personal Capacity Political Activity by Government Officials

RICHARD W. PAINTER

in Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378719
eISBN:
9780199869619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378719.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on political activity by government officials. It argues that concurrent political and official roles put people in a position that is difficult and untenable. Critics will blame ... More


Cuts and Squeezes in the Bureaucracy

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Japan's public sector is comprised of four broad organizational categories of central government officials. The first category (non-industrial) comprises the staffs of ministries, agencies, and ... More


The Populist Contest: The Ilchinhoe’s Tax Resistance, 1904–1907

Yumi Moon

in Populist Collaborators: The Ilchinhoe and the Japanese Colonization of Korea, 1896-1910

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450419
eISBN:
9780801467950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450419.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces in detail the Ilchinhoe's tax resistance movement in the northwestern provinces and identifies its leadership as “populist.” While the people's rights (minkwŏn) were reiterated ... More


Lessons Learned from the Bankruptcy

Mark Baldassare

in When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214859
eISBN:
9780520921368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214859.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history is now over. There remain some nagging questions about what we can learn from Orange County's mistakes. When the surprising losses in the Orange ... More


Resistance and Petitions, 1820–1839

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the third of the three waves of protest in mid-Qing China. It presents detailed studies of several cases of tax riots, retribution against state agents, and other collective ... More


Breakdown of Imperial Organization

Muzahpar Alam

in The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter outlines developments in and around the centre in the post-Aurangzeb period to set the scene for discussing the problems of imperial power, political formations in the regions and the ... More


Chasing Phantoms: Reality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11

Michael Barkun

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834701
eISBN:
9781469603230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877692_barkun
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although a report by the congressionally mandated Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation, and Terrorism concluded that biological or nuclear weapons were very ... More


The Story of Santa María del Tule: Zapata, Cárdenas, and “Good Guy” Officials

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the story of Santa María del Tule, which was one of the first ejidos that was formed in Oaxaca in 1917. It shows that in the story of the formation of Santa María del Tule, the ... More


Defending Global Legalism

in The Perils of Global Legalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675749
eISBN:
9780226675923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675923.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Global legalism depends on the assumption that states comply with international law routinely or habitually, but it is hard to make sense of this assumption with traditional international relations ... More


The Connoisseurial Adviser: Matthew Prior, 1664–1721

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

The cultural activities of Matthew Prior demonstrate that, far from being a privileged occupation of high-ranking diplomats, collecting was a widespread phenomenon in the diplomatic service and ... More


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