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An Exercise in Futility

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0042
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the meeting of Israel and Jordan organized by the Palestine Conciliation Commission (PCC) from April 27 to September 15, 1949. The meeting marked an important turning point, for ... More


The Elusive Peace Treaty

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0043
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the resumption of direct peace talks between Israel and the Arab states after the failure of the intervention of the Palestine Conciliation Commission (PCC). Israel publically ... 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


Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Karina Biondi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The First Command of Capital (Primeiro Comando do Capital - PCC) is a São Paulo prison gang, founded in the 1990s, that has expanded into the most powerful criminal network in Brazil. Karina Biondi’s ... More


Syntactic Microvariation: Dative Constructions in Greek

Dimitris Michelioudakis and Ioanna Sitaridou

in Variation in Datives: A Microcomparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937363
eISBN:
9780199980710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937363.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter deals with some previously unknown dimensions of variation in the syntax of dative arguments across a range of diatopic and diachronic varieties of Greek. The diversity observed concerns ... More


Governance: the Police and Crime Commissioner and police accountability in context

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

in Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Governance of the police is strongly politicised but the perceived need for such oversight has been determined by police corruption, ineptitude and over-zealousness in the past. The chapter places ... More


The psephology of the November 2012 election: motive, means and opportunity

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

in Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyses the 2012 election of Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales in detail and draws upon analyses by electoral specialists as well as examining the often defensive ... More


Is the law on my side? Relationships between the PCC and the chief police officer team

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

in Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The chapter examines the nature of the relationships between police and crime commissioners and the chief police officer teams. The confidential views of both sides are examined and juxtaposed. There ... More


“Putting yourself about”: PCCs, the media and the public

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

in Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

PCCs need to sustain a high public profile in order to demonstrate that they are holding the police to account, responding to what the public wants and delivering on promises made in the PCCs ... More


The debate with no end: PCCs’ remit and the problems of policing

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

in Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The conception of the police and crime commissioner role at the outset was arguably drawn too imprecisely and this has meant in practice that the commissioner can develop his or her role and exercise ... More


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