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Regulating Europe: The Political Economy of Market‐Building

Michelle P. Egan

in Constructing a European Market: Standards, Regulation, and Governance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244058
eISBN:
9780191599132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244057.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Provides the central theoretical and analytical framework of the book. It includes an extensive review of the regulatory literature, which largely casts the European Union as analogous to a ... More


The Republican State

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The social-democratic state existing in advanced democracies is gradually changing into a republican state. The ultra-liberal wave failed because modern societies need a strong, not a weak, state. A ... More


Republican Democracy

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the more developed countries, democracy was liberal in the first part of the twentieth century, social-democratic in the second part, and now is in transition to republican or participative ... More


Individual and Collective Rationality

Leif Lewin

in Self-Interest and Public Interest in Western Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277255
eISBN:
9780191599774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277253.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The final chapter of the book draws conclusions and implications from the evidence presented in previous chapters that public interest seems to be of greater importance in democratic politics than ... More


Participation, Representative Democracy, and the Courts

Rachel A. Cichowski and Alec Stone Sweet

in Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199264995
eISBN:
9780191603259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264996.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This analysis examines the relationship between representative democracy and courts. In particular, it asks to what extent can citizens activate judicial institutions to pursue more diffuse public ... More


State versus Society

Simona Piattoni

in The Theory of Multi-level Governance: Conceptual, Empirical, and Normative Challenges

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199562923
eISBN:
9780191721656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562923.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter analyzes the third axis, which describes the challenges to the exclusionary state coming from civil society mobilization. The growing involvement of civil society organizations in ... More


Are Politicians Vote‐Maximizers?

Leif Lewin

in Self-Interest and Public Interest in Western Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277255
eISBN:
9780191599774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277253.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

According to the assumption of the public‐choice theory, politicians are guided by their self‐interest and vote maximization. By analysing studies based on theories of the political business cycle, ... More


Transparency and Representation of the Public Interest in Investment Treaty Arbitration

Alessandra Asteriti and Christian J. Tams

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses one of the crucial tensions facing modern investment arbitration: that between confidentiality and privacy, on the one hand, and transparency and inclusiveness, on the other. ... More


 Orchestrating Ignorance, Ignoring Consent

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325461
eISBN:
9780199869275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325461.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses some of the unethical strategies polluters use to mislead citizens about pollution risks. It identifies at least ten special-interest or government behaviors — from advertising ... More


‘The Public Interest’ in Regulation

Mike Feintuck

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199269020
eISBN:
9780191699320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269020.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The concept of ‘the public interest’ is often used in legal and political discourse, lending an air of legitimacy and respectability to exercises of power. However, the term is rarely defined in any ... More


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