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The Impact of Women in Political Leadership Positions

Sue Thomas

in Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293484
eISBN:
9780191598944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293488.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews existing research about women in political leadership positions, especially women public officials. Thomas proposes an agenda for future research that includes analysis of the ... More


Assessing the Media's Impact on the Political Fortunes of Women

Kim Fridkin Kahn

in Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293484
eISBN:
9780191598944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293488.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews existing research about the media's treatment of women in politics. Kahn suggests an agenda for future research that includes analysis of: news treatment of women public ... More


Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Mark F. Testa and John Poertner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Fostering Accountability presents a model of child welfare decision-making that holds public officials answerable for the integrity and validity of the actions they take on behalf of the ... More


Was Athens a State or a Stateless Community?: The Political Context of Athenian Law

Edward M. Harris

in The Rule of Law in Action in Democratic Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199899166
eISBN:
9780199369690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899166.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter places the Athenian administration of justice in its broad political context. First, it shows that the Athenians made a clear distinction between the public sphere and the private ... More


Public Officials and Residents in Dialogue

in Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226869063
eISBN:
9780226869087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226869087.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Activities that are part of the fabric of civic life need not involve public officials, but there is no doubt that civil society and government are intertwined. Despite this intertwining, in the ... More


The OECD Convention

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

The OECD Convention requires parties to criminalize the bribery of foreign public officials and impose sanctions on a comparable basis to domestic bribery. It is narrowly focused on the bribery of ... More


The Case against Privatization

Alon Harel

in Why Law Matters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199643271
eISBN:
9780191747809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643271.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The privatization of government functions, such as waging a war or running a prison, has given rise to instrumental questions concerning the ways of providing these services. Proponents of ... More


Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940

Nicholas R. Parrillo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176582
eISBN:
9780300187304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176582.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In America today, a public official's lawful income consists of a salary. But until a century ago, the law frequently authorized officials to make money on a profit-seeking basis. Prosecutors won a ... More


Australia

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

Australia chose to implement the OECD Convention by amending its Criminal Code Act 1995 to codify the offense of bribing a foreign public official, to include relevant definitions, and to make the ... More


Canada

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

In implementing the OECD Convention, Canada adopted the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), an act separate from its Criminal Code. The CFPOA combines the OECD Convention's language ... More


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