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Executive-Legislative Relationships and the Development of Public Policy

Eilo Yu Wing Yat

in Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083282
eISBN:
9789882209824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083282.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter analyses the way in which executive-legislative relationships have developed in response to changing political and social circumstances and examines the reasons for the increasing ... More


The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

After the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, hundreds of thousands of southern women went to the polls for the first time. The author of this book examines the consequences this had in ... More


“Who Gets to Decide What Is Science?”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The fight over the new state science standards spilled over from the State Board of Education into the State Legislature in 2008 as bills requiring “academic freedom” were filed. Lengthy debates ... More


“Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explains the origins of the evolution vs. creationism conflict in 1920s Florida, starting with famous anti-evolutionist William Jennings Bryan's motivations and activities. This chapter ... More


“A Spirit of Compromise and Conciliation”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

In the aftermath of Hillsborough County mandating the inclusion of creationism to balance the teaching of evolution in classrooms, other counties now faced the dilemma of whether or not they should ... More


Redevelopment and the Role of Public Corporations

David L. Callies

in Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter demonstrates how the Hawaiʻi State Legislature has created a number of special-purpose agencies with independent powers to control the use of land within their geographic boundaries. In ... More


Power and Ethnicity: Post-1986

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in From Race to Ethnicity: Interpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839505
eISBN:
9780824868444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how Japanese Americans have been able to maintain their power in electoral politics after George Ariyoshi left the governor's office in 1986, despite their declining proportion ... More


Shipwreck

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter narrates the events surrounding the sinking of the ship, George F. Haendel, which had carried the sculpture of King Kamehameha. The ship encountered a storm in the south Atlantic off the ... More


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