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Ministers and Parliament: Accountability in Theory and Practice

Diana Woodhouse

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278924
eISBN:
9780191684265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278924.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In constitutional theory, the convention of individual ministerial responsibility ensures the accountability of ministers to Parliament. In practice, it is frequently used by government to limit ... More


The Treasury and FMI

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

During the 1980s and 1990s, the planning and control of expenditure was conducted within the context of major changes in the Civil Service structure and organisation. A programme to reduce the size ... More


Budget Institutions and Structures

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/9780199250530.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The formal institutions and structures of Japan's budgetary system are complex; the processes of making budgets through them labyrinthine and opaque. The proliferation of the number and different ... More


Rules-of-the-Game: Managing Relations with the Spending Ministries

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/9780199250530.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the rules-of-the-game that governed the Japanese Ministry of Finance's (MOF) relationships with the Spending Ministries and Agencies, and what norms of behaviour guided Budget ... More


Who Wins, Who Loses?

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/9780199250530.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In Japan, fiscal (and other) policies were used by the government to influence the supply and demand for goods and services in the economy, through changes in corporate and personal taxation, public ... 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


Introduction

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/9780199250530.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book investigates the fiscal crisis being experienced by Japan, focusing on the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and its central budgetary system in the last quarter of the 20th century. It examines ... More


The Spending Ministries and Agencies

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/9780199250530.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter provides an organizational map of the terrain inhabited by Japan's Spending Ministries and Agencies before the implementation in January 2001 of the reforms to the central government ... More


Temporary Agency Work: Capturing the Tripartite Working Relationship

Deirdre McCann

in Regulating Flexible Work

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218790
eISBN:
9780191711787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218790.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter is devoted to temporary agency work. It documents the ongoing efforts by the courts to determine whether temporary agency workers should be recognized as employees, and whether the ... More


Partner and Contractor to Government

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Modern chambers rely to a major extent on government finance through contracts. Early relationships developed through municipal improvement and local partnerships. This expanded to cover various ... More


Good Enough for Government Work?: Federal Agencies at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

James I. Deutsch

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The author addresses the benefits and liabilities of presenting domestic government agencies as part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, making evident that the negotiations involved can be as ... More


Types of Investment Incentives

Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The Chapter explores the various types and sub-types of investment incentives, including not only the usually considered financial, fiscal and regulatory incentives, but also the less studied but ... More


How Data Trade Opens Agencies’ Closed Doors

Alon Peled

in Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter acknowledges that information assets are a precious resource for government agencies and maps existing data trade patterns in the US public sector. US agencies trade in three types of ... More


From Church to Kingdom: Robert Flint's New Model for the Church's Engagement with Society

Johnston McKay

in The Kirk and the Kingdom: A Century of Tension in Scottish Social Theology 1830–1929

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748644735
eISBN:
9780748676705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644735.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

If the Presbyterian churches were to develop a social theology that was capable of contributing to the urban crisis, they had to find a different model that would enable them to become engaged with ... More


Searching for jobs: qualifications, support for the workless and the good and bad of informal social networks

Tracy Shildrick, Robert MacDonald, Colin Webster, and Kayleigh Garthwaite

in Poverty and insecurity: Life in low-pay, no-pay Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847429117
eISBN:
9781447307907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429117.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores how motivations to work were put into practice, in searching for jobs. It shows how the local labour market available to informants was instituted through informal social ... More


The evolution of public administration in Ireland

Chris McInerney

in Challenging times, challenging administration: The role of public administration in producing social justice in Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088292
eISBN:
9781781706886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088292.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 5 discusses some of the main elements of Irish public administration, exploring the origins of contemporary administration and the main pillars around which it is built. This discussion ... More


A policy analysis of the Japanese Diet from the perspective of ‘Legislative Supporting Agencies’

Jun Makita

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The ‘Legislative Supporting Agencies (LSAs)’ are agencies supporting legislation of the Diet and legislative activities by its members. In the Japanese Diet, the Research Bureau of the House of ... More


Amerasians’ Families and Hopes of Homecoming

Allison Varzally

in Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630915
eISBN:
9781469630939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630915.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Amerasians, those who could have been but were not adopted by American families in the 1970s. National concern about this population revived ideas about responsibility to the ... More


UN Development Cooperation: The Roots of a Reform Agenda

Bruce Jenks

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Post 2015 Development Agenda is transformative in its ambition and implications. The agenda represents an enormous challenge for the future of UN development cooperation. This chapter explores ... More


Clashing over Competition: ICN versus WTO

Charles B. Roger

in The Origins of Informality: Why the Legal Foundations of Global Governance are Shifting, and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190947965
eISBN:
9780190947996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947965.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter explores a more recent example of informal cooperation: the International Competition Network (ICN). This is an informal organization that arose in the early 2000s to address global ... More


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