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What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Iain McLean

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

In this provocative new study, Iain McLean argues that the traditional story of the British constitution does not make sense. It purports to be both positive and normative: that is, to describe both ... More


Why Should We Be Beggars with the Ballot in Our Hand?

Iain Mclean and Jennifer Nou

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

1909 Budget and Lords' veto. Land tax. Lloyd George's strategy: partial success 1909 and failure 1914. What the Permanent Secretary was up to. Parliament Act 1911 and royal vetoes. Temporary ... More


The Budget Processes in 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/9780199250530.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In Japan, ministries and agencies submitted budget requests for shares of the General Account Budget to the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on 31 August each year. Their processes of internal compilation ... More


Chaos and Compromise: The Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Brian A. Pugh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830197
eISBN:
9781496830234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830197.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book explains how Mississippi’s budget making process evolved and examines legislation and litigation, as well as those legislators and governors responsible for developing this process. This ... More


Liberal Government and the Rural Electorate, 1906–1910

PATRICIA LYNCH

in The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.003.06
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses what happened to the Liberals' new rural strategy after their party's sweeping victory in the general election of 1906. It specifically evaluates the response of the rural ... More


1976 Part 1—The Markets Take Over

Douglas Wass

in Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534746
eISBN:
9780191715884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534746.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter goes through the climactic events of 1976 up to the point where the negotiations with the IMF began, starting with the continuing uncertainty in the minds of some members of the Cabinet ... More


Reducing the Number of People in California’s Women’s Prisons: How “Gender-Responsive Prisons” Harm Women, Children, and Families

Californians United for a Responsible Budget

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0065
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In April 2007, Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) published a report entitled Reducing the Number of People in California's Women's Prisons: How “Gender Responsive Prisons” Harm ... More


The Origin and Evolution of Mississippi’s Budget Process and Control over It

Brian Pugh

in Chaos and Compromise: The Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830197
eISBN:
9781496830234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830197.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Mississippi’s historic budget process and constitutional power structure. It discusses the powers given to the separate branches of government by Mississippi’s four ... 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


Budget Strategy, Guidelines, and Ceilings

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/9780199250530.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In Japan, the processes of budget-making were divided temporally by the submission of the formal budget requests by the Spending Ministries and Agencies on 31 August. Prior to that, the Ministry of ... More


The Budget Bureau's Hearings, Examination, and Negotiations

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/9780199250530.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

After Cabinet approved the budget strategy, and ministries and agencies were informed of their ceilings in June or July, the initiative within the Budget Bureau passed to the budget examiners and ... 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


A ‘Public Works State’

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/9780199250530.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Historically, Japan invested, and continues to invest, a greater proportion of its gross domestic product (GDP) in gross fixed capital formation than comparable industrialized countries. General ... More


Fiscal Reconstruction: ‘Smoke and Mirrors’

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/9780199250530.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The main objective of the Ministry of Finance (MOF) from the emergence of the fiscal crisis in 1975 onwards was to reduce the fiscal deficit on the General Account Budget and, in the longer term, to ... 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


The Ministry of Finance

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/9780199250530.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has occupied a commanding and dominating position in fiscal, financial, and economic policy-making in Japan. However, by the end of the 20th century, the MOF's formal ... More


The Public Expenditure Survey

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/9780198277842.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

The processes of planning and controlling public expenditure have evolved by the late 1980s and 1990s up to the decision to introduce the Unified Budget and the New Control Total in 1992. This ... More


Departmental ‘Winners’ and ‘Losers’

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/9780198277842.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

The most significant output of the Public Expenditure Survey (PES) system is the aggregate total of public expenditure planned for the coming financial year. This is measured in terms of the ... More


“The Union Is Us”

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

in Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at the ways that community organizing and political unionism together improved the lives of home care workers and won rights admit a renewed assault on the welfare state. President ... More


Planning the Perfect Party

Peggy Noe Stevens, Susan Reigler, and Fred Minnick

in Which Fork Do I Use with My Bourbon?: Setting the Table for Tastings, Food Pairings, Dinners, and Cocktail Parties

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781949669091
eISBN:
9781949669121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949669091.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Whether a specific occasion, such as an anniversary or birthday party, or a celebration of a particular season or event, a party can take on an extra dimension with a well-defined theme. There are ... More


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