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Seat Allocation in Federal Second Chambers and the Assemblies of the European Union

Rein Taagepera

in Predicting Party Sizes: The Logic of Simple Electoral Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287741
eISBN:
9780191713408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287741.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The number of seats in the European Parliament roughly equals the cube root of the population of the European Union. This theoretically based ‘cube root law of assembly sizes’ also fits most national ... More


Giving the People What they Want: Public Attitudes to Representation in the EU

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores public attitudes towards representation in the EU. A review of existing evidence about public attitudes to the EU and the integration process suggests not only widespread public ... More


Representation and Electoral Systems in Europe

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter links the discussions on electoral systems with the issue of representation in the EU by exploring how the EP is elected. It starts by reviewing the history of discussions concerning a ... More


Representation in Europe: The Institutions and the Individuals

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the attitudes and behaviour of the representatives themselves. It considers MEPs' views in two important areas: their collective position as members of the EP and their role as ... More


Electoral Institutions and Geographical Representation

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines whether there is an observable relationship between the institutions under which MEPs are elected, and the manner in which they seek to represent those to whom they owe their ... More


Electoral Reform and the British MEP

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The electoral system used in Britain for EP elections was changed radically in 1999, the SMP system being replaced by a PR, regional closed-list system. This change represented a very rare case of ... More


Conclusion: The Failure of Parliamentary Representation in Europe

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter draws together and reflects upon the main findings of the book. Three key themes are explored. First, the chapter addresses the principal theoretical lessons offered by asking what the ... More


The Need to Measure What You Want to Manage

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter first explains the importance of using a single metric to manage the creation of a firm's value. While multiple-measure techniques such as the balanced scorecard can yield valuable ... More


The principle of equivalence

Ta-Pei Cheng

in Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573639
eISBN:
9780191722448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573639.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

After a review of the Newtonian theory of gravitation in terms of its potential function, we start the study of general relativity (GR) with the introduction of the equivalence principle (EP). The ... More


Emergency Medicine

Lisa Moreno-Walton

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Lisa Moreno-Walton, a Tulane University emergency physician, associate professor and medical educator, writes about her profession in Chapter 24, addressing three fundamental questions. Why do ... More


The European Parliament

Kieran Bradley

in Oxford Principles Of European Union Law: The European Union Legal Order: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199533770
eISBN:
9780191932434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199533770.003.0017
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The European Parliament is the first of the Union institutions listed in Article 13(1) TEU. As an ‘institution’, it enjoys a certain number of rights, prerogatives, and privileges, and is subject ... More


The Number-One Banjo Player

Thomas Goldsmith

in Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042966
eISBN:
9780252051821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042966.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

Bill Monroe’s opposition meant that for years Flatt and Scruggs would lack the coast-to-coast coverage of Opry station WSM’s 50,000-watt signal. Instead, they played stints at regional stations. By ... More


Policy analysis in the Colombian Constitutional Court

Juan Carlos Rodríguez-Raga and Santiago Virgüez-Ruiz

in Policy Analysis in Colombia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447347712
eISBN:
9781447348412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347712.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter uses a specific case example from the Colombian Constitutional Court (CCC) that provides insights into the phenomena of judicialization of politics and public policy. It explains the ... More


Beyond procedures: a case study from educational psychology

Wilma Barrow, Roger Barrow, and Tim Glockling

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter argues that ethical tensions pervade all aspects of educational psychology (EP) practice even where all available ethical guidelines have been followed. It considers these tensions from ... More


Article 14 TEU

Paul-John Loewenthal

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.19
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The European Council shall adopt by unanimity, on the initiative of the European Parliament and with its consent, a decision establishing the composition of the European Parliament, respecting the ... More


The Court Of Auditors

Tom Kennedy

in Oxford Principles Of European Union Law: The European Union Legal Order: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199533770
eISBN:
9780191932434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199533770.003.0023
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Since taking up its duties on the entry into force of the Treaty of Brussels in 1977, the role of the Court of Auditors (ECA) has been to act as an independent external auditor and to verify that ... More


Primary Legislation and Legislative Procedures

Alexander H. Türk

in Oxford Principles Of European Union Law: The European Union Legal Order: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199533770
eISBN:
9780191932434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199533770.003.0025
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The evolution of EU legislation and its legislative procedures can be seen as a reflection of the development of European integration from an administrative regime to a constitutional system more ... More


Article 133 TFEU

Leo Flynn

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.234
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Without prejudice to the powers of the European Central Bank, the European Parliament and the Council, acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure, shall lay down the measures ... More


Conclusion

Claes H. de Vreese and Wouter van der Brug

in (Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757412
eISBN:
9780191817120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757412.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter takes stock of the empirical evidence and the lessons learned in the book. The chapter distinguishes between intended consequences of European Parliament elections that in fact ... More


The EU because of Brexit: Transitional Institutional Issues

Federico Fabbrini

in Brexit and the Future of the European Union: The Case for Constitutional Reforms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198871262
eISBN:
9780191914263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871262.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the European Union because of Brexit, focusing on a number of transitional problems that the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU—and its delay owing to subsequent ... More


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