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Accountability

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Although international administrators wield enormous power, they are not directly accountable to the populations over which they rule. Strictly speaking, a transitional administrator is accountable ... More


England: attempting to learn from mistakes in an increasingly ‘risk averse’ professional context

Judith Masson and Nigel Parton

in Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Concerns about professional and system errors and mistakes have dominated policy and practice debates and changes in England ever since the problem of child abuse was (re)discovered over forty years ... More


Researching the promotion of fundamental British values in schools

Carol Vincent

in Tea and the Queen?: Fundamental British Values, Education and Citizenship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447351955
eISBN:
9781447351993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351955.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 3 discusses the processes of ‘policy enactment’ (Ball, Maguire and Braun 2012). This term is used to emphasise that there is no simple straight line between what a policy text states and what ... More


Democratic Accountability: Governors in a Changing System

Jacqueline Baxter

in School Governance: Policy, Politics and Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326021
eISBN:
9781447326229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326021.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The lack of a proper and robust system of accountability and local oversight was thought to be one of the principal reasons why the ‘Trojan Horse’ affair was allowed to gain such traction, and why it ... More


Iraq’s Struggle against International Supervision (1991–2003)

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0037
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with Iraq’s struggle between the years 1991-2003, against the international supervision by the UN Special Commission (UNSCOM) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that ... More


Building a Better Burger: How Media Coverage and Civil Litigation Facilitate Policy Change

Timothy D. Lytton

in Outbreak: Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611549
eISBN:
9780226611716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611716.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The 1983 outbreak of E. coli O:157-related illness traced to hamburgers sold by Jack in the Box restaurant has been called the 9/11 of food safety. This chapter demonstrates how media coverage and ... More


Annex 1A Agreements Dealing with Customs Procedures

Petros C. Mavroidis

in The Regulation of International Trade: The WTO Agreements on Trade in Goods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262029995
eISBN:
9780262333719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029995.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the agreements dealing with customs clearance. The first agreement covered is the Import Licensing Agreement which includes a discussion of the struggle to define exactly what ... More


Food Safety

Thomas O. McGarity

in Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains that by the end of the third assault, the nation's food safety programs were clearly dysfunctional. The Food and Drug Administration has regulatory responsibility for more than ... More


Social work education: learning from the past?

Hilary Tompsett

in Social Work: Past, Present and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447356530
eISBN:
9781447356578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356530.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The history of the regulation of the personal social services from 1970 onwards is described, contextualised and analysed. The various purposes and styles of inspection within regulatory systems are ... More


Clusters of Water System Elements

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0028
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

This study deals with the water system elements from twenty-five ancient Greek sites. The elements are grouped (as in the comparative case-studies of ... More


Accountability Mechanisms: Civil Society Claims for Environmental Performance

Mark T. Buntaine

in Giving Aid Effectively: The Politics of Environmental Performance and Selectivity at Multilateral Development Banks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190467456
eISBN:
9780190467470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467456.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Environmental Politics

Sourcing information about the outcomes of projects from local people might provide an alternative pathway to better performance and more selective decisions about the allocation of development ... More


Internet Service Providers: Content Liability, Control, and Network Neutrality

Christopher T. Marsden

in Telecommunications Law and Regulation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198807414
eISBN:
9780191927966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807414.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines the regulation of third party content transmitted by Internet Service Providers (ISPs), though that general term of art needs definition for the purposes of the chapter. The ... More


Blocking Injunctions

Jaani Riordan

in The Liability of Internet Intermediaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719779
eISBN:
9780191927416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719779.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

A blocking injunction is an order requiring an internet intermediary to implement technical measures directed at preventing or disabling access to a specified internet location. The essential ... More


Rights Conferred on Shareholders by the Companies ACT 2006

Victor Joffe QC, David Drake, Giles Richardson, Daniel Lightman QC, and Timothy Collingwood

in Minority Shareholders: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Sixth Edition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198820383
eISBN:
9780191932236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198820383.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Rights are conferred on individual shareholders by a number of provisions in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006). These rights may be enforced by an individual shareholder free of any restrictions ... More


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