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The Violence of Inequality: Race and Lobbying in the Politics of Crime and Criminal Justice in the United States

Sappho Xenakis and Leonidas K. Cheliotis

in Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266922
eISBN:
9780191938184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266922.003.0004
Subject:
Law

There is no shortage of scholarly and other research on the reciprocal relationship that inequality bears to crime, victimisation and contact with the criminal justice system, both in the specific ... More


Possible Causes of Rising Income Inequality

Matthew P. Drennan

in Income Inequality: Why It Matters and Why Most Economists Didn't Notice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300209587
eISBN:
9780300216349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209587.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Why has income inequality risen so much? Economic causes and demographic causes are less important than institutional and political causes. Key economic causes are globalization, skill-biased ... More


The Lobbyists *: Need For Legislation

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the need to regulate lobbying in India. It discusses the case of the United States, where senators and Congressmen hold themselves out as guns for hire to both domestic ... More


Business Lobbying in the European Union

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199589753
eISBN:
9780191867415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199589753.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

At a time when Europe and business stand at crossroads, this study provides a perspective into how business representation in the EU has evolved and valuable insights into how to organize lobbying ... More


Between Democracy and Plutocracy

Mugambi Jouet

in Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293298
eISBN:
9780520966468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293298.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Wealth inequality is much sharper in America than all other industrialized countries. The income of the richest 1% Americans has soared while the income of ordinary people either decreased or ... More


The Evolving Nature of EU Business Lobbying

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni

in Business Lobbying in the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199589753
eISBN:
9780191867415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199589753.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines business lobbying in the EU from a historical perspective. Conceptually, it discusses how the EU’s evolution has influenced interest intermediation in Brussels. In doing so, it ... More


Making Sense of the Complexity of Business-Government Relations in the EU

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni

in Business Lobbying in the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199589753
eISBN:
9780191867415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199589753.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In this chapter, we develop a political theory of the firm that draws from a micro-, meso-, and macro-perspective. In doing so, we develop a theory that brings together a set of pieces that form a ... More


The Influence of Permit-Price Uncertainty and Lobbying on Energy Investments

Philipp Hieronymi and David Schüller

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this model an investor can choose between replacing a pre-determined generation capacity by investing into wind or gas power. He also has the option to lobby in order to increase the profitability ... More


Institutions, Finance, Trade

Wim Klooster and Gert Oostindie

in Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501705267
eISBN:
9781501719592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705267.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For governance, investment, and the shipment and sale of Atlantic goods the overseas Dutch depended on the United Provinces. The West India Company, which maintained its slave trade monopoly until ... More


Pressures for Government Action

Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden

in Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226082448
eISBN:
9780226082585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226082585.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The HOLC was passed during the first hundred days of the Roosevelt administration, and like other New Deal programs was directed at a pressing problem with a clear constituency in mind. Given the ... More


Is the Political Class Corrupt?

Ron Formisano

in American Oligarchy: The Permanent Political Class

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041273
eISBN:
9780252099878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041273.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Is the political class corrupt or decent and just “well dressed”? Among the public, the perception of corruption persists.


Getting to grips with lobbying: regulated office-holders, unregulated lobbies

David Hine and Gillian Peele

in The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter deals with lobbying. In the United Kingdom, most regulation of lobbying activities has focussed on regulating those being lobbied, rather than the lobbyists themselves. However, the ... More


Integrity issues and devolution

David Hine and Gillian Peele

in The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the different arrangements for ethical regulation in the devolved governments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Initially, these arrangements were provided for in the ... More


Working with local government

Nick Gallent and Steve Robinson

in Neighbourhood planning: Communities, networks and governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300069
eISBN:
9781447307648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300069.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the lobbying relationship that parish councils enter into with local government officers and considers how much local authorities might learn about the longer-term aspirations ... More


Lobbying and policy capture

David Miller, Claire Harkins, Matthias Schlögl, and Brendan Montague

in Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours: The web of influence of addictive industries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198753261
eISBN:
9780191814884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753261.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines how policy is captured and aims to show how the capture of the other domains examined in this book relate to the ultimate prize of policy capture. Notable, however, policy can ... More


Business-Government Relations in the EU: Strategy and Complexity

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni

in Business Lobbying in the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199589753
eISBN:
9780191867415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199589753.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This monograph charts and assesses business lobbying in Brussels, taking into consideration its nuances. Indeed, a number of disciplines, theories, and methodological approaches grapple with this ... More


Institutions and Business Strategies: Differences and Commonalities

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni

in Business Lobbying in the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199589753
eISBN:
9780191867415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199589753.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on business’ relationship with the EU’s institutions, in particular the European Commission and the European Parliament. From a theoretical perspective, the chapter discusses the ... More


The Nature of the Policy Field and Business-Government Relations

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni

in Business Lobbying in the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199589753
eISBN:
9780191867415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199589753.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter studies the nature of the policy field and its impact on business-lobbying in the EU. Drawing from theories on institutional legitimacy and information-access it observes the variation ... More


Agenda-Setting and Business-Government Relations across the EU’s Policy-Making Cycle

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni

in Business Lobbying in the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199589753
eISBN:
9780191867415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199589753.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the policy cycle’s role in agenda-setting and business mobilization. The chapter draws from theories on agenda-setting and deliberative theory. It discusses agenda-setting ... More


Revolving Doors or Sliding Doors in Brussels? Lobbying Strategies and Capabilities

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni

in Business Lobbying in the European Union

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199589753
eISBN:
9780191867415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199589753.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In this chapter, we explore the micro-level and concentrates on business and its government affairs offices in Brussels. We assess business strategic choices in hiring different types of staff, and ... More


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