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Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion

Frank Prochaska

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640614
eISBN:
9780191738678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640614.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a survey of a wide range of British opinion on the United States in the nineteenth century and highlights the views of John Stuart Mill, Walter Bagehot, Sir Henry Maine, and James Bryce, ... More


Finland

David Arter

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the retirement of President Kekkonen in 1981, a process of piecemeal constitutional reform has strengthened the core concept of parliamentary government at the expense of the old ... More


The Amsterdam Treaty: The Blueprint for the Future Institutional Balance?

Gerda Falkner and Michael Nentwich

in European Integration After Amsterdam: Institutional Dynamics and Prospects for Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296409
eISBN:
9780191599989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296401.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The 1996‐97 intergovernmental conference (IGC) aimed, inter alia, at solving the most pressing institutional issues in order to prepare the ground for the next wave of enlargement. The paper first ... More


Education

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the education received by the judges in India, looking at law degrees and barristers. The judges received their baccalaureate degrees from about three dozen colleges in India, ... More


Perjury and Prevarication in British India

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Expanding the analytical frame beyond England, this chapter explores the history of experimentation with trial practice in the colonial courts of British India, where British administrators wrestled ... More


In the Aftermath of the Negative Referendums: The Irish Resistance

Thomas König and Daniel Finke

in Reforming the European Union: Realizing the Impossible

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153926
eISBN:
9781400842506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153926.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the last stage of the reform process: the role of the German Presidency in managing the reform crisis by proposing the Treaty of Lisbon and the subsequent reaction by the Irish ... More


CAP Negotiations in Practice

Arlindo Cunha and Alan Swinbank

in An Inside View of the CAP Reform Process: Explaining the MacSharry, Agenda 2000, and Fischler Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591572
eISBN:
9780191725579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591572.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

To understand how CAP decisions are taken, this chapter goes beyond an analysis of the formal powers of the EU's institutions and examines instead the negotiating process. It stresses the role of the ... More


The 1992 MacSharry Reform

Arlindo Cunha and Alan Swinbank

in An Inside View of the CAP Reform Process: Explaining the MacSharry, Agenda 2000, and Fischler Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591572
eISBN:
9780191725579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591572.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

The 1992 CAP reform, proposed by the then Farm Commissioner Ray Mac Sharry, and adopted under a Portuguese Presidency, fundamentally changed the shape of the CAP, by partially switching from price ... More


The Intergovernmental Conference

Simon J. Nuttall

in European Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293361
eISBN:
9780191684982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293361.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the highlights of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) debate on the EMU, which lasted for the whole of 1991. The IGC focused on refining the draft Common Foreign and ... More


The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

Mark H. Rose and Roger Biles (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056524
eISBN:
9780813053455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056524.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This anthology contributes to the literature on the history of capitalism and connects the fields of political history, business history, and presidential studies. The essays demonstrate the ... More


Leaders in conflict: Bush and Rumsfeld in Iraq

Stephen Benedict Dyson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091704
eISBN:
9781781706978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091704.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Beneath the violence of the U.S. war in Iraq was a subterranean conflict between President Bush and Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld, rooted in their different beliefs and leadership styles. Bush was ... More


Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Andrew Jolivette (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Obama and the Biracial Factor is the first book to explore the significance of mixed-race identity as a key factor in the election of President Obama and examines the sociological and political ... More


The second attempt to negotiate the association agreement

Arantza Gomez Arana

in The European Union's policy towards Mercosur: Responsive Not Strategic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096945
eISBN:
9781526123992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096945.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

From the moment the European Union and Mercosur stopped their negotiations there was not progress or a real intention to re-start the negotiations again until 2010. Officially the EU and Mercosur ... More


Conclusion: The Commission of the Twenty-First Century—What Kind of Administration?

Hussein Kassim

in The European Commission of the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199599523
eISBN:
9780191751530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599523.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The findings show the Commission to be a very different organization from understanding of the organization in the popular mind and its portrayal in earlier studies. Officials are not career ... More


Jean Toche: Impressions from the Rogue Bush Imperial Presidency (2009)1

Kristine Stiles

in Concerning Consequences: Studies in Art, Destruction, and Trauma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226774510
eISBN:
9780226304403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304403.003.0012
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter examines Jean Toche's 2009 exhibition Impressions from the Rogue Bush Imperial Presidency, seen as an indictment of the deceitful, empire-building Bush administration and how it operated ... More


The War Worth Fighting: Abraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

Stephen D. Engle (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060644
eISBN:
9780813050966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060644.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This volume represents the multifaceted nature of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and offers a glimpse of Civil War America in the North. Taken together these essays are intended for a general audience ... More


Preach My Gospel

Melvyn Hammarberg

in The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-Day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737628
eISBN:
9780199332472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

All young men between 19 and 25 years of age are urged to submit their “papers” to their local Church leaders in order to go on a two-year mission on behalf of the Church, if they are worthy. About ... More


The Long Great Society

Matt Grossmann

in Artists of the Possible: Governing Networks and American Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199967834
eISBN:
9780199370726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967834.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter reviews policy development over time, arguing that the unique features of a single period of policymaking better explain policy history than macro politics models relating political ... More


Leaders in conflict

Stephen Benedict Dyson

in Leaders in conflict: Bush and Rumsfeld in Iraq

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091704
eISBN:
9781781706978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091704.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When George W. Bush fired Donald H. Rumsfeld in November 2006 he ended a conflict. Not the Iraq war, which would go on for several more years, but a war about the war, fought in the shadows and ... More


Leadership and the Iraq war – Lessons learned

Stephen Benedict Dyson

in Leaders in conflict: Bush and Rumsfeld in Iraq

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091704
eISBN:
9781781706978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091704.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses lessons for the study of leadership and foreign policy drawn from the Iraq war. First, leadership matters. Second, leadership has both external worldview and internal ... More


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