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The Low Countries: From ‘Prime Minister’ The Low Countries: From ‘Prime Minister’ to President‐Minister

Stefaan Fiers and André Krouwel

in The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199252015
eISBN:
9780191602375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252017.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Historically, both Belgium and the Netherlands are archetypes of ‘consociational democracies’. These are characterized by broad multi-party coalitions, numerous power-sharing devices, and fragile ... More


The Netherlands: Adapting a Multipillar Pension System to Demographic and Economic Change

Karen M. Anderson

in The Varieties of Pension Governance: Pension Privatization in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199586028
eISBN:
9780191725586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586028.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Netherlands departed from the Bismarckian social insurance tradition by combining flat-rate public basic pensions with quasi-mandatory, funded occupational pensions with near universal coverage. ... More


The Netherlands: two tiers for all

Marcel Hoogenboom

in Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In the Netherlands, the reforms in unemployment provision of the past three decades amount to a levelling of rights and statuses within a still two-tier unemployment provision system. On the one ... More


Introduction

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

If William of Orange's grand strategy for the Revolt was, as has been argued, frustrated by fractious provinces, wealthy Holland should get the blame. Yet Holland had a rival strategy, more workable ... More


The Changing Context: Christopher Pollitt

Christopher Pollitt

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter summarizes and compares the trajectories of public management reform in Great Britain, Sweden, The Netherlands, Finland, and France. It explains the common themes in the management ... More


The Bigger Picture: Integrated Multiscale Models

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

in Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Spatial structure is the result of locational decisions reflecting criteria operating at a variety of scales. Thus the CA land use model is augmented with a regionalized, spatial interaction based ... More


The Study of Arabic in Europe during the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Involvement of the European nations with the Ottoman Empire and trade and the growth of interest among Western Europeans in establishing links with the Eastern Churches are the two factors favouring ... More


Contested Financialization? New Investment Funds in the Netherlands

Ewald Engelen

in Financialization, New Investment Funds, and Labour: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653584
eISBN:
9780191772528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653584.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Due to the hybrid nature of the Dutch political economy, a ‘compartmentalized’ mode of financialization is hypothesized, characterized by an intermediate level of NIF penetration and low NIF impact ... More


Impacts: Jeremy Lonsdale

Jeremy Lonsdale

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter evaluates the impact of performance audit work undertaken by the SAIs in Great Britain, Sweden, The Netherlands, Finland, and France. The findings reveal that performance audits have led ... More


Overview: Christopher Pollitt

Christopher Pollitt

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the performance audit of SAIs in Great Britain, Sweden, The Netherlands, Finland, and France. It summarizes the answers to the questions in ... More


Products: Marit Waerness

Marit Waerness

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter deals with the outs of performance audit or the products that normally appear at the end of the performance of audit investigations. The analysis of the SAIs in Great Britain, Sweden, ... More


Belgian refugees during the First World War (France, Britain, Netherlands)

Michaël Amara

in Europe on the Move: Refugees in the Era of the Great War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994419
eISBN:
9781526128232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994419.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The German invasion of Belgium in August-October 1914 led to the flight of more than 1.5 million Belgian civilians. The vast majority sought asylum in the Netherlands, France and Britain. In total, ... More


Turkish Islamic organisations: a comparative study in Germany, the Netherlands and Turkey

Jürgen Friedrichs, Jennifer Klöckner, Mustafa Şen, and Nynke de Witte

in Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter looks at the increase in the number of Turkish immigrants, most notably to other European countries such as Germany and the Netherlands. It explores the difference in the countries' ... More


Composing Dissent: Avant-garde Music in 1960s Amsterdam

Robert Adlington

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199981014
eISBN:
9780199346202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981014.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The 1960s saw the emergence in the Netherlands of a generation of avant-garde musicians (including Louis Andriessen, Willem Breuker, Reinbert de Leeuw, and Misha Mengelberg) who were to gain ... More


The Subjects of Study: Hllkka Summa

Hilkka Summa

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter provides an overview of what is actually being done by SAIs. It compares the audit topics covered by the SAIs in Great Britain, Sweden, The Netherlands, Finland, and France in order to ... More


The Auditor’s Craft: Jeremy Lonsdale, Robert Mul, and Christopher Pollitt

Jeremy Lonsdale, Robert Mul, and Christopher Pollitt

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter examines the nature of the work of performance auditors and discusses how their identities and the content of their work are changing. It describes the possible roles in various fields ... More


Performance Audit and Public Management Reform: Christopher Pollitt and Hilkka Summa

Christopher Pollitt and Hilkka Summa

in Performance or Compliance?: Performance Audit and Public Management in Five Countries

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296003
eISBN:
9780191685170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296003.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to study the practice of performance audits and relate it to contemporary development public management. This book evaluates audits carried ... More


The Netherlands

Christel van Grinsven and Joost Raessens

in Video Games Around the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0024
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in The Netherlands, and it contains a description of the Dutch video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual ... More


Older people’s CoHousing Communities

Maria Brenton

in Inclusive housing in an ageing society: Innovative approaches

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342638
eISBN:
9781447302582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

A CoHousing Community is a way of life which offers people privacy, independence, and their own front door as members of a group who share some common space and choose to be with each other. It aims ... More


Transformations and discussion: Suriname and the Netherlands, 1863–1890

Stephen Snelders

in Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname Under Dutch Rule, 1750-1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526112996
eISBN:
9781526128485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526112996.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines Dutch debates about leprosy between 1863 and 1890. The debates took place when the threat of a ‘return’ of leprosy to the Netherlands appeared to materialise. While Dutch policy ... More


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