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Organization

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter deals with Organization which is the existence (or absence) of adequate internal and external structures and procedures that enable an actor to pursue their interests and values during ... More


Government and Administration, 1914–1964

Brian Harrison

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the changes in the University of Oxford's administrative structure during the period from 1914 to 1964. It suggests that the growth in the university's central direction and ... More


Administrative structures in Germany

Arthur B. Gunlicks

in The Länder and German federalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065323
eISBN:
9781781700464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065323.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

To some extent the Allies tried after World War II to break older administrative traditions in Germany, but the Americans and French looked for guidance at the pre-Nazi administrative structures in ... More


The Evolution of the World Bank's Land Policy

Klaus Deininger and Hans Binswanger

in Access to Land, Rural Poverty, and Public Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242177
eISBN:
9780191697036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242177.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In most rural areas in many developing countries, land, and the means to accumulate and transfer wealth between generations on the land, prove to be essential means for generating a livelihood. As ... More


Garrisons and Grain: Sicily between the Punic Wars

John Serrati

in Sicily from Aeneas to Augustus: New Approaches in Archaeology and History

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613670
eISBN:
9780748650996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613670.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the role of the Romans in Sicily between the First and Second Punic Wars, and illustrates the island's role in the development of Roman provinciae, demonstrating that early ... More


Central Places and Regional Cultural Organization

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the regional organization of class. It also presents a spatial framework in which to place Morelos' intimate cultures and the “flow of mestizaje” in the region. Localities in ... More


The Dysfunctional Structure of Greek Public Administration and the Challenges in Reforming It

Panagiotis Karkatsoulis and Efi Stefopoulou

in Beyond Austerity: Reforming the Greek Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262035835
eISBN:
9780262339216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035835.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter highlights some key problems with the structure of the Greek public administration and some of the challenges in reforming it. It shows that administrative structures are overly ... More


State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Julian Goodare

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This is a full scholarly study of state formation and the exercise of state power in Scotland. It sets the Scottish state in a British and European context, revealing that Scotland — like larger and ... More


Arab Egypt: The First Fifty Years

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the Arab conquest of Egypt; post-conquest Muslim rule and government; Arab settlement in the Egyptian countryside; the administrative structure; and Arab presence fifty years ... More


Place: The Making of a Pilgrimage and a Pilgrimage Center

Carla Bellamy

in The Powerful Ephemeral: Everyday Healing in an Ambiguously Islamic Place

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262805
eISBN:
9780520950450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262805.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter introduces Husain Tekrī, which is a pilgrimage center composed of six shrines. It first describes the locale and the surrounding area of Husain Tekrī. It then relates it development, and ... More


Analysing the national EU policy process

Scott James

in Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In borrowing heavily from the institutionalist toolbox, many existing empirical studies of Europeanisation explain the incremental and path dependent nature of domestic adaptation as a consequence of ... More


Authoritarianism, Culture, and Personality in Psychoanalytic Education

Otto F. Kernberg

in Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter is the first of three that discuss psychoanalytic education, with a focus on authoritarianism and the influences from culture and personality. The chapter presents three observation ... More


Mediating forces and the domestic polity

Brid Quinn and Bernadette Connaughton

in Europeanisation and New Patterns of Governance in Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076206
eISBN:
9781781702932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076206.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the domestic polity of Ireland and the mediating forces to Europeanisation. It outlines the key elements of Irish political and social culture and analyses the way in which ... More


Incremental change and low-level differences

Derek Birrell

in The impact of devolution on social policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422255
eISBN:
9781447303862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422255.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses a substantial policy area where the basic principles of policies have largely remained the same throughout the UK. This includes the voluntary sector, housing, aspects of ... More


Fiscal Capacity and State Fragility

Timothy Besley and Hannes Mueller

in Macroeconomic Policy in Fragile States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853091
eISBN:
9780191887437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853091.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses issues that arise in building an effective fiscal state and relates this to debates about causes and consequences of state fragility. It argues that the lack of capacity to ... More


Almost Not an Organisation

in Families and Social Workers: The Work of Family Service Units 1940–1985

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236566
eISBN:
9781846313127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236566.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents a discussion on the shape of Family Service Units (FSU). Some of the structural confusion of FSU may have been due to its rapid growth. Structural conditions may also have been ... More


The Colonial Context: (1849–1919)

J.S. Grewal

in Master Tara Singh in Indian History: Colonialism, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sikh Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199467099
eISBN:
9780199089840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199467099.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

The British evolved an elaborate administrative structure to ensure peace and order for exploiting the material and human resources of the Punjab. The new means of communication and transportation ... More


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