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Emergence of Informal Groups of States

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the question of what triggered the emergence of informal groups of states in the form of the advisory committees in the 1950s, and argues that their establishment has to be seen ... More


BSE: risk, science and governance

Patrick van Zwanenberg and Erik Millstone

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525813
eISBN:
9780191723902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525813.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book presents a systematic analysis of how BSE policy was made in the UK and EU, 1986%#x2013;2004. The main focus is on the role of scientific expertise, advice, and evidence in policy-making ... More


INTEGRITY: From Science Policy to Responsible Conduct of Research

Frederick Grinnell

in Everyday Practice of Science: Where Intuition and Passion Meet Objectivity and Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195064575
eISBN:
9780199869442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064575.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Chapter 4 analyzes everyday practice of science in the context of surrounding sociocultural, political, and economic factors. Science policy determines what work will be done, who will do it, and how ... More


Exploring policy advisory committees in the central government

Wen-Jiun Wang and Chang-Tay Chiou

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

As policy problems have become increasingly complicated and technical, Taiwan’s central government has sought the assistance of external policy advisors. Policy advisory committees, the focus of this ... More


Conflicts of Interest in FDA Advisory Committees: The Paradox of Multiple Financial Ties

Genevieve Pham-Kanter

in FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171182
eISBN:
9780231540070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171182.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter summarizes findings from an analysis of financial ties of FDA advisory committee members during the 15-year period covering 1997-2011. Focusing on a facet of conflicts of interest that ... More


Local, Advisory and Statutory Bodies

Ian Holliday and Glenn K. H. Hui

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's (HKSAR's) local government system and its complex web of local, advisory, and statutory bodies. In particular, it discusses the ... More


Lesson #2: Diagnosing Deliberation

Kevin C. Elliott

in Is a Little Pollution Good for You?: Incorporating Societal Values in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199755622
eISBN:
9780199827121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755622.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter explores the last of the options considered in chapter 4 for preventing interest groups' questionable influences on scientific research. It argues that there are normative, substantive, ... More


Liberal Rationalism and Government Advisory Committees

Mark B. Brown

in Science in Democracy: Expertise, Institutions, and Representation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013246
eISBN:
9780262258647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013246.003.0033
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter draws attention to the liberal-rationalist image of representation and explains how this embodies the politics of government advisory committees. The discussion continues with reference ... More


Policy advisory committees: an operational view

Michael Holland and Julia Lane

in Policy Analysis in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333821
eISBN:
9781447333944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333821.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Advisory committees are part and parcel of policy-making in every government agency. Their input is used at many levels, ranging from high level strategic initiatives and planning to very specific ... More


Devolution and Communications Policy in Scotland

Philip Schlesinger

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter illustrates how ‘most of the Holyrood political class has been reluctant to explore the boundaries between the devolved and the reserved’, even on less life-and-death issues such as ... More


The Integrity of the Advisory Committee

A. W. Brian Simpson

in In the Highest Degree Odious: Detention without Trial in Wartime Britain

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259497
eISBN:
9780191681974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259497.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The threat to the integrity of Norman Birkett's committee stemmed from the War Cabinet decision of May 22. Until then the committee evaluated the threat to security posed by individuals; there had to ... More


The Statutes

SHABTAI ROSENNE

in Provisional Measures in International Law: The International Court of Justice and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199268061
eISBN:
9780191699245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268061.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the Advisory Committee of Jurists (1920), which was concerned with the major issues of the organization and constitution of the Court, its composition, and its contentious ... More


Towards Legalization: Constructing an International Court

Gleider I Hernández

in The International Court of Justice and the Judicial Function

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199646630
eISBN:
9780191747854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646630.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter takes the reader through four important moments that were key in the creation of the Court as an institution. It briefly outlines the compromises arrived at during the 1899 and 1907 ... More


Mathematicians versus Practical Men: The Founding of the Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

David Bloor

in The Enigma of the Aerofoil: Rival Theories in Aerodynamics, 1909-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226060941
eISBN:
9780226060934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060934.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (ACA) and the arguments regarding whether it provided the best or the worst in the field of aeronautics. Since it was founded in 1909, ... More


Balance? The BBC in Northern Ireland, 1972–1978

Robert J. Savage

in The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how BBC television at both the regional and national level, addressed the continuing crisis in Northern Ireland. The chapter considers changes in the regional service and the ... More


The Constitution

Keith Richotte Jr.

in Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution: The History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634517
eISBN:
9781469634531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634517.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter seven details the adoption of the superintendent’s constitution, the various groups vying for power at the time, and the community’s reaction and decision on the Indian Reorganization Act. ... More


Dictating to the Mob: The History of the BBC Advisory Committee on Spoken English

Jürg R. Schwyter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198736738
eISBN:
9780191800399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736738.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In the early years of the BBC under John Reith, its Advisory Committee on Spoken English (1926–39) was established to settle the pronunciation of doubtful words, particularly foreign words. But the ... More


US Congress: Controlling Weather Control

Kristine C. Harper

in Make It Rain: State Control of the Atmosphere in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437231
eISBN:
9780226437378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437378.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses how US congressmen, especially Senator Clinton P. Anderson of New Mexico, attempted to regulate weather control as a potential weapon to use offensively against enemies, ... More


Dividends

Angela N. H. Creager

in Life Atomic: A History of Radioisotopes in Science and Medicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226017808
eISBN:
9780226017945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226017945.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Following World War II, the publication of accounts such as John Hersey’s Hiroshima (1946) documented the devastating effects of atomic weaponry on inhabitants of the two Japanese cities targeted by ... More


Jane Schutt: May 22, 1963, Congressional Subcommittee, Washington, D.C.

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0025
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on January 2, 1913, in Washington D.C., Jane Menefee Schutt was a lifelong activist who received her education from public schools and the Episcopal Church. Schutt attended George Washington ... More


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