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Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Edward C. Page and Vincent Wright (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Presents a comparative study of the senior civil service in Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, Greece, Denmark, and Sweden, which provides information about ... More


Spain: Still the Primacy of Corporatism?

Ignacio Molinaxs Álvarez De Cienfuegos

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Starts with an account of the Spanish administration over the last two decades (to 1997); includes a definition of the Spanish civil service bureaucratic élite as composed at the top level (which ... More


Conclusion: Senior Officials in Western Europe

Edward C. Page and Vincent Wright

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The conclusion starts by noting that there are clearly highly diverse trends in the development of bureaucracy in Western Europe, and that, although in some countries patterns of change are quite ... More


Is it Possible to Reform a Customs Administration? The Role of the Customs Elite on the Reform Process in Cameroon

Thomas Cantens

in The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659036
eISBN:
9780191749032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659036.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An ethnographic approach is applied to Cameroon customs to explore the role and capacity of bureaucratic elites to reform. Fighting against corruption has led to the extraction and circulation of ... More


The Normalization of the European Commission: Politics and Bureaucracy in the EU Executive

Anchrit Wille

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665693
eISBN:
9780191755989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665693.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The European Commission is evolving into a normal executive. In the 1950s, it started out as a technocratic international organization, but it has acquired many of the organizational features and ... More


The Generational Revolution

Robert Daniels

in The Rise and Fall of Communism in Russia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106497
eISBN:
9780300134933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106497.003.0029
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Communist Party of the Soviet Union held its Twenty-seventh Congress in February and March 1986, signaling the end of an era characterized by an unprecedented series of leadership changes sparked ... More


Containing Kurdish Nationalism and Political Islam in the 1990s

Bilge Yesil

in Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040177
eISBN:
9780252098376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040177.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the media's role in the containment of Kurdish ethnic nationalism and political Islam as undertaken by the military-led state in the 1990s. In this transformational decade, the ... More


The Political Legacy: Antecedents of Democratization

İlter Turan

in Turkey’s Difficult Journey to Democracy: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199663989
eISBN:
9780191799341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663989.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the developments during the late Ottoman and early republican history that helped develop cadres, institutions, practices, and understandings that facilitated Turkey’s ... More


Chinese Historiography in the Age of Maturity, 960–1368

Charles Hartman

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter looks at how the Song dynasty (960–1279) reconsolidated central power and eliminated the provincial regimes that had developed in the wake of Tang decentralization. During the first ... More


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