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State‐Building Nationalism

Michael Hechter

in Containing Nationalism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The rise of the modern state extended direct rule, in which central authorities assumed ever‐greater responsibility for governing all the territory within the state's boundaries. Although direct rule ... More


Central Authority and Institutional Autonomy

Johan P. Olsen

in Governing through Institution Building: Institutional Theory and Recent European Experiments in Democratic Organization

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199593934
eISBN:
9780191594632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593934.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Chapter 4 explores the processes through which institutions struggle for a place in the democratic order and how they achieve and lose primacy and autonomy. It attends to why it is difficult to find ... More


Groundwater

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the regulation of groundwater. It covers national level initiatives which include the establishment of the Central Groundwater Authority and model groundwater legislation. It ... More


Internal Administration and Foreign Relations

Romila Thapar

in Aśoka and the Decline of the Mauryas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077244
eISBN:
9780199081073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077244.003.0019
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter describes the internal administration and foreign relations of the Mauryan empire under the reign of Aśoka. It explains that the establishment of the Mauryan state ushered in a new form ... More


Catalonia and the August Crisis

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0057
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes how the transfer of the Negrín government from Valencia to Barcelona resulted in a political fallout between the regional and central authorities. After the events of May 1937 ... More


Civil Service Management

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Civil service can be managed based on one of the two types of administrative systems. The centralized system is built around central control over personnel matters such as recruitment, promotion, ... More


A Perfect Chaos: Centralization and the Struggle for National System

Tom Crook

in Governing Systems: Modernity and the Making of Public Health in England, 1830-1910

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290341
eISBN:
9780520964549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290341.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the struggle to build a national system of public health administration, which was now thought of in terms of coordinating the relations between central and local authorities. ... More


Protection and Regulation of Groundwater

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan (eds)

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199472475
eISBN:
9780199089857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472475.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on protection and conservation of one of the most important sources of freshwater in India—the groundwater. The existing legal framework on groundwater consists of instruments at ... More


From Ancient to Medieval

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0031
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The central factor that eventually transformed ancient Indian society into a medieval society was the practice of land grants. The brahmanas were granted villages free from taxes which were collected ... More


Post-Soviet Russia

Paul Robinson

in Russian Conservatism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747342
eISBN:
9781501747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747342.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter looks at conservatism in post-Soviet Russia, particularly during the 2010s when there arose a “conservative turn” in Russian politics and society. This was associated with a revival of ... More


Devolution and the accommodation of Basque difference in Spain

Angela K. Bourne

in The European Union and the Accommodation of Basque Difference in Spain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067501
eISBN:
9781781701348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067501.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the assumption that devolution has been an important tool for the accommodation of Basque difference in Spain. It studies the main arrangements and rationales for Basque ... More


Tenure

S. K. DAS

in Building a World-Class Civil Service for Twenty-First Century India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068662
eISBN:
9780199080465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068662.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Civil servants in India are frequently transferred from one position to another, presenting a major problem in terms of governance. To make matters worse, short tenures have made it difficult to hold ... More


The Center Holds: Authority in the Nineteenth Century

Aaron Sheehan-Dean

in Reckoning with Rebellion: War and Sovereignty in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066424
eISBN:
9780813058627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066424.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Over the course of the mid-nineteenth-century wars, the dominant powers (Britain, the U.S., Russia, and Qing China) came to espouse a surprisingly similar orientation toward legitimate statehood. ... More


Popular Protest and Unpopular Policies: State Restructuring, Resource Conflict, and Social Justice in Bolivia

Tom Perreault

in Environmental Justice in Latin America: Problems, Promise, and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033725
eISBN:
9780262269957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033725.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on protests against unequal policies of controlling and allocating natural resources in Bolivia. These protests have surfaced through social movements against policies, which ... More


Hague 35: Introduction and Background

Alex Ruck Keene

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Part II of this book addresses Hague 35, the first modern attempt by states to create a coherent mechanism to enable the cross-border protection of vulnerable adults. The Part is divided into the ... More


Article 61 Mutual assistance

Peter Blume

in The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): A Commentary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198826491
eISBN:
9780191932267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826491.003.0104
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Article 50 (International cooperation) (see too recital 116); Article 51(2) (Obligation of supervisory authorities to cooperate to ensure consistency) (see too recital 124); Article 56 (Competence ... More


Switzerland

Regina Aebi-Müller, Melissa Magliana, and Adrian Ward

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Switzerland (Swiss Confederation, Confoederatio Helveticae, CH) is a federal state organized on three political levels: the communes, the cantons, and the federal government. Originally ... More


France

Patrick Delas and Richard Frimston

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

France is a unitary republic, divided into ninety-six metropolitan departments, five overseas departments and seven overseas territories. The judicial authority is the third authority referred to ... More


Ireland

Patricia Rickard-Clarke

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Ireland is an island in north-western Europe. It is divided into the state called Ireland, often referred to as the Republic of Ireland, which comprises the greater part of the island of Ireland, ... More


Czech Republic

Josef Mrazek and Adrian Ward

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The Czech Republic (Czechia) came into existence on 1 January 1993 as a unitary state, upon the peaceful dissolution of the former Czechoslovak Federative Republic, which in turn had been ... More


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