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Statebuilding in Bosnia and Hercegovina

Dominik Zaum

in The Sovereignty Paradox: The Norms and Politics of International Statebuilding

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199207435
eISBN:
9780191708671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207435.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the statebuilding efforts of the international administration in Bosnia and Herzegovina, led by the Office of the High Representative (OHR). It is divided into three parts. The ... More


Statebuilding in East Timor 1

Dominik Zaum

in The Sovereignty Paradox: The Norms and Politics of International Statebuilding

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199207435
eISBN:
9780191708671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207435.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This third case study chapter analyses the statebuilding activities of the United Nations Transitional Administration of East Timor (UNTAET). It is divided into three parts. The first part outlines ... More


The Liberal State and Civil Service Reform

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Citizenship rights are rights that have been won: they are always the outcome of a historical process in which persons, groups, and nations strive to acquire and assert them. The liberal state is the ... More


Bureaucratic and Civil Service Reform

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Discusses the transition from bureaucratic public administration to public or new public management. Classic bureaucratic administration, based on the Prussian army’s administrative principles, ... More


Managerial Rationalities

Mark Bevir and R. A. W. Rhodes

in The State as Cultural Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580750
eISBN:
9780191723179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580750.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 7 examines the rationalities or technologies used by government, specifically the rationality associated with the new public management, or managerialism, with its emphasis on targets and ... More


Joined-Up Government and the Civil Service

Edward C. Page

in Joined-Up Government

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses joined-up government and its effect on the civil service. The focus is on the different silo mentalities which are used to connote not being joined-up. In this chapter ... More


State Formation as an Institutional Phenomenon

Howard Stein

in Beyond the World Bank Agenda: An Institutional Approach to Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226771670
eISBN:
9780226771656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226771656.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates the way in which the Bank began to reconceptualize the nature and role of states and push a neoclassical vision of the part they play in development. The main focus is on ... More


Chester Arthur, 1881–1885

Michael J. Gerhardt

in The Forgotten Presidents: Their Untold Constitutional Legacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199967797
eISBN:
9780199333264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967797.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Perhaps more than any other president, Chester Arthur demonstrated the transformative power of the presidency. Though he came into office as a beneficiary of the widely maligned spoils system, Arthur ... More


Fighting a Good Fight: The Formation of the Vulcan Society, 1932–1945

David Goldberg

in Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how Black working-class activism and the political ascendancy of Fiorello La Guardia created a small window of opportunity to join the FDNY that was seized by a small number of ... More


Carter Harrison Remakes the Chicago Police Department

Sam Mitrani

in The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038068
eISBN:
9780252095337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038068.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Chicago Mayor Carter Harrison's reorganization of the Chicago Police Department to increase its legitimacy and usefulness during the first half of the 1880s. The events of the ... More


Desire, Disgust, Democracy: Or, Aversive Attachments

Nathan Wolff

in Not Quite Hope and Other Political Emotions in the Gilded Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198831693
eISBN:
9780191869556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831693.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter argues that Henry Adams’s Democracy: An American Novel (1880) offers a complex meditation on disgust’s capacity either to squelch or to express a desire for the political. Initially, ... More


What It Takes to Clean Up Corruption

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0035
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter reviews four methods for cleaning up corruption and bureaucracy. The first method is cutting off funds to the offices of corrupt bureaucrats. The problem is, if the honest functionaries ... More


Introduction

Hannah Gurman

in The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158725
eISBN:
9780231530354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158725.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the evolution of the diplomatic establishment in the State Department in the United States. The last sixty years has seen the history of the State ... More


The Early Origins of Ethnic Insularity and Racial Exclusion in the New York City Fire Department

David Goldberg

in Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633626
eISBN:
9781469633633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633626.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how the FDNY’s cultural of insularity evolved during the 19th Century as the department shifted from volunteerism and became professionalized. The chapter also chronicles how ... More


Preacher of Righteousness, 1886‒1901

Benjamin J. Wetzel

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preaching from the Bully Pulpit

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198865803
eISBN:
9780191898136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865803.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

From 1886 to 1901, Roosevelt became a historian, civil service commissioner, police commissioner, assistant secretary of the Navy, war hero, and vice-president. He was also forced to deal with his ... More


Cynical Reason in the Cranky Age

Nathan Wolff

in Not Quite Hope and Other Political Emotions in the Gilded Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198831693
eISBN:
9780191869556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831693.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Drawing on Peter Sloterdijk’s Critique of Cynical Reason (1983), this chapter tracks shifts in Mark Twain’s political imagination to help interrogate “cynicism” as a feeling and a hermeneutic. After ... More


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