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Doing Public Management the Egalitarian Way

Christopher Hood

in The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the four chapters of Part II, public management ideas that loosely correspond to each of the four polar world views identified by cultural theory are discussed; here the cultural‐theory framework ... More


Conclusion

David R. Gibson

in Talk at the Brink: Deliberation and Decision during the Cuban Missile Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151311
eISBN:
9781400842438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151311.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Reflecting on the decision-making process after the Cuban missile crisis was over, President Kennedy famously observed that “the essence of ultimate decision remains impenetrable to the ... More


The Effect of Process on Results

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Bush decision makers handling the issue of torture and other highly coercive interrogation made choices that divided the administration, weakened United States support for the administration's ... More


Comparative Decision Making

Thomas R. Zentall and Philip H. Crowley (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199856800
eISBN:
9780199301508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856800.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Decision making cuts across most areas of intellectual enquiry and academic endeavor. The classical view of individual human thinkers choosing among options remains important and instructive, but the ... More


Institutional Provisions

Petros C. Mavroidis

in Trade in Goods: The GATT and the Other Agreements Regulating Trade in Goods

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552139
eISBN:
9780191716591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552139.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The institutional provisions of the GATT have been overtaken by the provision included in the Agreement Establishing the WTO. The Agreement Establishing the WTO largely replicated the GATT approach ... More


How the ANES Used Online Commons Proposals and Pilot Study Reports to Develop Its 2008 Questionnaires

Jon A. Krosnick and Arthur Lupia

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes the manner by which the ANES converted the insights of many people into strong and innovative questionnaires. This description is broken into two stages to reflect the nature ... More


Resuscitation and advance statements

Fiona Randall

in The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567363
eISBN:
9780191730535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567363.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a treatment aimed at lengthening and prolonging life. Its primary aim is to restore circulation and maintain ventilation. CPR is also designed to acquire ... More


The tough questions: do not attempt resuscitation discussions

Madeline Bass

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the development of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the success rates of CPR, who should make the final decision about CPR, the CPR decision-making process involved in ... More


The limits and challenges to the economic evaluation of health technologies

Adam Oliver and Corinna Sorenson

in The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter reviews some of the concerns raised against the use of economic evaluation in the decision-making process, from a wide range of disciplinary and stakeholder perspectives. It offers some ... More


Setting Limits Fairly: Can we learn to share medical resources?

Norman Daniels and James E. Sabin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149364
eISBN:
9780199865123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149364.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The central idea for this book is that we lack consensus on principles for allocating resources and, in the absence of such a consensus, we must rely on a fair decision-making process for setting ... More


Improving Governance for People and Large Carnivores

Murray B. Rutherford and Susan G. Clark

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reviews the overall messages of this book, using examples from the case studies and other chapters to illustrate recurring malfunctions in decision making (governance) and to inform ... More


Conclusions and Recommendations

Charles D. Freilich

in Zion's Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451041
eISBN:
9780801465741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451041.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book concludes with a review of the findings in the seven case studies, along with a discussion of the discrepancies between the posited and actual outcomes. It cites the unplanned nature of ... More


Large Carnivores, People, and Governance

Susan G. Clark, Murray B. Rutherford, and David J. Mattson

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter provides an overview of the biophysical and socio-political dimensions of large carnivore conservation in North America. We describe common challenges and discuss myths, symbolism, ... More


The Decision-Making Process: How the System Actually Works

Charles D. Freilich

in Zion's Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451041
eISBN:
9780801465741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451041.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines how Israel's national security decision-making system actually works in practice. It considers five pathologies caused by Israel's uniquely harsh external environment, ... More


Do Great Cases Make Bad Law?

Lackland H. Bloom

in Do Great Cases Make Bad Law?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199765881
eISBN:
9780199366903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765881.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Conclusion applies four criteria to each of the cases discussed in the book in an attempt to determine whether the greatness of the case had an adverse impact on the decision and made bad law. ... More


Psychological and social issues for patients with advanced breast cancer

Elizabeth A. Grunfeld

in Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530756
eISBN:
9780191730481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530756.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the social and psychological issues for patients with advanced breast cancer. These issues may accompany the diagnosis and treatment of advanced breast cancer, and are both ... More


Romania and the European Union: How the Weak Vanquished the Strong

Tom Gallagher

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077432
eISBN:
9781781702260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077432.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

According to this book, Romania's predatory rulers, the heirs of the sinister communist dictator Ceauşescu, have inflicted a humiliating defeat on the European Union. The book argues that Brussels ... More


HIA and waste disposal

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter shows that different waste management options all produce emissions that have the potential to harm health. Local impacts on health from proposed waste management facilities must be ... More


Introduction

Charles D. Freilich

in Zion's Dilemmas: How Israel Makes National Security Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451041
eISBN:
9780801465741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451041.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book examines the national security decision-making processes (DMPs) in Israel, focusing primarily on the prime ministerial and cabinet levels and on their interaction with the organs of the ... More


Systemic action research in policy and politics

Danny Burns

in Systemic action research: A strategy for whole system change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347381
eISBN:
9781447303626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347381.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores the implications of systematic action research in policy-making community. It argues that systematic action research is a process that could be embedded in the public sphere, ... More


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