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The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Independent International Commission on Kosovo

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Kosovo Report is a final product of the work by the Independent International Commission on Kosovo, established to examine key developments prior to, during, and after the Kosovo war, including ... More


Patronage

Matthew Flinders and Matthew Denton

in Delegated Governance and the British State: Walking without Order

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199271603
eISBN:
9780191709241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271603.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the issue of public appointments and patronage. Contrary to media suggestions and the public's perception, research suggests that the sphere of delegated governance is no ... More


Introduction

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Poses the unresolved questions about the Kosovo conflict that motivated the establishment of the Independent International Commission on Kosovo. Among others, the questions include the role of the ... More


The United Kingdom Comes of Age: The British Electoral Reform “Revolution” Of the 1990S

David M. Farrell

in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257683
eISBN:
9780191600241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925768X.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the field of electoral systems, Britain has long held out as a bastion of stability, as the country seen as least likely to undergo fundamental electoral reform, but this picture was rudely ... More


Corruption and Human Rights in India: Comparative Perspectives on Transparency and Good Governance

C. Raj Kumar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077329
eISBN:
9780199081004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077329.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The malaise of corruption has become deeply embedded in the political and social fabric of the Indian society. The increased scale and frequency of corruption has negatively affected human rights, as ... More


Democratic Legitimacy: Impartiality, Reflexivity, Proximity

Pierre Rosanvallon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149486
eISBN:
9781400838745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149486.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It's a commonplace occurrence that citizens in Western democracies are disaffected with their political leaders and traditional democratic institutions. But this book argues that this crisis of ... More


The Modern Regulatory State

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the historical transformation of the modern regulatory state and suggests that the expansion of bureaucratic authority is an institutional innovation rather than a result of ... More


Independent television producers and media rights

Richard Haynes

in Media Rights and Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618804
eISBN:
9780748670994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618804.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The arrival of digital television across three platforms — terrestrial, satellite and cable — in 1998 augured a new era of broadcasting in the United Kingdom. The UK comes a distant second to the ... More


The UN Investigation of the Hariri Assassination

Amal Alamuddin and Anna Bonini

in The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Law and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199687459
eISBN:
9780191767111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687459.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on UN Commission created to investigate the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister, Rafiq Hariri, known as the UN International Independent Investigation Commission ... More


The Organization of Islamic Cooperation as Interpreter of Human Rights in the Context of Islam

Ioana Cismas

in Religious Actors and International Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198712824
eISBN:
9780191781186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712824.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter seeks to unearth what drives the OIC’s codification of human rights: cultural relativism as exceptions to universal norms, or a regionalism that provides context-sensitive approaches to ... More


Deregulation and Quality Television: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1990

Verity Lambert

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, a producer and director who has worked at the BBC and ITV, examines what can be done to preserve quality in the context of a broadcasting system experiencing ... More


Good governance

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

As Britain prepared for the 1997 change of sovereignty, it became common to cite Hong Kong as an example of the British talent for “good governance”, and to name the establishment of rule of law and ... More


The Protection of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories

Eugene Cotran and Emma Brown

in Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries: Between Upheaval and Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199759880
eISBN:
9780190259921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759880.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the protection given to fundamental freedoms and human rights in the Palestinian Territories and the work of the Palestinian Independent Commission for Human Rights in ... More


Ethics in Government

Richard B. Collins, Dale A. Oesterle, and Lawrence Friedman

in The Colorado State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190907723
eISBN:
9780190907754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907723.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter covers Article XXIX of the Colorado Constitution on ethics in government. The article was added by citizens’ initiative in 2006. Its essential purpose was to outlaw gifts defined in ... More


A New Beginning to Policing in Northern Ireland – The Report of The Independent Commission On Policing For Northern Ireland

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter summarises the report of the Independent Commission on Policing chaired by Lord Patten, published in September 1999. It explains the significance of the report for the subsequent ... More


Organised Crime and the Independent Monitoring Commission

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter deals with two main topics – dealing with organised crime in Northern Ireland, which was inevitably an issue for the Policing Board as well as for the PSNI and the Northern Ireland ... More


Regulation

Paul Langley

in Liquidity Lost: The Governance of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199683789
eISBN:
9780191763366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683789.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyses how the global financial crisis was governed as a problem of regulation from 2009 onwards, with particular focus on the structural regulation of banking in the US and UK. It ... More


Introduction

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The introduction begins with the provision of the 1998 Belfast Agreement in relation to policing and the subsequent Independent Commission on policing for Northern Ireland. It sets out the central ... More


Banking Sector and Corporate Structures—The Scope of the Recovery and Resolution Framework

Michael Schillig

in Resolution and Insolvency of Banks and Financial Institutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198703587
eISBN:
9780191927249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198703587.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The financial system is populated by a wide variety of different institutions, within and across jurisdictions. Their structure and legal nature is largely path-dependent on the applicable ... More


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