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Regulation Inside Government: Waste-Watchers, Quality Police, and Sleazebusters

Christopher Hood, Oliver James, George Jones, Colin Scott, and Tony Travers

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280996
eISBN:
9780191599491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280998.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Regulation Inside Government analyses the army of inspectors, auditors, grievance‐chasers, standard‐setters, and other bodies overseeing contemporary public organizations. On the basis ... More


Sanctions Enforcer: Economic Sanctions and the Oil‐for‐Food Program

David M. Malone

in The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council 1980-2005

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199278572
eISBN:
9780191604119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278571.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the inspections-plus-sanctions approach to Iraqi disarmament, which characterized the enforcement aspects of this third phase of UN involvement in Iraq. The sanctions regime ... More


Weapons Inspector: UNSCOM, UNMOVIC and the Disarming of Iraq

David M. Malone

in The International Struggle Over Iraq: Politics in the UN Security Council 1980-2005

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199278572
eISBN:
9780191604119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278571.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes the disarmament of Iraq following the First Gulf War. Disarmament controlled by inspections and monitoring was the cornerstone of the vision set out for Iraq by SCR 687 in 1991. ... More


Optimal Random Exploration for Trade‐related Nonindigenous Species Risk

Michael Springborn, Christopher Costello, and Peyton Ferrier

in Bioinvasions and Globalization: Ecology, Economics, Management, and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199560158
eISBN:
9780191721557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560158.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter identifies variables from the port inspection setting that influence the gains to exploration via random inspections. It begins by describing a Bayesian learning model of trade-related ... More


Accountability

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Although international administrators wield enormous power, they are not directly accountable to the populations over which they rule. Strictly speaking, a transitional administrator is accountable ... More


Running the Ruler Over Regulation Inside Government

Christopher Hood, Colin Scott, Oliver James, George Jones, and Tony Travers

in Regulation Inside Government: Waste-Watchers, Quality Police, and Sleazebusters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280996
eISBN:
9780191599491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280998.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Sets out the results of the quantitative assessment of regulation inside government in the UK and refers to the detailed table of budget and staffing levels contained in Appendix 2. It offers a ... More


Looking Down on Human Intelligence: From Psychometrics to the Brain

Ian Deary

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524175
eISBN:
9780191712531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524175.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Human mental ability differences have a hierarchical structure, and may be viewed at levels from general ability (g) to specific abilities. Ability differences show moderate stability across the ... More


Signalling to predators

Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

in Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Warning Signals and Mimicry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528609
eISBN:
9780191713392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528609.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Predators that rely on surprise may be persuaded to desist from attacking if prey use reliable signals that the predator has been detected. Prey may also be able to reliably signal to a predator that ... More


Quick on the uptake: Inspection times: raking around in psychophysics

Ian J. Deary

in Looking Down on Human Intelligence: From Psychometrics to the Brain

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198524175
eISBN:
9780191712531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524175.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes and criticizes research that seeks the cognitive foundations of intelligence differences by studying the psychophysical inspection time test.


Iron Triangles Go Global: The 1982 Debt Crisis and End of the Cold War

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the debt stage in the relationship between Congress and the IMF and World Bank that was triggered by the external shocks of the 1982 Mexican default, subsequent Latin ... More


Elements of data analysis

Erich H. Kisi and Christopher J. Howard

in Applications of Neutron Powder Diffraction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198515944
eISBN:
9780191705663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515944.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Neutron powder diffractometers nowadays incorporate multiple detectors. This chapter begins with the data reduction to present a single record of intensity against angle (for CW diffractometers) or ... More


Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Margaret Attwood

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

There is continuing government pressure on public services to ‘reform’ and change. Expectations of new forms and standards of delivery, joined-up practice, and the re-connection of services to users ... More


Elder Abuse

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the different definitions of elder abuse and provides estimates of its extent. It examines the current legal approach to the issue: through the private law remedies; the ... More


Evaluating the School Environment

Angelo J. Bellomo

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A better understanding of the relationship between school conditions and students' academic performance could engender major support for improving the quality of the learning environment. An ... More


Different Quality Paradigms and their Implications for Organizational Learning

Robert E. Cole

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on organizational learning. The chapter stresses that the importance the organization itself may be said to learn is by identifying the best operational practices, standardizing ... More


Proposal and Contract II

Janet Semple

in Bentham's Prison: A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273875
eISBN:
9780191684074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273875.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter deals with the plan of management for Jeremy Bentham's panopticon, the powers of the governor and the checks to be imposed on him, particularly in the inspection principles and the ... More


The Law on Judicial Authority and Judicial Independence

Mahmud Al-khudayri

in Judges and Political Reform in Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774162015
eISBN:
9781617970993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162015.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

According to Article 78 of the judicial authority law, “A department of judicial inspection shall be formed in the ministry of justice to inspect the work of judges and presidents of courts of first ... More


Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Ian Johnstone

in The Power of Deliberation: International Law, Politics and Organizations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394931
eISBN:
9780199894543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394931.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The field of nuclear non-proliferation is in ferment. The existing regime is under considerable stress, facing challenges it was not designed for, like the threat of nuclear terrorism. The ferment is ... More


Out of the Shadows? The Non-Binding Multilateral Framework on Migration (2006) and Prospects for Using International Labour Regulation to Forge Global Labour Market Membership

Leah Vosko

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter compares and contrasts the U.S. and French systems of labor market regulation. The U.S. system is specialized: Regulating authority is dispersed among a host of different agencies each ... More


Introduction

Kent F. Schull

in Prisons in the Late Ottoman Empire: Microcosms of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641734
eISBN:
9781474400886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641734.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Introduction begins with the analysis of two British Consular reports describing the horrific state of Ottoman prisons dated nearly seventy years apart (1851 and 1919). First impressions lead one ... More


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