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The Quest for Coherence: Institutional Dilemmas of External Action from Maastricht to Amsterdam

Michael E. Smith

in The Institutionalization of Europe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199247967
eISBN:
9780191601088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924796X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The focus of this chapter is on the institutionalization of a space for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), and on efforts since the signing of the Maastricht Treaty on European Union ... More


Substantive Conditions: Pragmatism and Effectiveness

Jack Knight and James Johnson

in The Priority of Democracy: Political Consequences of Pragmatism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151236
eISBN:
9781400840335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151236.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter argues that for democratic competition to be effective, individual participants must be free to contribute their ideas and express their beliefs in the input side of the democratic ... More


Skeptical Patients: Performance, Social Capital, and Culture

Pippa Norris

in The Trust Crisis in Healthcare: Causes, Consequences, and Cures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195176360
eISBN:
9780199865598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176360.003.03
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter seeks to explain the decline of trust of social and political institutions through three theories: institutional performance-based accounts, social capital theories, and cultural ... More


Introduction: The GAL Competition Project: The Global Convergence of Process Norms

Eleanor M. Fox and Michael J. Trebilcock

in The Design of Competition Law Institutions: Global Norms, Local Choices

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199670048
eISBN:
9780191744341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670048.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Public International Law

In 2010, as part of the Global Administrative Law (GAL) Competition Project, teams were selected to draft work describing the institutional design of their country or jurisdiction, identifying the ... More


Performance-based Payments in the Turkish Health System

Gulbiye Yenimahalleli Yasar and Pinar Guven-Uslu

in Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

The Turkish Health System has undergone significant policy changes since the 1980s, culminating in the Health Transformation Programme (HTP) launched in 2003. This chapter focuses on one of the HTP’s ... More


State Fragility: Concept and Measurement

Mina Baliamoune-Lutz and Mark McGillivray

in Fragile States: Causes, Costs, and Responses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693153
eISBN:
9780191731990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693153.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

The international donor community has grave concerns about the prospects for poverty reduction in what it terms ‘fragile states’. A state is classified as fragile if its country policy and ... More


Function, Structure, and Process at the Private-Public Interface

Paul Dragos Aligica, Peter J. Boettke, and Vlad Tarko

in Public Governance and the Classical-Liberal Perspective: Political Economy Foundations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190267032
eISBN:
9780190267063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190267032.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 2 shows how a governance doctrine trapped in a search for pure forms of private organization or public organization, transfixed on the ideal types of the “public” and “private,” would be ... More


Epilogue: New Opportunities for Rural China’s Governance?

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter contains some reflections on whether the increasing number of migrant workers returning to rural China due to the 2008 financial crisis and China’s efforts to upgrade its economic ... More


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