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Electoral Malpractice

Sarah Birch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Elections ought in theory to go a long way towards making democracy ‘work’, but in many contexts, they fail to embody democratic ideals because they are affected by electoral manipulation and ... More


 Pursuing Litigation

Dr. Ben S. Branch, Hugh M. Ray, and Robin Russell

in Last Rights: Liquidating a Company

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195306989
eISBN:
9780199783762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306989.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the types of causes of action which may belong to the failed business. Lawsuits, such as actions against officers and directors for breach of their duties to the company, ... More


Freedom of Speech and Employment

Lucy Vickers

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268307
eISBN:
9780191683497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268307.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book examines employment law implications for employees who exercise the right to freedom of speech, and argues for increased rights to free speech in this context. Most obviously, employees ... More


Good Business

Adam D. Reich

in Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines the link between Emergency Medical Incorporated's financial success and the quality of hospital care it ultimately was able to provide. Emergency Medical Incorporated, one of ... More


Championing the “Defenseless” and “Oppressed,” Protecting “Widows and Children”

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Lawyers are strongly motivated toward zealous advocacy by the fees they earn, the recognition they receive, identification with clients and causes, antipathies to adversaries, opposing counsel, and ... More


Introduction

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The introductory chapter sets out the main aims of the book and demonstrates why electoral malpractice is an important topic for research by surveying its effects. The chapter also provides an ... More


Typologies and Measurements of Electoral Malpractice

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter develops the general typology of electoral malpractice sketched in Chapter 1, and then considers a range of research strategies and data sources that can profitably be used to analyse ... More


The Manipulation of Electoral Administration

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the classic forms of electoral malpractice, namely manipulation of the way an electoral process is conducted. The chapter starts in the first section with a review of the ... More


The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Charles A. Erin and Suzanne Ost (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book analyses how the criminal justice system regulates health care practice, and to what extent it can and should be used as a tool to resolve ethical conflict in health care. For most of the ... More


Contraceptive Risk: The FDA, Depo-Provera, and the Politics of Experimental Medicine

William Green

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479876990
eISBN:
9781479825929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876990.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The odyssey of Depo-Provera is a study of the politics of contraceptive drug risk management, which involves a lengthy struggle over the scientific assessment of the drug's health risk and ... More


Restoring Trust

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers in the Dock: Learning from Attorney Disciplinary Procedings

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374230
eISBN:
9780199871803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374230.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Most responses to the problem of unethical lawyer behavior begin with rule modifications, and then turn to education and ways to make the disciplinary system more effective. The lessons from the six ... More


An Ill-Suited and Inappropriate Union? Exploring the Relationship Between the Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Suzanne Ost and Charles A. Erin

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the wider picture of law's increased intervention in health care, before focusing upon the greater involvement of the criminal law in the medical arena and placing the ... More


Legal Issues of Multiprofessional Teamwork

Jonathan Montgomery (ed.)

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the legal issues associated with multiprofessional teamwork in the palliative care setting. It considers the legal context in which the multidisciplinary team operates and ... More


Defining Electoral Integrity and Electoral Malpractice

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The concept of ‘free and fair’ elections is one we are all familiar with, but analysis of the comparative and theoretical literature on electoral processes reveals that there is a lack of consensus ... More


The Strategic Manipulation of Elections

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The principal argument developed over the course of the chapter is that factors that affect the legitimacy costs of electoral malpractice are central in determining whether leaders will, in any given ... More


The Manipulation of Electoral Institutions

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter shows that the manipulation of electoral institutions is a powerful means of retaining political power while permitting electoral competition. It also demonstrates that the manipulation ... More


Prospects for Reform

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The variety of strategies available, and the extent to which each of them is likely to be successful, is the topic of this chapter. The chapter starts with a conceptual overview of the different ways ... More


Conclusion

Birch Sarah

in Electoral Malpractice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199606160
eISBN:
9780191731693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606160.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter reviews the findings of the study, draws out their implications for policymakers, and suggests directions for future research. It argues that election reform and assistance ... More


The Politics of Civil Litigation

Stephen C. Yeazell

in Lawsuits in a Market Economy: The Evolution of Civil Litigation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226546254
eISBN:
9780226546421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226546421.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

At the end of the twentieth and start of the twenty-first century civil litigation became a matter of partisan politics. Republicans abhorred it while Democrats celebrated it. Both sides temporarily ... More


SECRECY, SETTLEMENTS, AND MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LITIGATION

Eric Helland and Gia Lee

in Confidentiality, Transparency, and the U.S. Civil Justice System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199914333
eISBN:
9780199980185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914333.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an empirical analysis of the impact of secrecy in civil litigation on settlement values and subsequent claims. The analysis focuses on the disclosure of medical malpractice data ... More


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