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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


Arenas of Citizenship: Civil Society, the State, and the Global Order

Alison M. Jaggar

in Women and Citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195175349
eISBN:
9780199835775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175344.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Traditional conceptions of citizenship have privileged individuals’ relationships to the state. However, recent emphasis on civil society as a terrain of democratic empowerment suggests a shift in ... More


A short history of ‘pro-poor policy’ 1970–2010

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

When development studies were born, after decolonization in the middle of the twentieth century, poverty was not an important concern of policy-makers. This chapter asks how this situation changed in ... More


Transnational Private Authority and Its Contestation

Melanie Coni-Zimmer, Annegret Flohr, and Klaus Dieter Wolf

in Contested World Orders: Rising Powers, Non-Governmental Organizations, and the Politics of Authority Beyond the Nation-State

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198843047
eISBN:
9780191878947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843047.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter investigates the preferences of BRICS and NGOs with regard to the exercise of transnational private authority. Three such governance schemes are selected: the Kimberley Process, the ... More


Validating Segregated Observers: Mapping West Bank Settlements from Without and Within

Jess Bier

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter 5, “Validating Segregated Observers”, explores the intricate ways that the Israeli occupation shapes empirical observations. Through a critique of feminist standpoint theory and Donna ... More


“Tiran and Sanafir are Egyptian!”: Second Wave of Counter-Revolution: Sisi as President (June 8, 2014–July 2018)

Amy Austin Holmes

in Coups and Revolutions: Mass Mobilization, the Egyptian Military, and the United States from Mubarak to Sisi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190071455
eISBN:
9780190071486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071455.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The second wave of the counterrevolution is covered in chapter 7. With the election of Abdel Fattah El-Sisi as president, the level and form of state repression changed again. During the second wave ... More


What drives children’s services reform?

Carl Purcell

in The Politics of Children's Services Reform: Re-examining Two Decades of Policy Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447348764
eISBN:
9781447348818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348764.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter identifies two overarching narratives on children’s services reform in previous research and makes the case for more in-depth research drawing on public policy theory and data collected ... More


The Dark Side of Humanity, Part II: Worries about External Corruption

Larry S. Temkin

in Being Good in a World of Need

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192849977
eISBN:
9780191945120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192849977.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 6 discusses the problem of external corruption—the worry that to accomplish their ends, aid agencies may often have to become enmeshed with corrupt individuals or institutions. Chapter 6 ... More


Never Again: The Long Shadow of Famine

Naomi Hossain

in The Aid Lab: Understanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785507
eISBN:
9780191827419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785507.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the aftermath of the famine, focusing in particular on its influences on the subsequent direction of development policy. Drawing on evidence from famines elsewhere in the world, ... More


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