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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


Reforming the Administrative State

Christopher Ansell and Jane Gingrich

in Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199264995
eISBN:
9780191603259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199264996.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter investigates reforms that arguably produce more direct forms of accountability and citizen participation in administrative agencies. A first type of reform is part of a larger trend to ... More


Norway: Virtual Parliamentaris m

Kaare Strøm and Hanne Marthe Narud

in Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198297840
eISBN:
9780191602016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829784X.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Although some constraints exist on delegation and accountability through the parliamentary chain, Norway is in practice a fairly pure case of parliamentary democracy. Political parties are critical ... More


Sweden: From Separation of Power to Parliamentary Supremacy—and Back Agai n ?

Torbjörn Bergman

in Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198297840
eISBN:
9780191602016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829784X.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

While far from perfect, for much of the post-war period the Swedish chain of democratic delegation and accountability has not been affected by serious agency problems. Fierce electoral competition ... More


National Human Rights Institutions

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter explores how engagement with national human rights institutions (NHRIs) can lead to localization. It first describes the different types of NHRIs, including ombudsmen and human rights ... More


Prison Suicide: What Happens Afterwards?

Philippa Tomczak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203585
eISBN:
9781529203691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203585.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Prison suicide is a global problem, but little is known about about investigatory processes occurring after prison suicides. This book addresses this gap, providing a case study of the investigations ... More


Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Derek Birrell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is a comprehensive study of direct rule as the system of governance that operated in Northern Ireland for most of the period between 1972 and 2007. The major institutions of governance are ... More


Pseudo Families: Caregiver/Institutional Maltreatment

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on the maltreatment of children and adults in out-of-home care settings in which they are being cared for by pseudo families. These environments are much like traditional ... More


Intervening in Violent Homes

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines a number of intervention strategies intended to identify, intervene in, and treat violence in the home including state level interventions such as mandatory reporting ... More


UN Sanctions Before the ECJ: the Kadi Case

Peter Hilpold

in Challenging Acts of International Organizations Before National Courts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199595297
eISBN:
9780191595752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595297.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the issue of the legality of UN Security Council Resolutions in light of the 2008 European Court of Justice Kadi Judgment. With the increased use of targeted sanctions, in ... More


Advocacy and Protection of Older Adults

Jordan I. Kosberg, Max B. Rothman, and Burton D. Dunlop

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0048
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on those who are vulnerable to possible adversity and the mechanisms by which social workers can be engaged in the surveillance and protection of such persons. Specifically, it ... More


Ombudsmen, commissioners and complaints

Derek Birrell

in Direct Rule and the Governance of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077579
eISBN:
9781781701881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077579.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes the various ombudsman offices, commissioners, and commissions that were set up in Northern Ireland under direct rule. It examines their structures, powers, effectiveness and ... More


The EU and Constitutional Democracy in New Member States

Wojciech Sadurski

in Constitutionalism and the Enlargement of Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199696789
eISBN:
9780191741722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696789.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter, following on from the discussion of the supremacy of EU law, raises the question of whether the EU has successfully promoted democracy in Central and Eastern European states by thinking ... More


The Ombudsman *

Paul Craig

in EU Administrative Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199568628
eISBN:
9780191739415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568628.003.0024
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Treaty of Maastricht introduced the European Ombudsman into the institutional landscape of the Union. The emergence of an extra-judicial mechanism geared towards overseeing the administrative ... More


Institutions For Future Generations

Iñigo González-Ricoy and Axel Gosseries (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198746959
eISBN:
9780191809248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746959.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

In times of climate change and public debt, a concern for intergenerational justice should lead us to have a closer look at theories of intergenerational justice. It should also press us to come up ... More


The New Regulatory Framework for Consumer Dispute Resolution

Pablo Cortés (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198766353
eISBN:
9780191833601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766353.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book examines the impact of the new EU law in the field of consumer redress. Part I of the volume examines the new European legal framework and the main methods of consumer redress, including ... More


Alternative Means of Redress

Duncan Fairgrieve

in State Liability in Tort: A Comparative Law Study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258055
eISBN:
9780191698507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258055.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses alternative, non-judicial means to compensate citizens aggrieved by public bodies by examining the two jurisdictions, and includes a comparative analysis of statutory and ... More


The New Deal and Race Relations

Harvard Sitkoff

in Toward Freedom Land: The Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125831
eISBN:
9780813135526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125831.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the New Deal and the relationship of Afro-Americans and the administration of President Franklin Roosevelt. The New Deal gave the blacks hope for a better life and better ... More


Ombudsmen, Tribunals, Inquiries: Re-fashioning Accountability Beyond the Courts

Mark Elliott

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Courts play a prominent and significant role in holding public bodies to account in the UK, most obviously through the exercise of powers of judicial review. However, the accountability ‘system’ ... More


The Implementation of the Consumer ADR Directive in France

Emmanuel Guinchard

in The New Regulatory Framework for Consumer Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198766353
eISBN:
9780191833601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766353.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Consumer mediation has many advantages—in both absolute and relative terms– and France was certainly not the last country to embrace it. However, the landscape (A) is often seen as specific, in that ... More


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