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The Welfare State Managers: Senior Civil Servants in Sweden

Jon Pierre and Peter Ehn

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first part of this chapter discusses retrenchment, recent institutional changes, and senior civil servants in Sweden; it attributes the recent changes in the senior civil service to the budgetary ... More


Senior Officials in the Danish Central Administration: From Bureaucrats to Policy Professionals and Managers

Hanne Nexø Jensen and Tim Knudsen

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Danish senior civil service has a mixture of older and newer traditions, in which history and tradition are very important. Accordingly, this chapter starts by summarizing the historical ... More


A Description of the Greek Higher Civil Service

Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Formally, the higher civil service of Greece is a powerful group, but it also has a legitimate claim to relative powerlessness. Its subservient role is correlated with the perennial and problematic ... More


The Social Democratic Party of Germany: (September 1, 1945)

Herbert Marcuse

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the Social Democratic Party (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands or SPD) of Germany. The report states that among the German political parties that may be revived after ... More


Government and Policy

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter, beginning in Edward's reign and concluding in Elizabeth's last years on the throne, explores what may be Cecil's most important legacy with regard to Ireland: his role in the ... More


The Political Economy of the World Trading System: WTO and Beyond

Bernard Hoekman and Michel Kostecki

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294313
eISBN:
9780191596445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829431X.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book analyses the multilateral trading system's principles, rules, and procedures. It is not a legal text. It aims instead to provide an accessible (non‐technical) description of the rules of ... More


The Material Frame

Walter Armbrust

in Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691162645
eISBN:
9780691197517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162645.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the material frame of Tahrir Square. As a space, it has been shaped by the political-economic policies of the past four decades, which essentially turned it into an antihuman ... More


An Emerging Political–Administrative Dichotomy

Anchrit Wille

in The Normalization of the European Commission: Politics and Bureaucracy in the EU Executive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665693
eISBN:
9780191755989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665693.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter explains how reforms have contributed to a redefined partnership between commissioners, heads of cabinets, and the top civil servants at the helm of the EU Commission. The desire to ... More


Charles’s Second Dutch War, 1672–1674

Ronald Hutton

in Charles the Second: King of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229117
eISBN:
9780191678851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229117.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses and weaves together the development of diplomatic, military, and political policy. Part of the discussion in this chapter also contests one or two recent beliefs about the ... More


The Politics of Coalition Formation to Influence Legislation

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter further discusses smoking. What Michael Pillsbury and David Kessler had to do—and the challenge for Matt Myers in the third case—was to follow a handful of steps that define a political ... More


From National Agents to EU Advisers: The Chefs of Cabinet

Anchrit Wille

in The Normalization of the European Commission: Politics and Bureaucracy in the EU Executive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665693
eISBN:
9780191755989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665693.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Among the EU commissioner’s closest advisers are the heads of cabinet (chefs of cabinet). Operating at the interface between politics and administration, they need to cope with the political and ... More


The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: An Overview

Per Pinstrup-Andersen

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

How do governments respond to abrupt food price changes and why do they respond as they do? Answers to these two questions are important to help us understand policy-making, to predict how policy ... More


One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All

Mark Robert Rank

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195101683
eISBN:
9780199894048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101683.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Despite its enormous wealth, the United States leads the industrialized world in poverty. One Nation, Underprivileged unravels this disturbing paradox by offering a different understanding of ... More


US Policy Contributions to Agricultural Commodity Price Fluctuations, 2006–12

Gordon C. Rausser and Harry de Gorter

in Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718574
eISBN:
9780191788017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since 2006, global prices and price volatility for foodgrain commodities have spiked frequently and dramatically, with heaviest economic and social impact on developing nations where agriculture ... More


Hermeneutic Communism: From Heidegger to Marx

Gianni Vattimo and Santiago Zabala

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158039
eISBN:
9780231528078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158039.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Having lost much of its political clout and theoretical power, communism no longer represents an appealing alternative to capitalism. In its original Marxist formulation, communism promised an ideal ... More


Changing State Thinking: Policy Movement towards Right to Information

Himanshu Jha

in Capturing Institutional Change: The Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190124786
eISBN:
9780190991234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124786.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the emerging processes in the second phase (1989–2005), which is treated as the second and final layer. It shows that the incremental effect of emerging ideas on the state’s ... More


Introduction

Thomas Rath

in Myths of Demilitarization in Postrevolutionary Mexico, 1920–1960

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807839287
eISBN:
9781469608365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807839287.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This Introduction starts by describing a military incident that happened in Mexico, and thus explains how the process of Mexican demilitarization started. The Introduction also focuses on the major ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


Governing for Health: Advancing Health and Equity through Policy and Advocacy

Fran Baum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190258948
eISBN:
9780190258979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258948.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Governing for Health makes the argument that it is vital that governments and international agencies govern in the interests of protecting the environment and promoting human health and equity. A ... More


The Policy SET Model

Scott Valentine

in Wind Power Politics and Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199862726
eISBN:
9780197563236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199862726.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

As outlined in Chapter 1, the main intention of this book is to identify and explain forces that catalyze or prevent a more robust diffusion of wind power in the ... More


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