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Introduction: Inhibited Consensual Leadership within an Interdependent Confederal Europe

Jack Hayward

in Leaderless Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199535026
eISBN:
9780191715860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535026.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Piecemeal power-sharing by nation statesmen has inconspicuously promoted incremental complex change over time, and this has produced outcomes of imprecise parentage. The result is a polycentric ... More


Associative Networks: New Structures of Representation for the Popular Sectors?

Douglas A. Chalmers, Scott B. Martin, and Kerianne Piester

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Despite renewed awareness of poverty and inequality, there has been a marked absence of past forms of popular mobilization. Populist, corporatist, clientelist, and broad mobilization around parties ... More


Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Eric Brousseau, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Pierre-André Jouvet, and Marc Willinger (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the publication of path-breaking contributions on the governance of environmental resources in the early 1990s many political initiatives have been taken, many governance experiments have been ... More


Conclusion: Governance and Environment: Policy Challenges and Research Questions

Eric Brousseau, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Pierre-Andre Jouvet, and Marc Willinger

in Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the dilemmas associated with establishing collective goals in matters of sustainable development, then the properties of the mechanisms available for deciding to frame our ... More


Introduction: Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms 1

Eric Brousseau, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Pierre-André Jouvet, and Marc Willinger

in Global Environmental Commons: Analytical and Political Challenges in Building Governance Mechanisms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656202
eISBN:
9780191742149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656202.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The interdependency of socio-ecological systems and the increased reach of human activity have led to major political and scientific challenges in the governance of environmental resources. This ... More


The Credit Economy: Wicksell

John Hicks

in A Market Theory of Money

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287247
eISBN:
9780191596407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287240.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter begins with a discussion of two pure models of a credit economy — the monocentric and polycentric models — each of which has its uses. It then analyzes the simplest example of a ... More


Supranational Delegation and National Parliamentary Scrutiny since the 1970s

Peter L. Lindseth

in Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation-State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390148
eISBN:
9780199866397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390148.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the final element of the convergence of European public law around the legitimating structures and normative principles of the postwar constitutional settlement: national ... More


The Challenge of Legitimizing Europeanized Administrative Governance

Peter L. Lindseth

in Power and Legitimacy: Reconciling Europe and the Nation-State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390148
eISBN:
9780199866397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390148.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

After summarizing the arguments of the preceding chapters, this concluding chapter reflects on the principle challenge of European governance going forward: how to legitimize the novel system of ... More


The Procedural Contrast

J. W. F. Allison

in A Continental Distinction in the Common Law: A Historical and Comparative Perspective on English Public Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298656
eISBN:
9780191710735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298656.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

The French investigative procedural tradition developed around Roman–Canonical procedure. This chapter describes its development and that of the Conseil d'Etat's expressly inquisitorial judicial ... More


My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Edward W. Soja

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Like Carey McWilliams, Reyner Banham, and Mike Davis, Ed Soja fights against the distorted imagery so adhesively attached to Los Angeles, and he uses Los Angeles to rekindle our urban imagination ... More


Situating Urban Drought Resilience: Theory, Practice and Sustainability Science

Lawrence Baker (ed.)

in Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Cities around the world are experiencing greater water stress as the result of growing urban populations, increasing per capita wealth (and water use), and climate change. This chapter examines the ... More


Governance

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball

in Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028653
eISBN:
9780262327169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028653.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Governance refers to how multiple institutions and organizations influence policy. Governance institutions include not only city, county, state, and national governments, but also businesses, ... More


What Happened to Serbo-Croatian?

Ranko Bugarski

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents a brief overview of the unusual life story of a language bearing many names but internationally best known as Serbo-Croatian. Its course is traced from its construction at the ... More


Toward Sharing Our Ecospace

Joyeeta Gupta

in New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034364
eISBN:
9780262332132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034364.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter argues that geopolitics in the Anthropocene will revolve around sharing our ecospace. Ecospace refers to the land, water, minerals and metals, and other resources and sinks into which we ... More


Introduction

Igor Krstić

in Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter first outlines the book’s scope and its aim to reconstruct two developments while trying to weave them together: accelerated urbanisation and the rise of an increasingly interconnected ... More


Pluralism without Privilege?: , Civil Society, and the Art of Association

Jacob T. Levy

in Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226426365
eISBN:
9780226426532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426532.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

We trace shifts in treatments of intermediate groups among some 18th and 19th century liberal and democratic political theorists. This era encompasses the emergence of fully liberal political and ... More


Trade Show Dynamics in Emerging Markets: The Asia-Pacific Region

Harald Bathelt, Francesca Golfetto, and Diego Rinallo

in Trade Shows in the Globalizing Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199643080
eISBN:
9780191779541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643080.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the recent development of trade shows in the Asia-Pacific region. It shows that the trade show business in the Asia-Pacific region is characterized by heterogeneous structures ... More


A World of Weak States

Arjun Chowdhury

in The Myth of International Order: Why Weak States Persist and Alternatives to the State Fade Away

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190686710
eISBN:
9780190686758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686710.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter concludes the book by discussing foreign policy, especially intervention, nation-building and foreign aid, in a world of weak states, asking if the state will persist as the central ... More


Conclusion

Thomas K. Rudel

in Shocks, States, and Sustainability: The Origins of Radical Environmental Reforms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190921019
eISBN:
9780190924454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921019.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Radical reforms tend to occur in polycentric ways, in multiple arenas at the same time. They also occur in polymorphous ways. In large political arenas, the shock of a focusing event almost ... More


Governing Kidnap for Ransom

Anja Shortland

in Kidnap: Inside the Ransom Business

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198815471
eISBN:
9780191853159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815471.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems, Public and Welfare

Kidnap insurance depends on orderly and stable markets for protection and hostages. The governance system for these three interlinked markets is best described as polycentric—i.e. consisting of ... More


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