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Repairing Our Public and Private Institutions: A National Imperative

Thomas H. Stanton

in Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915996
eISBN:
9780199950324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915996.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Chapter 1 is the introduction and overview. It introduces the core questions of the book: Why did so many major firms fail to protect themselves and their shareholders from failure in the financial ... More


The New Global Rulers: The Privatization of Regulation in the World Economy

Tim Büthe and Walter Mattli

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144795
eISBN:
9781400838790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144795.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the past two decades, governments have delegated extensive regulatory authority to international private-sector organizations. This internationalization and privatization of rule-making has been ... More


Dispelling Common Perceptions

Rachel M. McCleary

in Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1939

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371178
eISBN:
9780199870592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371178.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An overview of the book’s main issues is presented: food aid, the role of the military in humanitarian aid, funding priorities, and the future of foreign aid. PVO financial independence is ... More


Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1939

Rachel M. McCleary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371178
eISBN:
9780199870592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371178.001.1
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines how American foreign policy has shaped the relationship between international private voluntary organizations and the U.S. federal government. Private voluntary organizations ... More


The Search for Organisational Agility

Jon Coaffee

in Futureproof: How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300228670
eISBN:
9780300244953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228670.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter asserts that, by drawing together learning points and key principles from private- and public-sector attempts to embed flexibility, agility, and adaptability into the everyday practices ... More


Conclusion

Erin Metz McDonnell

in Patchwork Leviathan: Pockets of Bureaucratic Effectiveness in Developing States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691197364
eISBN:
9780691200064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197364.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter examines how this study extends and reimagines a long scholarly tradition of state-building based on the European state experience, including ways the framework may help ... More


Stress-testing Economic Resilience

Jon Coaffee

in Futureproof: How to Build Resilience in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300228670
eISBN:
9780300244953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228670.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter illuminates how the practices underpinning economic and financial resilience have progressed since the early 2000s crash. It draws on a series of vignettes from private- and ... More


Self-Help with Help: Banking Between Charity and Usury

Parker Shipton

in Credit Between Cultures: Farmers, Financiers, and Misunderstanding in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116038
eISBN:
9780300162929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116038.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter focuses on the subject of credit and discredit, and attempts to explain how something as slight, delicate, and nimble seeming as microenterprise and microfinance could become big, ... More


Public-Private Partnerships during World War I

in New York Undercover: Private Surveillance in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226266091
eISBN:
9780226266114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266114.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

World War I arrived on the home front with the proliferation of bombings and the perceived increase in immigrant radicals and anarchists in the New York metropolitan area. Disloyal and disaffected ... More


Introduction

in New York Undercover: Private Surveillance in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226266091
eISBN:
9780226266114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266114.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines a complex process in which undercover investigators, employed by private social reform organizations, interacted with African Americans, immigrants, and the working class in New ... More


Epilogue

in New York Undercover: Private Surveillance in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226266091
eISBN:
9780226266114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266114.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In New York City, the excesses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries led to a decline in public confidence in private detective agencies and municipal police departments. Social ... More


Beyond the Spectacle

Amy Brown

in A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the afterword, the author uses her findings to make recommendations for education policy and teaching practice. The author also questions how given the United State’s entrenchment in competition ... More


Public learning

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Private sector organisations have learnt the importance of consortia and partnerships to handle large contracts. Public services have been slow to learn these lessons. This chapter examines how ... More


Checks and Balances

Roy Parker

in Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420145
eISBN:
9781447304142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420145.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the regulation of the emigration of children. The Local Government Board (LGB) (the successor to the Poor Law Board [PLB] in 1871) was responsible for the oversight and ... More


Function, Structure, and Process at the Private-Public Interface

Paul Dragos Aligica, Peter J. Boettke, and Vlad Tarko

in Public Governance and the Classical-Liberal Perspective: Political Economy Foundations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190267032
eISBN:
9780190267063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190267032.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 2 shows how a governance doctrine trapped in a search for pure forms of private organization or public organization, transfixed on the ideal types of the “public” and “private,” would be ... More


Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Robert E. Baldwin and L. Winters (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226036151
eISBN:
9780226036557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

People passionately disagree about the nature of the globalization process. The failure of both the 1999 and 2003 World Trade Organization's (WTO) ministerial conferences in Seattle and Cancun, ... More


A New Manifest Destiny

Julia F. Irwin

in Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766406
eISBN:
9780190254469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766406.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the role of humanitarian assistance in American foreign relations. It documents the history of American foreign aid intended to guide the international community in peaceful ... More


Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation's Humanitarian Awakening

Julia F. Irwin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766406
eISBN:
9780190254469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766406.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the turn of the twentieth century, the United States was growing by fits and starts into its new role as a global power. Unlike European empires, it sought to distinguish itself as a new kind of ... More


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