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Realities of Provincial Government: Hellas and Peloponnesos, 1180–1205

Judith Herrin

in Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines how Byzantine administration worked on the ground in the provinces of Hellas and Peloponnesos during the period 1180–1204. The Byzantine Empire was governed through a complex ... More


Canada: The Unresolved Federal Bargain

David McKay

in Designing Europe: Comparative Lessons from the Federal Experience

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242139
eISBN:
9780191697012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242139.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The constitutions created in 1791 for francophone Lower Canada and anglophone Upper Canada established a system of strong executive power vested in a crown-appointed governor-general. During the ... More


Recruiting: Gone for a Soldier

Steven C. Eames

in Rustic Warriors: Warfare and the Provincial Soldier on the New England Frontier, 1689-1748

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722701
eISBN:
9780814722718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722701.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the recruitment of provincial soldiers. The provincial governments of Massachusetts and New Hampshire employed both a carrot and a stick in their efforts to find soldiers for ... More


The Reformation and the Towns in England: Politics and Political Culture, c.1540-1640

Robert Tittler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207184
eISBN:
9780191677540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207184.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This analysis of the secular impact of the Reformation examines the changes within English towns over the period c.1540–1640. All over England wholesale shifts of ... More


Regionally Coordinated Development and Planning in the Pearl River Delta

Baojun Yang and Dongxiao Jin

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the Pearl River Delta Urban Cluster Coordinated Development Plan (2004–20) (UCCDP). It discusses how this plan evolved out of the joint efforts of the Guangdong Provincial ... More


Expeditions: The Anglo-American Partnership

Steven C. Eames

in Rustic Warriors: Warfare and the Provincial Soldier on the New England Frontier, 1689-1748

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722701
eISBN:
9780814722718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722701.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores the Anglo-American cooperation that was necessary to attempt the reduction of Canada. From the beginning of the French wars the people of New England agreed that the solution to ... More


Provincial Governance of Education—The Eastern Cape Experience

Zukiswa Kota, Monica Hendricks, Eric Matambo, and Vinothan Naidoo

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the politics and governance of education policy and delivery in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. The Eastern Cape experienced extensive governmental re-organization ... More


Provincial and Local Governments in China: Fiscal Institutions and Government Behavior

Wei Li and Roger H. Gordon

in Capitalizing China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226237244
eISBN:
9780226237268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237268.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the economic incentives available to local officials in China. The key hypothesis is that the welfare of local officials is heavily dependent on the amount of government revenue ... More


Intergovernmental fiscal relations in South Africa

Tania Ajam

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the fiscal relations between the national, provincial and local governments in South Africa. Provincial governments do not have significant own revenues, which comprise on ... More


Provincial Governance of Education—The Western Cape Experience

Cameron Robert and Brian Levy

in The Politics and Governance of Basic Education: A Tale of Two South African Provinces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824053
eISBN:
9780191862748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824053.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The focus of this chapter is the management and governance of education at provincial level—specifically on efforts to introduce performance management into education by the Western Cape Education ... More


Governing and the Governed

Janet M. Hartley

in Siberia: A History of the People

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300167948
eISBN:
9780300206173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167948.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines provincial administration and contact between people and the state in Siberia over the eighteenth and first three quarters of the nineteenth century. Russian provincial ... More


The Bosomworth Ordeal

John T. Juricek

in Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 17331763

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034683
eISBN:
9780813038582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034683.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Georgia after the end of the war which ended in October 1748 with the treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle. In November 1748, the British government decided upon a drastic reduction of ... More


Pontus-Bithynia

Roy K. Gibson

in Man of High Empire: The Life of Pliny the Younger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780199948192
eISBN:
9780190094003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948192.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Pliny was governor of Pontus-Bithynia c. 110–12 C.E. He had spent time as a young military tribune in the Greek east, and remained well disposed to connections from Syria. His attitude to ... More


Military Service and Social Mobility

Kelly O'Neill

in Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300218299
eISBN:
9780300231502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218299.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter demonstrates how service, whether elected or appointed, had great potential as an integrative tool. It could also be used as a mechanism for preserving local social hierarchies. The ... More


Economic Federalism

Robert P. Inman and Daniel L. Rubinfeld

in Democratic Federalism: The Economics, Politics, and Law of Federal Governance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202129
eISBN:
9780691202136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202129.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines, both theoretically and empirically, the causal connections from multiple local and provincial governments and their local assignment of revenues and services to the three goals ... More


Letters to Chief Ministers

B. R. Nanda

in Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195645866
eISBN:
9780199081363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195645866.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In October 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru started writing a fortnightly letter to the Chief Ministers, or Prime Ministers, of the provinces in India, urging them to keep in close touch with one another in ... More


Conclusions

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the province of Goiás, Brazil during the period from 1822 to 1889. It suggests that the effectiveness of the provincial ... More


Policing Commercial Sex

Siobhán Hearne

in Policing Prostitution: Regulating the Lower Classes in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198837916
eISBN:
9780191874512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837916.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the institutions in charge of policing prostitution, namely provincial governments, municipal authorities, and medical-police committees. The devolved nature of Russian imperial ... More


The Lonely Furrow

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

in The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter details Gandhi and Kumarappa’s struggle to promote village industries in the face of indifference and criticism. The early years of the AIVIA are described and located within the context ... More


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