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It Couldn't Happen Here? Public Policy, Regional Institutions, and Interfirm Collaboration in the United States

Josh Whitford

in The New Old Economy: Networks, Institutions, and the Organizational Transformation of American Manufacturing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286010
eISBN:
9780191713903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286010.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter argues that the Wisconsin Manufacturers' Development Consortium (WMDC) — a consortium of seven OEMs that formed in 1998 to work jointly with the state's manufacturing modernization ... More


Reasons of Identity: A Normative Guide to the Political and Legal Assessment of Identity Claims

Avigail Eisenberg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199291304
eISBN:
9780191710704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291304.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

The current legal and political context is perhaps more congenial than ever before to considering claims made by minorities for the protection of some aspect of their identity. This book argues that ... More


Leadership of the Modern University

Glyn Davis and Geoff Sharrock

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Democratic states distribute authority among public institutions chartered to balance the interests of citizens and protect them against the excesses of more powerful social actors, including the ... More


The Practical Argument

Pavlos Eleftheriadis

in Legal Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545285
eISBN:
9780191719899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545285.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Our generalizations about law, rights, and other ideas pertinent to law and legal reasoning seek to articulate an argument about how we can best justify our actions and intentions as they apply to ... More


What Are Rights?

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135151
eISBN:
9781400841875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135151.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at how, among those engaged in the promotion of human rights, there is general agreement that rights are an aspect of humanity. They are not dependent on such characteristics as ... More


Government’s Role in Innovation

Albert N. Link and John T. Scott

in Public Goods, Public Gains: Calculating the Social Benefits of Public R&D

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199729685
eISBN:
9780199894697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729685.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Government's role in the innovation process is discussed in this chapter from a theoretical perspective. Barriers to innovation and technology are enumerated within the context of market failure. ... More


The State and the Insane

Michael W. Dols and Diana E. Immisch

in Majnūn: The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202219
eISBN:
9780191675218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202219.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the legal status of Islamic state in dealing with the menace of insanity. From the point of view of social welfare, the most striking fact about medieval Islamic societies was ... More


Law and the Constitutional State

Neil MacCormick

in Institutions of Law: An Essay in Legal Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198267911
eISBN:
9780191714832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267911.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of states, then proceeds to a consideration of constitutions as legal frameworks for states, then reflects on the institutions of public law set up by or under ... More


Public Institutions and Bureaucratic Organization

Reinoud Leenders

in Spoils of Truce: Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451003
eISBN:
9780801465871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451003.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter focuses on public institutions that were prone to political corruption in postwar Lebanon, with particular emphasis on how the administrative structures of these institutions compare to ... More


Modalities of governing the welfare mix

Stijn Oosterlynck and Pieter Cools

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

To address unmet social needs and tackle complex societal challenges, social innovation initiatives often mobilise new actors, resources and/or approaches within specific fields of social action. ... More


Constitution and Its Institutions

Manjari Katju

in Political Science: Volume 2: Indian Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084952
eISBN:
9780199082414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084952.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines research and writings about the Constitution and state institutions in India. It explains that while a large number of studies have focused on the politics of democratic ... More


Country-level public–private partnerships for successful HIV treatment programmes

Jasper Bos, Onno Schellekens, and Arie de Groot

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0045
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Public-private partnerships for healthcare have recently attracted great interest as a tool to achieve improvements in efficiency, consumer choice, and accessibility to healthcare. This chapter ... More


Building Trust in Public Institutions

Cynthia M. Horne

in Building Trust and Democracy: Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198793328
eISBN:
9780191835186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793328.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the conditions under which lustration and truth commissions affected trust in targeted public institutions, such as the judiciary, the parliament, the police, and political ... More


Introduction The Multidimensionality of Poverty in a Postwar City

Lisa Levenstein

in A Movement Without Marches: African American Women and the Politics of Poverty in Postwar Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832721
eISBN:
9781469605883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889985_levenstein.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory begins by discussing African American women's interactions with public institutions, which played a key role in the so-called “origins of the urban crisis”: the growing ... More


Public Institutions and Phoenician Trade

Taco Terpstra

in Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean: Private Order and Public Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691172088
eISBN:
9780691189703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172088.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the trade diaspora, an institution that was all but obligatory for regular, long-distance trade in the absence of third-party enforcement. Traders could do business in a ... More


Corruption: A Window into the State of Postwar Lebanon

Reinoud Leenders

in Spoils of Truce: Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451003
eISBN:
9780801465871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451003.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This book examines the extent and causes of political corruption in postwar Lebanon. Drawing on research on comparative corruption, bribery, rent-seeking, and crony capitalism, primarily in less ... More


The Institution of IRCAM: Culture and Status

Born Georgina

in Rationalizing Culture: IRCAM, Boulez, and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520202160
eISBN:
9780520916845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520202160.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the culture and status of the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM) as an institution, explaining that IRCAM began as a public institution as the ... More


Public Institutions

Danny M. Adkison and Lisa McNair Palmer

in The Oklahoma State Constitution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197514818
eISBN:
9780197514849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514818.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses Article XXI of the Oklahoma constitution, which concerns public institutions. Section 1 provides that “educational, reformatory, and penal institutions and those for the ... More


Conclusion

Lisa Levenstein

in A Movement Without Marches: African American Women and the Politics of Poverty in Postwar Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832721
eISBN:
9781469605883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889985_levenstein.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. It describes how between 1945 and the early 1960s, working-class African American women claimed public institutions ... More


An Unforeseen Landscape of Contradictions

Preeti Chopra

in A Joint Enterprise: Indian Elites and the Making of British Bombay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670369
eISBN:
9781452947105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670369.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines colonial Bombay's public institutions at the turn of the twentieth century, where class made its appearance as a new category of differentiation between groups. Despite the ... More


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