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The Impact of Women in Political Leadership Positions

Sue Thomas

in Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293484
eISBN:
9780191598944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293488.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews existing research about women in political leadership positions, especially women public officials. Thomas proposes an agenda for future research that includes analysis of the ... More


Does Unequal Political Voice Matter?

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter investigates three conditions under which inequalities of political voice would not make a difference. That is, the chapter asks if political voice, even though not universal, were ... More


Assessing the Media's Impact on the Political Fortunes of Women

Kim Fridkin Kahn

in Women and American Politics: New Questions, New Directions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293484
eISBN:
9780191598944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293488.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews existing research about the media's treatment of women in politics. Kahn suggests an agenda for future research that includes analysis of: news treatment of women public ... More


Leadership: Earning Respect, Improving the Community

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the role of formal and informal leaders, including local public officials and heads of voluntary organizations, in small communities' efforts to adapt to changing social and ... More


Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Mark F. Testa and John Poertner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

Fostering Accountability presents a model of child welfare decision-making that holds public officials answerable for the integrity and validity of the actions they take on behalf of the ... More


Was Athens a State or a Stateless Community?: The Political Context of Athenian Law

Edward M. Harris

in The Rule of Law in Action in Democratic Athens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199899166
eISBN:
9780199369690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899166.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter places the Athenian administration of justice in its broad political context. First, it shows that the Athenians made a clear distinction between the public sphere and the private ... More


Why Privatization Matters: The Democratic Case Against Privatization

Alon Harel

in Privatization: NOMOS LX

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479842933
eISBN:
9781479857609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842933.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Under the traditional view, the decision to privatize hinges exclusively on the question of who is most likely to make the just or correct decision: a public official or a private entity. This ... More


Public Officials and Residents in Dialogue

in Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226869063
eISBN:
9780226869087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226869087.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Activities that are part of the fabric of civic life need not involve public officials, but there is no doubt that civil society and government are intertwined. Despite this intertwining, in the ... More


What Is Bribery?

Kevin E. Davis

in Between Impunity and Imperialism: The Regulation of Transnational Bribery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190070809
eISBN:
9780190070830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070809.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

How should bribery be defined for the purposes of transnational bribery law? This chapter begins with a motivating example from Haiti, a paradigmatic case of transnational bribery. After reducing the ... More


Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940

Nicholas R. Parrillo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176582
eISBN:
9780300187304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176582.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In America today, a public official's lawful income consists of a salary. But until a century ago, the law frequently authorized officials to make money on a profit-seeking basis. Prosecutors won a ... More


On the Selection of Good Leaders in a Political Meritocracy

Daniel A. Bell

in The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173047
eISBN:
9781400865505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173047.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines which abilities and virtues should set the standard for the selection and promotion of public officials/servants so that China's political system can be improved. The discussion ... More


Facility-Level Perspectives on the TRI and Environmental Performance

Michael E. Kraft, Mark Stephan, and Troy D. Abel

in Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014953
eISBN:
9780262295208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014953.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter presents the views of facility managers and public officials on the distinguishing characteristics of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program in the United States. Based on ... More


The Case against Privatization

Alon Harel

in Why Law Matters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199643271
eISBN:
9780191747809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643271.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The privatization of government functions, such as waging a war or running a prison, has given rise to instrumental questions concerning the ways of providing these services. Proponents of ... More


The OECD Convention

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

The OECD Convention requires parties to criminalize the bribery of foreign public officials and impose sanctions on a comparable basis to domestic bribery. It is narrowly focused on the bribery of ... More


Australia

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

Australia chose to implement the OECD Convention by amending its Criminal Code Act 1995 to codify the offense of bribing a foreign public official, to include relevant definitions, and to make the ... More


Canada

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

In implementing the OECD Convention, Canada adopted the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), an act separate from its Criminal Code. The CFPOA combines the OECD Convention's language ... More


New Zealand

Stuart H. Deming

in Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199737710
eISBN:
9780199363070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737710.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

New Zealand implemented the OECD Convention by amending the Crimes Act 1961 by adding section 105C, section 105D, and section 105E. The new sections made the bribery of a foreign public official a ... More


Canada

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

Like many OECD signatory countries, Canada has a checkered and inconsistent history of enforcement in relation to bribery and corruption offenses. In the past five years, however, Canada has taken ... More


Corruption and anti-corruption

Tom Gallagher

in Romania and the European Union: How the Weak Vanquished the Strong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077432
eISBN:
9781781702260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077432.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter reports the degree to which European Union (EU)-sponsored anti-corruption efforts made any difference to the scale of the chronic problem that dominated public life in Romania from 1989 ... More


Reputation and Good Public Governance

in Reputation-Based Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773294
eISBN:
9780804777438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773294.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the role of reputational incentives in shaping the observed behavior of public administrations and how their power may be harnessed to improve public governance. It first ... More


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