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From Technocrats to Politicians: The Commissioners

Anchrit Wille

in The Normalization of the European Commission: Politics and Bureaucracy in the EU Executive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665693
eISBN:
9780191755989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665693.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter links reforms in the legal and political framework of the EU Commission to a transformation that has turned the college of commissioners into a genuinely political rather than a ... More


From Mandarins to Managers: The Senior Civil Service

Anchrit Wille

in The Normalization of the European Commission: Politics and Bureaucracy in the EU Executive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665693
eISBN:
9780191755989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665693.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Senior officials play a pivotal role in the Commission, linking the political to the administrative system. The logic of the political–bureaucratic system forces them to pay attention, on the one ... More


Great Expectations: The Struggles of Hmong American High School Boys

Bic Ngo and Pa Nhia Lor

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter seeks to contribute to the current gap in research that focuses on the experiences of Hmong American boys and young men. It draws on ethnographic research with Hmong American male high ... More


Introduction

Anchrit Wille

in The Normalization of the European Commission: Politics and Bureaucracy in the EU Executive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665693
eISBN:
9780191755989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665693.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Over recent years, the Commission has undergone its most significant internal changes since its inception. The principal argument presented in this study is that political and administrative reforms ... More


The Battle to Define Life Chances and the Distributional Consequences of the Current Education and Economic Systems in America

Willliam Elliott and Melinda Lewis

in Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190621568
eISBN:
9780197559697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621568.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Our stories serve to illustrate that divergent experiences are not primarily the result of different choices or preferences. Willie’s route to and through higher education was often perilous and ... More


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