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Digital Applications in State, County, and Local Governments

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 3: How Computers Changed the Work of American Public Sector Industries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195165869
eISBN:
9780199868025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165869.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the deployment and use of information technology in state, county, and local governments. Public sector managers and users enjoyed the same benefits and similar challenges in ... More


A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Max. M Edling

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this new interpretation of America's origins, the author argues that during the Constitutional debates, the Federalists were primarily concerned with building a state able to act vigorously in ... More


The Digital Hand, Vol 3: How Computers Changed the Work of American Public Sector Industries

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195165869
eISBN:
9780199868025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165869.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This book, the third of three volumes, completes the sweeping survey of the effect of computers on American industry began in the first volume and continued in the second volume. It turns finally to ... More


The Free Movement of Goods

Alec Stone Sweet

in The Judicial Construction of Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199275533
eISBN:
9780191602009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927553X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The previous chapter showed how transnational activity, the adjudication of the European Community (EC) law, and EC lawmaking had developed symbiotically to determine much of what is important about ... More


A State‐less Government

Erik O. Eriksen

in The Unfinished Democratization of Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572519
eISBN:
9780191722400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572519.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

What form of democracy is needed in the post‐national configuration? The EU is not a state and its power is limited. However, although the member states hold the means of legitimate violence in ... More


Links between National and Supra‐national Institutions: A Legal View of a New Communicative Univers e

Armin von Bogdandy

in Linking EU and National Governance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252268
eISBN:
9780191601040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252262.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 3 explores the new communicative universe that has been established by the European Union, which coins the linkages between supranational and national governance in its own right, not least ... More


The Consequences of Political Support

Russell J. Dalton

in Democratic Challenges, Democratic Choices: The Erosion of Political Support in Advanced Industrial Democracies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199268436
eISBN:
9780191708572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268436.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter first discusses the potential theoretical consequences of political support. It examines the individual consequences of distrust on patterns of political participation, compliance to the ... More


Sub-Federal Laws and Policies in the United States

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

States have long been the ‘laboratories of democracy’ for US lawmaking; states and other sub-federal actors are proving particularly important to the development of climate change law and policy. ... More


The Doctrine of Discovery in United States History

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter shows how throughout American history that the United States government, state governments, and U.S. citizens relied on Discovery principles to claim and acquire the lands and rights of ... More


Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Emily Zackin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Unlike many national constitutions, which contain explicit positive rights to such things as education, a living wage, and a healthful environment, the U.S. Bill of Rights appears to contain only a ... More


Policy and policy analysis in Australian states

John Phillimore and Tracey Arklay

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Understanding policy analysis within State and Territory governments in Australia presents quite a challenge. State governments are part of a federation in which the Commonwealth government is ... More


The Road to Power 1926–1932

RICHARD DUNPHY

in The Making of Fianna Fáil Power in Ireland 1923–1948

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204749
eISBN:
9780191676383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204749.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes a number of pertinent features of Fianna Fáil. Fianna Fáil took up where the old Sinn Fein left off, with a greater degree of effectiveness. The chapter also discusses the ... More


“Officialdom”: California State Government, 1849–1879

Judson A. Grenier

in Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234116
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234116.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter deals with the conventional wisdom that denigrates early California officialdom with charges of ineptitude and graft. It also confirms that the 1879 constitution in fact did little to ... More


Why Massive Resistance?

Michael J. Klarman

in Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177862
eISBN:
9780199870189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177862.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter assesses how the forces of massive resistance overwhelmed more liberal opinion on racial integration. It stresses that those white southerners who were opposed to the Brown decision were ... More


How to Control the Press (Badly): Censorship and Regional Newspapers

Benjamin T. Smith

in Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976: Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638089
eISBN:
9781469638140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638089.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the ways in which state governments censored and controlled regional newspapers using financial incentives as well as violence and intimidation.


The States’ Crisis

Alasdair Roberts

in America's First Great Depression: Economic Crisis and Political Disorder after the Panic of 1837

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450334
eISBN:
9780801464201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450334.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the profound impact of the First Great Depression on state government. In the 1830s, many American states borrowed heavily from British investors to finance canals, railroads, ... More


The National Era

John Joseph Wallis

in Government & The American Economy: A New History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226251271
eISBN:
9780226251295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251295.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

When Americans decided in favor of independence in the spring of 1776, they faced many difficult decisions. They declared themselves to be independent states. The biggest issue facing the United ... More


Federal Budget Reform: Lessons from State and Local Governments

Shanna Rose and Daniel L. Smith

in Pathways to Fiscal Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028301
eISBN:
9780262321914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028301.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, Shanna Rose and Daniel Smith investigate the extent to which various state budgetary rules have been successful in imposing fiscal discipline on U.S. state governments, and whether ... More


The Centre's Fact-finding Teams in the States 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0056
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the fact-finding teams that the BJP-dominated government at the Centre sent to states ruled by other parties. The Rapid Action Force (RAF)'s specific task was to assist in ... More


Federalism

András Sajó and Renáta Uitz

in The Constitution of Freedom: An Introduction to Legal Constitutionalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198732174
eISBN:
9780191796524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732174.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter deals with vertical separation of powers, in which government is separated into distinct layers, primarily in federal arrangements. A federal system guarantees territorial self-rule and ... More


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