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Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change

Jeffrey Stacey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584765
eISBN:
9780191723506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

In Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change the author explains why the European Union (EU) Member States actively surrender policy‐making power to supranational authorities in ... More


A Theory of Informal Politics

Jeffrey Stacey

in Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584765
eISBN:
9780191723506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584765.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Whereas Chapter 1 reviews general theories of European integration, Chapter 2 contains a review of theories of institutional change with a particular emphasis on a troika of institutionalist ... More


Local Players in Global Games: The Strategic Constitution of a Multinational Corporation

Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275625
eISBN:
9780191705809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275625.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

What happens when previously autonomous firms from different countries, each with their own identities, routines, and capabilities, come together inside a single multinational corporation? Can a ... More


Informal Accords and Non‐Accords

Jeffrey Stacey

in Integrating Europe: Informal Politics and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584765
eISBN:
9780191723506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584765.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

This chapter furthers presentation of the book's empirical evidence and in so doing destroys any myth that the Parliament succeeds at will in wresting power from the Council and Commission, on the ... More


Coordination and Externalities in Macroeconomics

Fabio-Cesare Bagliano and Giuseppe Bertola

in Models for Dynamic Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266821
eISBN:
9780191601606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266824.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Focusses on the macroeconomic effects of strategic interactions among optimizing agents in several contexts. Trading externalities are introduced in a non‐monetary economy and the possibility of ... More


A Formal Analysis of Incentives in Strategic Interactions Involving an International Development Cooperation Agency

Clark C. Gibson

in The Samaritan's Dilemma: The Political Economy of Development Aid

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199278855
eISBN:
9780191602863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278857.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Initial conditions in the recipient almost always reflect tragedies of the commons, public good problems, and principal-agent problems. Two broad motives/mechanisms behind the decision on the part of ... More


Strategic Trade Policy

W. Max Corden

in Trade Policy and Economic Welfare

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198775348
eISBN:
9780191715471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198775342.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Theories of strategic trade policy that allow for oligopoly and for strategic interactions, and which appear to justify trade interventions, are analysed sceptically. Also discussed is the industrial ... More


Starting Points

James M. Jasper

in Getting Your Way: Strategic Dilemmas in the Real World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226394756
eISBN:
9780226394749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394749.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter addresses the questions: Who initiates strategic action? Why and how strategic interaction begins? It shows among other things that there are many barriers to engagement. Three dilemmas ... More


Systemic Influences on PTA Formation

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner

in Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135298
eISBN:
9781400842537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135298.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines international influences on preferential trading arrangements (PTAs). Both the incidence of PTA formation and the frequency with which states have entered such arrangements have ... More


Capacities

James M. Jasper

in Getting Your Way: Strategic Dilemmas in the Real World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226394756
eISBN:
9780226394749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394749.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter investigates the kinds of human competencies and physical resources that are helpful in strategic interaction. It shows how the sense of mastery and confidence can be an important asset ... More


Threats

James M. Jasper

in Getting Your Way: Strategic Dilemmas in the Real World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226394756
eISBN:
9780226394749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394749.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter illustrates how a sense of threat can be a central component for initiating strategic interaction in most engagements. In threats, people see the power of the negative to focus ... More


The Political Economy of International Cooperation

Lisa L. Martin

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Over the past 15 years, the field of international relations has produced a great deal of work on international cooperation and international institutions. This work has immediate relevance for ... More


The Expansion and Refinement of the Moral Senses in the Human Species

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an account of how the primitive moral sense possessed by early humans and other primates evolved into the complex sense of morality possessed by modern humans. Mental ... More


Organizing Al-Qa’ida in Iraq’s Operations and Finances

Jacob N. Shapiro

in The Terrorist's Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157214
eISBN:
9781400848645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157214.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines one of the most prominent terrorist groups in the last twenty years, al-Qa'ida in Iraq (AQI), using a host of the group's internal documents to study its financial and ... More


Behind Bars: Social Control in Licensed Premises

Phil Hadfield

in Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297856
eISBN:
9780191700866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297856.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The ability to control the behaviour of one's customers is essential to the successful operation of licensed premises. In exploring the constitution of and application of control, this chapter ... More


Can the Battle for Brains Turn into a Tragedy of the Commons?

Herbert Brücker, Simone Bertoli, Giovanni Facchini, Anna Maria Mayda, and Giovanni Peri

in Brain Drain and Brain Gain: The Global Competition to Attract High-Skilled Migrants

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654826
eISBN:
9780191742095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654826.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

It is likely that countries which have so far played only a limited role in the Battle for Brains will shift towards the adoption of selective immigration policies, as these can effectively influence ... More


Reframing Psychological Models of Moral Development

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0035
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explains how psychological accounts of the acquisition of morality can be reframed within an evolutionary framework in ways that integrate their insights and redress their limitations. ... More


Strategic Bargaining and Cooperation in Greenhouse Gas Mitigations: An Integrated Assessment Modeling Approach

Zili Yang

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262240543
eISBN:
9780262286510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262240543.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The impact of climate change is widespread, affecting rich and poor countries and economies both large and small. Similarly, the study of climate change spans many disciplines, in both natural and ... More


Luck and leadership

Keith Dowding

in Power, Luck and Freedom: Collected essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107282
eISBN:
9781526120892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107282.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Some leaders are perceived as powerful, some as weak. Luck plays a large role in those perceptions. In strategic situations, some leaders appear stronger through luck rather than greater resources or ... More


Itinera Europea: Four Scenarios and Their Plausibility

Adrienne Héritier

in Theories of Choice: The Social Science and the Law of Decision Making

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198863175
eISBN:
9780191895678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863175.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Based on strategic interaction analysis, the chapter assesses the plausibility of the future paths of development of the European Union: a federal state, a differentiated and flexible union, covert ... More


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