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Conclusion: Are Mixed‐Member Systems the Best of Both Worlds?

Matthew Soberg Shugart and Martin P. Wattenberg

in Mixed-Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257683
eISBN:
9780191600241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925768X.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Reviews the experiences of several existing mixed‐member electoral systems in an effort to assess the likely prospects for the continued spread of this mode of electoral reform. There are three ... More


Medical or Managerial Manslaughter?

Neil Allen

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the possibility of prosecuting N.H.S. Trust and Foundation Trust hospitals for gross negligence manslaughter. In 1990, Parliament removed the immunity from prosecution of ... More


Systemic Failure, Complexity, and Public Policies

Vito Tanzi

in The Economics of Government: Complexity and the Practice of Public Finance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866428
eISBN:
9780191898563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866428.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter addresses the issue of systemic failure and the role that complexity often plays. While the quality of life has risen in the modern world, many daily operations are not as simple as they ... More


The Collapse of Creole Socialism

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the slow collapse of creole socialism, which occurred during the last 30 years of the century. The socialist systems that had been put in place in Latin America were ... More


Empire: From Beginning to End

David Bates

in The Normans and Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674411
eISBN:
9780191752339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674411.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The detachment of ethnicity from empire means that it is no longer possible to label the empire as ‘Norman’. It is culturally multiple. That it is associated with human agency and not with identity ... More


The Kargil Report 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/9780195678291.003.0086
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Kargil Review Committee was set up on 24 July 1999 by the Cabinet to examine the causes that led to Pakistani incursions in Kargil. The report of the Committee laid the blame on systemic failure, ... More


Innovation Studies: Evolution and Future Challenges

Jan Fagerberg, Ben R. Martin, and Esben Sloth Andersen (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686346
eISBN:
9780191766251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686346.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Innovation is increasingly recognized as a vitally important social and economic phenomenon worthy of serious research study. Firms are concerned about their innovation ability, particularly relative ... More


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