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The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Alasdair Roberts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The era of economic liberalization, spanning 1978 to 2008, is often regarded as a period in which government was simply dismantled. In fact, government was reconstructed to meet the needs of a ... More


Islands in the Public Sector: Tax Collectors

Alasdair Roberts

in The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195374988
eISBN:
9780199776849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374988.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the problem of tax collection faced by developing countries in the era of liberalization. The 1980s and 1990s constituted a decade of “radical reform” in tax administration ... More


Comparative Taxation Procedure and Tax Enforcement

Paul B. Stephan

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter reviews international practice in the administration of tax regimes and the implementation of tax collection. It analyses claims by investors that particular state actions in tax ... More


Tax Administration and Tax Equity

Hiromitsu Ishi

in The Japanese Tax System

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242566
eISBN:
9780191596452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242569.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Attempts an in‐depth analysis on major issues of tax administration and practices in view of tax equity. Stress is made to the importance of using the withholding collection.


Environmental Taxation and Revenue for Development

Agnar Sandmo

in New Sources of Development Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The taxation of externalities is the subject of this first of seven chapters that examine potential sources of development funding. It considers the possible role of environmental taxes for economic ... More


Contextualising the Nineteenth Century

M. Safa Saraçoglu

in Nineteenth-Century Local Governance in Ottoman Bulgaria: Politics in Provincial Councils

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430999
eISBN:
9781474449762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430999.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on the Ottoman imperial transformation during the long 19th century (1789-1922) and provides a context for the politics of local administration in Vidin. The conventional ... More


The Wider Realm

P. R. Cavill

in The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199573837
eISBN:
9780191721878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573837.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 6 considers how decisions taken in parliament affected everyday life. It first discusses the publicizing of statute law examining the roles of proclamations and of statute books, and the rise ... More


Public service

Chŏng Yagyong

in Admonitions on Governing the People: Manual for All Administrators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260917
eISBN:
9780520947702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260917.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This section includes the English translation of the chapters in Book III of Mongmin simsŏ on administration for district magistrates. The chapters discuss the following: edification of the people, ... More


Creating Tax-Compliant Citizens in Sweden: The Role of Social Democracy

Jenny Jansson

in The Leap of Faith: The Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198796817
eISBN:
9780191838484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796817.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

In the twentieth century, Sweden developed into a high-tax-rate country with extraordinary tax compliance—a unique combination. The Social Democratic Party played a crucial role in this ... More


Introduction

Kaushik Basu

in Prelude to Political Economy: A Study of the Social and Political Foundations of Economics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296713
eISBN:
9780191595943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296711.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This introductory chapter opens with an anecdote from the author about a road tax collection incident in Grand Trunk Road in eastern India, to illustrate the need for a better understanding of the ... More


Bring the States Along

Michael J. Graetz

in 100 Million Unnecessary Returns: A Simple, Fair, and Competitive Tax Plan for the United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122749
eISBN:
9780300150193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122749.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter argues that in the U.S. federalist system, in which many traditional government functions are carried out not by the government in Washington but by states and localities, any durable ... More


About the collection of jizya

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.003.0029
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a letter written by Jarīd b. Asʽad to ʽAbd Allāh b. Asʽad concerning the collection of jizya. Jarīd writes that the jizya should only be paid over the harvest and that ʽAbd ... More


Taxes That Support Entrepreneurship and Growth

Anders Åslund and Simeon Djankov

in Europe's Growth Challenge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499204
eISBN:
9780190499235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499204.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Europe’s large public expenditures require high taxes for their financing. High taxes on labor have increased income inequality in European countries in the past quarter-century, since labor is much ... More


Taxation and Human Rights: A Delicate Balance

Reuven S. Avi-Yonah and Gianluca Mazzoni

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter assesses the appropriate balance between strengthening tax revenue collection tools to ensure states have adequate resources to meet their human rights obligations, and protecting ... More


Organization of the delivery of oil

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a letter where Na Nājid b. Muslim informs ʽAbd All Nāh b. Asʽad that he sent him a symmachos (Ar. simm Nāk) by the name of Peter to collect what the people of his district owe ... More


Teso Society through the Twentieth Century

Ben Jones

in Beyond the State in Rural Uganda

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635184
eISBN:
9780748652990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635184.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses the history of the Teso region and shows that the marginal nature of things in the present was a departure from the past. Teso's significance as a cotton-producing region in ... More


Unravelling of the State in Manipur

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at how agencies of the state in Manipur perform in terms of their basic functions. In Manipur, the state's failure to dominate the rule system and provide secure property rights ... More


Deliveries of oil from some villages

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a letter that deals with the collection of oil and wheat taxes. Nājid writes to ʽAbd Allāh that an unnamed symmachos came to him and he was the person to whom he had wanted to ... More


Restoring tax‐collecting rights

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.003.0042
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a letter from Nājid b. Muslim to fulān b. ʽUlayṭ, seemingly a lower official at the same level as ʽAbd Allāh, that the deliverer of his letter is assigned to collect the ... More


The Political Economy of Moroccan Hunger

Stacy E. Holden

in The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The socioeconomic connotations conveyed by the term “famine” changed dramatically in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The epicenter of starvation shifted from the city (its location ... More


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