By Raymond F. DuBois,Daniel M. Gerstein,James M. Keagle
By Raymond F. DuBois,Daniel M. Gerstein,James M. Keagle
By Catherine Moury
Which type of judgements are glided by cupboard in coalition governments? What motivates ministerial motion? How a lot leeway do coalition events supply their governmental representatives?
This booklet specializes in a comparative learn of ministerial behaviour in Germany, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands. It discredits the belief that ministers are ‘policy dictators’ of their spheres of competence, and demonstrates that ministers are continuously and greatly restricted while opting for rules. the 1st booklet in a brand new sequence on the vanguard of analysis on social and political elites, this is often a useful perception into the skill and gear of coalition executive throughout Europe.
Looking at coverage formation via coalition agreements and the effectiveness of such agreements, Coalition govt and social gathering Mandate may be of curiosity to scholars and students of comparative politics, governance and eu politics.
By World Bank Publications
Experience indicates that nobody procedure is universally acceptable and the alternative of measures relies on state and firm conditions. The Toolkit therefore offers a number frameworks, techniques, case examples, checklists, and version records that jointly target to aid executive officers make the fitting offerings for his or her conditions. The Toolkit concludes with advice on coping with the reform approach, specifically the best way to prioritize and series reforms, construct capability, and interact with stakeholders.
By Kerry F. Crawford
Reports of sexual violence in armed clash often look in political discussions and information media, providing a stark distinction to an extended background of silence and nonrecognition. Conflict-related sexual violence has transitioned quickly from a overlooked human rights factor to an unambiguous protection situation at the agendas of strong states and the United international locations defense Council. via interviews and primary-source facts, Kerry F. Crawford investigates the explanations for this dramatic swap and the results of the securitization of sexual violence.
Views approximately wartime sexual violence all started altering within the Nineteen Nineties as a result conflicts within the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda after which speeded up within the 2000s. 3 case studies—the usa' reaction to sexual violence within the Democratic Republic of Congo, the adoption of UN protection Council answer 1820 in 2008, and the improvement of the United Kingdom’s fighting Sexual Violence in clash Initiative—illustrate that use of the weapon of conflict body doesn't signify natural co-optation through the protection quarter. particularly, well-placed advocates have used this body to strengthen the antisexual violence time table whereas concurrently operating to maneuver past the frame’s constraints. This publication is a groundbreaking account of the transformation of overseas efforts to finish wartime sexual violence.
By Clive Archer,Alyson J.K. Bailes,Anders Wivel
This ebook explains what ‘small’ states are and explores their present safeguard demanding situations, usually phrases and during particular examples. It displays the shift from conventional safety definitions emphasizing defence and armaments, to new defense issues corresponding to monetary, societal and environmental protection the place institutional cooperation looms better. those complicated concerns, associated with conventional strength kinfolk and new kinds of actors, must be tackled with due regard to democracy and strong governance. Key coverage demanding situations for small states are tested and utilized within the nearby case studies.
The ebook offers ordinarily with the present event and up to date earlier of such states but additionally deals insights for his or her destiny regulations. even if a number of the states coated are ecu, the examine additionally contains African, Caribbean and Asian small states. Their specific curiosity and relevance is printed, as is the relationship among their defense demanding situations and their smallness. coverage classes for different states are then sought.
The ebook is the 1st in-depth, multi-continent examine of defense as a facet of small country governance this day. it truly is novel in putting the protection dilemmas of small states within the context of wider rules on foreign and institutional swap, and in facing non-European states and regions.
By Deborah G. Johnson,Priscilla M. Regan
Surveillance and transparency are either major and more and more pervasive actions in neoliberal societies. Surveillance is taken up as a method to attaining protection and potency; transparency is visible as a mechanism for making sure compliance or selling knowledgeable consumerism and expert citizenship. certainly, transparency is frequently noticeable because the antidote to the threats and fears of surveillance. This booklet adopts a singular technique in studying surveillance practices and transparency practices jointly as parallel platforms of responsibility. It offers the home of mirrors as a brand new framework for knowing surveillance and transparency practices instrumented with details expertise. the quantity facilities round 5 case reports: crusade Finance Disclosure, safe Flight, American pink move, Google, and fb. a sequence of themed chapters draw at the fabric and supply cross-case research. the amount ends with a bankruptcy on coverage implications.
By Daniel J. Benny
The chance opposed to the place of birth keeps and the personal investigator performs a severe half during this attempt. This contains in delivering legal, civil and history research, protecting provider, defense consulting and digital sweeps. The textual content will supply an outline of the position of non-public research in security of the native land and exhibit how such ability can be used via enterprise and executive during this effort.
By Christopher Spearin
By Anthony H. Cordesman
By Donatella della Porta,Alberto Vannucci