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“A Very British Institution”: The Intelligence and Security Committee and Intelligence Accountability in the United Kingdom

Mark Phythian

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Mar 2010
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Sep 2010
This article discusses Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) and intelligence accountability in the United Kingdom. It discusses the origins of intelligence oversight in the United ... More

About Institutions, Mainly, but not Exclusively, Political

Jean Blondel

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses the concept of institution by examining the components of an institution and the way in which institutionalization can increase or decrease. It considers the place ... More

Access

Kevin J. Krizek and David M. Levinson

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on the access objective of urban planning. It aims to articulate a clear role for measures of metropolitan accessibility, and to demonstrate the utility of these ... More

Accountability and the Survival of Governments

José María Maravall

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Jul 2009
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Sep 2009
This article considers accountability and the survival of governments. A government is considered to be accountable when its citizens can hold it responsible for its actions and punish or ... More

Accounting for the Future or the Past?: Developing Accountability and Oversight Systems to Meet Future Intelligence Needs

Stuart Farson and Reg Whitaker

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Mar 2010
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Sep 2010
This article discusses the development of accountability and intelligence culture. It begins with the contentious issues that have prevailed in the field of intelligence. It defines the ... More

The Accuracy of Opinion Polling and its Relation to its Future

Michael Traugott

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May 2011
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Sep 2011
This chapter discusses the concept of accuracy and how to measure it. It presents a chronology of the accuracy of the presidential pre-election polls during the 2008 election, and then ... More

Activists, Influence, and Representation in American Elections

Walter J. Stone

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Jan 2010
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May 2010
This article describes the place of party activists in the electoral process, with attention to questions about whether and how they distort processes of electoral representation in the ... More

Addressing “Complexities” in Homeland Security

Gregory F. Treverton

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Mar 2010
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Sep 2010
This article investigates a new category of intelligence problems called “complexities”. These complexities include terrorism, terrorist groups, “sensemaking” in the homeland security, and ... More

Administrative Law

Daniel B. Rodriguez

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Aug 2008
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Sep 2009
The central objective of administrative law is to reconcile two major aims: the successful exercise of regulatory power by the bureaucracy and the tethering of administrative agencies to ... More

Administrative Leadership

R. A. W. Rhodes

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Jan 2014
The article begins with a brief historical survey of instrumental and institutional leadership before turning to the distinctive contributions to the study of administrative leadership by ... More

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