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1325 + 17 = ?: Filling in the Blanks of the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda  

Kimberly Theidon

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Feb 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter focuses on the absence of certain marginal groups from the United Nations’ Women, Peace, and Security Agenda and suggests correctives to those exclusions. The chapter ... More

“A Force for Good”?: Paradoxes of Swedish Military Activism  

Lisbeth Aggestam and Adrian Hyde-Price

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Dec 2015
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Jun 2016
This chapter examines the politics of Swedish military activism and the paradoxes they involve. Since the end of the Cold War, Sweden has been involved a range of international military ... More

Aaron Wildavsky, The Politics of the Budgetary Process  

Joachim Wehner

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Mar 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter comments on Aaron Wildavsky’s seminal work, The Politics of the Budgetary Process, an in-depth look at the norms and rules of budgeting in the United States and the stable ... 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

Accountability and Ambiguity  

Johan P. Olsen

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May 2014
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Aug 2014
Ambiguity is intrinsic to life. Yet, mainstream accountability theory reduces its area of application by not taking ambiguity seriously. The literature treats too many aspects as exogenous ... More

Accountability and Blame–Avoidance  

Christopher Hood

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May 2014
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Aug 2014
This chapter advances three claims. First, it argues that the concepts of accountability and blame-avoidance have much in common and can be understood as mirror-image concepts for the ... More

Accountability and Citizen Participation  

Bodil Damgaard and Jenny M. Lewis

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May 2014
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Aug 2014
This chapter provides an analytical framework aimed at measuring citizen participation in public accountability processes beyond the fundamental mechanism of parliamentary elections. The ... More

Accountability and Constitutional Law  

Carol Harlow

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May 2014
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Aug 2014
This chapter argues that, although accountability is a term well understood in constitutional law, it is not a central term of art within the discipline. It explores the public law origins ... More

Accountability and Multi-Level Governance  

Yannis Papadopoulos

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May 2014
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Aug 2014
This chapter first presents the major characteristics of multi-level governance and gives examples thereof from the European and the transnational level. It then identifies a number of ... More

Accountability and New Public Management  

Per Lægreid

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May 2014
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Aug 2014
This chapter links the rise of public accountability to the wave of New Public Management (NPM) reforms. It argues that the relationship between increased managerial accountability and ... More

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