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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

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 Nonprofit Sector  

Steven Rathgeb Smith

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May 2014
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Aug 2014
Accountability in nonprofits is complicated and multi-faceted. Nonprofits can also be sites of vibrant civic engagement, community governance, and providers of valuable local services. ... 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

Accountable Corporate Governance  

Sheldon Leader

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May 2014
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Aug 2014
This chapter explores the ways in which public standards of accountability are brought to bear on a nominally private institution: the commercial corporation. It considers several classic ... More

Advancing Justice and Making Amends Through Reparations: Legal and Operational Considerations  

Kristin Kalla

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Feb 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter describes the development of reparations in international humanitarian and international criminal law. It then highlights the tension between judicial reparations and the ... More

Agency Design and Evolution  

Amy B. Zegart

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Oct 2010
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Jan 2011
This article describes the insights and limitations of rational choice institutionalism in political science. It then shows that organization theory offers insights into agency evolution ... More

Agenda Setting  

Giandomenico Majone

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses agenda setting, and is organized into four main sections. The first section looks at the possibility that some individual or institution may hold exclusive power ... More

Agents of Knowledge  

Diane Stone

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article addresses the role of knowledge agents in governance, focusing on codified products produced by socially recognized experts and scientists; categorizes these agents into ... More

Alliances, Military Basing, and Logistics  

Marc C. Vielledent

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Jul 2018
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Jan 2018
The United States has long enjoyed an essentially unopposed ability to project power and sustain its security forces dispersed throughout the world. However, the uncertainty facing the ... More

America’s Foreign Policy Traditions  

Henry R. Nau

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Jul 2018
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Dec 2017
There are four standard American foreign policy traditions, and they have existed since the beginning of the republic. The traditions include isolationists/nationalists like George ... More

Animal Sheltering  

Leslie Irvine

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Apr 2017
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Feb 2015
American animal shelters house between six and eight million dogs and cats each year. The question of what to do with millions of healthy but unwanted animals has animated sheltering from ... More

Archaeozoology  

Juliet Clutton-Brock

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Apr 2017
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Jun 2014
Archaeozoology may be defined as the scientific evaluation of faunal materials retrieved from archaeological sites. These include all the organic remains left in the soil after the death ... More

Are There Limits to Limits?  

Andrew Dobson

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
The idea that there might be “limits to growth” is a key and contested feature of environmental politics. This chapter outlines the limits to growth thesis, describes and assesses critical ... More

Arguing, Bargaining, and Getting Agreement  

Lawrence Susskind

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses three options that the article dubs as arguing, bargaining, and getting agreement. It emphasizes what seem to be usefully prescriptive norms of behaviour for the ... More

Assisting Civil Society and Promoting Democracy  

Omar G. Encarnación

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Aug 2011
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May 2012
This article discusses issues concerning the promotion of democracy and the assisting of civil society. It explains the process of building the infrastructure of civil society assistance ... More

Beauty  

Elizabeth MacDonald

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses beauty as a goal of urban planning, and presents a brief history of beauty as a driving force in city building and professional city-planning activities from the ... More

Budgeting for National Security  

Rodney Bent

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Jul 2018
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Dec 2017
This chapter explains basic concepts used by the executive branch and Congress in requesting and allocating federal budget resources for national security. It provides a context for ... More

Building Metropolitan Institutions  

Christian Lefèvre and Margaret Weir

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2012
This article focuses on the establishment of metropolitan institutions or metropolitan governance. It suggests that recent metropolitan governance failed to address the major obstacles ... More

Bureaucracy and Democracy in Local Government  

Niels Ejersbo and James H. Svara

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Apr 2012
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Sep 2012
This article examines how bureaucracy and democracy are manifested in local government. It analyses the changes since 1980 to determine whether bureaucracy is being replaced by new models ... More

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