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Corporations Crime and Accountability

Corporations  Crime and Accountability Author Brent Fisse
ISBN-10 0521459230
Release 1993
Pages 279
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This book asks why corporations are rarely held accountable for corporate crime and proposes solutions to the problem.



The Theory of Institutional Design

The Theory of Institutional Design Author Robert E. Goodin
ISBN-10 0521636434
Release 1998-06-18
Pages 288
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This volume illustrates and synthesizes new theories of institutional design recently developed by scholars across a range of disciplines.



Social Traps and the Problem of Trust

Social Traps and the Problem of Trust Author Bo Rothstein
ISBN-10 1139446339
Release 2005-10-06
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A 'social trap' is a situation where individuals, groups or organisations are unable to cooperate owing to mutual distrust and lack of social capital, even where cooperation would benefit all. Examples include civil strife, pervasive corruption, ethnic discrimination, depletion of natural resources and misuse of social insurance systems. Much has been written attempting to explain the problem, but rather less material is available on how to escape it. In this book, Bo Rothstein explores how social capital and social trust are generated and what governments can do about it. He argues that it is the existence of universal and impartial political institutions together with public policies which enhance social and economic equality that creates social capital. By introducing the theory of collective memory into the discussion, Rothstein makes an empirical and theoretical claim for how universal institutions can be established.



British Book News

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ISBN-10 UOM:39015064549648
Release 1993
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Includes no. 53a: British wartime books for young people.



Criminology Penology and Police Science Abstracts

Criminology  Penology  and Police Science Abstracts Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015078409771
Release 1993
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Australian Books in Print 1999

Australian Books in Print 1999 Author K G Saur Books
ISBN-10 1864520256
Release 1999-04-01
Pages 2200
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Whether you're looking for a book published in Australia, about Australia, or written by an Australian, you're sure to find it in Australian Books in Print. All together, some 80,000 active titles -- fiction, nonfiction, juvenile, adult, professional, large format, and standard size -- are indexed by title, author, and keyword. To facilitate ordering, 11,000 Australian publishers and distributors are profiled by name, address, personnel, sales terms, and more. Information on local agents of overseas publishers, Australian representation, associations, literary awards, and book series is also provided.



Current Publications in Legal and Related Fields

Current Publications in Legal and Related Fields Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000038874594
Release 1994
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Mechanisms of Democracy

Mechanisms of Democracy Author Adrian Vermeule
ISBN-10 0199745099
Release 2007-07-24
Pages 272
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What institutional arrangements should a well-functioning constitutional democracy have? Most of the relevant literatures in law, political science, political theory, and economics address this question by discussing institutional design writ large. In this book, Adrian Vermeule moves beyond these debates, changing the focus to institutional design writ small. In established constitutional polities, Vermeule argues that law can and should - and to some extent already does - provide mechanisms of democracy: a repertoire of small-scale institutional devices and innovations that can have surprisingly large effects, promoting democratic values of impartial, accountable and deliberative government. Examples include legal rules that promote impartiality by depriving officials of the information they need to act in self-interested ways; voting rules that create the right kind and amount of accountability for political officials and judges; and legislative rules that structure deliberation, in part by adjusting the conditions under which deliberation occurs transparently or instead secretly. Drawing upon a range of social science tools from economics, political science, and other disciplines, Vermeule carefully describes the mechanisms of democracy and indicates the conditions under which they can succeed.



Regulatory Theory

Regulatory Theory Author Peter Drahos
ISBN-10 9781760461027
Release 2017-02-23
Pages 783
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This volume introduces readers to regulatory theory. Aimed at practitioners, postgraduate students and those interested in regulation as a cross-cutting theme in the social sciences, Regulatory Theory includes chapters on the social-psychological foundations of regulation as well as theories of regulation such as responsive regulation, smart regulation and nodal governance. It explores the key themes of compliance, legal pluralism, meta-regulation, the rule of law, risk, accountability, globalisation and regulatory capitalism. The environment, crime, health, human rights, investment, migration and tax are among the fields of regulation considered in this ground-breaking book. Each chapter introduces the reader to key concepts and ideas and contains suggestions for further reading. The contributors, who either are or have been connected to the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) at The Australian National University, include John Braithwaite, Valerie Braithwaite, Peter Grabosky, Neil Gunningham, Fiona Haines, Terry Halliday, David Levi-Faur, Christine Parker, Colin Scott and Clifford Shearing.



The Quest for Responsibility

The Quest for Responsibility Author Mark Bovens
ISBN-10 0521628989
Release 1998-03-12
Pages 252
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The search for responsibility in complex organisations often seems an impossible undertaking. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach combining law, social science, ethics and organisational design, Mark Bovens analyses the reasons for this, and offers possible solutions. He begins by examining the problem of 'many hands' - because so many people contribute in so many different ways, it is very difficult to determine who is accountable for organisational behaviour. Four possible solutions - corporate, hierarchical, collective and individual accountability - are analysed from normative, empirical and practical perspectives. Bovens argues that individual accountability is the most promising solution, but only if individuals have the chance to behave responsibly. The book then explores the implications of this approach. What does it mean to be a 'responsible' employee or official? When is it legitimate to disobey the orders of superiors? What institutional designs might be most appropriate?



Power and Principle

Power and Principle Author Rudolph Christopher
ISBN-10 9781501708411
Release 2017-04-01
Pages 232
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On August 21, 2013, chemical weapons were unleashed on the civilian population in Syria, killing another 1,400 people in a civil war that had already claimed the lives of more than 140,000. As is all too often the case, the innocent found themselves victims of a violent struggle for political power. Such events are why human rights activists have long pressed for institutions such as the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate and prosecute some of the world's most severe crimes: genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. While proponents extol the creation of the ICC as a transformative victory for principles of international humanitarian law, critics have often characterized it as either irrelevant or dangerous in a world dominated by power politics. Christopher Rudolph argues in Power and Principle that both perspectives are extreme. In contrast to prevailing scholarship, he shows how the interplay between power politics and international humanitarian law have shaped the institutional development of international criminal courts from Nuremberg to the ICC. Rudolph identifies the factors that drove the creation of international criminal courts, explains the politics behind their institutional design, and investigates the behavior of the ICC. Through the development and empirical testing of several theoretical frameworks, Power and Principle helps us better understand the factors that resulted in the emergence of international criminal courts and helps us determine the broader implications of their presence in society.



Whitaker s Books in Print

Whitaker s Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015045631895
Release 1998
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Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books Author Rose Arny
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060466151
Release 2003-12
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Deliberative Systems

Deliberative Systems Author John Parkinson
ISBN-10 9781139536974
Release 2012-07-05
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'Deliberative democracy' is often dismissed as a set of small-scale, academic experiments. This volume seeks to demonstrate how the deliberative ideal can work as a theory of democracy on a larger scale. It provides a new way of thinking about democratic engagement across the spectrum of political action, from towns and villages to nation states, and from local networks to transnational, even global systems. Written by a team of the world's leading deliberative theorists, Deliberative Systems explains the principles of this new approach, which seeks ways of ensuring that a division of deliberative labour in a system nonetheless meets both deliberative and democratic norms. Rather than simply elaborating the theory, the contributors examine the problems of implementation in a real world of competing norms, competing institutions and competing powerful interests. This pioneering book will inspire an exciting new phase of deliberative research, both theoretical and empirical.



State Crime Defining delineating and explaining state crime

State Crime  Defining  delineating  and explaining state crime Author David O. Friedrichs
ISBN-10 UOM:39015043773772
Release 1998-01
Pages 1056
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The International library of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Penology is an important publishing initiative that brings together the most significant contemporary published journal essays in current criminology, criminal justice and penology.



Bowker s Law Books and Serials in Print

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ISBN-10 IND:30000043360803
Release 1995
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Books in Print

Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105002106081
Release 1995
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