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Dawson, William Harbutt (1860–1948), journalist and civil servant

Jörg Filthaut.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1363 words.

Dawson, William Harbutt (1860–1948), journalist and civil servant, was born on 27 July 1860 at South Field Terrace, Skipton in Craven, Yorkshire, the third of the eight children of John...

The Netherlands and European Integration

Mathieu Segers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; International Relations. 10383 words.

Why did the Netherlands take part in the process of European integration from the beginning? How did that happen, and what consequences did it have? At present, questions like these linger...

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Congress and the Executive Branch: Delegation and Presidential Dominance

B. Dan Wood.

in The Oxford Handbook of the American Congress

March 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Political Institutions. 10559 words.

In many respects, the presidency envisioned by the founders of the American constitution was to be a passive agent of Congress. Historically under a monarchial rule, Americans have become...

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Spender, Sir Wilfrid Bliss (1876–1960), army officer and civil servant

Dennis Kennedy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 2945 words.

Spender, Sir Wilfrid Bliss (1876–1960), army officer and civil servant, was born in London on 6 October 1876, the last of the five children of Edward Spender (1834–1878) and his wife, Ellen...

Tovi the Proud (fl. 1018–1042), nobleman and administrator

Ann Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 793 words.

Tovi the Proud (fl. 1018–1042), nobleman and administrator, was probably of Danish descent. He is remembered as the founder of the college of secular canons at Holy Cross, Waltham, in...

Northburgh, Roger (d. 1358), administrator and bishop of Coventry and Lichfield

Roy Martin Haines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 2188 words.

Northburgh, Roger (d. 1358), administrator and bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, seems to have been a founder member of an influential administrative family, supposedly taking its name from...

The Narcissism of Small Differences: Scotland and Westminster1

James Mitchell.

in Parliamentary Affairs

January 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 8050 words.

Apart from issues of representation, the new Scottish Parliament resembles Westminster more than its founders had hoped. It was influenced by the same reform agenda that has animated...

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Germany and the European Union

Simon Bulmer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Administration; Political Institutions; International Relations. 11358 words.

The Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) was a founder member of the European integration process, namely the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) created in 1952. However, the...

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