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Accountability in Public Policy Partnerhips

Public-private partnerships have become an important tool for delivering essential public goods, but critics fear that they erode public accountability. Making partnerships more accountable requires a clear understanding of what accountability means for partnerships and which mechanisms can be used to strengthen it. Accountability in Public Policy Partnerships develops a new model of accountability based on principal-agent theory. This model provides a firm normative foundation for accountability demands. At the same time, it shows which accountability standards apply to which kinds of partnerships. Norm-setting partnerships, for example, require strong mechanisms for participation, whereas implementation partnerships must focus on performance evaluation, competitive bidding and beneficiary feedback processes. The accountability model and standards developed in this book provide a guide for partnership practitioners who are developing the governance structures of their partnerships; they serve as benchmarks for evaluating partnerships; and they provide new inputs for the ongoing accountability debates in the public, the corporate and the civil society sectors.

A Guide To The SEND Code of Practice: (Updated for 2016/17)

Now updated for 2016/17, this is the comprehensive guide to the Special Educational Needs & Disability Code of Practice 2014 and new SEN framework, which came into force in September 2014.

From award-winning Douglas Silas, a solicitor specialising exclusively in special educational needs, it includes and links to all relevant legislation, regulations and guidance needed.

As an eBook only, this guide is easily carried around on a mobile device and can be used to make searchable highlights/notes/bookmarks.

This guide is for many people, amongst others:

- Parents/carers, young people and their advocates;

- Teachers/SENCOs/lecturers (both in mainstream/special schools or colleges);

- Local Authority officers (dealing with 'education' or 'care');

- Healthcare professionals (e.g. therapists, psychologists, doctors);

- Anyone involved in Complaints/Appeals/Dispute Resolution.

Civil Society and International Governance (Open Access): The Role of Non-State Actors in the EU, Africa, Asia and Middle East (Routledge/GARNET series)

Structures and processes occurring within and between states are no longer the only -- or even the most important - determinants of those political, economic and social developments and dynamics that shape the modern world. Many issues, including the environment, health, crime, drugs, migration and terrorism, can no longer be contained within national boundaries. As a result, it is not always possible to identify the loci for authority and legitimacy, and the role of governments has been called into question. Civil Society anf International Governance critically analyses the increasing impact of nongovernmental organisations and civil society on global and regional governance. Written from the standpoint of advocates of civil society and addressing the role of civil society in relation to the UN, the IMF, the G8 and the WTO, this volume assess the role of various non-state actors from three perspectives: theoretical aspects, civil society interaction with the European Union and civil society and regional governance outside Europe, specifically Africa, East Asia and the Middle East. It demonstrates that civil society's role has been more complex than one defined in terms, essentially, of resistance and includes actual participation in governance as well as multi-facetted contributions to legitimising and democratising global and regional governance. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of political science, international relations, civil society, sociology, European politics and global governance.

The Framework: Everything You Need To Know BEFORE Starting Your Graduate Scheme & Training Contract Applications

Want to land a place on a graduate scheme or training contract at a top employer? Not sure where to start, or what approach you should take to be successful?

Set yourself up for success from the very beginning with insights, techniques and strategies from a former lead recruiter at one of the Big Four professional services firms. Learn what graduate schemes and training contracts actually involve, what employers look for in successful applicants, and get all of the insights, tools and timesavers you should use from the very beginning to land your dream job, first time.

Inside, you'll discover:



What graduate schemes and training contracts actually involve: what the day-to-day realities are, the pros and cons, and why interviewers will test to see that you know this;

Why you should DEFINITELY do a graduate scheme or training contract;

A strategy for success that will last you throughout your application journey and maximise your chances of receiving multiple offers, including: the optimal number of applications to complete, how to identify the best employers to apply to, and what recruiters and interviewers are looking to see in your applications;

The components of a successful applications mindset.

Written by a former lead graduate recruiter and former graduate trainee, The Framework is the first book in a landmark two-part series that will help propel your applications all the way to offer stage. This book will teach you all of the knowledge and insight you need to set yourself up for success from the very beginning. Together with the second book, Destination Hired, this series provides all the precision tools, strategies, techniques, hints and timesavers you need to receive multiple offers and start the next phase of your life with a fulfilling career at a prestigious employer.

Every successful journey starts with a successful beginning. Pick up this free book today to start your applications journey in the right way and get started on the road to getting your dream job!

Online Dispute Resolution for Consumers in the European Union (Open Access) (Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-commerce Law)

E-commerce offers immense challenges to traditional dispute resolution methods, as it entails parties often located in different parts of the world making contracts with each other at the click of a mouse. The use of traditional litigation for disputes arising in this forum is often inconvenient, impractical, time-consuming and expensive due to the low value of the transactions and the physical distance between the parties. Thus modern legal systems face a crucial choice: either to adopt traditional dispute resolution methods that have served the legal systems well for hundreds of years or to find new methods which are better suited to a world not anchored in territorial borders. Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), originally an off-shoot of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), takes advantage of the speed and convenience of the Internet, becoming the best, and often the only option for enhancing consumer redress and strengthening their trust in e-commerce. This book provides an in-depth account of the potential of ODR for European consumers, offering a comprehensive and up to date analysis of the development of ODR. It considers the current expansion of ODR and evaluates the challenges posed in its growth. The book proposes the creation of legal standards to close the gap between the potential of ODR services and their actual use, arguing that ODR, if it is to realise its full potential in the resolution of e-commerce disputes and in the enforcement of consumer rights, must be grounded firmly on a European regulatory model.

Inferno: An Inquiry Into the Willingham Fire

Cameron Todd Willingham refused to walk to his execution. To his last moment he proclaimed his innocence of the arson that claimed the lives of his children. While much has been written of the trial, conviction and execution of Willingham, Inferno is the first exploration of the possible causes of the fire that cost three children, and eventually, Willingham himself, their lives.

Instead of him saving her, Amber would save her daddy. She would save him by awakening him with her screams and pleas, by telling him of the fire, by taking his place in bed, by breathing in the smoke that would have filled his lungs instead of hers.

The fire, however, would not be denied. Disguised first as justice and then as a needle, it would consume her father just as surely as it had Amber and her infant sisters.

While much has been written of the trial, conviction and execution of Cameron Todd Willingham, the discussion has been limited to whether or not the fire that killed his children was caused by arson. This is the first book to investigate other possible causes of the fire that claimed initially three, and eventually four lives.

Divorcing My Daddy's House: The Judgement of a Suffering Servant

For centuries, God's servant Job has been glorified as the suffering servant. Unfortunately, this is a deep misconception of Job's life that leaves many people unaware of God's role in suffering. Christian author Myron Norman presents a shockingly accurate investigation of Job's life behind closed doors. From family secrets related to marriage and child discipline, to disproving modern misconceptions of Job's life, this publication will move any reader from beneath the weight of shame and guilt.

Saving Justice

A heartrendingly passionate, unique, often amusing yet clinical dissection of a justice system as seen through the eyes of as disparate a group of people as you could imagine. From legal professionals to prisoners behind bars. Media figures, political activists and tech-savvy hackers, to a 12-year-old girl.

Through a wide range of personal accounts, Saving Justice chronicles the recent "reform" of what was once a world leading criminal justice system by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government. It includes many of the well-known social, legal and economic events of the time and informed (and not so informed!) opinion on many celebrity trials and scandals.

A story of hope and of what happens when a group of people hold a torch to the dark a government creates when it prepares to sell the soul of its people to the highest bidder.

The book is media rich, containing many relevant documents, submissions, articles, letters, video and audio recordings, key events, speeches and protests. Depending on your device, you also have numerous search options eg by person, event, blog name and by particular dates. It provides the only complete - as far as it is possible to be complete - account of the Save UK Justice campaign and the events that led to the formation of the Justice Alliance.

Many of the contributions can still be found in their original form on the web and you are very much encouraged to pursue your own interest in them and show some support for the individual contributors! Each contribution links to the original web page or, where it no longer exists, the 'about' or 'home' page of the contributor's site. An easy access hyperlinked reference list is also provided in the Credits and contributors section.

This book is for everyone. Especially those concerned about the effects of economic austerity and cuts in services on real people. Or, those who just like reading something built of grit and fighting spirit!

Demons in the Marketplace: The Fall of Christian Visionaries

Everyone has an idea or vision. So why are so many people--particularly Christian visionaries, unable to fund their visions? In this groundbreaking publication, Christian author and business developer, Myron Norman examines the biblical role of God's prophetic "Watchmen" and the impact of their absence in today's marketplace. From traditional Christian constraints to shocking explanations of the colossal failures in the marketplace, this publication will unveil the "unseen" competitiors waiting to undercut your vision.

Proceedings of the Third Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics CLiC-it 2016: 5-6 December 2016, Napoli (Collana dell'Associazione Italiana di Linguistica Computazionale)

The annual conference CLIC-it (''Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics'') is an initiative of the ''Italian Association of Computational Linguistics'' (AILC - www.ai-lc.it) which is intended to meet the need for a national and international forum for the promotion and dissemination of high-level original research in the field of Computational Linguistics (CL), with particular emphasis on Italian. The volume gathers the Proceedings of the ''Third Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics'' (CLiC-it 2016), held in Naples on 5-6 December 2016. The CLiC-it 2016 papers cover a wide range of topics in the area of computational linguistics and natural language (both written and spoken) processing, by targeting state-of-art theoretical results, experimental methodologies, technologies and application perspectives, and by addressing challenges, open issues and new perspectives related to current and novel trends of the discipline.

An Essay On Niggers And Squirrels

An essay on the relationship between African American males and law enforcement, including insights on Rodney King, OJ Simpson and personal experiences of the author. An appeal to correct systemic wrongs and forge a new future.

Ancient Law Its Connection to the History of Early Society

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Praxeology Introduction to the Theory of Interpersonal Action

A praxeological theory of interpersonal action. This theory is a proposed extension of Misesian praxeology into the realm of direct, person-to-person social interaction.

Exploring Cultural Identities in Jean Rhys’ Fiction

Exploring Cultural Identities in Jean Rhys's Writings seeks to circumscribe Jean Rhys's work within a paradigm that reflects the search for a cultural identity so specific to postcolonial literature. The book carries out an examination of the relationship between hybrid identities, self and otherness and of several situations of existential ambivalence that work on the border between sign (colonial difference) and symbol (imperial authority).

Praxeology - Four Essays

Praxeology - Four Essays is a short book about praxeology by Adam Knott. Topics covered include: The nature of exact law, the distinction between praxeology and economics, the structure of action, the nature of interpersonal action, the fundamental categories of consciousness, epistemological problems in Mises's praxeology, the subjective nature of scarcity, the concept of value in Misesian praxeology, the nature of coercion, the relationship between the law of marginal utility and praxeology, and others.

The League of Nations and its Problems; Three Lectures

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The Trial and Execution, for Petit Treason, of Mark and Phillis, Slaves of Capt. John Codman Who Murdered Their Master at Charlestown, Mass., in 1755; ... Punishments by Burning in Massachusetts

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Shylock on Trial: The Appellate Briefs (Chicago Shorts)

William Shakespeare is inextricably linked with the law, his plays rich in its terms, settings, and thought processes. In Shylock on Trial: The Appellate Briefs, the Hon. Richard A. Posner and Charles Fried rule on Shakespeare's classic drama The Merchant of Venice. Framed as a decision argued by two appellate judges of the period in a trial following Shylock's sentencing by the Duke of Venice, these essays playfully walk the line between law and culture, dissecting the alleged legal inconsistencies of Shylock's trial while engaging in an artful reading of the play itself. The resultant opinions shed fresh light on the relationship between literary and legal scholarship, demonstrating how Shakespeare's thinking about legal concepts and legal practice points to a deep and sometimes vexed engagement with the law's technical workings, its underlying premises, and its social effects.

Modern Day Witch Hunt

This is not a story but a true accounting, in a report format, of the abuse of office by a number of people, and how they go about causing trouble for people who dare to believe in things different to them. In this case they use the cry of 'Child Porn' to scare people into accepting what they want. However, things don't always go the way they want. Sadly, this matter still has a long way to go.

All the characters and events portrayed in this book are real, but some of the names are changed or avoided to protect the innocent, and those guilty of misuse or abuse of their office. 16,500 words.

Praxeology Why Are We Libertarians?

A work in praxeology. This short essay explores the epistemological approach to social science, and advances a theory in which social phenomena are conceived in terms of consciousness categories.

Some Thoughts on Praxeology, Thymology, and the A Priori

A short essay on the nature of praxeology, thymology, and the a priori.

Environmental Governance in Latin America (2016)

This book is open access under a CC-BY license. The contributors investigate a broad range of emerging socio-environmental challenges faced by contemporary Latin America. By using environmental governance as an overarching analytical concept, they cross territorial, sectorial, and institutional boundaries to address the nature/society nexus.

An Essay On the Trial by Jury

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