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Accelerating Democracy: Transforming Governance Through Technology

John O. McGinnis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151021
eISBN:
9781400845453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151021.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Successful democracies throughout history have used the technology of their time to gather information for better governance. Our challenge is no different today, but it is more urgent because the ... More


Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Nick Gallent and Daniela Ciaffi (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

With trust in top-down government faltering, community-based groups around the world are displaying an ever-greater appetite to take control of their own lives and neighbourhoods. Government, for its ... More


Oblivion, 1932–45

Agnès Maillot

in In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

With Fianna Fáil in power in 1932, Sinn Féin's situation further deteriorated, as the IRA distanced itself from the party, first by supporting Fianna Fáil in 1932 and 1933, and then by becoming the ... More


The Global Goods Movement System

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter describes the history and current issues associated with the large container port facilities in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China. It describes where and how goods are transported from ... More


Communities, community action and planning

Nick Gallent and Daniela Ciaffi

in Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The opening chapter introduces the key themes of the book: the nature of community and how communities can be understood as networks; how these networks are essential to community life and onwards to ... More


The scaling of planning:: Administrative levels and neighbourhood mobilisation as obstacles to planning consensus

Pierre Filion

in Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Reflecting on experiences in Canada, the author begins by examining the necessarily ‘integrative nature of planning’ and what this means for planning across different scales. He examines issues of ... More


Creating a New Welfare Program: The Politics of Welfare and Social Security Reform in the Nixon Administration

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt

in The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451737
eISBN:
9780801467332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451737.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses President Richard Nixon's welfare-reform proposal, the Family Assistance Plan (FAP). It provided an income guarantee—an amount of money that every American family with children ... More


From Publication of the Independent Commission’s Report to the Establishment of the Northern Ireland Policing Board

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter covers the two years from publication of the Independent Commission’s Report to the establishment of the first cross-community Policing Board. It identifies a number of phases – ... More


The Policing Board’s Modus Operandi

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the arrangements that the Policing Board made for going about its work and its communication and consultation with the public, together with a description of a number of ... More


Police Performance

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter, written by Edgar Jardine, is primarily an assessment of the performance of the PSNI from 2001-02 to 2001-12, including national comparisons. Beginning with a reference to the ... More


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