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War Finance and Fiscal Devolution

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Wars with France made Charles V's government in Brussels dependent on the creditworthiness of the provinces. The provincial states issued long‐term bonds (underline renten), using the capital to pay ... More


Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

John MacKenzie and Bryan S. Glass (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096174
eISBN:
9781781708736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096174.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book represents one of the first attempts to examine the connections between Scotland and the British Empire throughout the twentieth century. As the century dawned the Scottish economy was ... More


The Territorial Conservative Party: Devolution and Party Change in Scotland and Wales

Alan Convery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991319
eISBN:
9781526115324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991319.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is the first detailed examination of the Conservative Party beyond the centre after devolution. The Scottish and Welsh Conservative Parties both started out in 1999 with no MPs and a ... More


Rescaling the state: Devolution and the geographies of economic governance

Mark Goodwin, Martin Jones, and Jones f

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076374
eISBN:
9781781706060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Rescaling the State provides a theoretically-informed and empirically-rich account of the processes of devolution undertaken in the UK since 1997, focusing in particular on the devolution of economic ... More


Acknowledging religious and cultural diversity in an antagonistic society: the challenge of Northern Ireland

Duncan Morrow

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Belfast Agreement of 1998 was grounded in explicit declarations of commitment to reconciliation and the first Northern Ireland Programme for Government made pledges to address community divisions ... More


Three referenda and a by-election: the shadow of empire in devolutionary politics

Jimmi Østergaard Nielsen and Stuart Ward

in Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096174
eISBN:
9781781708736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096174.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The chapter examines one of the most persistent meta-narratives of the devolutionary debate in Scotland: that there is a link between the fall of the British empire and the rise of Scottish ... More


The changing governance of social policy

Catherine Bochel

in The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

From the 1980s there has been a steady shift from ‘government’ to ‘governance’, with an increased emphasis on the state setting a framework for many elements of social provision, but with services ... More


Introduction: the UK’s relationship with the EU

Janice Morphet

in How Europe shapes British public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews the UK’s relationship with EU before and since its membership in 1972. It argues that the UK joined the EU with its head rather than its heart. It considers this with the EU’s ... More


Territory and subsidiarity

Janice Morphet

in How Europe shapes British public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the way in which the EU has developed approaches to using territory as a policy instrument. It explores this through the literature on multi-level governance, examining it as a ... More


The English context

Trish Winter and Simon Keegan-Phipps

in Performing Englishness: Identity and politics in a contemporary folk resurgence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097300
eISBN:
9781781708699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097300.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 introduces Part II of the book, where the analysis of the English folk resurgence is broadened out with a focus on questions of place and identity. This chapter gives a brief ... More


International and European Standards in Relation to Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking

Kirsty Thomson

in Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the legal rights and responsibilities that relate to victims of human trafficking in Scotland and the legal landscape for their implementation. It looks at the legal context ... More


Wales since 1939

Martin Johnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is the first overview of Wales in the period from the Second World War to the early years of devolution. Drawing upon in-depth research, it offers an incisive account of an important phase ... More


The Emergent Scottish Constitutional Tradition

W. Elliot Bulmer

in Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Continuing the examination of the contextual constraints that would bind Scottish constitution-makers in the event of independence, this chapter discusses the existing political and legal ... More


A More Gender-Equal Scotland? Childcare Policy in Scotland after the Independence Referendum

Craig McAngus and Kirstein Rummery

in A Wealthier, Fairer Scotland: The Political Economy of Constitutional Change

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416429
eISBN:
9781474435185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416429.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The independence referendum campaign provided opportunity to focus on and debate a number of policy areas that may have been strongly affected by Scottish independence. One of these policy areas was ... More


From peace to reconciliation

TD Dermot Ahern

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087936
eISBN:
9781781707616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087936.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reflects a key phase in the Northern Ireland peace process. It addresses the next steps that would need to be taken to pave the way for true reconciliation. It reflects on three ... More


Devolution and North/South division: poverty and social exclusion in the countries and regions of the UK

Mike Tomlinson

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol 1: The Nature and Extent of the Problem

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332152
eISBN:
9781447332398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332152.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The chapter presents a spatial analysis of poverty and social exclusion using data from the Poverty and Social Exclusion survey 2012 based on the countries of the UK and the North and South of ... More


Collieries, communities and coalfield politics

Jim Phillips

in Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086328
eISBN:
9781781704691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086328.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This establishes the central and related structural factors that shaped the character of the 1984-5 strike in Scotland: pit closures in the 1950s and 1960s; social changes in mining communities; ... More


Islands of Discovery: Scientific Curiosity in the Works of Darwin, Huxley and Wells

Jennifer Fuller

in Dark Paradise: Pacific Islands in the Nineteenth-Century British Imagination

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413848
eISBN:
9781474422093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413848.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Intrigued by the descriptions of hitherto unknown species, Victorian naturalists embarked on Pacific journeys to study new flora and fauna. The third chapter follows a young Charles Darwin and Thomas ... More


‘Under an Acid Rain.’ Debating the Nations, 1970–85

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter ten looks at attitudes towards national identity in the 1970s and early ‘80s. Economic pragmatism led to the rejection of devolution at the 1979 referendum but this was also at the end of a ... More


‘A Nation Once Again.’ 1997–2009

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This final chapter concludes the book by looking at Welsh society on and after the arrival of political devolution and the establishment of the National Assembly. It argues that while Wales had now ... More


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