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Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Linda Milbourne

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Voluntary and community organisations have attracted growing interest, as governments pare back the public sphere and welfare spending and locate ‘solutions’ with civil society and the private ... More


Outsourcing, blame-shifting and major fiascos

Andrew Bowman, Ismail Ertürk, Peter Folkman, Julie Froud, Colin Haslam, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, Nick Tsitsianis, and Karel Williams

in What A Waste: Outsourcing and how it goes wrong

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099526
eISBN:
9781526103949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099526.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The outsourcing revolution is part of a revolution in policy delivery in Britain. That revolution involves shifting responsibility for policy from the governing elite to others – to outsourcing firms ... More


Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Eva Lloyd and Helen Penn (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The viability, quality and sustainability of publicly supported early childhood education and care services is a lively issue in many countries, especially since the rights of the child imply equal ... More


What gas and oil? The early days of the Irish regime (1957–75)

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

While Ireland in the mid 1950s was viewed by some indigenous geologists as a country with limited hydrocarbons, the visit of an Irish-American lawyer sparked hopes for potential oil and gas ... More


A new millennium, a new approach (2000–14)

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The privatisation of some state infrastructural assets in 2000 signified a decisive break from the ideology underpinning the 1975 terms and the decade which followed brought further changes to the ... More


Part II: Port Systems

Tapio Bergholm, Lewis R. Fischer, and M. Elisabetta Tonizzi (eds)

in Making Global and Local Connections: Historical Perspectives on Ports

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893458
eISBN:
9781786944597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893458.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section consists of four essays that explore port issues from national perspectives, balanced against international and global issues, and local political and geographic concerns. The case ... More


Varieties of access and use

Giovanna Mascheroni, Maria Francesca, and Anke Görzig

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter analyses the increasing variety of internet access and use experienced by children in Europe. Locations, platforms, experience and the embeddedness of the internet in everyday life are ... More


Housing and support in Britain and Sweden

David Clapham

in Accommodating difference: Evaluating supported housing for vulnerable people

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447306344
eISBN:
9781447311591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306344.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter five begins the examination of particular supported housing models by explaining the focus of the book on two particular countries. It explains the reasons for choosing an international ... More


An ‘all-encompassing plan’ to solve the crisis in Greece?

Costas Simitis

in The European debt crisis: The Greek case

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719095795
eISBN:
9781781707005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095795.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter discusses the increasing international scepticism over the sustainability of the Greek debt during the first half of 2011, despite an agreement by the European Council to improve the ... More


Serbia in the world economy

Martin Upchurch and Darko Marinković

in Workers and revolution in Serbia: From Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719085086
eISBN:
9781781706114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085086.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter details modern Serbia's place in the European and world economy by recording and analysing data on production, national debt and the labour market. Privatisation, corruption, crime and ... More


Serbia's new period of crisis

Martin Upchurch and Darko Marinković

in Workers and revolution in Serbia: From Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719085086
eISBN:
9781781706114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085086.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter returns to the theme of privatisation and describes its effect on ordinary workers. A third upward wave of industrial struggle against privatisation and neoliberal policy is ... More


Dilemmas of Market Ideology: The Impact of Growing Competition in Two Urban Areas

Linda Milbourne

in Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Three broad features characterise transitions in public services over some twenty-five years following the post-1948 welfare settlement and form the focus of discussion for this and successive ... More


Policy Analysis and Governance Innovations in the Federal Government

José Mendes Ribeiro and Aline Inglez-dias

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The production of analyses, circulation of ideas and the levels of influence of authors and institutions that gravitate around federal public organisations are discussed in this chapter by reference ... More


Privatisation and Policy Decision-Making in Brazil

Licinio Velasco and Armando Castelar Pinheiro

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focus on the public development bank and offer a historical analysis of the privatisation of State enterprises in Brazil through the – initially circumstantial – activities of the ... More


Reestablishing Internal Borders of the Nation: Creatively Repressive State Strategies

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Three discusses state efforts to manage the population of regular and irregular transnational migrants. The state pursues two unique strategies, respectively based on neoliberal tenets of ... More


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