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Exploring the ‘Market Failure’ Hypothesis

Christopher Hood, Henry Rothstein, and Robert Baldwin

in The Government of Risk: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243631
eISBN:
9780191599507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243638.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Explores how far variety amongst risk regulation regimes can be explained by ‘market failure’ explanations of risk regulation. A ‘market failure’ approach assumes that state activity will consist of ... More


Government Paternalism: Nanny State or Helpful Friend?

Julian Le Grand and BILL New

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164373
eISBN:
9781400866298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Should governments save people from themselves? Do governments have the right to influence citizens' behavior related to smoking tobacco, eating too much, not saving enough, drinking alcohol, or ... More


Introduction

Julian Le Grand and Bill New

in Government Paternalism: Nanny State or Helpful Friend?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164373
eISBN:
9781400866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164373.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book explores one of the major social questions of the twenty-first century: whether the government should save people from themselves. More specifically, it considers whether there are ... More


The Nanny State: The Challenge from Autonomy

Julian Le Grand and Bill New

in Government Paternalism: Nanny State or Helpful Friend?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164373
eISBN:
9781400866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164373.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the argument that government paternalism harms or inappropriately restricts individual autonomy. More specifically, it considers the criticism that the paternalist government is ... More


Nanny State or Helpful Friend?

Julian Le Grand and Bill New

in Government Paternalism: Nanny State or Helpful Friend?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164373
eISBN:
9781400866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164373.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter summarizes the book's arguments and uses them to address two central questions: whether a paternalistic government is necessarily a nanny state that infantilizes its citizens and ... More


Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book shines new light on an aspect of contemporary motherhood often hidden from view: the need for paid childcare by women returning to the workforce, and the complex bonds mothers forge with ... More


Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Virginia Berridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book deals with changes in outlook of public health after the Second World War. Focussing on services, vaccination, and dealing with health issues at the local level, it can be seen that public ... More


Nannies, Migration and Early Childhood Education and Care: An International Comparison of In-Home Childcare Policy and Practice

Elizabeth Adamson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330141
eISBN:
9781447330165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330141.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Once considered the preserve of the wealthy, nanny care has grown in response to changes in the labour market, including the rising number of mothers with young children, and increases in ... More


Introduction: Childcare on Trial

Cameron Lynne Macdonald

in Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au Pairs, and the Micropolitics of Mothering

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222328
eISBN:
9780520947818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222328.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book which is about the micropolitics of the so-called shadow mothers, nannies or au pairs. This book's close examination of commodified ... More


‘Doing for Oneself’: The Servantless Home

Lucy Delap

in Knowing Their Place: Domestic Service in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199572946
eISBN:
9780191728846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572946.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the advice literature and periodical press fascination with the changing nature of the twentieth-century home. It describes the ‘labour-saving movement’, and the associated ... More


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