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accessing social justice in disadvantaged communities

Marjorie Mayo, Gerald Koessl, Matthew Scott, and Imogen Slater

in Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447311027
eISBN:
9781447311034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311027.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Introduction outlines the challenges that are being posed by public service modernisation agendas. There have been major impacts on the welfare state and democratic values in general. And there ... More


Accountability and the Foundations of British Democracy—the Public Interest and Public Service Principles

Dawn Oliver

in Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the purposes of accountability mechanisms in the UK's constitutional arrangements. Politicians and public officials in the UK work within a ‘web’ of accountability mechanisms. ... More


Accountability in the Contemporary Constitution

Nicholas Bamforth and Peter Leyland (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670024
eISBN:
9780191749414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Accountability is regarded as a central feature of modern constitutionalism. At a general level, this prominence is perhaps unsurprising, given the long history of the idea. However, in many ... More


Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Bernard Crick and Andrew Lockyer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book gathers a group of political actors and academics who believe that a radically more active citizenship is a worthy aim. They spell out how it can be achieved in their particular area of ... More


Active Citizenship and Labour

David Blunkett and Matthew Taylor

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter places the Labour Party's citizenship policy in both its historical setting and the context of the reform of the public services embarked upon by the Labour government. It associates the ... More


Administration and The Public Services, 1870–1921

R. B. MCDOWELL

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the historical developments in public administration and public services in Ireland during the period from 1870 to 1921. It discusses the launch of an open competitive ... More


Administrative Contracts

Peter Vincent-Jones

in The New Public Contracting: Regulation, Responsiveness, Relationality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291274
eISBN:
9780191700606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291274.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses two main types of administrative contact used in the restructuring of relations within government: (1) framework documents linking executive agencies and government ... More


Administrative Law

John Bell

in Principles of French Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199541393
eISBN:
9780191701221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541393.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The French make it clear in the titles of their texts on administrative law that administrative law is first and foremost about enabling the proper functioning of the administration in its principal ... More


The adoption of NIS in the Finnish science and technology policy of the 1990s

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

Chapter 4 analyzes the adoption and use of the national innovation system approach in the Finnish science and technology policy of the 1990s and 2000s. The term was used to create a consensus around ... More


After Ellis Island

Richardson John T. E.

in Howard Andrew Knox: Pioneer of Intelligence Testing at Ellis Island

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231141680
eISBN:
9780231512114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231141680.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on Howard Andrew Knox’s life after his departure from Ellis Island in New York in 1916, when he resigned his commission in the Public Health Service. Several factors may have ... More


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