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Commentary 6.8: It Tips Both Ways

Thomas Lingard

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Tipping points got us into the current mess and tipping points have to get us out if it. Businesses can respond to proxy versions of tipping points and have to listen to their customers. Dealing with ... More


Commentary 6.9: Perspective of a Global Retailer

Mike Barry

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

We are reaching a time when several underlying assumptions about good business practice are becoming undermined. The environment is not tolerant, governments will not back up forever, and customers ... More


Bringing People Back In

Mark Bevir and R. A. W. Rhodes

in The State as Cultural Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580750
eISBN:
9780191723179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580750.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 9 turns from elite narratives of the state and its rationalities to the question of how middle-level managers, employees in an office, and citizens experience the state and its ... More


Power and Public Services: for Customers or Citizens?

David Donnison

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/9780748638666.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores the changing balance of power since World War II between elites and citizens in respect of the health professions. The chapter offers a personal account of the decline of ... More


The changing nature of public service reform

Robin Hambleton

in Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447304975
eISBN:
9781447311843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304975.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter shows how place-based initiative was often the driving force behind the creation of new public services – from public parks, libraries, and museums, to social care, education and social ... More


Challenges for Intelligence

Wilhelm Agrell and Gregory F. Treverton

in National Intelligence and Science: Beyond the Great Divide in Analysis and Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199360864
eISBN:
9780199360895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360864.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers various challenges for intelligence. It begins with a post mortem on post mortems: why do investigations of intelligence “failures,” especially in the United States, produce so ... More


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