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Commissioning Healthcare in England: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Pauline Allen, Kath Checkland, Valerie Moran, and Stephen Peckham (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447346111
eISBN:
9781447346319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346111.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book brings together selected research on commissioning healthcare in the English NHS carried out by national policy research unit in commissioning and the healthcare system (PRUComm) between ... More


Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Andy Miah

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Digital technology is changing everything about modern sports. Athletes and coaches rely on digital data to monitor and enhance performance. Officials use tracking systems to augment their judgment ... More


The Twilight of Social Conservatism: American Culture Wars in the Obama Era

John Dombrink

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814795170
eISBN:
9780814771365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795170.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the ongoing contests and shifting political and social landscape of America in the Obama era as it applies to the core elements of the “culture war.” It considers a central ... More


Conclusion: Assessing Apocalyptic Threats in the New Millennium

Richard Landes

in Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The conclusion contrasts the response in the West to the two most empirically based, contemporary, apocalyptic prophecies, namely anthropogenic global [climate] warming (AGW) and global jihad warming ... More


Health inequalities post 2010

Jonathan Wistow, Tim Blackman, David Byrne, and Gerald Wistow

in Studying health inequalities: An applied approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447305286
eISBN:
9781447312031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305286.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The chapter begins by summarising evidence about New Labour’s record on heath inequalities and considers the implications of this given the shift from relatively high levels of public expenditure on ... More


Context: commissioning in the English NHS

Imelda McDermott, Pauline Allen, Valerie Moran, Anna Coleman, Kath Checkland, and Stephen Peckham

in Commissioning Healthcare in England: Evidence, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447346111
eISBN:
9781447346319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346111.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 2 provides the context, setting out the organisation and governance of commissioning in the NHS. It includes a short summary of the architecture of commissioning pre-Health and Social Care ... More


Managing Diversity in Cross-border Succession Problems: A British Perspective

Janeen M. Carruthers

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides in-depth analysis of the role of private international law in managing legal diversity in the law of succession, which pertains not only to diversity of substantive rules of ... More


Introduction: the repositioning of social housing and welfare provision

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The ‘Bedroom Tax’, Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter sets out the background and context to the UK’s implementation of austerity measures following the financial crash of 2007/08. It examines the principles underlying the enactment of the ... More


Secrecy and Transparency in Hideo Yokoyama’s Six Four

Andrew Pepper

in Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyses Hideo Yokoyama’s Six Four (2012), drawing on Clare Birchall’s theory of transparency and secrecy to complicate the classic understanding of crime fiction in terms of a ... More


Mobilizing Media: Is There an App for That?

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the power and pitfalls of the use of mass media, old and new, for human rights protest. The rise and limits of new media human rights campaigns are profiled in Iran and China. ... More


Social Media Tomorrow—Tweeting the Future?

Jason Gainous and Kevin M. Wagner

in Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965076
eISBN:
9780199350476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965076.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reviews the findings of the book and explores the implications of the online social media going forward. The chapter sums up the major patterns that have emerged since the wider adoption ... More


Multi-Layered Constitutional Accountability and the Re-financing of Territorial Governance in the UK

Peter Leyland

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/9780199670024.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains how devolution has had a major impact on the role of the Westminster Parliament as an oversight body as well as transforming constitutional accountability at sub-national level ... More


‘Kony is so last month’ – lessons from social media stunt ‘Kony 2012’

Regina E. Rauxloh

in Law in Popular Belief: Myth and Reality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719097836
eISBN:
9781526123985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097836.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the role of social media in the creation of myths and public beliefs about justice and law. Using the case study of the YouTube clip Kony 2012 the author identifies a number of ... More


The Awakening

Ozan O. Varol

in The Democratic Coup d'État

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190626013
eISBN:
9780190626051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626013.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

All coups, democratic and nondemocratic alike, can beget future coups. A coup shatters the illusion of civilian control of the military. As a result countries that have recently undergone a coup are ... More


The end of the single-standard policy (1966–2002): reforms in 1981 and 2005 (for Bokmål) and 2012 (for Nynorsk)

Ernst Håkon Jahr

in Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment: The Case of Modern Norwegian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748637829
eISBN:
9781474400855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637829.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The ‘Language Peace Commission’ recommended, amongst other things, the establishment of a Language Council (from 1972). The dismantlement of the pan-Norwegian policy that started in the late 1950s ... More


Campaign 2012: Of Plutocrats, Rape, and the “Ascendant Majority”

John Dombrink

in The Twilight of Social Conservatism: American Culture Wars in the Obama Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814795170
eISBN:
9780814771365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795170.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter offers an analysis of how the backlash of the tea party movement, so prominent in 2009 and 2010, played out in the reality of a 2012 presidential campaign. It highlights the planned and ... More


The psephology of the November 2012 election: motive, means and opportunity

Bryn Caless and Jane Owens

in Police and Crime Commissioners: The Transformation of Police Accountability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447320692
eISBN:
9781447320715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320692.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyses the 2012 election of Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales in detail and draws upon analyses by electoral specialists as well as examining the often defensive ... More


2012: Data-Driven Networked Campaigning

Jennifer Stromer-Galley

in Presidential Campaigning in the Internet Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199731930
eISBN:
9780199357482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731930.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The 2012 presidential candidates refined proven practices and ran the most data-driven campaigns in history. The candidates deployed social media, strategic online ad buys, and their websites as the ... More


Mega-events, glocalisation and urban legacy: London as an event city and the 2012 Olympics

Maurice Roche

in Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Mega-events exemplify the ‘glocalisation’ involved in global processes being embodied in local, urban contexts. This chapter explores this through the particular lens of mega-events staged in London ... More


The Policy and Institutional Framework for FTA Negotiations in the Republic of Korea

Younsik Kim

in The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668601
eISBN:
9780748684335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Korea has pursued a policy of negotiating FTAs with key partners since it adopted the FTA Policy Roadmap in 2003. The EU-Korea FTA is therefore one of several instruments negotiated by Korea in the ... More


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