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The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

East Manchester was the site of one of the most substantial regeneration projects internationally. Urban regeneration was a central plank of New Labour policy and the approach radically altered with ... More


The Coalition Government and Post-war Conscription

L. V. SCOTT

in Conscription and the Attlee Governments: The Politics and Policy of National Service 1945–1951

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204213
eISBN:
9780191676154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204213.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Changes in the post-war world presented formidable changes to planners and policy-makers. As the war drew to an end it was clear that the question of conscription involved the continuation of the ... More


The ideology of urban regeneration initiatives

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

in The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter analyses the relationship between the ideological climate of British politics in the 1990s, with specific emphasis on New Labour’s ideology, and the urban regeneration of east ... More


Conservative housing policy

Peter Somerville

in The Conservative Party and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes the housing policy of the Conservative Party. The Conservative housing policy has continued to be overshadowed by wider debates about welfare reform and the so-called ‘Big ... More


The Conservatives and the governance of social policy

Catherine Bochel

in The Conservative Party and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter covers the possible implications for the governance of social policy of the Conservative Party under the leadership of David Cameron, including the coalition with the Liberal Democrats. ... More


Family support and the Coalition: retrenchment, refocusing and restructuring

Harriet Churchill

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews recent developments in family support policies, entitlements and services in the first 18 months of the UK Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government in the UK. In light ... More


The Conservatives, Coalition and social policy

Hugh Bochel

in The Conservative Party and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter seeks to bring together the main themes from the book. It also provides an initial assessment of the state of social policy under the Coalition government. It first presents the nature ... More


Social security and welfare reform

Stephen McKay and Karen Rowlingson

in The Conservative Party and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter argues that the Coalition government looks set to have important aspects of continuity with the approach of New Labour, but also some important areas of difference. It also evaluates the ... More


A new welfare settlement? The Coalition government and welfare-to-work

Alan Deacon and Ruth Patrick

in The Conservative Party and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter tries to address three questions: First, what are the central features of the welfare-to-work programmes that were developed by New Labour and will now be expanded and intensified by the ... More


‘Much ado about nothing’? Pursuing the ‘holy grail’ of health and social care integration under the Coalition

Robin Miller and Jon Glasby

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Seeking greater integration in the delivery of health and social care has been a longstanding aim of different governments over time, yet deep-seated and seemingly intractable barriers remain. While ... More


NHS finances under the Coalition

Anita Charlesworth, Adam Roberts, and Sarah Lafond

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter introduces some of the challenges the NHS faced over the five years of Coalition government. ‘The Nicholson Challenge’ arose following the 2008 global economic crisis. The NHS was faced ... More


The age of responsibility: social policy and citizenship in the early 21st century1

Lister Ruth

in Social Policy Review 23: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428301
eISBN:
9781447303503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter presents an analysis through the lens of citizenship. It outlines the dominant discourses of citizenship responsibility, discussing in particular how they have been articulated ... More


Evaluating the impact of NHS reforms – policy, process and power

Mark Exworthy and Russell Mannion

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter introduces the prevalence of NHS reforms since its inception and the lack of discussion and evaluation of these reforms following their implementation. The chapter offers a brief summary ... More


Setting the workers free? Managers in the (once again) reformed NHS

Paula Hyde and Mark Exworthy

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Despite repeated reorganisations, the NHS continues to be under severe pressure as it faces profound challenges in terms of growing patient demand, shrinking resources and a rise in external ... More


Coalition housing policy in England

Peter Somerville

in The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the coalition government’s housing policy. It suggests that in most respects it was largely indistinguishable from Conservative Party policy. The chapter considers the aims of ... More


The Conservative Party and community care

Jon Glasby

in The Conservative Party and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes ideas on community care of the Conservative Party. The Conservative governments of 1979–97 were responsible for a series of major changes in the conceptualisation and delivery ... More


Housing, the welfare state and the Coalition government

Alan Murie

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter outlines recent changes in housing policy following the credit crunch after 2007, economic recession and the election of a new government in 2010. It reflects on yet another blueprint ... More


The transformation of the welfare state? The Conservative–Liberal Democrat coalition government and social policy

Hugh Bochel and Martin Powell

in The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter considers the coalition government and the relationship between the two parties and their policies. It traces the development of the views and approaches within the Conservative and ... More


Debating the ‘death tax’: the politics of inheritance tax in the UK

Prabhakar Rajiv

in Social Policy Review 23: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428301
eISBN:
9781447303503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines more discreet policy areas that focus on wealth and its taxation. It notes that this is particularly pertinent given the discourse on responsibilities discussed by Ruth Lister ... More


Public health: unchained or shackled?

David J Hunter

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

As in the case of other parts of the UK wider health system, it has been a turbulent time for public health since 2010. Not only has the function undergone major structural and cultural change ... More


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