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A Panel Data Analysis of Corporate Governance Change

Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

A panel data econometric analysis of corporate governance change is undertaken utilizing a data set of fifteen nonliberal market economies covering the period 1975–2003. The results of this analysis ... More


The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The main aim of the book is to explore electoral behaviour in Britain from 1979– 97, which covers the 18years of Conservative government with Margaret Thatcher and John Major as prime ministers of ... More


The Demise of Small Firms in Britain

Francesca Carnevali

in Europe's Advantage: Banks and Small Firms in Britain, France, Germany, and Italy since 1918

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199257393
eISBN:
9780191603846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257396.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyses the reasons behind the decline of small firms in Britain after 1945. It explores the politics behind industrial concentration by looking at the attitude towards small firms of ... More


Macmillan and Home: ‘pink socialism’ and ‘true-blue’ Conservatism, 1957–64

Mark Pitchford

in The Conservative Party and the extreme right 1945–75

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083631
eISBN:
9781781702864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083631.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter describes the impact of Conservative governments' domestic and imperial policies on an increasingly vociferous extreme right, showing how the Conservative Party both alienated and ... More


Introduction: Political Partisanship and the Puzzle of Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

An increasingly shareholder–oriented approach to corporate governance has emerged in the nonliberal market economies of continental Europe over the last ten–fifteen years. However, Left parties have ... More


A Theory of Partisanship and Corporate Governance Change

Roger M. Barker

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties: Explaining Corporate Governance Change in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576814
eISBN:
9780191722509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576814.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Corporate Governance and Accountability

An analytical framework is outlined with three social actors: blockholders, insider labor, and outsiders. Each has differing corporate governance preferences. Blockholders and insider labor are ... More


The Party and the Civil Service

KEVIN THEAKSTON and GEOFFREY FRY

in Conservative Century: The Conservative Party since 1900

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202387
eISBN:
9780191675317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202387.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses one of the most powerful influences upon the actions of Conservative governments: the role of the civil service. It notes that the Conservatives returned to office in 1970 and ... More


Conservative approaches to social policy since 1997

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/9781847424334.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter considers the genesis of the Conservatives' positions on social policy up to the general election of May 2010 and its immediate aftermath. It primarily concerns the extent to which the ... 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


The BBC and Funding

Michael Tracey

in The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159254
eISBN:
9780191673573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159254.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The agony of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was only just beginning, a slow but relentless assault on the political and fiscal integrity of the Corporation by a Conservative government ... More


The Scope and Structure of the Study

Roger Undy, Patricia Fosh, Huw Morris, Paul Smith, and Roderick Martin

in Managing the Unions: The Impact of Legislation on Trade Unions' Behaviour

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289197
eISBN:
9780191684685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289197.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Throughout the 1980s and until the first half of the 1990s, Conservative governments were experiencing problems regarding unions and union management. Seeing this situation as both an economic and ... More


What happened in criminal justice: the 1980s

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

in Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the confidence that existed up to the 1960s; the period of disillusion which followed; and the strategy that the Conservative government developed during the first part of its ... More


Introduction

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

The demands for health, education, income support and even defence consumes more costs for public spending even as the government is not able or willing to raise more tax thereby resulting in finance ... More


Industry and Commerce

Brian Harrison

in Finding a Role?: The United Kingdom 1970-1990

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199606122
eISBN:
9780191804632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199606122.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses changes in industry and commerce from 1970–1990. In 1970 wartime consensus ideas were very much alive, even under a self-consciously non-interventionist Conservative ... 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


Conservative policy and the family

Paul Daniel

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/9781847424334.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter suggests that family policy is one aspect of social policy where the coalition with the Liberal Democrats may push the Conservatives in a more socially liberal direction. It first ... More


The changing governance of social policy

Catherine Bochel

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/9781447324560.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

From the 1980s there has been a steady shift from ‘government’ to ‘governance’, with an increased emphasis on the state setting a framework for many elements of social provision, but with services ... More


The Conservatives, social policy and public opinion

Andrew Defty

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/9781847424334.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter provides an assessment of public attitudes to the Conservatives' policies and public opinion. First, it draws on data from British Social Attitudes surveys to assess whether what some ... More


Health policy and the coalition government

Rob Baggott

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/9781447324560.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The National Health Service, is a politically sensitive policy area for governments, being a key public service and an indicator of the competence of governments. Health policy also entails a number ... More


Social security under the coalition and Conservatives: shredding the system for people of working age; privileging pensioners

Stephen McKay and Karen Rowlingson

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/9781447324560.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter considers the changes made to social security (‘welfare’) during the coalition government and the early days of the Conservative government. It makes clear that while the size of the ... More


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