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The Last Year of the Old Regime

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the transition of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) from a company to a corporation. It suggests that the announcement of the new Governors of the BBC as a corporation ... More


Events Surrounding the Governors Island Agreement, December 1992-November 1993

David Malone

in Decision-Making in the UN Security Council: The Case of Haiti, 1990-1997

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294832
eISBN:
9780191685071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294832.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the events surrounding the Governors Island Agreement (GIA) and the involvement of the UN and the Organization of American States (OAS) to resolve the political crisis in Haiti. ... More


An Academic Miracle

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) during the Beveridge Years (1919–1937). Specifically, it focuses on the accomplishments of Sir William Beveridge as ... More


The Governor 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0047
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the role played by the governor in the State government. The reports of the Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) and the Centre-State Relations Inquiry Committee discussed ... More


Work and the Irish District Asylums during the late nineteenth century

Oonagh Walsh

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines work and its uses – therapeutic, punitive and productive - in the Irish District Asylum system in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Through a number of case studies, ... More


Integrating Mercury Science and Environmental Policy: A State Perspective

C. Mark Smith

in Mercury in the Environment: Pattern and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271630
eISBN:
9780520951396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271630.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) pollutants are of concern to environmental and public health policy makers because of their adverse multigenerational effects, which often range far ... More


The Future of the BBC: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1992

Michael Grade

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, chairman of the BBC Board of Governors after 2004, analyses the finances, management and programming of the BBC following a period of robust clashes with the Thatcher ... More


The Soul of British Television: The James MacTaggart Lecture 2001

David Liddiment

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, former director of channels at ITV, argues that the soul of British television is in danger as a result of a battle for ratings. He contends that broadcasters must seek ... More


The Rules of the Commonwealth

Geoffrey Marshall

in Constitutional Conventions: The Rules and Forms of Political Accountability

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762027
eISBN:
9780191695179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762027.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The impact of convention on constitutional law is most apparent in the relationship of the United Kingdom with the other states of the Commonwealth. The author claims that the most striking change in ... More


From Texas to New York

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0027
Subject:
History, Military History

Pursuant to orders of the War Department, on the retirement of General Robert L. Bullard, Charles Summerall left Fort Sam Houston on January 11, 1925, and assumed command of the Second Corps Area ... More


Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Gavin Ure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the making of public policy for Hong Kong between 1918 and 1958. During much of this period, the Hong Kong government had limited policy-making capabilities. Many new policies ... More


Margaret Thatcher, the IRA and the ‘oxygen of publicity’

Robert J. Savage

in The BBC's Irish troubles: Television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087332
eISBN:
9781781708804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087332.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter looks at the very difficult relationship between Margaret Thatcher and the BBC from 1979 to the introduction of the broadcasting ban in 1988. It addresses how the assassination of Airey ... More


Financial Autonomy

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows that de facto financial autonomy was being exercised in the years before it was formally granted and how this vindicated the legitimising role of the unofficial members of the ... More


Conclusions

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter summarises the findings of the book and re-examines them in the light of Daniel Carpenter’s theories on autonomy.


Introduction

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter explains the aims and structure of the book, and sets it within the historiography on the subject and within the theoretical framework developed by Daniel Carpenter. The ... More


Governors, Cadets, Unofficials and the Colonial Office

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the actors in the story and their roles. It explains the functions of the Governor, his officials, the Secretaries of State and the Colonial Office officials. It also examines ... More


The Origins of Policy, 1917–30

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores issues that arose between 1918 and 1930. It examines the belated introduction of factory legislation and legislation concerning the registration and eventual abolition of the ... More


Britain's Influence over Hong Kong's Policy, 1929–41

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the Hong Kong government’s lack of policy formulation capacity over such a fundamental issue as currency resulted in it relying on expertise elsewhere in the form of the ... More


Autonomy and the Threat to Sovereignty

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that autonomy increases when the exercise of sovereignty over the subordinate organisation is threatened. This is studied against the backdrop of Britain’s loss of Hong Kong to ... More


Income Tax and Treasury Control

Gavin Ure

in Governors, Politics and The Colonial Office: Public Policy in Hong Kong, 1918-58

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888083947
eISBN:
9789882208667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083947.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The ability of a bureaucratic entrepreneur to define a distinctive policy, to develop the capacity to implement it and to build a coalition in support of it is examined in this chapter through the ... More


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