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How supranational are intergovernmental institutions? The transformative power of Council Working Groups

Jarle Trondal

in An Emergent European Executive Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579426
eISBN:
9780191722714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579426.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Chapter 10 studies mechanisms of socialization and re‐socialization among domestic government officials attending EU committees. It is argued that domestic government officials participating in EU ... More


The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

J. Scott Carter and Cameron Lippard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the light of high-profile Supreme Court cases surrounding affirmative action, this book looks at the actors involved in the debate and what they are saying. That is, the book looks at who is ... More


Social Justice and the Welfare State: Institutional Problems

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

One of the central themes of this chapter is the neo‐liberal critique of the ‘public service ethic’ which it has been thought by Social Democratic thinkers as the main way in which the ... More


Who is Fighting the Fight?

J. Scott Carter and Cameron D. Lippard

in The Death of Affirmative Action?: Racialized Framing and the Fight Against Racial Preference in College Admissions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201116
eISBN:
9781529201161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201116.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to assess who are the actors leading the charge for and against affirmative action in the most recent U.S. Supreme Court cases on affirmative action in the 21st ... More


Arab New York: Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Emily Regan Wills

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479897650
eISBN:
9781479881369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Arab New York is an ethnographic exploration of how everyday life and politics intersect in the diverse and complex Arab communities of New York City. The book argues that politics and contention ... 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


Maya E Groups: Calendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the Early Lowlands

David A. Freidel, Arlen F. Chase, Anne S. Dowd, and Jerry Murdock (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054353
eISBN:
9780813053226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054353.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The emergence of complex society in the Maya lowlands during the first millennium BCE involved a confluence of factors including the adoption of staple maize as a major source of food, the ... More


Old Foes

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Mohammed Ra'ad Ahmed talks about his experience during the Iraq war. Sometime shortly after the U.S. invasion, neighboring Iran began to offer training, arms, and funds to Iraqis out ... More


Henry Swanzy, Sartre’s zombie?: Black Power and the transformation of the Caribbean Artists Movement

Rob Waters

in Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The rise of Black Power in the black Atlantic world of the late 1960s transformed the cultural politics of decolonisation in Britain and the Caribbean. In the injunction to ‘think black’ was a demand ... More


Conclusion

Christina M. Greer

in Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989300
eISBN:
9780199346332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989300.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The conclusion summarizes the contributions of this project to the field of political science and the theoretical literature on race, immigration, and labor. It also offers concluding remarks ... More


Television and Digital Media

Lynn Spigel and Max Dawson

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In this chapter, Lynn Spiegel and Max Dawson show how American television remained the central medium not just for entertainment, but for discussion of gender roles, race relations, family life and ... More


Rediscovering Scottish Gangs: Towards a Typology

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores gang evolution and presents findings from original, and follow up, data via participant voices. To achieve the chapters, purpose a typology explaining gang organisation, ... More


Street Life, Crime and (Dis)Organised Crime

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Following on from the theme of the last chapter which highlighted the formation, membership process, and other structural characterises of gang types in the research context, this chapter continue by ... More


Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Linnda R. Caporael, James R. Griesemer, and William C. Wimsatt (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019552
eISBN:
9780262314787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019552.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

“Scaffolding” is a concept that is becoming widely used across disciplines. This book investigates common threads in diverse applications of scaffolding, including theoretical biology, cognitive ... More


Introduction

Sue Ziebland and Angela Coulter

in Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Healthcare is a knowledge-based system. It draws on several different types of knowledge - scientific knowledge about biological processes, epidemiological knowledge about patterns of disease and ... More


Landowner Groups and the Codification of Custom in Papua New Guinea

Victoria C. Stead

in Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856663
eISBN:
9780824872991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856663.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Although it diverges markedly from the vision of the Melanesian Way elaborated in the 1975 constitution, large-scale resource extraction has in recent decades been championed as the key mechanism for ... More


Clinically led commissioning: past, present and future?

Kath Checkland, Anna Coleman, Imelda McDermott, and Stephen Peckham

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/9781447330226.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

One of the key elements of the Health and Social Care Act 2010 (HSCA 2012) was the transfer of responsibility for commissioning healthcare services from managerially led Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) to ... More


YEPP I: implementation

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

in Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

YEPP is both a national and international innovation that began in six European countries – Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Germany, The Republic of Ireland and Italy. It works in ‘Local ... More


A Theory of Black Elevated Minority Status

Christina M. Greer

in Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989300
eISBN:
9780199346332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989300.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In chapter 1, I lay out my theory of elevated minority status and linked fate of black ethnics—an extension of Dawson’s (1994) black utility heuristic—in order to better understand elevated minority ... More


Political Participation and the Socialization of Blacks into Unions and the Polity

Christina M. Greer

in Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989300
eISBN:
9780199346332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989300.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 provides an analysis of voter turnout by black union members. In this chapter, high union participatory trends become quite apparent—particularly due to the SSEU’s political history and ... More


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