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Regulation

Mark Casson

in The World's First Railway System: Enterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199213979
eISBN:
9780191707469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213979.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Organization Studies

The regulation of the Victorian railway system was weak. A golden opportunity to introduce indicative planning at the time of the Railway Mania was lost when Members of Parliament decided to reject ... More


Conclusions

Mark Casson

in The World's First Railway System: Enterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199213979
eISBN:
9780191707469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213979.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Organization Studies

Previous writers on Victorian railways have often suggested (simultaneously) that the railway system was a success because many lines were constructed, and a failure because many of these lines ... More


Edmund Burke, Volume I: 1730-1784

F.P. Lock

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226634
eISBN:
9780191696244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226634.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Edmund Burke (1730–1797) was one of the most profound, versatile, and accomplished thinkers of the eighteenth century. Born and educated in Dublin, he moved to London to study law, but remained to ... More


A Pledge Redeemed, 1785–1786

F.P. Lock

in Edmund Burke, Volume II: 1784-1797

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541539
eISBN:
9780191701238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541539.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the activities and career of British politician Edmund Burke during the period from 1785 to 1786. Burke was elected and assumed office as a Member of Parliament in August 1785. ... More


The Parliamentary Liberal Party

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the history of the Parliamentary Liberal Party. From the end of the World War 2 the Party existed as Parliamentary LP until it merged with the Social Democratic Party (SDP) ... More


Campaigning

Matt Cole

in Richard Wainwright, the Liberals and Liberal Democrats: Unfinished Business

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082535
eISBN:
9781781702024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082535.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the political campaigns of Richard Wainwright throughout his career. It describes Wainwright's campaign strategy and the circumstances he faced during the campaign years, 1959, ... More


By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them

Timothy Larsen

in John Stuart Mill: A Secular Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753155
eISBN:
9780191814815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753155.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on Mill as political and social activist, including his parliamentary career as MP for Westminster. ‘By their fruits ye shall know them’ was the scriptural text he offered to ... More


From crisis to reform: the emotional politics of child rescue and commemoration

Joanne Warner

in The emotional politics of social work and child protection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318422
eISBN:
9781447318446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318422.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter extends the concept of emotional politics to three other processes: collective remembering; the myth of political control through policy reform; and emotional interest representation. It ... More


The Member for Clitheroe, 1902–1906

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the work of David Shackleton as Member of Parliament for Clitheroe. It explains that Shackleton formally took his place in the House of Commons in August 1902 and gave his ... More


The Labour Leader as Parliamentarian, 1906–1907

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the career of David Shackleton as a labour leader and Member of Parliament in 1906–1907. It describes two events in 1906 that saw him clearly emerge as a towering figure in the ... More


Bobby Sands MP (January–April 1981)

in Smashing H-Block: The Rise and Fall of the Popular Campaign against Criminalization, 1976–1982

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317439
eISBN:
9781846317194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317194.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the hunger strike launched by republican activist Bobby Sands at the Prison Maze in Long Kesh, Northern Ireland. It provides background information of Sands' sentence and his ... More


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