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The coalition, social policy and public opinion

Andrew Defty

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/9781447324560.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter draws upon surveys of public attitudes to assess public opinion towards key elements of the coalition government’s policies towards public spending and welfare. In particular, it focuses ... More


The Role of Public Opinion in Formulating Sentencing Guidelines

Mike Hough and Amy Kirby

in Sentencing Guidelines: Exploring the English Model

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199684571
eISBN:
9780191765032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684571.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines rationales for taking account in sentencing guidelines of public attitudes to punishment– such as the pursuit of institutional legitimacy in the eyes of the public. It discusses ... More


Mobilities against Prejudice: The Role of Social Transnationalism in Europe in Sentiments towards Immigration from Other EU Member States and from Outside the EU1

Justyna Salamońska

in Multicultural Governance in a Mobile World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474428231
eISBN:
9781474438391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428231.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Over the decades Europe has received many and diverse flows of people from around the world. Migrants coming from outside the EU along intra-European migrants have changed the landscape of migrations ... More


Is it time to change our approach to Anti-Stigma Campaigns?

Vicky Long

in Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The book concludes that healthcare workers’ efforts to destigmatise mental illness by educating the public were inherently flawed. There was no consensus amongst healthcare workers about what message ... More


Lesbian Candidates and Officeholders

Donald P. Haider-Markel and Chelsie Lynn Moore Bright

in Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199328734
eISBN:
9780199398966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328734.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores lesbian candidates and office holders in the context of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) candidates and office holders overall. To do so, it examines elections ... More


Hezbollah in the Eyes of Its Public: Meaning-Making and Mobilization1

Aurélie Daher

in Hezbollah: Mobilization and Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190495893
eISBN:
9780190943004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495893.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

At no point in the preceding ten chapters has the presentation of Hezbollah proceeded in an encyclopedic spirit -- they deal only with those aspects of Hezbollah's historical, sociological, and ... More


Intimacy, Bonding, and Sex Robots: Examining Empirical Results and Exploring Ethical Ramifications

Matthias Scheutz and Thomas Arnold

in Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036689
eISBN:
9780262341981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036689.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Robots designed for sexual interaction present distinctive ethical challenges to received notions of physical intimacy, pleasure, social relationships, and social space. In this chapter, we build ... More


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