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Insurance and Illegal Conduct

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

in Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Explores the operation of principles of personal responsibility and fault in relation to insurance, through the law’s response to illegal or immoral conduct captured in the expression ‘ex turpi ... More


Policy education in Japan: a study of professional graduate public policy schools

Koichiro Agata

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This paper depicts actual situations of policy education at the graduate level in Japan by studying examples of Professional Graduate Public Policy Schools, which have been established in 2003. As of ... More


Mechanisms of policymaking

Janice Morphet

in How Europe shapes British public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews various approaches available to making and analyzing public policy. It considers these as mechanisms of policy making within an overall strategic context and reviews them against ... More


How Europe shapes British public policy

Janice Morphet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Britain’s relationship with the European Union (EU) is frequently viewed as simple by the media and politicians. In ways - never really explained - the EU has managed to ‘take away’ Britain’s ... More


Editors' introduction: critical geographies of childhood and youth

Peter Kraftl, John Horton, and Faith Tucker

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter introduces some of the broader academic and policy/practitioner contexts for the chapters in the book. It reviews work in social studies of childhood, children's geographies and related ... More


Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Anna Boucher

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In the global race for skilled immigrants, governments compete for workers. In pursuing such individuals, governments may incidentally discriminate on gender grounds. Existing gendered differences in ... More


British public policymaking

Janice Morphet

in How Europe shapes British public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews the approach to making policy within the UK within central government. It also includes a discussion on the implications and influences on UK policy making since the ... More


How does Europe shape British public policy?

Janice Morphet

in How Europe shapes British public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter of the book examines the way in which the EU shapes UK public policy in practice. It does this through a series of analytical lenses including agenda setting, the application ... More


Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition

Ann Southworth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768335
eISBN:
9780226768366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768366.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

A timely and multifaceted portrait of the lawyers who serve the diverse constituencies of the conservative movement, this book explains what unites and divides lawyers for the three major ... More


Policy analysis in Germany

Sonja Blum and Klaus Schubert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This comprehensive study, part of the International Library of Policy Analysis, brings together for the first time a systemic overview of policy analysis activities in Germany. Written by leading ... More


Mother of Invention: How the Government Created "Free-Market" Health Care

Robert I. Field

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199746750
eISBN:
9780199354528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746750.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Private enterprise drives health care more pervasivelyin the United Statesthananywhere else in the developed world. To many people,thisis evidence of a resounding “free-market” success. However, ... More


Postgraduate Instruction and Policy Analysis Training in Brazil

Eliane Hollanda and Sandra Aparecida Venâncio de Siqueira

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

As no specific training in policy analysis has developed in Brazil, the chapter discusses instruction in the public policy field and the contribution of postgraduate education to preparing policy ... More


Investment Incentives for Sustainable Development

James Zhan and Joachim Karl

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter suggests that investment schemes should be redesigned according to a location’s sustainable development objectives and the potential contributions of FDI toward sustainable development. ... More


Right Moves: The Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945

Jason Stahl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627861
eISBN:
9781469627885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627861.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

From the middle of the twentieth century, think tanks have played an indelible role in the rise of American conservatism. Positioning themselves against the alleged liberal bias of the media, ... More


Shaping policy in the EU

Janice Morphet

in How Europe shapes British public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the range of theories and approaches to analyzing and evaluating the EU’s approach to policy making and shaping. It starts this through a consideration of external influences ... More


Introduction: the UK’s relationship with the EU

Janice Morphet

in How Europe shapes British public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews the UK’s relationship with EU before and since its membership in 1972. It argues that the UK joined the EU with its head rather than its heart. It considers this with the EU’s ... More


Medicine, Law and Public Policy in Scotland: c. 1850-1990

Mark Freemen, Eleanor Gordon, and Krista Maglen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845861162
eISBN:
9781474406222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861162.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book amrks the contribution of Anne Crowther to scholarship in British history. Focusing on Scotland, it draws together the three main strands of Professor Crowther’s academic research – ... More


Changing financial landscapes: public policy responses to financial exclusion in the UK

Kavita Datta

in Migrants and their money: Surviving financial exclusion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428431
eISBN:
9781447307549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428431.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter Two details the evolution of public policy responses to financial exclusion in the UK. Focusing particularly upon formal banking, savings, credit and financial literacy, it highlights the key ... More


October 1999: Maternal Liability for Ante-Natal Injury

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the decision of the Canadian Supreme Court in Dobson v Dobson [1999] 2 SCR 753 which explored the circumstances in which a child would be able to sue its mother for ante-natal injuries. ... More


Wealth and Policy: Where Do We Go From Here?

John Hills and Howard Glennerster

in Wealth in the UK: Distribution, Accumulation, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678303
eISBN:
9780191757594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678303.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

In the final chapter we draw out some of the implications of the picture we paint in the rest of the book for the current – and possible future – policy debate. Wealth is large, very unequally ... More


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