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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


The Civil Service

Wilson Wong

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines an influential political institution in the HKSAR—the Hong Kong civil service. The chapter outlines the structural and systemic features of the civil service and the special ... More


Generating a National Debate about Federal Health Policy, 1935–1939

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1935 to 1939. Despite her many other roles, Roche's primary obligation in the New Deal government was oversight of health policy. She ... More


Administrative Contracts

Peter Vincent-Jones

in The New Public Contracting: Regulation, Responsiveness, Relationality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199291274
eISBN:
9780191700606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291274.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses two main types of administrative contact used in the restructuring of relations within government: (1) framework documents linking executive agencies and government ... More


Public Service in Europe: Five Key Points

Trine Syvertsen and Gunn Enli

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter contextualizes the 2016 report A Future for Public Service Television: Content and Platforms in a Digital World through a review of relevant research on public broadcasting in Europe as ... More


Public Service Agreements

Felicity Matthews

in Complexity, Fragmentation, and Uncertainty: Government Capacity in an Evolving State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199585991
eISBN:
9780191756061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585991.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Comparative Politics

The Labour Government’s approach to rebuilding the central state was broadly based on the two principles of joining-up government and improving service delivery, coupling strategic central leadership ... More


Whitehall wars: protecting civil-service impartiality

David Hine and Gillian Peele

in The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter examines the ethical systems in place for regulating the civil service. It analyses a range of linked issues about the politicization of civil-service appointments and it explores the ... More


New Localism(s) in Europe: restructuring local state spaces and public-service delivery in England and Germany

Rene Peter Hohmann

in Regenerating deprived urban areas: A cross national analysis of area-based initiatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447310785
eISBN:
9781447310808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310785.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter investigates and compares manifestations of the New Localism(s) in two European countries that were chosen for this research, England and Germany. It identifies three features that ... More


‘Endless arguments about sex and salaries’1: the First World War, reconstruction and the campaigns for equal pay, 1914–24

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the early campaigns for equal pay by women civil servants in particular but also the different yet interesting ways in which the question of equal pay manifested itself in the ... More


‘As a matter of justice’1: the equal pay campaigns from 1924 to 1939

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Throughout the interwar years, equal pay for women public servants was continually marked as an issue for the government, rather than one for the Civil Service (and thereby other sections of the ... More


Complexity, Fragmentation, and Uncertainty: Government Capacity in an Evolving State

Felicity Matthews

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199585991
eISBN:
9780191756061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585991.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Comparative Politics

In posing challenging questions about the relationship between state and society, theories of governance have promoted fierce debate regarding the capacity of government in an increasingly crowded ... More


Rethinking Public Service Broadcasting: The PRA and the BBC

Charlotte Bedford

in Making Waves Behind Bars: The Prison Radio Association

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203363
eISBN:
9781529203516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203363.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines a partnership project in the West Midlands region which developed prison radio beyond Radio Feltham. It particularly analyses the role of the BBC in the process and the impact ... More


Managing for Public Service Performance: How People and Values Make a Difference

Peter Leisink, Lotte B. Andersen, Gene A. Brewer, Christian B. Jacobsen, Eva Knies, and Wouter Vandenabeele (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780192893420
eISBN:
9780191914683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893420.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Public Management

How does management make a meaningful contribution to public service performance? This is the overall question of this volume. The sixteen chapters aim to clarify conceptual issues; critically ... More


Public Sector Economics and the Need for Reforms

Apostolis Philippopoulos (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034449
eISBN:
9780262332361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034449.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The public sector has grown substantially in the last fifty years. In the euro area total government expenditures have been around 50% of GDP since the early 2000s, resulting in a growing tax burden, ... More


Torture

Amos N. Guiora

in Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195340310
eISBN:
9780199867226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340310.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Defining limits of coercive interrogation is put to the test when an interrogator is sitting across from someone who is not cooperating and the interrogator knows is in possession of information ... More


The First Surgeon General’s Report on Tobacco: Science and the State in the New Age of Chronic Disease

Allan M. Brandt

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.21
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The Surgeon General's Report of 1964 marks a watershed in the history of public health. Following its publication, both the science and the practice of public health were visibly transformed. This ... More


More than Embellishment and Detail: The Impact of Policy Work

Edward C Page and Bill Jenkins

in Policy Bureaucracy: Government with a Cast of Thousands

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280414
eISBN:
9780191700118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280414.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter shows in four ways that processes within policy bureaucracies are not just mere subordinate acts. Instructions from superiors are rarely specific enough and this delegation issue is the ... More


Governing the backbone of cultures: broadcasting policy

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

in Media Policy and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter builds on the previous chapter, by exploring the policy 'wars' on the protection of audiovisual content among the hegemonic powers of the EU and the USA as they compete in the global ... More


Why the No. 7 Line Stops in Flushing

Joseph B. Raskin

in The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253692
eISBN:
9780823261109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the history of one of the New York City subway system’s most heavily traveled lines. The early plans called for a line that extended much further into Queens. A look is taken ... More


Introduction

Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton

in Adjusting the Contrast: British Television and Constructs of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100986
eISBN:
9781526132185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100986.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Even in the midst of contemporary political and cultural transformations, Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) remains an important part of everyday practice (public debate, private domestic rituals and ... More


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