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Rescaling Urban Governance: Planning, Localism and Institutional Change

John Sturzaker and Alexander Nurse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350774
eISBN:
9781447350828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In a time of political upheaval around the world, many jurisdictions are making changes to how they govern their cities in an attempt to redistribute (or appear to redistribute) power within those ... More


Left in limbo: social assistance recipients’ evolving views on the fairness of workfare volunteerism

Thomas Kampen

in Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare States: Legal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340010
eISBN:
9781447340164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340010.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on social assistance recipients’ evolving views on the fairness of being summoned to do volunteer work by Dutch local authorities. This ‘workfare volunteering’ is often ... More


The Fall of the Hustings and the Rise of the Platform

Jon Lawrence

in Electing Our Masters: The Hustings in British Politics from Hogarth to Blair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199550128
eISBN:
9780191701528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550128.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses the fall of the hustings and the rise of the platform after 1867. The first section notes the passing of Disreali's Second Reform Act, and the 1872 Act's abolishment of the ... More


Revisiting the history of global communication and media 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/9780748618491.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides a broad overview of the shifts in communication policy as the nation-state's regulatory capacity is reconfigured in the context of global integration. It locates current ... More


Economic Crisis, Political Legitimacy, and Social Cohesion

Polavieja Javier

in Economic Crisis, Quality of Work, and Social Integration: The European Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664719
eISBN:
9780191765209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664719.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter investigates the impact of economic vulnerability and economic crisis on political trust, satisfaction with democracy and attitudes towards redistribution. These attitudes are crucial in ... More


Th e Rest of the Welfare State

Peter Baldwin

in The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How Europe and America are Alike

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195391206
eISBN:
9780197562741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391206.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

If We Turn to Other forms of Social Policy, how does the United States care for its old, its poor, its unemployed, and its disabled? Here, most outcomes place the ... More


Court Society

Rolf Strootman

in Courts and Elites in the Hellenistic Empires: The Near East After the Achaemenids, c. 330 to 30 BCE

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748691265
eISBN:
9781474400800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691265.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5 studies the social and ethnic set-up of the group of courtiers who constituted the inner court surrounding the royal family: largely old Macedonian nobility and Greek philoi. It is argued, ... More


Scarface and Howard Hughes

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Hawks tells of the production of Scarface and working with Howard Hughes and Paul Muni. He discusses the censoring of the film, rights ownership, and the redistribution of the film. ... More


Interpreting an Explosion

Sean T. Mitchell

in Constellations of Inequality: Space, Race, and Utopia in Brazil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226499123
eISBN:
9780226499437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499437.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 explores the implications of narratives stemming from the explosion of Brazil’s VLS satellite launch rocket in Alcântara in 2003. The explosion killed twenty-one technicians on the ... More


Social protection, social investment and inclusive development

James Midgley

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter shows how we can avoid the unwanted polarisation between ‘investment’ and ‘protection’. While certain trends in postwar social policy may have encouraged that bifurcation from economic ... More


Redistribution through Property Law

Stephanie M. Stern and Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir

in The Psychology of Property Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479835683
eISBN:
9781479857623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835683.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explains the importance of property for promoting equality in society and enhancing people's well-being. It then addresses the major legal debate regarding the method that should be used ... More


Would a Citizen's Income be an Answer to Poverty, Inequality, and Injustice?

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The disadvantages of the term ‘poverty’ are rehearsed, but it is decided to retain it, and to employ a dynamic definition of poverty which encourages the removal of barriers to social inclusion and ... More


Social exclusion

Sally Witcher

in Inclusive equality: A vision for social justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300038
eISBN:
9781447307730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300038.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Difficulties in pinpointing the meaning of social exclusion are particularly acute. Its relationship to poverty and inequality is explored to try to establish its distinctive features. Discourses of ... More


Polanyi’s democratic socialist vision: Piketty through the lens of Polanyi

Margaret R. Somers and Fred Block

in Karl Polanyi and twenty-first-century capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526127884
eISBN:
9781526155450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526127891.00019
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter brings Karl Polanyi into dialogue with Thomas Piketty, author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century. The dialogue is intended to make visible key aspects of Polanyi’s theoretical ... More


The Challenge of European Inequality

Francesco Caselli, Mário Centeno, Álvaro Novo, and José Tavares

in After the Crisis: Reform, Recovery, and Growth in Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754688
eISBN:
9780191816260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754688.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In this chapter, the policy consequences of inequality in the Eurozone are measured, analysed, and discussed. Market income inequality among European households is lower than in the USA, where there ... More


First Principles

Frank A. Cowell

in Measuring Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199594030
eISBN:
9780191808654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199594030.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter highlights the fundamental principles that form inequality. It cites Martin Rein and S. M. Miller's Standards of Income Redistribution and outlines their interpretation of the standards ... More


Freedmen’s Bureau Sub-assistant Commissioner

Tunde Adeleke (ed.)

in Martin R. Delany's Civil War and Reconstruction: A Primary Source Reader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826633
eISBN:
9781496826688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826633.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The documents address Delany’s accomplishments as a Freedmen’s Bureau official in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and his views on how to ensure that freedmen had the resources to fully explore the ... More


An Interest-Based Theory of Religion and Support for Democracy

Michael Hoffman

in Faith in Numbers: Religion, Sectarianism, and Democracy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197538012
eISBN:
9780197538043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538012.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a new theory of religion, sectarian interests, and regime preferences. Religious behaviors shape regime preferences, and do so through a sectarian lens. Communal religious ... More


Representation or Redistribution? Evidence from Iraq

Michael Hoffman

in Faith in Numbers: Religion, Sectarianism, and Democracy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197538012
eISBN:
9780197538043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538012.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers Iraq, a case in which majoritarian and redistributive understandings of democracy imply very different preferences for the main sects. When democracy is believed to be a ... More


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