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From Appellate Committee to Supreme Court: A Narrative

Andrew Le Sueur

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter attempts to chart the principal events leading up to the Government's decision on 12 June 2003 to announce that the judicial business of the House of Lords would be transferred to a ... More


Prime Minister, 1830–1834

E. A. Smith

in Lord Grey 1764–1845

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201632
eISBN:
9780191674969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201632.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter discusses Grey's appointment as Prime Minister. It describes the passage of the Great Reform Bill and how he dealt with all other issues of government and policy that arose during the ... More


‘On Equal Footing with the Church’ The Dissidence of Dissent, 1833–1869

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The evidence that Dissenters were seeking an ‘equal footing with the Church’ was provided in May 1830 by John Wilks, secretary of the Protestant Society for the Protection of Religious Liberty and ... More


The People’s Champion, 1866–1867

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1865, Ernest Jones returned to the field of political agitation in England. He joined the parliamentary reform campaign, initially under the auspices of the Manchester Manhood Suffrage League, and ... More


THE POETICS AND POLITICS OF THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUE

Cornelia Pearsall

in Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Pearsall argues against the prevailing critical conception of dramatic monologists as inadvertent in their revelations and ignorant of the consequences of their speech, suggesting instead that ... More


The Speaker’s Conference and the Representation of the People Bill, 1916–1918

Jenifer Hart

in Proportional Representation: Critics of the British Electoral System 1820-1945

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201366
eISBN:
9780191674860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201366.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Although the PRS had to limit its propagandist activities in terms of lessening its expenditures and cutting down on staff because of the war in 1914, the PRS still pursued its advocacies. The ... More


Lobbying for decriminalisation

Tim Barnett, Catherine Healy, Anna Reed, and Calum Bennachie

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The campaign for the reform of New Zealand's sex work laws took nearly two decades. Due to the increasing awareness of the injustices of the old laws, people who were to gain from the reform began ... More


Introduction

William Thomas

in The Quarrel of Macaulay and Croker: Politics and History in the Age of Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208648
eISBN:
9780191678103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208648.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This book tells the story of a quarrel, which began in the House of Commons during the debates on the great Reform Bill, and was carried over into the reviews and the newspapers in the 1830s and ... More


Several sides to this story: feminist views of prostitution reform

Alison Laurie

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

During the process of the decriminalisation of sex work in New Zealand, several sentiments arose. Of particular interest were the feminist sentiments that both opposed and supported the cause for law ... More


Reform Fiction’s Logic of Belonging

Nathan K. Hensley

in Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792451
eISBN:
9780191834448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792451.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows how Reform-era potboilers about the lost people like No Name (1863), The Woman in White (1860), and Lady Audley’s Secret (1862) tactically reconfigure the mechanism of exclusion ... More


The Role of Non-Party Parliamentarians

Meg Russell and Daniel Gover

in Legislation at Westminster: Parliamentary Actors and Influence in the Making of British Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198753827
eISBN:
9780191815461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753827.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses the role of non-party parliamentarians, including ‘Crossbenchers’ and bishops in the House of Lords, in the Westminster legislative process and parliament’s impact on policy. ... More


Reform or politicization?: The Coalition and police constitutional change

Timothy Brain

in A Future for Policing in England and Wales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684458
eISBN:
9780191807497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684458.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyses the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill and its impact on police authority. It describes the events leading up to the passage of the bill and the provisions that made ... More


“Silver Fork” Novels and the Place of Voice

Cormac Newark

in London Voices, 1820-1840: Vocal Performers, Practices, Histories

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226670188
eISBN:
9780226670218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670218.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Voice as a metaphor for national self-determination was a familiar element in commentary on opera, critical and literary, in the nineteenth century. The subject was often Italy: natural birthplace of ... More


Public Man, Private Woman?

Don Herzog

in Household Politics: Conflict in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180787
eISBN:
9780300195170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180787.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the subject of sexual inequality in early modern England. It discusses Harriet Taylor Mill, who said that “Women never have had equal rights with men.” The chapter explains ... More


The new police landscape: Organization

Timothy Brain

in A Future for Policing in England and Wales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684458
eISBN:
9780191807497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684458.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the changes in the organizational structure of police authority as a result of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. It describes the developments in national ... More


Reforming Politics and Public Accounts

Philip Bowring

in Free Trade's First Missionary: Sir John Bowring in Europe and Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208722
eISBN:
9789888268849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208722.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Bowring’s fortunes returned. His linguistic skills and connections as well as his understanding of commerce enabled him to display his worth to the government. He was provided expenses to report on ... More


Staging Protest and Repression: Guy Fawkes in Post-Peterloo Performance

Frederick Burwick

in Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474428569
eISBN:
9781474465007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428569.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the aftermath of Peterloo many plays were performed that featured violent military repression directed against a gathering of the downtrodden. None of these plays could directly identify the stage ... More


Napoleonic Legacies and the Reform Act of 1832

Laura Eastlake

in Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198833031
eISBN:
9780191871351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833031.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the use of ancient Rome for articulating national values, synthesizing the public image of statesmen, and constructing partisan ideologies in the nineteenth-century political ... More


The new police landscape: Pay, conditions, and pensions

Timothy Brain

in A Future for Policing in England and Wales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684458
eISBN:
9780191807497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684458.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the changes made by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill to the police pay conditions and pensions. It explains the Conservative Party's policies regarding police ... More


The Violence of Science

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter brings into the narrative the politics of empire as they began to be reshaped in the mid 1860s as part of Benjamin Disraeli’s first term as Chancellor of the Exchequer, then Prime ... More


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