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Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O'Leary, and Gary Painter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Over recent years there has been increasing interest in ‘Payment by Results’ (PbR) — Pay for Success (PFS) or outcomes-based funding in the US — as a model for outcomes-based commissioning in the ... More


Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Donald Peurach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

What is the shoulder-to-the grindstone work of transforming underperforming schools into higher performing schools? What makes this work so difficult? This book sheds light on these questions from ... More


Introduction

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The introduction identifies the central theme of the book: that of complexity as manifest in interdependencies among underperforming schools, programs of reform, the organizations that advance those ... More


Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It

Eve Golden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180953
eISBN:
9780813180960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180953.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Jayne Mansfield (1933−1967) was driven not just to be an actress but to be a star. One of the most influential sex symbols of her time, she was known for her platinum blonde hair, hourglass figure, ... More


Partners for Success: 10 Years of Collaboration Between a School for Social Work and an Urban Public School System

Phebe Sessions and Verba Fanolis

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents the work of Partners for Success (PfS), a collaborative project between Smith College School for Social Work (SSW) and an urban public school system of a mid-size city in the ... More


Assessing and Predicting Risk of Violence: Empirically Based Methods

Gary L. Bowen

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter addresses strategies for assessing and predicting the risk of school violence. The review is framed by a seven-step planning strategy: results-focused planning (RFP). Working with ... More


Temporarily Enhanced Executive Influence over Budget Decisions under Mabus

Brian Pugh

in Chaos and Compromise: The Evolution of the Mississippi Budgeting Process

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830197
eISBN:
9781496830234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830197.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses budget power that was briefly enhanced under Governor Ray Mabus at the beginning of his administration. It shows how Mabus fended off an attempt by the legislature to weaken ... More


Introduction: outcome-based payment and the reform of public services

Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox, Chris O’leary, Gary Painter, Kimberly Bailey, and Jessica Labarbera

in Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds: Outcome-Based Payment Systems in the UK and US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340706
eISBN:
9781447340744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340706.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book examines outcomes-based commissioning as an important element of the public service reform agenda, focusing on Payment by Results (PbR) and Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) in the UK (also known ... More


One People, One Nation, One Singapore

Edna Lim

in Celluloid Singapore: Cinema, Performance and the National

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474402880
eISBN:
9781474444613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402880.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins the book’s examination of Singapore’s revival cinema as a post-national one, emerging after Singapore had already transitioned from Third to First World, as heralded by the title ... More


Revival Cinema: ‘Other’ Singaporeans in (An)other Singapore

Edna Lim

in Celluloid Singapore: Cinema, Performance and the National

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474402880
eISBN:
9781474444613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402880.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that films of the revival engage the national through a relational force of counter-performative strategies present in the narrative, film style, use of language such as Singlish, ... More


From Hollywood to Broadway

Gerald Horne

in The Final Victim of the Blacklist: John Howard Lawson, Dean of the Hollywood Ten

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243729
eISBN:
9780520939936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243729.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When John Howard Lawson arrived in Hollywood in 1928, he was “dead broke” and “had heavy debts.” His family decided not to return to Hollywood; with their newfound wealth, they “bought a house out ... More


The education system, aspiration and loneliness

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

in Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The normalised pressures which the current education system places on young people, into their twenties and beyond, mean that the regular summer reporting on the exam results of particular cohorts of ... More


Pedro—The Piano Player

Janet Grossbach Mayer

in As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

On graduating, students who participated in the Rewarding Success Program all said that they would remember the performances for the rest of their lives. By the time Pedro entered Carter High School, ... More


King-makers

Brian Mcnair

in Journalists in Film: Heroes and Villains

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634460
eISBN:
9780748670925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634460.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at films about public relations. It specifically investigates the ways in which cinema has represented the journalistic king-makers, and also the changing nature of media power in ... More


Survival of the Nurtured

Bowen Paulle

in Toxic Schools: High-Poverty Education in New York and Amsterdam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226066387
eISBN:
9780226066554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066554.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter Five begins with how once promising students get knocked off successful trajectories and propelled towards tragic outcomes. The chapter then details how two male students self-identifying as ... More


Expatriate eye 2: Stanley Kubrick and Jerzy Skolimowski

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Stanley Kubrick had settled in England to film big pictures that revolutionised the genre and indeed cinema itself. Located in London, the self-exiled Jerzy Skolimowski tended to live from hand to ... More


What Makes a Good Education Business?

Jonathan A. Knee

in Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179287
eISBN:
9780231543330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179287.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Not everyone who has invested in education has gone bust. This chapter includes shorter case studies to demonstrate how applying traditional strategic analysis to the structure of educational markets ... More


New Town

Grace Elizabeth Hale

in Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469654874
eISBN:
9781469654898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654874.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After the signing of many bands from Athens, the city was hardly a secret. Alternative music fans wanted to not only go to Athens but to UGA for college. With a constant churn of new people moving to ... More


Aftermath

Victor Svorinich

in Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461947
eISBN:
9781626740891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the marketing behind Bitches Brew and its response from the media, critics, and fans once the album was released. Davis was now forty-three and wanting to remain relevant. In ... More


Persuasion and Power

Manduhai Buyandelger

in Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226086552
eISBN:
9780226013091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013091.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In Chapter 6 the author explores conventional and creative strategies for success by male shamans. Unlike female shamans who constantly push against the larger system, male shamans are gainfully ... More


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