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Joined-Up Government: Past, Present, and Future

Geoff Mulgan

in Joined-Up Government

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The idea of ‘joined-up’ government which was first used by Tony Blair in 1997 has become a significant aspect of modern UK government. It has changed and influenced how structures are organized, how ... More


10. Gulf Wars

David Fisher

in Morality and War: Can War Be Just in the Twenty-first Century?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599240
eISBN:
9780191725692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599240.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter compares and contrast two Gulf Wars, 1990–1 and 2003. It concludes that the First Gulf War, on the whole, met the just‐war criteria. It assesses the different reasons for the Second Gulf ... More


The Europeanisation of Whitehall: UK Central Government and the European Union

Simon Bulmer and Martin Burch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055157
eISBN:
9781781701928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055157.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

It is some thirty-five years since the United Kingdom joined what is now called the European Union. What has been the impact of the EU on UK central government? Has it been transformed or merely ... More


Arguments for Public Expenditure

James A. Mirrlees

in Welfare, Incentives, and Taxation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295211
eISBN:
9780191685095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295211.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses arguments for public expenditure. It includes discussions on the optimal income tax theory, whether public expenditure is too high or not, and an examination of the UK ... More


Whitehall in comparative context

Simon Bulmer and Martin Burch

in The Europeanisation of Whitehall: UK Central Government and the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055157
eISBN:
9781781701928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055157.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter compares UK adaptation with that of other EU member states. By comparing the experiences of other member states, it seeks to give a clearer profile of the distinctive features of ... More


The European Union and ‘inner core’ departments

Simon Bulmer and Martin Burch

in The Europeanisation of Whitehall: UK Central Government and the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055157
eISBN:
9781781701928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055157.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter explores the way in which the EU has impinged upon the inner core of departments most engaged in EU policy-making in UK central government. It prioritises certain parts of the Whitehall ... More


Approaching Europe: Europeanisation and accession

Simon Bulmer and Martin Burch

in The Europeanisation of Whitehall: UK Central Government and the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055157
eISBN:
9781781701928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055157.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter commences the study of adjustment within UK central government. It examines the process of coming to grips with integration: from the early 1960s, when the Macmillan government applied ... More


Devolution and polity building in Wales

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents a general overview of devolution in Wales, with a special emphasis on building a new institution from an actor-focused perspective. Venturing inside the National Assembly, it ... More


The UK’s response to modern slavery: law, policy and politics

Ruth Van Dyke

in The Modern Slavery Agenda: Policy, Politics and Practice in the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447346791
eISBN:
9781447346845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346791.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The UK government has not been a world leader in terms of policy development in relation to modern slavery. This chapter explores the approaches underpinning policy and the agencies tasked with ... More


Defeating ‘modern slavery’, reducing exploitation? The organisational and regulatory challenge

Alex Balch

in The Modern Slavery Agenda: Policy, Politics and Practice in the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447346791
eISBN:
9781447346845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346791.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter first charts the short history from the early anti-trafficking strategy put in place by the Labour government in 2007 through the changes and reorganisations of the subsequent 10 years, ... More


The Europeanisation of UK central government: analytical challenges

Simon Bulmer and Martin Burch

in The Europeanisation of Whitehall: UK Central Government and the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055157
eISBN:
9781781701928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055157.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In order to understand the notion of adapting to European integration both within government and in the wider political system, this chapter develops a conceptual framework through reference to ... More


The Right to Be Taken Seriously

James Mitchell

in The Scottish Question

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688654
eISBN:
9780191783173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688654.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The SNP breakthrough at the Hamilton by-election in 1967 came as a shock to the UK political establishment. The background to and explanations of this result are discussed as well as the impact it ... More


Family support and the Coalition: retrenchment, refocusing and restructuring

Harriet Churchill

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews recent developments in family support policies, entitlements and services in the first 18 months of the UK Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government in the UK. In light ... More


Which Government’s Policy Style is More Conducive to Prevention?

Paul Cairney and Emily St Denny

in Why Isn't Government Policy More Preventive?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198793298
eISBN:
9780191835179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793298.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

We have demonstrated that many governments face the same ‘prevention puzzle’, caused partly by universal drivers associated with multi-centric policymaking. Further, they face contradictory pressures ... More


The Competitive Potential for the World's Pipeline Systems

in The Political Economy of Pipelines: A Century of Comparative Institutional Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226502106
eISBN:
9780226502120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502120.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter investigates whether the efficient Coasian market in rights enjoyed by the US gas industry has any chance of developing in other pipeline markets, and analyzes the stunted nature of gas ... More


Flexible work and older workers

Wendy Loretto, Sarah Vickerstaff, and Phil White

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In the context of the UK government, the goal of extending lives and encouraging people to exit late from the work force is believed to be achievable by the availability of flexible working ... More


English public management reform after 2010: From Big Society to austerity

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael D. Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

in The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter characterizes the overall strategy of public services reform apparent in England after the global financial crisis of 2008 and during the period of the UK’s Coalition government 2010–15. ... More


Prevention and Criminal Justice

Paul Cairney and Emily St Denny

in Why Isn't Government Policy More Preventive?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198793298
eISBN:
9780191835179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793298.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

First, we describe the general issues that governments face when pursuing social and criminal justice policies in a multi-centric environment. Both governments manage the same tensions between ... More


Prevention and Mental Health Policy

Paul Cairney and Emily St Denny

in Why Isn't Government Policy More Preventive?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198793298
eISBN:
9780191835179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793298.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In health and public health policy in general, the conditions to support prevention policy are not yet apparent. Attention is low or fleeting, ambiguity is high, and debates on the meaning and ... More


The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

While the implementation of evidence-based medicine guidelines is well studied, there has been little investigation into the extent to which a parallel evidence-based management movement has been ... More


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