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The Thatcherite Economic Legacy

Helen Thompson

in The Legacy of Thatcherism: Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265703
eISBN:
9780191771880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265703.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers the Thatcher governments’ economic policy in comparative perspective both in relation to their UK predecessors and successors and other large-economy states. It argues that the ... More


The Policy Issues

Wendy Faulkner, Jacqueline Senker, and LÉa Velho

in Knowledge Frontiers: Public Sector Research and Industrial Innovation in Biotechnology, Engineering Ceramics, and Parallel Computing

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288336
eISBN:
9780191684586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288336.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

In one of the Economist Intelligence Unit reports regarding industry-university research links, it is found that the close relations between industry and the academe are to be considered as something ... More


Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Tony Maltby, Patricia Kennett, and Kirstein Rummery (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book provides anyone interested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. Contributions reflect key themes in the UK and ... More


The supply of professionals

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter considers the reported shortages of scientists and school teachers in the United Kingdom. STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects, students, and teachers occupy ... More


Competition, conflict and controversy in the making of UK drug classification policy

Mark Monaghan

in Evidence versus politics: Exploiting research in UK drug policy making?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426970
eISBN:
9781447302247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426970.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter provides background information to the case study through which the complex nature of evidence utilisation is explored. It charts the origins and the impact of the implementation of the ... More


Developing tools for exploring ‘evidence’ in politicised policy areas

Mark Monaghan

in Evidence versus politics: Exploiting research in UK drug policy making?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426970
eISBN:
9781447302247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426970.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter turns to how the evidence and policy relationship in politicised areas can be explained. It considers some theoretical and methodological tools that can be used to explore the nature of ... More


Who choosing what? The evolution of the use of ‘choice’ in the NHS, and its importance for New Labour

Ian Greener

in Social Policy Review 15: UK and international perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424709
eISBN:
9781447303428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424709.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter addresses the role of ‘choice’ in UK health policy documents. It studies the changes in who is meant to make choices in the National Health Service and the kinds of choices that they are ... More


Young people and 'risk'

Maggie Blyth, Enver Solomon, and Kerry Baker (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Alongside the current media public preoccupation with high-risk offenders, there has been a shift towards a greater focus on risk and public protection in UK criminal justice policy. Much of the ... More


The Arduous Transition to Low-Carbon Energy: A Multi-Level Analysis of Renewable Electricity Niches and Resilient Regimes

Frank W. Geels

in The Triple Challenge for Europe: Economic Development, Climate Change, and Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747413
eISBN:
9780191809750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747413.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter analyses the arduous transition to low-carbon electricity generation. The chapter first assesses global and European developments, addressing not only the expansion of renewable ... More


Introduction

Tony Maltby, Patricia Kennett, and Kirstein Rummery

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This edition of this book follows the tried and tested structure of previous years. This book is divided into three parts. Part One offers a review of some of the significant developments in UK ... More


Film Policy in the UK: 1920s–1979

Gillian Doyle

in The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698233
eISBN:
9781474416122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698233.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the key moments that have shaped UK film policy from the 1920s through to the end of the 1970s. It outlines the culture and commerce dichotomy that has informed government ... More


Transport and social exclusion

Karen Lucas

in Running on empty: Transport, social exclusion and environmental justice.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345707
eISBN:
9781447303282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Part Two of this book is dedicated to the UK policy approach, with a particular focus on policy development and practice in England. This chapter introduces the social-exclusion policy agenda. It ... More


Social Policy Review 16: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2004

Nick Ellison, Linda Bauld, and Martin Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424716
eISBN:
9781447303435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424716.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This ‘new look’ edition is designed to provide readers with up-to-date information about developments and changes in core UK social policy areas. Additional chapters provide in-depth analyses of ... More


The UK Political Rationale for Intervention and its Consequences

Christina J. M. Goulter

in Political Rationale and International Consequences of the War in Libya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767480
eISBN:
9780191821479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767480.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter demonstrates how UK foreign policy towards Libya was inconsistent right up to the point of intervention, and discusses the reasons why the ‘Arab Spring’ caught the UK by surprise. ... More


Child trafficking in the UK

Chloe Setter

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/9781447346791.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Child trafficking has been noted to have a ‘lower profile’ than that of adult trafficking. However, numbers of recorded child victims are more than a third of the total of those identified in the UK ... More


Theories of ‘neighbourhood’ in urban policy

Helen Sullivan and Marilyn Taylor

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the different theories of ‘neighbourhood’ that have informed the development of public policy. It considers also the shift in academic focus over time from an emphasis on ... More


Spatial rescaling, devolution and the future of social welfare

Michael Keating

in Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423733
eISBN:
9781447303480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423733.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter investigates ‘the turn to the local’ in UK social policy, drawing on the concept of ‘governance’. It regards this move towards the self-governance of local neighbourhoods as a genuine, ... More


Housing policy, housing tenure and the housing market

Alan Murie

in Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter reviews housing policy in 2006, placing it in the context of the development of housing policy since 1945. The Labour governments since 1997 have continued their predecessors' policy of ... More


Introduction

Linda Bauld, Karen Clarke, and Tony Maltby

in Social Policy Review 18: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2006

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348449
eISBN:
9781447303459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348449.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The following section of the book provides the new structure initially introduced in Social Policy Review 16. This chapter introduces the three sections: Part 1 which provides a review of key policy ... More


Introduction

Peter Kraftl

in Geographies of alternative education: Diverse learning spaces for children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300496
eISBN:
9781447310914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300496.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter introduces the main arguments and structure of the book. It sets out a broad definition of ‘alternative education’. It maps some of the social, economic and political contexts in which ... More


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