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The House of Commons1

Paul Seaward and Paul Silk

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the history of the House of Commons in Great Britain, discussing the nineteenth- and twentieth-century legacy of the House of Commons. It reveals that, by the end of the ... More


A Very British Revolution?

Neil MacCormick

in Questioning Sovereignty: Law, State, and Nation in the European Commonwealth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268765
eISBN:
9780191713118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268765.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines whether there was a revolution in Britain in 1972, whether the constitution was then overthrown by stealth when the government at the time procured the enactment by a narrow ... More


The Judges Come Out

Anthony King

in The British Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter highlights the role of the courts and judges in the constitutional order in Britain. When Britain became a member of the European Union (EU), the power to set limits to the unlimited ... More


The Amsterdam reforms: Partial offsets and unfinished business

Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis

in Theory and Reform in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049910
eISBN:
9781781700242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049910.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the revision process of the Maastricht Treaty. It assesses the politics of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) 1996/97 and looks at the extent to which the outcome of the ... More


Ninety Percent Community, 10 Percent Radio

Sanjay Jolly

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0015
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

For the first decade of the 2000s, the Prometheus Radio Project led the fight in the United States for the Local Community Radio Act, a federal law. With its passage in 2011, local community ... More


Innovative Finance in Communities Across the United States

Georgia Levenson Keohane

in Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

examine whether some of the place-based investment strategies, like the Community Reinvestment Act and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit—which have unlocked billions of dollars in private capital for ... More


Community and Public Mental Health Services in the United States: History and Programs

Anita Everett, Su Yeon Lee-Tauler, and Tanner Bommersbach

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190916602
eISBN:
9780190916640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916602.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the history and current status of community behavioral health organizations (CBHOs) in the United States. The vast majority of individuals receiving behavioral health care today ... More


Invisibility and exclusion

Richard Olsen and Harriet Clarke

in Parenting and disability: Disabled parents' experiences of raising children

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343642
eISBN:
9781447302902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343642.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter provides a review of relevant literature on parenting and disability, which looks at parenting support and the barriers that certain parents encounter when bringing up their children. It ... More


The Community Reinvestment Act as a Catalyst for Integration and an Antidote to Concentrated Poverty

John Taylor and Josh Silver

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Policymakers tend to focus on federal programs as remedies to poverty. While important, the largest of these programs do not combat poverty’s geographic aspects. The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) ... More


Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Molly W. Metzger and Henry S. Webber (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Marking 50 years since the passage of the Fair Housing and Civil Rights Acts, this collection both builds on and departs from two generations of scholarship on urban development and inequality. The ... More


Capital Aggregators

Lisa Richter

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 describes the typology, accomplishments, opportunities, and challenges of social-impact investment capital aggregators. Worldwide, these mission-driven financial institutions perform an ... More


A Policy Agenda for the New Frontiers of Philanthropy

Shirley Sagawa

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the significant barriers that prevent the widespread adoption of many of the new philanthropic forms and explores how government policy might help in overcoming them. These ... More


The Treaty of Nice and its critics

Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis

in Theory and Reform in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049910
eISBN:
9781781700242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the politics of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) 2000, which led to the signing of the highly debated and controversial Treaty of Nice (NIT), and shows the way the final ... More


The Battle Over Low-Power FM in the United States

Hannah Sassaman and Pete Tridish

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0014
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Five lessons learned from the fight for low-power FM radio in the US: 1) There’s no replacement for a passionate grassroots effort that wants to build something. Even though Prometheus was a tiny ... More


For the Dignity and Honor of the Theatrical Profession: Respectability and Unrespectability in the Actors’ Equity Association, 1919–1929

Sean P. Holmes

in Weavers of Dreams, Unite!: Actors' Unionism in Early Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037481
eISBN:
9780252094682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037481.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the Actors' Equity Association's (AEA) campaign to raise the status of the acting community by cleansing it of its long-standing reputation for immorality. It focuses in the ... More


Creating the Institutional Foundations for a Market Economy

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

China’s sustained, high rate of economic growth over the last 30 years is unparalleled and reflects its exceptional combination of pragmatism and vision. Moving forward, China will need to focus on ... More


Mental Health Services Take to the Streets

Carol L. M. Caton

in The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

The challenge of reaching out to the homeless mentally ill initiated a period of creative development in mental health service delivery. Early in the post-deinstitutionalization era, the difficulty ... More


Professional Sports Team Community Protection Acts 1982 and 1984–1985

David George Surdam

in The Big Leagues Go to Washington: Congress and Sports Antitrust, 1951-1989

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039140
eISBN:
9780252097126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039140.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter focuses on the Congressional hearings conducted in 1982 and 1984–1985 to address the issue of franchise relocation. It first considers the so-called community protection acts that were ... More


The Great Text in Our Economy Today: The American Theater in an Age of Organization

Sean P. Holmes

in Weavers of Dreams, Unite!: Actors' Unionism in Early Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037481
eISBN:
9780252094682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037481.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores the origins of the organizational impulse that animated the American acting community in the early twentieth century. It begins by examining the transformation of the theatrical ... More


Introduction

Adrian Briggs

in The Conflict of Laws

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198838500
eISBN:
9780191880520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838500.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the effect of the unexecuted decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. If the United Kingdom were to withdraw on the ... More


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