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Joined-Up Government for Local and Regional Institutions

Gerry Stoker

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/9780197263334.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Joined-up government seems to be able to present itself in various forms of being understood in several ways. It is therefore subject to various interpretations and divergent views. Some contend that ... More


Engaging with communities

Bronwen Bermingham and Alison Porter

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the lessons that can be learned from the Sustainable Health Action Research Programme (SHARP) in Wales about the character of communities and strategies for engaging with ... More


In Defence of Councillors

Colin Copus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The book explores the changing nature of the roles powers, tasks, functions, expectations and challenges of the office of councillor and those that are elected to that office. Based on detailed and ... More


The Decline of Community and the Roles of Big-men

Mattison Mines

in Public Faces, Private Voices: Community and Individuality in South India

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520084780
eISBN:
9780520914599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520084780.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how the forces that wed neighborhood and community have determined the organization and character of George Town and other parts of Madras City. It describes the evolution of ... More


New directions and new purposes

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter provides a re-thinking of the role of the councillor. It does this in order to strengthen the office as a representative, local governor and decision-maker and to enhance the governing ... More


Leading the Way: The Role of Community Psychology in Nonprofits

Victoria Chien Scott and Greg Meissen

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190457938
eISBN:
9780190457945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457938.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

There are numerous leadership opportunities and a great need for more effective leadership in the nonprofit sector. While community leadership is one of the 18 community psychology competencies, it ... More


Exploring the local political context of the recession

Steve Leach and Mark Roberts

in From recession to renewal: The impact of the financial crisis on public services and local government

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427007
eISBN:
9781447302377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427007.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter presents an analysis of how the recession will affect financial viability, and particularly the community leadership role of councils. It examines options for the role of local ... More


The Problem of Generation: Preparing the Nisei for the Future

Eiichiro Azuma

in Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159400
eISBN:
9780199788545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159400.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The related themes of the Issei as pioneers and the Nisei (second generation) as carrying on Japanese development in the United States were central discourses in the upbringing of many American-born ... More


The importance of women's leadership programmes in developing a sustainable economy

Morgan Chawawa and Wapula Raditloaneng

in University engagement and environmental sustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091629
eISBN:
9781781707746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091629.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The San community in D’Kar and surrounding villages has developed a Community Based Planning Programme focused on a community farm. The San are a population who has a history of marginalization and ... More


Economy, equity or empowerment? New Labour, communities and urban policy evaluation

Stuart Wilks-Heeg

in Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between the politics of policy evaluation in the context of the New Labour government's urban policy. It outlines and assesses conventional models of ... More


Local Struggles and Diasporic Politics: The 1931 Court Cases of the Korean National Association of Hawaii

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

With the collapse of the Korean Provisional Government and subsequent period of retrenchment, there was no longer a supreme authority to coordinate activities within the diaspora. Nevertheless, ... More


Local Government, Business, and Partnership

Ian Leigh

in Law, Politics, and Local Democracy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256984
eISBN:
9780191681714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256984.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses the development of the concept of ‘enabling authority’. It examines the narrow version of enabling, involving the introduction of competitive tendering before looking at the ... More


Conclusion: councillors, hope for the future?

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter reviews the findings and discussion of the book and summarises the multifaceted roles of the councillor and the expectations on their office. It also summarises the debate in the book ... More


Satisfactions in Episcopal Life and Ministry

Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman, and Paul M. Perl

in Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millenium

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190920289
eISBN:
9780190920319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920289.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Bishops take seriously their vocations as “successors to the Apostles” and they feel the weight of the responsibilities placed upon their shoulders in an increasingly secularized and seemingly ... More


The Pivotal Year 1827–1828

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Sets the stage, at the middle of his life, for Keats’ biography. From his house in the Louisville saw mill, one looks back to his modest family origins and dysfunctional childhood in London, and ... More


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