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Models of High Skills in National Competition Strategies

Andy Green and Akiko Sakamoto

in High Skills: Globalization, Competitiveness, and Skill Formation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244188
eISBN:
9780191697340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244188.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This chapter begins by reviewing policy arguments for high skills. It then hypothesizes four types of high-skills strategies characterized primarily by a predominance of (a) high skilled elites and ... More


Making Sense of It All: Transforming Political Theory into Educational Policy

Meira Levinson

in The Demands of Liberal Education

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250448
eISBN:
9780191599750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250448.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Addresses the practical implementation of the liberal educational ideal. Section 5.1 identifies the ways in which choice, cultural coherence, and citizenship fit together within an autonomy‐driven ... More


Who Pays for Health Care Reform?

Susan Giaimo

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this second of three chapters on the distinctive policy dynamics of particular areas of social provision, Susan Giaimo addresses the issue of whether the success of the reformed welfare state in ... More


Competitiveness as cohesion: social capital and the knowledge economy

Philip Cooke

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the meaning of place competitiveness and evaluates the extent to which social capital in areas and between firms can be exploited to encourage increased competitiveness. This ... More


The Single Market and the Environment: From Issue Linkage to Political Choice

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter, and Brendan Flynn

in Environmental Governance in Europe: An Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257478
eISBN:
9780191698460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257478.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Environmental Politics

Many of the arguments about the processes of European integration that were reviewed previously turn on the issue of spillover. In this chapter, the origins of the EU environmental policy in terms of ... More


Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Martin Boddy and Michael Parkinson

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the programme for cities research in Great Britain. The findings indicate that the performance of different cities across the country ... More


Renewing neighbourhoods: Work, enterprise and governance

Stephen Syrett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348623
eISBN:
9781447303213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348623.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Jobs and enterprise are critical to creating viable neighbourhoods. Yet much recent policy activity aimed at the regeneration of deprived neighbourhoods has had only a marginal impact on the economic ... More


Recapitulating the Themes and Facing the Future

Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller

in Mobilizing the Information Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295570
eISBN:
9780191685149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295570.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

Like the expected energy abundance of the Atomic Age, the flow of information during the Information Age is also expected to become ‘too cheap to meter’, since communication capacity and information ... More


The State, Ethnic Identity and Capitalism

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the modifications of Singaporean ethnicity during the 1980s. During this period, the deterritorializing movement of the city-state was replaced by the emergence of identity and ... More


Whose hidden assets? Inner-city potential for social cohesion and economic competitiveness

Jo Foord and Norman Ginsburg

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the potential contribution of inner cities for enhancing social cohesion and the economic competitiveness in the cities of Great Britain. It evaluates the extent of social ... More


Conceptualising sustainable communities: place-making and labour market-building

Mike Raco

in Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the relationships between labour-market building, place imaginations, citizenship, and mobility. It provides an assessment of the wider significance of these relationships for ... More


From social regulation of competition to competition as social regulation: transformations in the socioeconomic governance of the European Union

Antonios Roumpakis and Theo Papadopoulos

in Social Policy in an Era of Competition: From Global to Local Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447326274
eISBN:
9781447326328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326274.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter studies the character of contemporary socioeconomic governance in the EU. It draws on empirical evidence capturing the type and extent of regulatory changes in the fields of industrial ... More


Facing Up to English Industrial Dominance: Industrial Policy from the Empire to the July Revolution, 1805–1830

Jeff Horn

in The Path Not Taken: French Industrialization in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083522
eISBN:
9780262275705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083522.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter investigates the economic competitiveness on both sides of the Channel at the height of the Empire’s political and military sway, and then explores how France coped with Napoleon’s two ... More


Social Policy in an Era of Competition: From Global to Local Perspectives

Dan Horsfall and John Hudson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447326274
eISBN:
9781447326328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326274.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Welfare states globally have been subjected to reform agendas that have stressed economic competitiveness but how has global competition reshaped welfare states in practice? Providing a new ... More


Social investment: the discourse and the dimensions of change

Alexandra Dobrowolsky and Ruth Lister

in Modernising the welfare state: The Blair legacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420404
eISBN:
9781447302834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420404.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter assesses the nature and scope of changes to the welfare state in relation to the ‘social investment’ turn. It argues that Tony Blair's New Labour governments recalibrated welfare state ... More


Policy analysis in think tanks

Mauricio I. Dussauge-Laguna and Marcela I. Vazquez

in Policy Analysis in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329152
eISBN:
9781447329176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329152.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter provides an overview of how policy analysis takes place in Mexican Think Tanks. It focuses on two of the few organisations of this kind that currently exist in the country: the Centro de ... More


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