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Labour's Long Road Back

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

in The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The authors analyse the long process of modernization of the Labour party that had its origins in Neil Kinnock's period as a leader of the party between 1983 and 1992 and that culminated in Labour's ... More


Thinking Historically about Challenging Economic Issues

Paul A. David and Mark Thomas

in The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book discusses some of the ways in which studying the economic experiences of societies in the past can contribute to a better understanding of current and future economic issues. It offers a ... More


Communications Infrastructure: Telecommunications

Brett M. Frischmann

in Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199895656
eISBN:
9780199933280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895656.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Telecommunications infrastructure is mixed infrastructure with a long history of public commitment to commons management. As Chapter 6 discussed, the industry transformed dramatically over the past ... More


Social and Economic Issues in the Development of Steppe Scythia

N. A. GAVRILYUK

in Classical Olbia and the Scythian World: From the Sixth Century BC to the Second Century AD

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264041
eISBN:
9780191734311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264041.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Studies of the social and economic issues of the early societies emerged from the encounter of archaeology with other disciplines which are concerned with the sociological aspects of traditional ... More


Political Economics: Old versus the New School

Albert E. Moyer

in A Scientist's Voice in American Culture: Simon Newcomb and the Rhetoric of Scientific Method

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076891
eISBN:
9780520912137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076891.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Newcomb did more than merely extol the desirability of using scientific method to attack current political and economic problems. He himself had developed into a political economist of some repute, ... More


Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Roy Parker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420145
eISBN:
9781447304142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420145.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Some 80,000 British children – many of them under the age of ten – were shipped from Britain to Canada by Poor Law authorities and voluntary bodies during the fifty years following Confederation in ... More


Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Mari Lloyd-Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Caring for patients with a terminal illness and their families requires the skills of many professionals working together as a team. It is often the psychosocial issues surrounding patients and ... More


Economic Issues: Islamic Finance and Development

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Promoters of Islamic finance have argued that it is not only consistent with capitalism, but that it is in many ways suited to a dynamic economy. More specifically, it is believed that Islamic ... More


“No Substantial Progress”: Blacks, the Economy, and Racial Polarization in the Late 1970s

Timothy J. Minchin and John A. Salmond

in After the Dream: Black and White Southerners since 1965

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129785
eISBN:
9780813135625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129785.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

Among other disappointments during Carter's administration one of the most apparent was the country's economic situation. Since African Americans were often susceptible to being laid off, they often ... More


Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Richard Rosenfeld, Mark Edberg, Xiangming Fang, and Curtis S. Florence (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

How do economic conditions such as poverty, unemployment, inflation, and economic growth impact youth violence? This book provides a new perspective on this crucial issue. Pinpointing the economic ... More


India’s foreign policy and global politics

Sagarika Dutt

in India in a Globalized World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069000
eISBN:
9781781701409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069000.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the goals of the foreign policy of India since its independence. It highlights the influence of Jawaharlal Nehru in the early years of Indian independence and discusses how ... More


The Agricultural “Economy”

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter introduces the concept of ethnographic-determinism, which is a belief that ethnographic evidence should be as prominently featured as social philosophical debate. Its hallmark is ... More


Paving the Way for Full Participation: Civil Rights in the Ford Years

Timothy J. Minchin and John A. Salmond

in After the Dream: Black and White Southerners since 1965

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129785
eISBN:
9780813135625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129785.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

The NAACP's sixty-sixth annual convention was addressed by President Gerald R. Ford on July 1, 1975, in Washington, DC. President Ford praised the organization as it stood as the oldest civil rights ... More


Integrating Culture and Politics

in Cultural Dilemmas of Progressive Politics: Styles of Engagement among Grassroots Activists

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226318172
eISBN:
9780226318196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318196.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What kind of relationships between culture and progressive politics are possible and desirable? This chapter first clarifies this question by examining its context—the increased salience of cultural ... More


The Old Village and the New Economic Policy

C. J. Storella and A. K. Sokolov

in The Voice of the People

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112337
eISBN:
9780300189018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112337.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses economic issues and the Bolshevik regime's economic policies. It presents letters written by the peasantry, expressing their views on issues such as land reform, their ... More


Political Liberalism and Democratic Contestation

Matteo Bonotti

in Partisanship and Political Liberalism in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198739500
eISBN:
9780191802478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739500.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter shows how political liberalism nourishes political parties, by leaving many controversial issues open to democratic contestation. It especially focuses on religious issues, and argues ... More


The Power of Judges: A Comparative Study of Courts and Democracy

Carlo Guarnieri and Patrizia Pederzoli

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298359
eISBN:
9780191685422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298359.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Judicial intervention in social, economic, and political issues (‘judicialization’) has increased substantially in democracies in recent years. The change has been more dramatic in Europe than in the ... More


Political Realignment: Economics, Culture, and Electoral Change

Russell J. Dalton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830986
eISBN:
9780191868924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830986.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The pace of electoral change is accelerating in contemporary democracies. This study explains why. Green parties, far right parties, and shifting voting patterns reflect deeper processes of electoral ... More


Introduction

Ernst R. Berndt, Dana P. Goldman, and John W. Rowe

in Economic Dimensions of Personalized and Precision Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611068
eISBN:
9780226611235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611235.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Personalized and precision medicine (PPM) -- also called tailored, targeted, or stratified medicine -- matches therapies to patient sub-populations aided by clinical and diagnostic biomarkers. ... More


India and the World Economy

Vijay Joshi

in India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190610135
eISBN:
9780190610166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610135.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reviews the main features of India’s integration with the global economy and examines India’s stance on global economic issues. Since 1991, India’s trade and foreign investment flows ... More


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