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Commentary 6.9: Perspective of a Global Retailer

Mike Barry

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

We are reaching a time when several underlying assumptions about good business practice are becoming undermined. The environment is not tolerant, governments will not back up forever, and customers ... More


Science, Risk Assessment, and the SPS Agreement

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter addresses the science-based provisions of the SPS Agreement. The main part of the discussion is dedicated to risk assessment disciplines as elaborated by the SPS case law. This includes ... More


Research governance

Paul Farquhar-Smith

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses research governance, which aims to facilitate the conduct of high quality, ethical scientifically valid research, while protecting both subjects and investigators. Good ... More


Partnership working: Policy and practice

Susan Balloch and Marilyn Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Over the past ten years partnership working has become a central feature of public services. This book analyses experience of partnerships in different policy fields, identifying the theoretical and ... More


International Monitors as Reinforcement

Judith G. Kelley

in Monitoring Democracy: When International Election Observation Works, and Why It Often Fails

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152776
eISBN:
9781400842520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152776.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter studies how international monitors may improve elections and when their efforts may be more likely to succeed or fail. It argues that monitors can indeed improve elections, but their ... More


Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Margaret Attwood

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

There is continuing government pressure on public services to ‘reform’ and change. Expectations of new forms and standards of delivery, joined-up practice, and the re-connection of services to users ... More


Conclusions

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter reflects on some of the key policy insights to flow from this book. It notes that these empirical and theoretical insights have provided a detailed appraisal of a range of key disability ... More


Participative planning and evaluation skills

Barr Alan

in Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Participative planning and evaluation skills are key elements in the process and management of community practice. This chapter emphasises the importance of evaluation in developing good community ... More


Issues of rurality and good practice: Gypsy Traveller pupils in schools

Kalwant Bhopal

in The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses some aspects of good practice in a mixed comprehensive school in a rural village. It argues that the rural setting has an effect on anti-racist strategies, issues of ... More


Developments in user organizations

Jane Bradburn

in Patient Participation in Palliative Care: A voice for the voiceless

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198515814
eISBN:
9780191730498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515814.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the growth of the user movement and the contribution that this has made to giving a ‘voice to the voiceless’. It explores the way cancer user organizations in particular have ... More


Conclusion

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter highlights the key findings of the research on which this book is based. It revisits theoretical discussions that emerge in all three parts, and reiterates the key recommendations which ... More


Practice Assessments

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of how the Scottish Information Commissioner evaluates the country’s public authorities in terms of dealing with complaints from applicants requesting for ... More


Developing Inclusive Schools in Hong Kong

Chris R. Dowson

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter reports case studies of four Hong Kong schools progressing toward inclusion. The study was an important affirmation of the positive effects on schools that undertake a move toward ... More


Looking out from the middle: influencing policy change through user involvement

Joe Duffy and Brendan McKeever

in Critical Perspectives on User Involvement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427519
eISBN:
9781447305590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427519.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Looking Out from The Middle marked a collective commitment by three major health and social care organisations in Northern Ireland to continued consolidation of user involvement within and across all ... More


Implementation of Good Governance Principles on the European Level

Henk Addink

in Good Governance: Concept and Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198841159
eISBN:
9780191876653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841159.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this chapter the focus is on the implementation of the principles of good governance by the European Union administrative institutions and the controlling institutions like the European Court of ... More


Job retention: a new policy priority for disabled people

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter concentrates on the extension of the New Labour government's policy agenda to promote social inclusion and to prioritise a broad programme of ‘welfare-to-work’, ‘job retention’, and ... More


Doing research with refugees: Issues and guidelines

Bogusia Temple and Rhetta Moran (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345981
eISBN:
9781447302131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345981.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book explores methodological issues relating to the involvement of refugees in both service evaluation and development and research more generally. It builds on a two-year seminar series funded ... More


The Internationalization of Government Procurement Regulation

Aris C. Georgopulos, Bernard Hoekman, and Petros C. Mavroidis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796749
eISBN:
9780191837975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796749.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

As governments are major buyers of goods and services, foreign companies are keen to participate in procurement opportunities on an equal footing with national firms. This has given rise to the ... More


The Unfinished Agenda

Pushpa Sundar

in Giving with a Thousand Hands: The Changing Face of Indian Philanthropy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470686
eISBN:
9780199088881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470686.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter critiques the achievements and deficits of Indian philanthropy, and presents a future vision in the form of suggestions for improving both the quantity and quality of Indian philanthropy ... More


Measuring Peace Consolidation

Richard Caplan

in Measuring Peace: Principles, Practices, and Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198810360
eISBN:
9780191847356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810360.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the implications of the analysis in the foregoing chapters for international policy. What does this analysis tell us about whether it may be possible, and if so how, to assess ... More


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