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Ministerial Ruling

Mark Bevir and R. A. W. Rhodes

in The State as Cultural Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580750
eISBN:
9780191723179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580750.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Part II explores rule, rationalities, and resistance. There is no one-to-one correspondence between these ‘3Rs’ and the individual chapters but there is a steady shift of emphasis from rule to ... More


Introduction

Vernon Bogdanor

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/9780197263334.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

‘Joined-up government’ has been a topic of important discussion in the early twenty-first century as much as it was in the end of the twentieth century. Reinventing government was a move towards the ... More


Officers and Departments

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores the administrative structure of central government in Scotland, focusing on how officers of state supervised the departments that actually delivered the governing. The link ... More


Administration and Execution

Brian Harrison

in The Transformation of British Politics 1860–1995

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198731214
eISBN:
9780191694967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731214.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In the twentieth century, Britain, like all industrial societies, saw a massive growth in the service sector, especially in administrative employment. To cope with it there arrived new secretarial ... More


Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The law governing family relationships has changed dramatically in the past one hundred years. This book is a study of the pressures and processes which led to those changes. It examines the work of ... More


Breaking Soviet Ciphers

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the intelligence from STANLEY on the steps taken by the GC & CS to break Soviet ciphers. It reveals that STANLEY did not know the details but was aware that the GC & CS was ... More


Governments as Placemakers: Modalities and Effects

Christopher Pollitt

in New Perspectives on Public Services: Place and Technology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199603831
eISBN:
9780191806797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199603831.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter develops a more general model of governments as placemakers (GAP), incorporating many kinds of relationships that can significantly shape places for government activity and services. It ... More


Per Mediation in Schools

Carol Hope

in A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of peer mediation in schools in Scotland. Peer mediation involves school students acting as impartial third parties to help their peers resolve conflicts, from ... More


Law Reform

Eva Steiner

in French Law: A Comparative Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198790884
eISBN:
9780191833342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790884.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter assesses the process of law reform in France. Although a full-time Commission has been set up in France to deal with the codification of the law, no similar permanent institution exists ... More


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