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The Onset of the Cold War

L. V. SCOTT

in Conscription and the Attlee Governments: The Politics and Policy of National Service 1945–1951

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204213
eISBN:
9780191676154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204213.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter describes the onset of the Cold War and its implications on the army, giving rise to problems of manpower and mobilization. The manpower problems of the forces, especially the army and ... More


The 1947 National Service Act

L. V. SCOTT

in Conscription and the Attlee Governments: The Politics and Policy of National Service 1945–1951

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204213
eISBN:
9780191676154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204213.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter describes the National Service Act and conscription. The adoption of a scheme of compulsory military service is the focal point for examining the various features of the National Service ... More


The Continuation of the Call-up 1947–1948

L. V. SCOTT

in Conscription and the Attlee Governments: The Politics and Policy of National Service 1945–1951

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204213
eISBN:
9780191676154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204213.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter discusses the political fight on the continuation of the call-up. As the Chief of Staff’s review of Imperial strategy would not be completed for some time, the government was wise to ... More


A Standing Army

Henry Reece

in The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

This chapter provides a snapshot of the standing army of the 1650s: what kind of institution it was and how it changed during the Interregnum. The opening section looks at the changing size of the ... More


The Commission in the EU Institutional System: A Citadel under Siege

Hussein Kassim

in The European Commission of the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199599523
eISBN:
9780191751530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599523.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the constituency of Commission officials who support the ‘Community method’ – a conception of the EU that places the Commission at the heart of European integration. It finds ... More


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