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The Demise of Local Government

Martin Loughlin

in The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the so-called demise of local government in Great Britain during the twentieth century, suggesting that the cumulative impact of twentieth-century developments has resulted in a ... More


Policy analysis in the local councils

Kai-Hung Fang

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Traditionally, the perception of local councillors in Taiwan is often associated with terms such as vote buying, influence peddling, bribery, corruption, incompetence, and unprofessionalism. They ... More


The BSA’s Triumph: Balancing Traditional and Modern Manhood and Authority

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 1 argues that the Boy Scouts of America triumphed over competing programs by shifting emphasis from the virile primitivism and boy autonomy that defined the Woodcraft Indians and Boy Pioneers ... More


Chicago School Reform: Harold Washington and a New Era of Decentralization

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

in Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the racial politics of Mayor Harold Washington’s election, his education summit, and the supporters and critics of the 1988 Chicago School Reform Act. Harold Washington’s ... More


Second-order elections

Geoffrey K. Roberts

in German Electoral Politics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069901
eISBN:
9781781701584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069901.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the ‘second-order’ elections – which include the elections to local councils, to the European Parliament and to Land legislatures – and defines ‘second-order’ elections as ... More


Struggling for Good Green Jobs in Toronto’s Deindustrializing Suburbs

James Nugent

in Unions and the City: Negotiating Urban Change

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501706547
eISBN:
9781501712692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501706547.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the difficulties of attempting to bring the different moments of the production process together in a deindustrialized low-income neighborhood in Toronto's inner suburbs. Here, ... More


Conclusion

Alexander Brown

in A Theory of Legitimate Expectations for Public Administration

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198812753
eISBN:
9780191851926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812753.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Section I explains some of the implications of my Responsibility-Based Account, including what courts should or should not recognize as circumstances, ways, or modes of legitimate expectations coming ... More


Negotiating Indianness: Auckland’s Shifting Cultural Festivities

Alison Booth

in Indians and the Antipodes: Networks, Boundaries, and Circulation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199483624
eISBN:
9780199093946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199483624.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the cultural economy of Auckland as a way to explore manifestations of diversity within the present-day Indian diaspora in New Zealand. The majority of recent migrants to New ... More


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