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Liberty and Locality: Parliament, Permissive Legislation, and Ratepayers' Democracies in the Nineteenth Century

John Prest

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201755
eISBN:
9780191675003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201755.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of local government and permissive legislation in 19th-century Britain. It argues that permissive legislation facilitated local initiative and debate, and that local initiatives were ... More


What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Sheena Asthana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In recent years, tackling health inequalities has become a key policy objective in the UK. However, doubts remain about how best to translate broad policy recommendations into practice. One key area ... More


Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Ronald van Kempen, Karien Dekker, and Stephen Hall (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

All over Europe, post-Second World War large-scale housing estates face physical, economic, social, and cultural problems. This book presents the key findings of a major EU-funded research programme ... More


Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Pauline Adema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

According to this book, you smell Gilroy, California, before you see it. The book examines the role of food and festivals in creating a place brand or marketable identity. The author scrutinizes how ... More


From Seroras to Sacristans: Reforms in the Eighteenth Century

Amanda L. Scott

in The Basque Seroras: Local Religion, Gender, and Power in Northern Iberia, 1550-1800

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747496
eISBN:
9781501747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747496.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the fundamental transformation of the role of the seroras in the eighteenth century. Whereas the seroras survived Tridentine reform relatively unscathed, they were not so ... More


Watermelons and Abandoned Watchtowers

Sören Urbansky

in Beyond the Steppe Frontier: A History of the Sino-Russian Border

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181684
eISBN:
9780691195445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181684.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the development of Sino-Soviet relations and their impact on the Argun borderland from the post-Mao and post-Brezhnev years to the early 1990s. It explores how the boundary ... More


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