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Joined-Up Government for Local and Regional Institutions

Gerry Stoker

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/9780197263334.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Joined-up government seems to be able to present itself in various forms of being understood in several ways. It is therefore subject to various interpretations and divergent views. Some contend that ... More


Conditions for Successful Collective Action: Insights from Field Experiences

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the conditions for successful collective action in the local level management of common property resources (CPRs). It discusses the problem of economic incentives, the twin ... More


The Rise of New-Style Social Organizations at the National Level

Gordon White, Jude Howell, and Shang Xiaoyuan

in In Search of Civil Society: Market Reform and Social Change in Contemporary China

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289562
eISBN:
9780191684739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289562.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents an overview of the emergence and character of the new social organizations. It describes the policies and regulations that have conditioned their emergence at both national and ... More


Parties at War: Political Organization in Second World War Britain

Andrew Thorpe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199272730
eISBN:
9780191709661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272730.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Political parties formed the cornerstone of the liberal democracy for which Britain claimed it was fighting in the Second World War. But that conflict represented the most sustained challenge to the ... More


Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Katharina Zimmermann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In the context of an ‘activation turn’ in many European welfare states, the local level gained increasing relevance in the last decades and brought local social policies and national employment ... More


Social and employment policies in Europe from a multilevel perspective

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 discusses the characteristics of and the relationship between European and local social and employment policies. It starts with an overview on EU cohesion policy and characterises the ESF ... More


The need for courageous action to prevent obesity

Marlene B. Schwartz and Kelly D. Brownell

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on three key issues: firstly, the necessity of a shared vision; secondly, whether or not to trust the food industry; and thirdly, what should be done next. In order to move ... More


Are Processes of Social Disorganization Relevant to the Criminology of Place?

David Weisburd, Elizabeth R. Groff, and Sue-Ming Yang

in The Criminology of Place: Street Segments and Our Understanding of the Crime Problem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195369083
eISBN:
9780199979110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369083.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines whether social disorganization theory is relevant to the criminology of place. Do characteristics of social disorganization cluster at a very local level of geography? Are there ... More


Comparative insights into local responses to the European Social Fund

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 5 presents insights how local responses to the ESF look like, both in a qualitative and descriptive manner, and in a more formalised, quantified way. In a first step, the chapter presents ... More


What responses under what conditions? Formal qualitative comparative analyses and preliminary interpretations

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 6 unravels the contextual conditions enabling the three different response-patterns – 1) no usage, no change. 2) usage without change, and 3) usage and change – described in the previous ... More


Choosing Where to Focus

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter extends the analysis from the previous chapter to the second dimension of advocacy and election: venue choice. This second half of the reflective electoral representation theory argues ... More


Scandal: Aghas and Hodjas

Michael E. Meeker

in A Nation of Empire: The Ottoman Legacy of Turkish Modernity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225268
eISBN:
9780520929128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225268.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies how the consular assessment of the local elites was later adopted by higher Ottoman officials as they implemented a westernist theory of centralized bureaucratic government. As a ... More


Overview

Samiha El Katsha

in Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A parasitic disease transmitted through human activities taking place in or near canals, slow-moving streams, and lakes in tropical and subtropical countries is known as schistosomiasis. When ... 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


Citizenship and Collective Identities as Political Sources of Solidarity in the European Union

Rainer Bauböck

in The Strains of Commitment: The Political Sources of Solidarity in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198795452
eISBN:
9780191836749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795452.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter suggests that the three dimensions of solidarity identified by Banting and Kymlicka—civic, democratic, and redistributive—can be associated with different levels of political community, ... More


Policy Analysis at the Municipal Level of Government

Marta Ferreira Santos Farah

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the chapter on policy analysis in the municipal sphere, Marta Farah shows, from a historical standpoint and in the light of the importance of the problems at different conjunctures, how knowledge ... More


The relationship between social and health services in care for older people

Laurel L. Hixon

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Dependent older people with complex needs often require integrated provision of health and social care services. This chapter shows that the huge number of studies, experimentations and polices ... More


Youth participation: strong discourses, weak policies – a general perspective

Patricia Loncle, Pat Leahy, Virginie Muniglia, and Andreas Walther

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Despite the many efforts of the European institutions to orientate in favour of youth policies, despite their attempts to designate priorities and to organise decisions in a comprehensive way, youth ... More


Party systems in the UK: An overview

Paul Webb and Tim Bale

in The Modern British Party System

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780199217236
eISBN:
9780191939174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199217236.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Theory

The aim of this chapter is to provide an overview of contemporary party systems in the UK by way of context for the detailed account of party politics in the chapters which follow. It starts by ... More


The Roman Annexation and Administration of Cyprus

Ersin Hussein

in Revaluing Roman Cyprus: Local Identity on an Island in Antiquity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198777786
eISBN:
9780191823220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777786.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The events leading up to and surrounding the annexation of Cyprus from Ptolemaic Egypt by Rome and the administration of the island have been studied at length. For the sake of brevity, this chapter ... More


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