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What is New Labour? Can it Deliver on Social Policy?

Jane Lewis

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Presents a comparative overview of non-profit or third-sector organizations in a wider welfare policy and civil society context. It addresses the social, economic, and political developments that ... More


Modes of democratic accountability

Robert E. Goodin

in Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547944
eISBN:
9780191720116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547944.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter identifies three different accountability regimes associated with each of the main sectors of society: the state, the market, and the voluntary non-profit sector. Each focuses on a ... More


Opportunities and Inducements: Why Mothers So Often Made Friends in Centers

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines why mothers so often reported making new friends through their children’s childcare centers. It finds that centers, in order to perform the many tasks required for their ... More


Organizational Ties and Neighborhood Effects: How Mothers’ Nonsocial Ties Were Affected by Location

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines which childcare centers were likely to exhibit those organizational ties that provided resources useful to mothers. The chapter pays special attention to neighborhood context, ... More


Fair Use of Existing Books

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter analyzes the nuances of the copyright law book, such as translating a book into another language for academic use, adapting a famous book to make it more multicultural, or cheaply ... More


New Copyright Exceptions

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter discusses the non-profit organization Benetech, which operates many programs turning technology to social benefit. The biggest part of this work is Bookshare, an adaptive-format digital ... More


Heritage institutions and the economy

Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo

in The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213177
eISBN:
9780191707124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Government-financed services can only be efficiently carried out if there is a full understanding of how they are planned and run, and heritage services are no exception. Evidence of what is planned ... More


The Implementation of Market-Based Child Welfare Innovations

William Meezan and Bowen McBeath

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the changes that foster care agencies made, or anticipated making, as they shifted to a performance-based contracting system. Using qualitative analyses of sixty-four in-depth ... More


A Theory of Public Service Motivation

Julian Le Grand

in Motivation, Agency, and Public Policy: Of Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266999
eISBN:
9780191600869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266999.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Uses the material from the two previous chapters to develop a new theory of public service motivation. The theory allocates a key role to the sacrifice involved in performing altruistic acts, arguing ... More


Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities

Andrew J. Policano and Gary C. Fethke

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780506
eISBN:
9780804782197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780506.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book examines the ever changing environment within higher education, including the permanent decline in state support for public universities. It raises the question of how research universities ... More


Locating the Consequences of Information Society Developments

Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller

in Mobilizing the Information Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295570
eISBN:
9780191685149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295570.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

The move towards achieving the information society is not without certain consequences, particularly for government taxation, regional development, and employment. Since some analysts would perceive ... More


Governing through Expansion

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 7 examines some of the governmental and nongovernmental bodies, processes, and relationships in the county to better understand the political contexts in which the production of carceral ... More


The Contingencies of Non-Profit Leadership

Hillel Schmid

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Non-profit organizations (NPOs) play a major role as providers of social, cultural, religious, and many other services. Some NPOs are also significant loci of social mobilization and political ... More


Fred Schwartz: 10 October 1931—6 August 2016

Tomasz Kuncewicz

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers an obituary for Fred Schwartz, the founder of the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation. Schwartz was an inspiring entrepreneur and philanthropist who dedicated his life to ... More


The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Heike Wieters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a historical account of the non-governmental organization CARE, one of the largest humanitarian NGOs worldwide. Beginning in the 1940s, the author analyzes CARE’s history, taking ... More


Democratic Persuasion and State Subsidy

Corey Brettschneider

in When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?: How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147628
eISBN:
9781400842377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147628.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the notion that, while persuasion should not be backed by coercive force, it should be backed by the state's subsidy power. It defines subsidy power as the ability of the state ... More


Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Linda Milbourne

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Voluntary and community organisations have attracted growing interest, as governments pare back the public sphere and welfare spending and locate ‘solutions’ with civil society and the private ... More


The Madison Valley Ranchlands Group

Thomas E. Sheridan

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The mostly privately held, 925,000-acre Madison Valley is located just northwest of Yellowstone National Park in southern Montana. In 1996, area ranchers concerned about rising land prices, stagnant ... More


The Emerging Role of State Investors in the Governance of Global Corporations

Paul Dickinson

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0037
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a nonprofit organization known for aggregating the interest of investors. In 2002 it represented thirty-five investors with $4 trillion, ... More


Blood and the law of the marketplace

Richard M. Titmuss

in The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses the application of the values of the marketplace to human blood. American and British economists are making an economic case against a monopoly of altruism in blood and other ... More


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