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Public Policy Investment: Priority-Setting and Conditional Representation In British Statecraft

Anthony Bertelli and Peter John

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199663972
eISBN:
9780191755996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663972.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book addresses one of the enduring questions of democratic government: why do governments choose some public policies but not others? Political executives focus on a range of policy issues, such ... More


Social Protection and Welfare Systems: implications for early childhood development

Lawrence Aber, Linda Biersteker, Andrew Dawes, and Laura Rawlings

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In most countries, the social protection and welfare system is directly responsible for addressing issues of destitution, poverty, and risk management. Currently, an undesirable gap exists between ... More


Discovering child poverty: The creation of a policy agenda from 1800 to the present

Lucinda Platt

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345837
eISBN:
9781447302117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345837.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Child poverty is currently regarded by many as the ‘number one’ issue in Britain. Yet it has not always been so high on the policy agenda. What were attitudes to poor children 200 years ago? How did ... More


In search of economic revival

Stephen Syrett and David North

in Renewing neighbourhoods: Work, enterprise and governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348623
eISBN:
9781447303213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348623.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book addresses the economic development issues central to neighbourhood renewal. It analyses the economic nature of the problems of deprived neighbourhoods and the policy responses that have ... More


HIA of agricultural and food policies

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0033
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter looks at how health impact assessment (HIA) has been applied to agricultural and food policies internationally and discusses whether it is a useful tool for raising broader public health ... More


Shaping Economic Development: Policies and Strategies

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

High-wage specialization comes from a complex sequence involving entrepreneurship, encouragement by local robust actors or leaders, breakthrough innovations, new organizational practices, the ... More


Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Elizabeth Dowler and Nick J. Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book offers a unique multi-disciplinary perspective on tackling health inequalities in a rich country, examining the New Labour policy agenda for tackling health inequalities and its inherent ... More


Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Valerie Bryson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women's increased role in the labour market has combined with concerns about the damaging effects of long working hours to push time-related issues up the policy agenda in many Western nations. This ... More


From community to social cohesion: interrogating a policy paradigm

Peter Ratcliffe

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter first traces the historical and ideological backdrop to the emergence of cohesion policies. It then describes the concept of ‘community cohesion’ and the development of the associated ... More


The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth's Moral Theology

Gerald McKenny

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199582679
eISBN:
9780191722981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582679.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Karl Barth believes that not only our righteousness before God (justification) but also our goodness or holiness (sanctification) is accomplished by the work of God's grace in Jesus Christ. But if ... More


Sustainable community-building under New Labour

Mike Raco

in Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the form and character of the shift to sustainable community building through an assessment of the relationships between employment, labour-market building, and (sustainable) ... More


Deprived neighbourhoods: future prospects for economic intervention

Stephen Syrett and David North

in Renewing neighbourhoods: Work, enterprise and governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348623
eISBN:
9781447303213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348623.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents the possibilities and limitations of current policy approaches to improving the economic conditions that currently exist within deprived neighbourhoods. It focuses on the three ... More


Beliefs and Worldviews in Economic Development: To Which Club Do We Belong?

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Dominant beliefs—those of political and economic entrepreneurs in a position to make policies—over time result in the accretion of an elaborate structure of institutions that determine economic and ... More


Seeking a new balance

Juho Saari and Kari Välimäki

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

European social policy has evolved significantly since the late 1980s, when the idea of a social dimension to the EU emerged onto European policy agendas. By the turn of the early 1990s, the common ... More


Managing Europe from Home: The Changing Face of European Policy-making Under Blair and Ahern

Scott James

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085123
eISBN:
9781781702635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085123.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

As two of the longest-serving prime ministers in Europe, Tony Blair and Bertie Ahern were in power during one of the most tumultuous periods of European integration. This book offers an insight into ... More


The Green Growth Policy Agenda

Daniel J. Fiorino

in A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190605803
eISBN:
9780190860318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605803.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

The concept of green growth offers both a means of reframing ecology–economy relationships and defining an agenda for change. This chapter sets out the framework for a green growth policy agenda. ... More


Italy: between indifference, exploitation and the construction of a national interest

Stefano Sacchi

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Italy is considered to be a warm supporter of the European integration policies. Although the positive attitude of Italian towards the EU has declined in recent years, it remains high enough to allow ... More


Accommodating New Actors and New Purposes in International Cooperation: The Growing Diversification of Financing Mechanisms

Pedro Conceiçāo

in The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the emergence of new actors and purposes and the increase in diversity of financing mechanisms in international cooperation. It suggests that growth in international financing ... More


Jumpstarting South Asia: Revisiting Economic Reforms and Look East Policies

Pradumna B. Rana and Wai-Mun Chia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199479283
eISBN:
9780199091010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479283.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

As is well-known, the seminal work of the late Angus Maddison has established that 2,000 years ago the Indian subcontinent (modern day, South Asia) and China were by far the richest regions of the ... More


Origins and future of the concept of NEETs in the European policy agenda

Massimiliano Mascherini

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the origins of the concept of NEETs (young people not in employment, education, or training) and discusses its future role in the European policy agenda by disentangling the ... More


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