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Explaining Lawmaking in the United States, 1877–1994

John S. Lapinski

in The Substance of Representation: Congress, American Political Development, and Lawmaking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137810
eISBN:
9781400848638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137810.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter turns to lawmaking and shows that legislative productivity varies considerably by policy issue area. Specifically, it illustrates that the key determinants of legislative productivity ... More


Winning and Losing in the FILP Budget

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Analysis of Japan's Fiscal Investment Loan Programme (FILP) Budget outputs is beset with definitional traps and methodological hazards. The FILP Budget can be, and is, defined gross budget or net ... More


Chasing a Moving Target through a Thick Fog: Questioning the Objectives of the Common Agricultural Policy

Joseph A McMahon

in From Single Market to Economic Union: Essays in Memory of John A. Usher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695706
eISBN:
9780191741302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695706.003.0014
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter summarizes the past and future of the common agriculture policy (CAP). It studies the way the original objectives of the CAP have been interpreted and shows how new policy areas have ... More


Corporate power and social policy in a global economy: British welfare under the influence

Kevin Farnsworth

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344748
eISBN:
9781447301998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344748.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Spanning the complete era of the Conservative governments and the first term of New Labour, this book looks at mechanisms of corporate power and influence; corporate opinion and influence in a range ... More


The Conservative Party and social policy

Hugh Bochel (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

With the Conservative Party breaking new ground in forming a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats, this book examines the development and content of the Conservatives' approaches to social ... More


New Labour and neighbourhood renewal

Ruth Lupton

in Poverty Street: The dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345356
eISBN:
9781447303039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter investigates the new policies of the New Labour government, including wider urban, regional, and housing policies. There have been two distinct phases of policy development in England: ... More


The two communities of evidence and policy, the challenge of politics and the impact of the media

Mark Monaghan

in Evidence versus politics: Exploiting research in UK drug policy making?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426970
eISBN:
9781447302247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426970.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter details some established criticisms of the evidence-based policy-making agenda. These revolve around three main areas: the inadequacies of research and researchers; inadequacies in the ... More


Comparing social policies: Exploring new perspectives in Britain and Japan

Misa Izuhara (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343666
eISBN:
9781447301967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343666.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

At the beginning of the twenty-first century, both Britain and Japan are facing similar issues caused by globalisation, slower economic growth and a rapidly ageing population. Social policy in the ... More


The well-being of children in the UK

Jonathan Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The well-being of children is a vital and highly topical issue. This important new book is the third in a series, and updates the findings from a wide range of data to evaluate the outcomes of the ... More


Urban renewal: fencing the cities

Brian Lund

in Housing Politics in the United Kingdom: Power, Planning and Protest

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327073
eISBN:
9781447327097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327073.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter begins with an examination of 19th century public health politics exploring why Edwin Chadwick’s explanation of differential mortality rates was politically acceptable whilst an ... More


Women's substantive representation: ‘for women’ but not by women

Evans Elizabeth

in Women and the Liberal Democrats: Representing Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083471
eISBN:
9781781702277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083471.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The substantive representation of women refers to the representation of women's interests. This chapter examines how and in what ways the Liberal Democrats substantively represents women and looks at ... More


The challenges of a work-first agenda for disabled people

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides an overview of the policy area as a primer with which to read the rest of the book. It discusses the weight of barriers to gaining and keeping employment, the strengths and ... More


Social Policy Review 23: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2011

Chris Holden, Majella Kilkey, and Gaby Ramia (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428301
eISBN:
9781447303503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This edition of this text presents an extensive analysis of the coalition government's social policies. In an expanded first section, experts in a range of policy areas analyse the rationale behind, ... More


International Diversity and Change since 1950

Nicholas Barr and Peter Diamond

in Pension Reform: A Short Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195387728
eISBN:
9780199870905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387728.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter first discusses some of the reasons why today's pension systems rightly look different from systems fifty years ago. It then considers developments in pension systems and their design ... More


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