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The Rise and Fall of LEAA

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A major federal anticrime agency had its roots in an Office of Law Enforcement Assistance established in the presidency of Lyndon Johnson. The agency was enacted into law in a wide‐ranging crime law ... More


A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Martin Evans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book addresses the historical development of social and fiscal policies from the late 1970s to the present day by asking what has changed, how these changes have affected the lifecourse and what ... More


The King, His Ministers, and the Direction of Financial Policy

Guy Rowlands

in The Financial Decline of a Great Power: War, Influence, and Money in Louis XIV's France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199585076
eISBN:
9780191744600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585076.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter looks at the men at the top of the French central government who managed the royal finances that in turn supported the royal armies. Louis XIV himself exercised a general oversight but ... More


Theoretical expectations regarding sources and directions of morality policy change

Christian Adam, Christoph Knill, and Steffen Hurka

in On the Road to Permissiveness?: Change and Convergence of Moral Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743989
eISBN:
9780191803987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743989.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents the theoretical framework guiding the upcoming empirical analyses. This framework distinguishes between two different mechanisms of morality policy destabilization: cultural ... More


Policy analysis in Japan

Yukio Adachi, Sukehiro Hosono, and Jun Iio (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

While studies of policy analysis in other countries have assessed their needs and integrated them into training programmes for professional policy analysts, Japanese studies have been very limited. ... More


Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Samuel R. Bagenstos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 was hailed as revolutionary legislation, but in the ensuing years restrictive Supreme Court decisions have prompted accusations that ... More


Trends and policy directions

Mark Smith

in Rethinking residential child care: Positive perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349088
eISBN:
9781447303268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349088.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

1997 witnessed a change of government from Conservative to New Labour. The new government quickly put children at the top of its policy agenda. For children in care, this signalled a shift in ... More


Welfare to work measures and financial support for families

Harriet Churchill

in Parental rights and responsibilities: Analysing social policy and lived experiences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420916
eISBN:
9781447302896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420916.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines key aspects of welfare reform. Macro-economic and social security policies are highly centralised in the UK, with the devolved Scottish, Northern Ireland, and Welsh ... More


Conclusions and Future Directions

Kenneth I. Maton

in Influencing Social Policy: Applied Psychology Serving the Public Interest

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199989973
eISBN:
9780190628840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989973.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychologists possess considerable potential to influence social policy in the public interest. To fully realize that potential, focused effort is required. This final chapter summarizes key themes ... More


Housing policy: coming in from the cold?

Brian Lund

in Social Policy Review 16: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424716
eISBN:
9781447303435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424716.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter reviews housing policy from 2002 to 2003. It presents a detailed discussion of the changes in housing procedures and the implications of the recent Barker Review of housing supply and ... More


Is a Citizen's Income Politically Feasible?558

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter studies a variety of political ideologies: the New Right, Socialism, One Nation Conservatism, Liberalism, Social Democracy, and the Third Way. For each ideology it asks what arguments ... More


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