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Making use of mini‐publics

Robert E. Goodin and John S. Dryzek

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/9780199547944.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Democratic theorists often place deliberative innovations such as Citizen's Juries, Consensus Conferences, Planning Cells, and Deliberative Polls at the centre of their hopes for deliberative ... More


New Labour, Welfare, and Distribution

John Hills

in Inequality and the State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276646
eISBN:
9780191601644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Analyses the impact of changes in tax and social security policy since the New Labour government came into office in the UK in May 1997. Looks at the challenges the Blair government faced in 1997 and ... More


Themes and Implications for Future Research on Gender Quotas

Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Jennifer M. Piscopo

in The Impact of Gender Quotas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199830091
eISBN:
9780199932924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199830091.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter revisits the empirical findings of the volume, seeking to discern common themes regarding each facet of representation. Susan Franceschet, Mona Lena Krook, and Jennifer M. Piscopo ... More


Health inequalities and HIA

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/9780198526292.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the current state of affairs on this intersection between the older health inequalities tradition and the evolving health impact assessment (HIA) field. It then summarizes the ... More


Impact investing: A market in evolution

Anna Oleksiak, Alex Nicholls, and Jed Emerson

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The chapter begins by establishing a definition for this market and discussing the main contexts and trends that can be observed shaping its development. A section on key characteristics follows that ... More


A Strange Alchemy: Embedding Human Rights in Tax Policy Spillover Assessments

Nicholas Lusiani and Mary Cosgrove

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the challenges of attributing responsibility for the cross-border impacts of tax and financial secrecy policies through “spillover assessments.” Integrating human rights guiding ... More


The social construction of child abuse in Ireland: public discourse, policy challenges and practice failures

Caroline Shore and Fred Powell

in Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Irish child abuse inquiries of the last few decades have been hugely significant in revealing the tragic circumstances under which some children lived and died. The main focus here is on what these ... More


Policy analysis in think tanks

Mauricio I. Dussauge-Laguna and Marcela I. Vazquez

in Policy Analysis in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329152
eISBN:
9781447329176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329152.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter provides an overview of how policy analysis takes place in Mexican Think Tanks. It focuses on two of the few organisations of this kind that currently exist in the country: the Centro de ... More


IS-LM and AS-AD with Behavioural Equations for the Developing Countries

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the IS-LM and AS-AD models developed for developing countries, as discussed for the developed countries in Chapter 3. However, while the basic components of such models are ... More


Introduction

Sukhadeo Thorat and Samar Verma

in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

For social sciences to play their emancipatory as well as instrumental role in public policymaking, it is imperative that the social science research ecosystem is dynamic and vibrant, institutions ... More


Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues, and Policies

Sukhadeo Thorat and Samar Verma (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474417
eISBN:
9780199089062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199474417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Social science research (SSR) has a vital role in enriching societies, by generating scientific knowledge that brings insights—even enlightenment—in understanding the dynamics of human behaviour and ... More


Professional barriers and facilitators: policy issues for an enabling salariat

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/9781861346261.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the barriers and facilitators that operate within a number of human-services professions in relation to disabled people's access to those occupational groups. It draws attention ... More


Researching children’s lives: on becoming and being a sociologist in education

Daniela Sime

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0031
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

While some sociological careers are mapped out rigorously, others are framed by opportunities that present themselves to the researcher, which often help the novice researcher identify a career path ... More


Promoting good relations: the role of schools in Northern Ireland

Joanne Hughes and Caitlin Donnelly

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The relationship between the separate education system for Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland and the perpetuation of the conflict continues to be subject of considerable debate. There is ... More


The Political Leanings of the Choir

Russell J. Dalton

in The Participation Gap: Social Status and Political Inequality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198733607
eISBN:
9780191797989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733607.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Do unequal levels of participation across social groups correspond to unequal policy preferences in the political voices of the active citizenry? Across the established democracies, the politically ... More


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