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James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the reintegration of the need for Humanities Research Council back onto the public agenda and into the policy stream of the UK government. The issue of the Research Council for ... More


Does the Issue Agenda Matter?

Matt Grossmann

in Artists of the Possible: Governing Networks and American Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199967834
eISBN:
9780199370726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967834.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter argues that the agenda setting focus of previous research is misplaced. Agenda setting theories are limited by the notion that government prioritizes problems before deciding which ... More


From Public to Publics: Assessing Group Variation in Issue Priorities in the United States and Israel

Amnon Cavari and Guy Freedman

in Comparative Policy Agendas: Theory, Tools, Data

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198835332
eISBN:
9780191872945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835332.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

A rich body of work examines the public agenda in democratic countries. These studies rely on aggregate responses to survey questions that ask respondents to report their issue priorities—commonly ... More


Putting the public into public health: towards a more people-centred approach

Sarah B Macfarlane and Alec Irwin

in Global Public Health: A New Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199236626
eISBN:
9780191724053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236626.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that the public, as members of communities or as employees of multidisciplinary public health organizations, should drive the public health agenda. Public health practitioners, ... More


Just Like Leaves in the Wind? Exploring the Effect of the Interplay of Media Coverage and Personal Characteristics on Issue Salience

Agatha Kratz and Harald Schoen

in Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the effect of the interplay of personal characteristics and news coverage on issue salience during the 2009 to 2015 period and during the election campaign in 2013. We selected ... More


Introduction

Darrell M. Newton

in Paving the Empire Road: BBC Television and West Indian Immigration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081675
eISBN:
9781781702840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081675.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter explores a multitude of publications on British television history that have both hailed and deconstructed the policies and influences of the BBC. Since 1922, the organisation has ... More


Ethos and values

Marjorie Mayo, Gerald Koessl, Matthew Scott, and Imogen Slater

in Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447311027
eISBN:
9781447311034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311027.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter three opens by focussing upon debates on ethics and values with a particular focus on debates on the public service ethos and whether this is being undermined by public service modernisation ... More


Fragmentation and Polarization of the Audience

David Tewksbury and Jason Rittenberg

in News on the Internet: Information and Citizenship in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195391961
eISBN:
9780190252397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391961.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, American Politics

This chapter looks at how consumption of news online gives rise to audience fragmentation and polarization. It considers the conditions under which audience fragmentation and polarization may occur ... More


Valuing third sector achievements in a service delivery context: evaluations and social value

Malin Arvidson and Helen Kara

in The Third Sector Delivering Public Services: Developments, Innovations and Challenges

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322399
eISBN:
9781447322405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322399.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that evaluations of work by third sector organizations can play an important role in the context of social welfare today. Evaluations serve as rhetorical tools in policy debates ... More


Violence Prevention in the Context of Child and Adolescent Development

David A. Hamburg and Beatrix A. Hamburg

in Learning to Live Together: Preventing Hatred and Violence in Child and Adolescent Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195157796
eISBN:
9780197561980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195157796.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What conditions favor good results in child and adolescent development? What can shift the odds away from dismal outcomes such as youth violence? How can our children ... More


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