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Is multiculturalism eroding support for welfare provision? The British case

Geoffrey Evans

in Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the argument that there exists a ‘trade-off between the extension of multiculturalist policies and public commitment to a universalistic welfare state’. It considers the case of ... More


Giving the People What they Want: Public Attitudes to Representation in the EU

David M. Farrell and Roger Scully

in Representing Europe's Citizens?: Electoral Institutions and the Failure of Parliamentary Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285020
eISBN:
9780191713651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285020.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores public attitudes towards representation in the EU. A review of existing evidence about public attitudes to the EU and the integration process suggests not only widespread public ... More


Inequality and the State

John Hills

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276646
eISBN:
9780191601644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276641.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Describes and analyses one of the biggest social changes in Britain since the Second World War: the dramatic widening of the income distribution since the end of the 1970s, the growth of poverty, and ... More


Social Spending and the Boundaries Between Public and Private Sectors

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:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Discusses social spending, its extent, and issues in the design of social security programmes, examining both public and private spending on areas that have traditionally come under the heading of ... More


Public Opinion and Felon Disenfranchisement

Jeff Manza, Christopher Uggen, and Clem Brooks

in Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195149326
eISBN:
9780199943975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149326.003.0050
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines public attitudes toward disenfranchisement. It shows that there is little public support for stripping the right to vote from all people convicted of felonies. Instead, the ... More


The Comparative Anatomy of Risk Regulation Regimes

Christopher Hood, Henry Rothstein, and Robert Baldwin

in The Government of Risk: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243631
eISBN:
9780191599507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243638.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Sets out two key dimensions for analysing risk regulation regimes that are employed throughout the book. The first dimension relates to the three constituent components of a risk regulation regime ... More


The Institutional Setting

William L. Miller, Annis May Timpson, and Michael Lessnoff

in Political Culture in Contemporary Britain: People and Politicians, Principles and Practice

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279846
eISBN:
9780191684302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279846.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks, both within Britain and beyond, for evidence that political culture reflects variations in the institutional and historical setting. In particular, it compares the political ... More


Tax and Welfare

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:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Discusses tax policy and its relationship with social security. Sets out trends in taxation in the UK over the last 25 years, how these compare with those in other countries, and the relationship ... More


An Overview Model

William L. Miller, Annis May Timpson, and Michael Lessnoff

in Political Culture in Contemporary Britain: People and Politicians, Principles and Practice

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279846
eISBN:
9780191684302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279846.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The previous chapters reviewed a wide variety of potential influences upon attitudes to civil and political rights. But so far we have looked at them separately and in sequence. This chapter looks at ... More


New Social Risks in Old Welfare States

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The introduction discusses the idea of a mature welfare state, and shows that the welfare state of the 1970s can be regarded as mature basically because few, if any, major changes have occurred since ... More


Personal Experience

William L. Miller, Annis May Timpson, and Michael Lessnoff

in Political Culture in Contemporary Britain: People and Politicians, Principles and Practice

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279846
eISBN:
9780191684302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279846.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter moves from the broad questions of social background, partisanship, and ideology to look at people’s more personal and specific experience of being a victim of discrimination, a consumer ... More


Principles and Sympathies

William L. Miller, Annis May Timpson, and Michael Lessnoff

in Political Culture in Contemporary Britain: People and Politicians, Principles and Practice

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279846
eISBN:
9780191684302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279846.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the public’s commitment to a range of microprinciples that seem to reflect attitudes towards what Cranston called ‘political and civil rights’. It then moves on through ... More


Poverty, Deprivation, and Exclusion

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:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Examines trends in poverty and in wider indicators of deprivation and social exclusion in the UK. Discusses different ways of measuring the extent of poverty. Presents trends in the numbers with low ... More


Conclusions: The Spending Pit or the Tax Pendulum?

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:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Looks at the policy dilemmas created by these pressures and constraints explored in Ch. 10 in the light of the evidence in the rest of the book. Highlights some parts of the evidence reviewed in ... More


Introduction

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:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Argues that the evidence and research presented in this book bear on questions that are at the centre of politics, not just in Britain, but in other industrialized countries. How society’s resources ... More


Has Devolution Delivered?

Catherine Bromley and John Curtice (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622467
eISBN:
9780748672028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622467.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

One of the key aims of devolution in Scotland was to change the way people felt about their country and the way they were governed. This book draws on a range of Scottish Election Studies and ... More


Distribution and Redistribution

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:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Suggests that discussion of either tax or spending in isolation can easily be misleading. Discusses the combined impact of tax and public spending on income distribution in the UK, analysing ... More


Income Inequality in the UK: Extent and Trends

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:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Describes the distribution of income and trends in it over time. Sets out what proportions of the population have incomes at different levels, and which groups are found towards its top and bottom. ... More


Underground Front: The Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong

Christine Loh

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028948
eISBN:
9789882207653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028948.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an examination of the role that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has played in Hong Kong since the creation of the Party in 1921, through to the present day. The book brings events ... More


Political Engagement and Democratic Legitimacy in Mexico

Pär Zetterberg

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/9780199830091.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores whether the legislative quota in Mexico has altered the attitudes and behaviors of ordinary citizens. Using mass survey data from the federal and state levels, Pär Zetterberg ... More


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