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The NHS Reforms as a Response to First‐Order Challenges

Peter Taylor‐Gooby

in Reframing Social Citizenship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546701
eISBN:
9780191720420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546701.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Chapters 8 and 9 seek to anchor the analysis of the previous three chapters in a concrete policy context by considering the impact of recent reforms in the field of UK health care. The NHS is the ... More


Employment Services as a Public Service

Mark Freedland, Paul Craig, Catherine Jacqueson, and Nicola Kountouris

in Public Employment Services and European Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199233489
eISBN:
9780191716324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233489.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter provides a historical and comparative examination of employment services in the light of their ‘public service’ nature and vocation as developed through the 20th century. It also ... More


Education and Economics: An Introduction

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter delineates the broad contours of the book, beginning with a theoretical overview of the human capital theory, the endogenous growth theory, and the input–output analysis. A critique of ... More


Concept of Market and Market Failure in Education

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Education policy world over is increasingly being determined within the framework of the neo-liberal approach, which advocates setting up of a regulated market with a limited but redefined role for ... More


Quasi-markets in healthcare

Julian Le Grand

in Making social policy work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349583
eISBN:
9781447302742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349583.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines quasi-markets in publicly funded systems of healthcare, particularly as they have developed in the UK in the last two decades. It begins with a brief review of the theory behind ... More


Admissions in a quasi-market system: policy development 1988 to 2012

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens

in School admissions and accountability: Planning, choice or chance?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306238
eISBN:
9781447310815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306238.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the political steps, and the legislative and regulatory approaches taken by central government, to secure the necessary pre-conditions for establishing choice as the key policy ... More


The realities of choice and accountability in the quasi-market

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens

in School admissions and accountability: Planning, choice or chance?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306238
eISBN:
9781447310815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306238.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The focus here is on the outcomes of school admissions processes within the quasi-market. It considers how parents and pupils have experienced, and how schools and local authorities have reacted to, ... More


Conclusions

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens

in School admissions and accountability: Planning, choice or chance?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306238
eISBN:
9781447310815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306238.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The evidence considered in previous chapters on the outcomes of each approach to school admissions leads to the conclusion that the democratic expectations at stake in education are too important to ... More


The Public Dimension of Universities: A New Approach

Simon Marginson

in New Languages and Landscapes of Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198787082
eISBN:
9780191829154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787082.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

There is no clarity about the meaning of the ‘public’ role of universities in social science or policy discourse, though the public/private division is central to policy discussion of higher ... More


China’s Industrial Development Strategy and Energy Use

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Industrial development in China is the result of an evolving search for a strategy consonant with social and political conditions that also meets economic development objectives. Once weaknesses with ... More


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