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Implementation of the Act

Alok Kumar and Sushanta K. Chatterjee

in Electricity Sector in India: Policy and Regulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082279
eISBN:
9780199082063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082279.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter deals with broad aspects related to the implementation of the Electricity Act, 2003. It covers the various policies, namely, National Electricity Policy, Tariff Policy, and Rural ... More


New Labour’s countryside

Michael Woods

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the Labour government's rural policy in Great Britain since 1997. The book is divided into three parts. The first part addresses the ... More


Beyond New Labour’s countryside

Michael Woods

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This concluding chapter evaluates the impact of New Labour's rural policy in Great Britain and identifies its lasting legacies. It suggests that New Labour's rural policy has been successful in ... More


Rural governance, devolution and policy delivery

Mark Goodwin

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the institutions and structures through which rural policy in Great Britain is devised and delivered at national, regional, and local levels. It suggests that the institutional ... More


New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Mike Woods (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Rural policy has presented some of the most difficult and unexpected challenges to the New Labour government. From the Foot and Mouth crisis to the rise of the Countryside Alliance, from farm ... More


New Labour’s countryside in international perspective

Mark Shucksmith

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the developments of rural policy in Great Britain in the context of international economic, social, and political trends. It evaluates the achievements of New Labour's rural ... More


The Role of Rural Institutions and State Campaigns in Development

Kristen E. Looney

in Mobilizing for Development: The Modernization of Rural East Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748844
eISBN:
9781501748868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748844.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the role of rural institutions and state campaigns in development. Most accounts of rural development in East Asia privilege the role of land reform and the emergence of ... More


Rethinking rural policy under New Labour

Neil Ward

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the implementation of a ‘modernisation’ agenda in the Labour government's rural policy in Great Britain. It describes the work of the Cabinet Office Performance and Innovation ... More


Rural Development in South Korea, 1950s–1970s

Kristen E. Looney

in Mobilizing for Development: The Modernization of Rural East Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748844
eISBN:
9781501748868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748844.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explains South Korea's mixed record of rural development. It begins with an overview of rural change in the postwar period and shows that agriculture did not contribute much to the ... More


Europeanisation and New Patterns of Governance in Ireland

Nicholas Rees, Brid Quinn, and Bernadette Connaughton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076206
eISBN:
9781781702932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076206.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

To what extent did Europeanisation contribute to Ireland's transformation from ‘poor relation’ to being admired and emulated? This book examines how Europeanisation affected Irish policy-making and ... More


Micro-hydel and Irrigation: Is Any Other Water Technology Different? 1

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Micro-hydel development has been an important part of both energy and rural development policy in the hills of Nepal, and design choices and support policies have been shaped by both international ... More


The Exurban Exchange

Campbell F. Scribner

in The Fight for Local Control: Schools, Suburbs, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501700804
eISBN:
9781501704116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700804.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the impact of suburbanization on rural school districts and looks at the invocation of local control to oppose court-ordered busing for racial desegregation. The history of ... More


Alternative countrysides: anthropology and rural West Europe today

Jeremy MacClancy

in Alternative countrysides: Anthropological approaches to rural Western Europe today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096846
eISBN:
9781526103925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096846.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

To set the scene for the rest of the book, this chapter discusses the evolving discourses of the rural and the urban, the exploitation of this discourse by some political parties, and the rise of the ... More


Protecting and consuming the countryside

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Popular myth and historical tradition about British countrysides have imposed a powerful impact on policy discourse. The countrysides of England, Scotland and Wales have been shaped by economic ... More


The Rural Question: Identity, Modernity, and Peasants in China's Industrial Development

Margherita Zanasi

in Saving the Nation: Economic Modernity in Republican China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226978734
eISBN:
9780226978741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226978741.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explores the productivist policies of the GMD and how they affected its rural policies. Rural recovery was crucial for Wang Jingwei's and Chen Gongbo's vision of modern nationhood with ... More


The foot and mouth crisis

Michael Winter

in New Labour's countryside: Rural policy in Britain since 1997

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349323
eISBN:
9781447302858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349323.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines and analyses the Labour government's response to the Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) epidemic in Great Britain, both during and after the crisis. It evaluates the implications of ... More


Politics and Social Identity: The 1965–66 Violence and Its Aftermath

Robert W. Hefner

in The Political Economy of Mountain Java: An Interpretive History

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069336
eISBN:
9780520913769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069336.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Social forces are realigning politics and identity in Java today. Driven by broad changes in the Indonesian state, recent developments have linked village to nation in a way unanticipated by ... More


People and Power

C. J. Storella and A. K. Sokolov

in The Voice of the People

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112337
eISBN:
9780300189018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112337.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter, which discusses various aspects of village life pertaining to the exercise of political power at the local level, presents letters written by the peasantry expressing their views about ... More


Village governance in China

Nancy Qian

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0054
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses some of the most pressing issues of local governance for the Chinese government; how they have addressed those issues; and the consequences of their policies. It focuses on ... More


Agriculture and rural development in the post-apartheid era

Mohammad Karaan and Nick Vink

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0052
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines agricultural and rural development policies in post-apartheid South Africa. It argues that little thought was given to the timing and sequencing of policy reforms, and that ... More


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