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Coordination Policies and Politics

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of coordination of EU policies. It then discusses how to make regional policy work for water policy, environmental policy and industrial competitiveness, ... More


Post‐Second World War British Railways: The Unintended Consequences of Insufficient Government Intervention

Timothy Leunig

in Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the performance of Britain's railways, as measured by the speed of travel. It looks at the post-1945 period and assesses not the overall gains in speed, but the distribution of ... More


Labour’s Response to the Privatized Railway, 1993–8

Terry Gourvish

in Britain’s Railways, 1997–2005: Labour's Strategic Experiment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199236602
eISBN:
9780191696701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236602.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter begins by discussing Britain's rail policy and the events that occurred during 1993–7 in the rail institution. It then talks about the industry's performance during the said period. This ... More


conclusion: The Politics of Petroleum Prices

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Kenneth Kingsbury accurately portrayed how prices, resource consumption, and technological development interact. Behind Kingsbury's embrace of the “economic stimulus of price,” however, lurked an ... More


Cycles of Reform: Formulation and Ratification of Market Utopianism

in The Private Abuse of the Public Interest: Market Myths and Policy Muddles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226076423
eISBN:
9780226076454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076454.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the performance of government and market-oriented reforms by comparing three policy areas—health care, education, and transportation—in order to detect recurring patterns and ... More


Cycles of Reform: Institutional Reality and the Dystopia of Markets

in The Private Abuse of the Public Interest: Market Myths and Policy Muddles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226076423
eISBN:
9780226076454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076454.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The implementation of new initiatives to foster choice and competition through markets in health care, education, and transportation brought a disconcerting revelation: institutions mediate the ... More


Transportation and the Uniting of the Nation

Zachary M. Schrag

in To Promote the General Welfare: The Case for Big Government

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858538
eISBN:
9780190254537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199858538.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses American transportation policy since the founding of the nation. It argues that there is a kind of logic that runs through the history of big government transportation ... More


Liberating Cities from Cars

Joan Fitzgerald

in Greenovation: Urban Leadership on Climate Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190695514
eISBN:
9780190938345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695514.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics

This chapter begins with a range of actions cities can pursue to deprioritize cars while making room on their streets for transit, cyclists, and walkers. It then describes how these strategies work ... More


Construction Begins and Construction Ends

Philip Mark Plotch

in Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780801453663
eISBN:
9781501745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453663.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter details the beginning of the construction of the Second Avenue subway. In October of 1972, Governor Nelson Rockefeller and Mayor John Lindsay presided over the Second Avenue subway's ... More


The Democratic Disconnect and the Growth of Government

in The Private Abuse of the Public Interest: Market Myths and Policy Muddles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226076423
eISBN:
9780226076454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076454.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 4 showed that reforms to shrink government and expand markets in health care, education, and transportation ended up producing an expansion of government rules to sustain the new reliance on ... More


Infrastructure Partnership Success in Southern California: Building and Paying for the Alameda Corridor Rail Project

Richard F. Callahan

in Great Policy Successes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198843719
eISBN:
9780191879432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843719.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Alameda Corridor rail project became a tale of two cities: Los Angeles and Long Beach, California. It started as a story including each of the six cities in between. The Alameda Corridor ... More


A Return to Realism

in The Private Abuse of the Public Interest: Market Myths and Policy Muddles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226076423
eISBN:
9780226076454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076454.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter sets out the book' purpose, which is to explore the central institutional considerations that market strategies often overlook and the principal primrose paths down which they may go ... More


Motor Vehicle Movement and Standards between Bangladesh and India: Regional Connectivity and Trade

Bipul Chatterjee and Prithviraj Nath

in Heading East: Security, Trade, and Environment between India and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467242
eISBN:
9780199087143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467242.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Security Studies

Bilateral trade forms only a small part of the total trade between Bangladesh and India. Problems of logistics, trade practices, and lack of transport/transit agreements and infrastructure are major ... More


An Overview of Travel by Design

Marlon Boarnet and Randall C. Crane

in Travel by Design: The Influence of Urban Form on Travel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195123951
eISBN:
9780197561317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195123951.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Start with the trips people make from home to work, and then back home again. Each commute reflects choices of where to live, where to work, when to work, ... More


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