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Between cooperation and competition: The organisation of employment service delivery in the UK and Germany: Cooperation and competition in employment service delivery

Journal Article
Fuertes, V., Jantz, B., Klenk, T., & McQuaid, R. W. (2014)
Between cooperation and competition: The organisation of employment service delivery in the UK and Germany: Cooperation and competition in employment service delivery. International Journal of Social Welfare, 23(S1), S71-S86. doi:10.1111/ijsw.12100
The increased emphasis on labour market activation in many European countries has led to new forms of governance in recent decades. Primarily through qualitative data and docu...

Tony Blair's television political interviews in the aftermath of the Iraq war

Thesis
Ferguson, A. J. D. Tony Blair's television political interviews in the aftermath of the Iraq war. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6692
This thesis studies the political television interview with a particular focus on three interviews undertaken by Tony Blair. The answers the Prime Minister gave about the inva...

Signing an e-petition as a transition from lurking to participation.

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Cruickshank, P., Edelmann, N., & Smith, C. F. (2009)
Signing an e-petition as a transition from lurking to participation. In J. Chappellet, O. Glassey, M. Janssen, A. Macintosh, J. Scholl, E. Tambouris, & M. Wimmer (Eds.), Electronic Government and Electronic Participation, 275-282. Trauner
As one form of online political participation, the e-petitioning is seen as a response to a perceived decline in public trust of political institutions and the associated sym...

Coalfields and their neighbouring cities; economic regeneration, labour markets and governance.

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Gore, T., Fothergill, S., Hollywood, E., Lindsay, C., Morgan, K., Powell, R., & Upton, S. (2007)
Coalfields and their neighbouring cities; economic regeneration, labour markets and governance
This study assesses how far the regeneration of coalfield areas relies upon their links with neighbouring cities. It draws on national statistical analysis of labour market ad...

‘Laying a Foundation of Fact’: Fabianism and the information society thesis.

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2006)
‘Laying a Foundation of Fact’: Fabianism and the information society thesis. Information, communication and society. 9, 515-536. doi:10.1080/13691180600858754. ISSN 1468-4462
This article explores affinities between postindustrialism and modes of thinking characteristic of the Fabian Society, especially in the first half of the twentieth century. I...

You don't know what you've got till it's gone: Recontextualising the origins, development and impact of the call centre.

Journal Article
Ellis, V. & Taylor, P. (2006)
You don't know what you've got till it's gone: Recontextualising the origins, development and impact of the call centre. New technology, work and employment. 21, 107-122. doi:10.1111/j.1468-005X.2006.00167.x. ISSN 1468-005X
This paper locates the emergence of call centres within the broader political economy. We demonstrate how British Gas responded to privatisation, restrictive regulation and th...

An intelligent front-end for government websites.

Book
Cruickshank, P., & Macintosh, A. (2005)
An intelligent front-end for government websites. In P. Cunningham, & M. Cunningham (Eds.), Exploiting the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Applications and Case Studies, 427-434. IOS press
The HANDS question-answering and direction application, consisting of Answer Tree and Address Guesser modules is described in relation to the EDEN project from which it is der...

Disabilities and Poverty.

Report
MacPherson, S. (2005)
Disabilities and Poverty
Many of us will remember, albeit with varying degrees of clarity and happiness, those days at school when we received the yearly ‘report card’ to take home for inspection. Whi...

A social shaping perspective on an e-Governmental system(ic) failure.

Conference Proceeding
Davenport, E., & Horton, K. (2004)
A social shaping perspective on an e-Governmental system(ic) failure. In R. Traunmüller (Ed.), Electronic Government, 186-193. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-30078-6_31
The paper that follows is concerned with the communities of interest (or actor networks) and communities of practice that articulate the delivery of e-government services, and...

Are new deal employment initiatives on target? Evidence from job search success in local labour markets.

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M. & Adams, J. (2004)
Are new deal employment initiatives on target? Evidence from job search success in local labour markets. International Journal of Manpower. 25, 392-410. doi:10.1108/01437720410554124. ISSN 0143-7720
This paper tests the appropriateness of government employment policies in targeting specific groups of unemployed job seekers in the UK. A sample of 169 job seekers is divided...

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