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Active Labour market policy in Scotland: does it make a difference?

Journal Article
Adams, J. (2007)
Active Labour market policy in Scotland: does it make a difference?. International Journal of Manpower, 28, 30-41. https://doi.org/10.1108/01437720710733456
The paper aims to show that active labour market policies in Scotland over a nine-year period have failed to meet key policy objectives. Design/methodology/approach - The pape...

Powers in the Land?

Journal Article
Duff, A. (2008)
Powers in the Land?. Journalism Practice, 2, 230-244. https://doi.org/10.1080/17512780801999386
The expansion of opinion is one of the key developments in the British press, as elsewhere. The article analyses the role of one of the most important types of commentator, ne...

Public private partnerships in China: rationale, system and constraints.

Journal Article
Adams, J. (2006)
Public private partnerships in China: rationale, system and constraints. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 19, 384-396. https://doi.org/10.1108/09513550610669202
Public private partnership (PPP), which has been operating in China for over 20 years. In addition, an increased focus on value for money in the public sector has led to a nee...

Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim

Journal Article
Hopkins, P., Botterill, K., Sanghera, G., & Arshad, R. (2017)
Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107(4), 934-948. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2016.1270192
Exploring both debates about misrecognition and explorations of encounters, this paper focuses upon the experiences of ethnic and religious minority young people who are mista...

The effects of culture and politics on Foreign Direct Investment and sustainable development in China: some research hypotheses

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Brown, A., Orr, A., Luo, J., Omar, M., & Handley-Schachler, M. (2006)
The effects of culture and politics on Foreign Direct Investment and sustainable development in China: some research hypotheses. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 2(1/2), 89. https://doi.org/10.1504/wremsd.2006.009078
China's GDP reached US 1.159 trillion in 2001, making it the sixth largest economy in the world. In addition the Chinese government has reformed its economy, liberated market ...

The Past, Present, and Future of Information Policy: Towards a normative theory of the information society

Journal Article
Duff, A. S. (2004)
The Past, Present, and Future of Information Policy: Towards a normative theory of the information society. Information, Communication and Society, 7(1), 69-87. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118042000208906
The profile of information policy in academic and policy-making circles has been rising in recent decades, a function, presumably, of the expansion of an 'information society'...

The reorganization addiction in local government: unitary councils for England

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Elcock, H., McMillan, J., & Fenwick, J. (2010)
The reorganization addiction in local government: unitary councils for England. Public Money and Management, 30, 331-338. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2010.525000
Structural reorganization of local government is an addictive habit to which British government ministers and civil servants are peculiarly prone. In the latest instance, seve...

‘Today I offer you, and we offer the country a new vision’: The strategic use of first person pronouns in party conference speeches of the Third Way

Journal Article
Kranert, M. (2017)
‘Today I offer you, and we offer the country a new vision’: The strategic use of first person pronouns in party conference speeches of the Third Way. Discourse and Society, 28(2), 182-203. https://doi.org/10.1177/0957926516685463
This article aims to fill a gap in the existing research by analysing the construction of leadership and group identity in a corpus of 13 party conference speeches by the part...

Review of 'Innovations in Participatory Politics' by B. Loader and D. Mercea, eds.

Journal Article
Taylor-Smith, E. (2013)
Review of 'Innovations in Participatory Politics' by B. Loader and D. Mercea, eds. Information Polity, 18, 93-96. https://doi.org/10.3233/IP-130298
Brian Loader and Dan Mercea rally a group of political/social/media scientists to shed light on social media and democracy. Is social media supporting transformations of democ...

Childcare: An investigation of labour market issues.

Journal Article
Thomson, E., Campbell, J., & Scott, G. (2003)
Childcare: An investigation of labour market issues. Regional Studies, 37(9), 957-967. https://doi.org/10.1080/0034340032000143940
Over recent years the UK government and the Scottish Executive have demonstrated a commitment to the development of childcare services through the use of both supply and deman...