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Covid‐19 and the Blunders of our Governments: Long‐run System Failings Aggravated by Political Choices.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Political Quarterly. Jul2020, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p523-533. 11p.

Abstract:More urgently than ever we need an answer to the question posed by the late Mick Moran in The Political Quarterly nearly two decades ago: 'if government now invests huge resources in trying to be smart why does it often act so dumb?'. We reflect on thi...

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Why Friends and Neighbors? Explaining the Electoral Appeal of Local Roots.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Politics. Jul2019, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p937-951. 15p.

Abstract:Why do politicians with strong local roots receive more electoral support? The mechanisms underlying this well-documented "friends and neighbors" effect remain largely untested. Drawing on two population-based survey experiments fielded in Britain, we ...

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Towards the promised land. (cover story)

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):New Statesman. 9/22/2017, Vol. 146 Issue 5385, p26-37. 7p. 1 Color Photograph, 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:The article highlights how the British Labour left was able to win control of the party and transform the political scene in Great Britain as of September 2017. Topics discussed include how John McDonnell's 2007 defeat as left-wing Labour leader hinted...

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A 'fertile ground for poisonous doctrines'? Understanding far-right electoral appeal in the south Pennine textile belt, c.1967-1979.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Contemporary British History; Jun2020, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p273-298, 26p

Abstract:Copyright of Contemporary British History is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download,...

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What, when and where of petitions submitted to the UK government during a time of chaos.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Policy Sciences; Sep2020, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p535-557, 23p, 4 Charts, 10 Graphs

Abstract:Copyright of Policy Sciences is the property of Springer Nature and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or ema...

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The Policymakers’ Dilemma: Change, Continuity and Enduring Rationalities of English Penal Policy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):British Journal of Criminology. Sep2018, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p1066-1086. 21p.

Abstract:This article analyses how penal policymakers interpret, rationalize and thereby instantiate ‘external’ change. In order to do so, it presents a critical reconstruction of penal policymaking during the 2010–15 UK coalition government, drawing on intervi...

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Putting Localism in Place: Conservative Images of the Good Community and the Contradictions of Planning Reform in England.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Planning Practice & Research. Apr2016, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p174-194. 21p.

Abstract:Over the past 5 years, the UK Coalition and subsequent Conservative governments have sought to develop an agenda of localism. Recent research has evaluated how this has played out in practice. This article takes a different approach, interpreting how t...

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First Amendment (Un)Exceptionalism: A Comparative Taxonomy of Campaign Finance Reform Proposals in the United States and United Kingdom.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Ohio State Law Journal; 2020, Vol. 81 Issue 1-2, p405-463, 59p

Abstract:Copyright of Ohio State Law Journal is the property of Ohio State Law Journal and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, do...

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