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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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From Resistance Community to Community Politics

in The New Politics of Sinn Féin

December 2007; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 16916 words.

The chapter aims to explain the origins and processes of the evolution of the Provisional and Republican ideology. Various factors such as pop culture, mass media, the church,...

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The Agricultural Policy Community

Martin J. Smith.

in Policy Networks in British Government

May 1992; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 8467 words.

This chapter examines the relationship between the National Farmer's Union (NFU) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food (MAFF), which has traditionally been seen as one of the...

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The European Technology Community

John Peterson.

in Policy Networks in British Government

May 1992; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 8309 words.

This chapter assesses how public and private interests have converged in the European Community's R&D Framework programme and the Eureka initiative and how this dynamic affects decisions on...

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Communities and commitment

Jim Phillips.

in Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 15773 words.

This moves the analysis to community level, examining organisational features: the strike committees and centres, the fund-raising and the soup kitchens; and the contribution of women, as...

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Policy Communities and Issue Networks

David Marsh and R. A. W. Rhodes.

in Policy Networks in British Government

May 1992; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 7147 words.

This chapter summarizes the findings of the several case studies and identifies the research which still needs to be done. It aims to develop a more adequate typology of policy networks in...

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Collieries, communities and coalfield politics

Jim Phillips.

in Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 16038 words.

This establishes the central and related structural factors that shaped the character of the 1984-5 strike in Scotland: pit closures in the 1950s and 1960s; social changes in mining...

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Policy communities, public policy and policy learning in Wales and Brittany

Alistair Cole.

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation

April 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 10228 words.

This chapter attempts to reconstruct the beliefs of the chosen policy communities, based on responses to a detailed questionnaire and upon data from the interviews themselves. The method of...

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Running the council or leading the community? A mayoral dichotomy

Colin Copus.

in Leading the Localities

May 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 9546 words.

This chapter evaluates how elected mayors face the competing pressures of both running a large public service bureaucracy that is a council and leading the local community. The tension...

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Mark [née MacDonald], Constance Winifred [Connie] (1923–2007), community activist

Stephen Bourne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Politics. 1082 words.

Mark [née MacDonald], Constance Winifred [Connie] (1923–2007), community activist, was born in Rollington Town, Kingston, Jamaica, on 21 December 1923, the daughter of Ernest MacDonald, a...

Intersectional litigation and the structuring of a European interpretive community

Marco Dani.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

October 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; UK Politics. 11375 words.

In intersectional litigation European courts face conflicts between rival claims of legal authority that, in the absence of a unified European constitutional framework, may receive only...

Anglo-German relations and Britain's policy towards the European Economic Community

Terry Macintyre.

in Anglo-German Relations During the Labour Governments 1964-70

December 2007; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 13454 words.

This chapter discusses the events leading up to Britain's decision in 1967 to reapply for membership of the European Community and bilateral contacts with Germany after the application was...

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The Health Service Policy Community

Gerald Wistow.

in Policy Networks in British Government

May 1992; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 8484 words.

This chapter looks at the health service policy network. It describes the evolution of formal organizational and managerial frameworks within the National Health Service (NHS). It also...

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The war years, 1940–45

Christopher Norton.

in The politics of constitutional nationalism in Northern Ireland, 1932-1970

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 11888 words.

This chapter considers relations between the nationalist and unionist communities during the War. It is argued that the common suffering experienced by both communities following the...

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Commentary

David Downes.

in The Legacy of Thatcherism

February 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 2015 words.

The problems posed by the time-lag of a Thatcherite response to crime are well conveyed by Farrall and Jennings. Neo-liberal policies fuelled, and neo-conservative rhetoric narrowed the...

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Citizenship, Community and Constitutionalism

TREVOR SMITH.

in Parliamentary Affairs

April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Jim Phillips.

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: UK Politics. 224 pages.

This is a major re-evaluation of the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike, which was a central event in Britain's recent economic, industrial and political history, and the first book to show the pivotal...

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Public Policy and Normative Language: Utility, Community and Nation in the Debate over the Construction of Tryweryn Reservoir

Michael Cunningham.

in Parliamentary Affairs

October 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 5697 words.

ABSTRACT

The flooding of the community of Capel Celyn in North Wales to create a reservoir in the early 1960s to provide water for Liverpool provoked much...

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Scotland’s Changing ‘Community of the Communicators’: The Political Commentariat and the Independence Referendum

Gerry Hassan.

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media

April 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: UK Politics. 5498 words.

This chapter begins by considering the concept of the ‘commentariat’ in broad terms, discussing its emergence and attributed characteristics. It notes in particular some overlap between...

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The Order of the Spanish Constitutional Court on the proposal to convert the Basque Country into a freely associated community: Keeping hands off constitutional politics

Silvia Acierno and Julio Baquero Cruz.

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law; UK Politics. 3889 words.

Parliamentary Sovereignty and the European Community: The Unfinished Revolution?

IAN LOVELAND.

in Parliamentary Affairs

October 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Parliamentary and Legislative Practice; Law and Politics; Political Institutions; UK Politics. 0 words.

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