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The Resource United Kingdom governance, edited by Robert Pyper and Lynton Robins

United Kingdom governance, edited by Robert Pyper and Lynton Robins

Label
United Kingdom governance
Title
United Kingdom governance
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Pyper and Lynton Robins
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JN231
LC item number
.U55 2000
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Pyper, Robert
  • Robins, L. J.
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Great Britain
Label
United Kingdom governance, edited by Robert Pyper and Lynton Robins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Tables and Figures
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • Preface
  • Introduction/
  • Robert Pyper
  • Lynton Robins
  • p. 1
  • Central Executive.
  • p. 5
  • Parliament and Parties.
  • p. 7
  • Beyond Whitehall and Westminster.
  • p. 9
  • References.
  • p. 13
  • 1.
  • Prime Minister and Cabinet/
  • Peter Barberis
  • p. 14
  • Prime Minister: The Office and Office-Holders.
  • p. 15
  • Prime Ministerial Government: A Reappraisal.
  • p. 20
  • Cabinet System, Core Executive and Policy Networks.
  • p. 28
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 35
  • References.
  • p. 36
  • 2.
  • Ministers and Civil Servants/
  • Kevin Theakston
  • p. 39
  • How the Real 'Sir Humphreys' See It.
  • p. 39
  • Post-War 'Corridors of Power'.
  • p. 42
  • Mandarins Under the Conservatives 1979-97: Political Poodles?.
  • p. 47
  • New Labour in the Driving Seat.
  • p. 52
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 58
  • References.
  • p. 59
  • 3.
  • Civil Service: Structure and Management/
  • Tony Butcher
  • p. 61
  • Civil Service Under the Thatcher and Major Governments.
  • p. 61
  • Labour Party and the Civil Service 1979-97.
  • p. 68
  • Impact of the Blair Government.
  • p. 72
  • Future Developments under New Labour.
  • p. 76
  • References.
  • p. 79
  • 4.
  • Parliament in Transition/
  • Philip Norton
  • p. 82
  • Inherent Conflict.
  • p. 82
  • Constitutional Change.
  • p. 85
  • Parliamentary Reform Pre-1997.
  • p. 87
  • Reform Under a Labour Government.
  • p. 90
  • Impact of Constitutional Change.
  • p. 98
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 104
  • References.
  • p. 105
  • 5.
  • Parliamentary Scrutiny/
  • Michael Rush
  • p. 107
  • Ministerial Responsibility and Parliamentary Scrutiny.
  • p. 107
  • Means of Parliamentary Scrutiny.
  • p. 108
  • House of Lords and Parliamentary Scrutiny.
  • p. 114
  • Select Committees and Parliamentary Scrutiny.
  • p. 116
  • Departmental Select Committees.
  • p. 120
  • Parliamentary Scrutiny: An Overview.
  • p. 127
  • Parliamentary Scrutiny and UK Governance.
  • p. 133
  • References.
  • p. 135
  • 6.
  • Governing Parties/
  • Richard Kelly
  • p. 138
  • Labour Party.
  • p. 139
  • Conservatives.
  • p. 150
  • Liberal Democrats.
  • p. 160
  • Conclusion: New Structures, New Doctrines.
  • p. 162
  • References.
  • p. 165
  • 7.
  • Media and Government/
  • Bill Jones
  • p. 167
  • Spinning and Weaving: 1979-97.
  • p. 167
  • Harvest is Gathered: The 1997 Election Campaign.
  • p. 173
  • Labour in Power.
  • p. 179
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 191
  • References.
  • p. 192
  • 8.
  • European Union and UK Governance/
  • Neill Nugent
  • p. 194
  • Conservatives: Increasingly Euro-sceptical and Increasingly 'Awkward'.
  • p. 195
  • Labour: New Labour, New Views, and New Partner?.
  • p. 199
  • Decision-Making Capacity.
  • p. 204
  • Organisational Changes in Governance.
  • p. 207
  • Concluding Remarks: Prospects for British Influence in the EU.
  • p. 215
  • References.
  • p. 217
  • 9.
  • Governance in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland/
  • Allan McConnell
  • p. 219
  • Scotland.
  • p. 220
  • Wales.
  • p. 229
  • Northern Ireland.
  • p. 237
  • Conclusion: Analysing the New System of UK Territorial Governance.
  • p. 247
  • References.
  • p. 252
  • 10.
  • New Labour, New Local Governance?/
  • David Wilson
  • p. 256
  • Changing Role and Functions of Local Government.
  • p. 258
  • Central-Local Government Relations.
  • p. 271
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 279
  • References.
  • p. 280
  • 11.
  • 'Hollow State'?/
  • Clive Gray
  • p. 283
  • Introduction.
  • p. 283
  • Changing State.
  • p. 283
  • Transformation of the State.
  • p. 285
  • New Labour and Old Problems.
  • p. 292
  • How Hollow is the 'Hollow State'?.
  • p. 294
  • Changing British State.
  • p. 297
  • References.
  • p. 299
  • Conclusion: Governance by Reformers/
  • Robert Pyper
  • Lynton Robins
  • p. 301
  • Party Reformers to Reforming Government.
  • p. 302
  • Perspective: Towards a Fuller Concept of Governance?.
  • p. 305
  • References.
  • p. 309
  • Index.
  • p. 311
Control code
070015051007
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 320 p.
Isbn
9780333736043
Lccn
lc99056734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
United Kingdom governance, edited by Robert Pyper and Lynton Robins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Tables and Figures
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • Preface
  • Introduction/
  • Robert Pyper
  • Lynton Robins
  • p. 1
  • Central Executive.
  • p. 5
  • Parliament and Parties.
  • p. 7
  • Beyond Whitehall and Westminster.
  • p. 9
  • References.
  • p. 13
  • 1.
  • Prime Minister and Cabinet/
  • Peter Barberis
  • p. 14
  • Prime Minister: The Office and Office-Holders.
  • p. 15
  • Prime Ministerial Government: A Reappraisal.
  • p. 20
  • Cabinet System, Core Executive and Policy Networks.
  • p. 28
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 35
  • References.
  • p. 36
  • 2.
  • Ministers and Civil Servants/
  • Kevin Theakston
  • p. 39
  • How the Real 'Sir Humphreys' See It.
  • p. 39
  • Post-War 'Corridors of Power'.
  • p. 42
  • Mandarins Under the Conservatives 1979-97: Political Poodles?.
  • p. 47
  • New Labour in the Driving Seat.
  • p. 52
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 58
  • References.
  • p. 59
  • 3.
  • Civil Service: Structure and Management/
  • Tony Butcher
  • p. 61
  • Civil Service Under the Thatcher and Major Governments.
  • p. 61
  • Labour Party and the Civil Service 1979-97.
  • p. 68
  • Impact of the Blair Government.
  • p. 72
  • Future Developments under New Labour.
  • p. 76
  • References.
  • p. 79
  • 4.
  • Parliament in Transition/
  • Philip Norton
  • p. 82
  • Inherent Conflict.
  • p. 82
  • Constitutional Change.
  • p. 85
  • Parliamentary Reform Pre-1997.
  • p. 87
  • Reform Under a Labour Government.
  • p. 90
  • Impact of Constitutional Change.
  • p. 98
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 104
  • References.
  • p. 105
  • 5.
  • Parliamentary Scrutiny/
  • Michael Rush
  • p. 107
  • Ministerial Responsibility and Parliamentary Scrutiny.
  • p. 107
  • Means of Parliamentary Scrutiny.
  • p. 108
  • House of Lords and Parliamentary Scrutiny.
  • p. 114
  • Select Committees and Parliamentary Scrutiny.
  • p. 116
  • Departmental Select Committees.
  • p. 120
  • Parliamentary Scrutiny: An Overview.
  • p. 127
  • Parliamentary Scrutiny and UK Governance.
  • p. 133
  • References.
  • p. 135
  • 6.
  • Governing Parties/
  • Richard Kelly
  • p. 138
  • Labour Party.
  • p. 139
  • Conservatives.
  • p. 150
  • Liberal Democrats.
  • p. 160
  • Conclusion: New Structures, New Doctrines.
  • p. 162
  • References.
  • p. 165
  • 7.
  • Media and Government/
  • Bill Jones
  • p. 167
  • Spinning and Weaving: 1979-97.
  • p. 167
  • Harvest is Gathered: The 1997 Election Campaign.
  • p. 173
  • Labour in Power.
  • p. 179
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 191
  • References.
  • p. 192
  • 8.
  • European Union and UK Governance/
  • Neill Nugent
  • p. 194
  • Conservatives: Increasingly Euro-sceptical and Increasingly 'Awkward'.
  • p. 195
  • Labour: New Labour, New Views, and New Partner?.
  • p. 199
  • Decision-Making Capacity.
  • p. 204
  • Organisational Changes in Governance.
  • p. 207
  • Concluding Remarks: Prospects for British Influence in the EU.
  • p. 215
  • References.
  • p. 217
  • 9.
  • Governance in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland/
  • Allan McConnell
  • p. 219
  • Scotland.
  • p. 220
  • Wales.
  • p. 229
  • Northern Ireland.
  • p. 237
  • Conclusion: Analysing the New System of UK Territorial Governance.
  • p. 247
  • References.
  • p. 252
  • 10.
  • New Labour, New Local Governance?/
  • David Wilson
  • p. 256
  • Changing Role and Functions of Local Government.
  • p. 258
  • Central-Local Government Relations.
  • p. 271
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 279
  • References.
  • p. 280
  • 11.
  • 'Hollow State'?/
  • Clive Gray
  • p. 283
  • Introduction.
  • p. 283
  • Changing State.
  • p. 283
  • Transformation of the State.
  • p. 285
  • New Labour and Old Problems.
  • p. 292
  • How Hollow is the 'Hollow State'?.
  • p. 294
  • Changing British State.
  • p. 297
  • References.
  • p. 299
  • Conclusion: Governance by Reformers/
  • Robert Pyper
  • Lynton Robins
  • p. 301
  • Party Reformers to Reforming Government.
  • p. 302
  • Perspective: Towards a Fuller Concept of Governance?.
  • p. 305
  • References.
  • p. 309
  • Index.
  • p. 311
Control code
070015051007
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 320 p.
Isbn
9780333736043
Lccn
lc99056734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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