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  • Fit for purpose ? Welfare reform and challenges for health and labour market policy in the UK
  • Behaviour ; Disability ; Health ; Labour market ; Policy ; Reform ; United Kingdom ; Welfare
  • The paper provides an extensive review of the most recent evidence to identify factors driving the rise in the number of people claiming sickness/incapacity benefits and assesses whether current policy is fit for purpose.
  • 2011
  • Landscape and agriculture under the reformed Common Agricultural Policy in Greece : constructing a typology of interventions
  • Agricultural policy ; Agriculture ; Common agricultural policy ; Environmental conservation ; Greece ; Nature conservation ; Public policy ; Rural landscape ; Typology
  • The above and the gradual integration of spatial elements in policy making could explain the increasing emphasis on rural landscape issues. The paper focuses on three cases of public intervention in three areas of Greece: A) The Amfissa olive grove
  • (Sterea Hellas), where support from the first pillar of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and a local agri-environmental measure, complement the existing landscape protection regulations of archaeological and land planning legislation; B) the Anthili
  • plain (Sterea Hellas) where a production support lead to an intensification process with negative impacts on the landscape, and finally C) Santorini (Cyclades), where the incentive based policies implemented, due to the absence of a robust land use
  • 2011
  • In the name of Pauk-Phaw. Myanmar’s China policy since 1948
  • Burma ; China ; Foreign policy ; Geopolitics ; International cooperation ; International relations ; Sphere of influence
  • repositioned her relations with China to her best advantage. The juxtaposition of accommodating China’s regional strategic interest and resisting Chinese influence and interference in Myanmar internal affairs, has been a hallmark of Myanmar’s China policy
  • . As long as it recognizes the legitimate strategic interests of China in Myanmar, the Myanmar government will be left to conduct its foreign relations within the context of its non-aligned policy. - (GL)
  • 2011
  • Economic crisis ; Economic geography ; Economic impact ; Economic policy ; Spatial scale
  • The article reviews the impacts of the crisis, and the different policy responses given to it. Based on policy documents and statistical data AA. analyse the processes on various geographic scales. According to AA.’ findings the crisis also effects
  • 2011
  • Criminality ; Local policy ; Social policy ; South Africa ; Urban administration ; Urban policy
  • 2011
  • Agricultural policy ; Decision making process ; Financial aid ; Investment ; Regional development ; Rural area ; Rural development ; Slovenia
  • Slovenia is predominantly a rural country. Rural development policy is institutionally part of agricultural policy and it covers entire national territory. In the article we present the effect of measures and financial inputs of this policy
  • 2011
  • Nomads in the eternal city. Local policies and Roma participation in the emergency era
  • Italy ; Lazio ; Local policy ; Rome ; Social conflict ; The 2000's ; Travellers ; Urban policy
  • 2011
  • Does cultural policy matter in public-art production ? The Netherlands and Flanders compared, 1945 - present
  • Amsterdam ; Art ; Comparative study ; Cultural policy ; Cultural studies ; Flanders ; Ghent ; Governmentality ; Institution ; Netherlands (The) ; Public policy ; Urban area
  • 2011
  • Why an air pollution achiever lags on climate policy ? The case of local policy implementation in Mie, Japan
  • 2011
  • The transformation of transport policy in Great Britain ? New realism and New Labour's decade of displacement activity
  • Decision making process ; Great Britain ; Management ; Policy ; Transport ; Transport policy ; United Kingdom
  • 2011
  • Policies of the Thai State towards the Malay Muslim South (1978-2010)
  • Civil society ; Conflict ; Cultural identity ; Geopolitical strategy ; Living conditions ; Nationalism ; Policy ; Role of the State ; Thailand ; Violence
  • incidents are actually crime related and have actually no connection to politics. The policies elaborated by the state to confront the unrest in the southern provinces have been based on the perception and assess of the situation by the central authorities
  • . But perceptions are creating their own ‘reality.’ After 2003 the National Security Council stopped to write a specific policy document for implementing policies in the South. Since 2006, which saw the overthrow of Thaksin’s government, civil society groups
  • 2011
  • Social mix policies in Paris : discourses, policies and social effects
  • France ; Gentrification ; Household ; Housing policy ; Ile-de-France ; Middle class ; Neighbourhood ; Paris ; Social cohesion ; Social geography ; Stock of real estate ; Urban policy ; Working class
  • 2011
  • Multi-level climate policies in Ireland
  • , with a significant gap at the sub-national level. This research explores whether city and county councils are the lowest most effective level for climate change actions in Ireland through a nationwide survey and a review of all relevant government policies at local
  • levels as evidenced by survey responses from local authority staff members, limited incorporation of higher-level objectives into local policy documents, and limiteddetails in national level policies as to local level implementation. Similar
  • 2011
  • Managing peatland ecosystem services : current UK policy and future challenges in a changing world
  • , this paper reviews contemporary policies relating to three broad categories of peatland ecosystem service (provisioning ; regulating and cultural), developed at multiple levels (global to local). We highlight problems associated with incomplete knowledge
  • about complex peatland ecosystem processes and disconnected policies and strategies. The review concludes by discussing the kinds of integrated land use policies that are beginning to emerge in the UK and may shape future peatland management.
  • 2011
  • Drawing on the example of Cork City and the November 2009 flood in particular, this paper evaluates contemporary policy and decision-making responses to flood hazards to determine whether they are sufficient to address current and future flood risks
  • and vulnerabilities. This framing of flood hazards is shaped by several influences including the historic evolution of flood policy and current institutional structures. The November 2009 flood highlights the limits of current policy and practice.
  • 2011
  • Canada ; Decision making process ; Institution ; Organization ; Police ; Policy ; Quebec
  • La mise en oeuvre d'une politique publique de sécurité routière nécessite l'activation de certains relais, dont l'organisation policière. Les agences policières sont en charge de missions différentes. Elles constituent un mandat que leur a confié
  • 2011
  • Heritage production and urban locational policy in Lijiang, China
  • China ; Competitiveness ; Local authority ; Place ; Territorial strategy ; Urban policy ; Yunnan
  • 2011
  • Geographies of policy : from transfer-diffusion to mobility-mutation
  • Crisis ; Diffusion ; Innovation ; Knowledge transfer ; Learning process ; Market ; Policy ; State
  • 2011
  • Rural-urban migration and unemployment : theory and policy implications
  • that it is unique. Two policies are considered : decreasing urban unemployment benefits and subsidizing urban employment. Decreasing the unemployment benefit in the city creates urban jobs and reduces rural–urban migration since new migrants have to spend some time
  • 2011
  • Policy and geopolitics : bounding Europe in EUrope
  • Bureaucracy ; Concept ; Discourse ; Europe ; European Union ; Foreign policy ; Frontier ; Geopolitics ; Institution ; International relations ; Political geography ; Transnationalism
  • 2011