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Britain and the Working Time Regulations
It is now over a year since the Working Time Regulations entered force in Britain on 1 October 1998, during a period when the government also introduced the minimum wage. But whereas that piece of legislation appears to ...
An Awkward Partner? Britain's implementation of the Working Time Directive
(Time and Society, 2001-03)
The dominance of member states in the field of social policy has been traditionally depicted as one of the main hurdles facing the development of a European social policy. Resistance by national government to the transfer ...
Permanent Representations to the European Union
(Diplomacy and Statecraft, 2001)
Despite the burgeoning literature devoted to the European Union, there has been little scholarly attention devoted to the role of EU Permanent Representations and the degree to which they act as a linkage between member ...
Research-led placements in Politics: A new approach?
(Palgrave MacMillan, 2008)
The ‘scholarship of engagement’, derived from work undertaken by the Boyer Commission in the US, emphasises the possibilities of enhanced undergraduate learning through research, yet in the UK this idea is less developed. ...
Arts council England and public value: a critical review.
(Taylor & Francis, 2008)
The Fight Over Working Hours: Trade Union Action or State Control? A British-Dutch Comparative Perspective
(The Journal of European Economic History, 2002)
This paper examines the historical development of the control over working hours in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. The voluntaristic approach of British trade unions, employers and government is contrasted with ...
Adapting to Europe
One of the most noticeable features of recent studies of European integration has been the growth in the number of publications that have focused on the impact that membership of the European Union has had on its member ...
Understanding the Major Governments
(Taylor and Francis, 2001)
In recent years few British Prime Minister’s and Chancellor’s of the Exchequer have been treated so unfavourably as John Major and Norman Lamont. As Prime Minister, John Major’s ability to govern was hampered by deep-seated ...
Teaching Politics in UK Universities: A Survey of the Profession
(Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences, 2007)
In recent years one of the most significant changes in UK Universities has been the increased use of virtual learning environments (VLE) as a method of supporting learning and teaching. This has in part been influenced by ...