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Richardson, J. J. (Jeremy John) 1942-

Works: 97 works in 404 publications in 3 languages and 9,591 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Publishing director
Classifications: JN329.P7, 341.2422
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Most widely held works about J. J Richardson
Most widely held works by J. J Richardson
European Union : power and policy-making by J. J Richardson( Book )

67 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richardson introduces the policy-making processes at work in the EU. This edition has been significantly improved to make it even more accessible for second and third year undergraduates. A website will also support this edition, featuring some of the more technical material such as statistics
Pressure groups by J. J Richardson( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The readings in this series are chosen from a variety of journals and other sources to cover major areas or issues in the study of politics, government, and political theory. Each volume contains an introductory essay by the editor and a select guide to further reading." "Since the early 1950s pressure groups have been recognized as playing a key role in the policy process in western democracies. As legislatures and political parties have declined in influence, the relationship between pressure groups and government has become highly developed. This has presented both problems and opportunities for the participation of ordinary citizens in the governmental process. This book reviews some of the key theoretical concepts developed in the study of pressure groups and presents a series of up-to-date studies of their role in particular countries, including the UK, USA, France, and the former Soviet Union. It is an authoritative collection, edited by one of Britain's leading pressure group analysts, and will be invaluable for both students and practitioners who want to understand current developments in the lobbying process."--Jacket
Pressure groups in Britain: a reader by Richard Kimber( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policy styles in Western Europe by J. J Richardson( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1982, Policy Styles in Western Europe considers the growth of the modern state in the 1980s and examines the implications of this for the making and implementation of public policy decisions. It argues that the business of government was simply easier in the 1970s and that the growth of the modern state has meant an expansion of public policies, with the state widening in areas of societal activity. This book looks at the similarities and differences that exist among the countries of Western Europe
Lobbying in the European Community( Book )

10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The role of interest groups in the formulation of EC policy is a central aspect of the development of the European Community: This book is unique in providing both an academic analysis of the system and an insider's view of how lobbying actually works." "The first part examines the consequences of the increasing transference of power to Brussels in terms of the EC policy process, the activities of the Commission of the EC as an 'adolescent' bureaucracy, and the behaviour of interest associations at national and European level. Subsequent chapters look in detail at the wide range of interest groups involved in lobbying, including business, industry, the financial sector, and voluntary organizations." "The combination of contributions from academic specialists and practitioners, including Commission officials and interest group leaders, will make this book uniquely interesting as a study of a key area of the evolving European policy process." "The purpose of the Nuffield European Studies series is to provide, for students and teachers in the social sciences and related disciplines, works of an interdisciplinary and comparative nature dealing with significant political, economic, legal, and social problems confronting European nation-states and the European Community: It will comprise research monographs as well as the edited proceedings of conferences organized by the Centre for European Studies at Nuffield College, Oxford. The general editors of the series are Joachim Jens Hesse, Ford-Monnet Professor of European Politics and Comparative Government in the University of Oxford and Director of the Centre for European Studies, and Vincent Wright, Official Fellow of Nuffield College."--Jacket
Government and pressure groups in Britain by A. G Jordan( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British politics and the policy process : an arena approach by A. G Jordan( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text provides an introduction to the workings of the British political process, clarifying study methods
Governing under pressure : the policy process in a post-parliamentary democracy by J. J Richardson( Book )

17 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True blues : the politics of Conservative Party membership by Paul Whiteley( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Conservative Party is one of the most successful political parties in the western world. Its success has been built on its large grass roots membership. And yet that membership appears to be increasingly disaffected and in decline. This book is the first in depth study of this crucial section of the Conservative Party. Drawing on new and revealing survey data, it paints a fascinating picture of the social make-up and political views of a grass roots membership who dislike Jacques Delors more than the European Community, and The Sun newspaper most of all. the book challenges the stereotypical view of the Conservative activist as an eccentric and politically irrelevant Thatcher-loving extremist. Instead, the authors argue that the grass roots membership are the unsung heroes of political life; helping to keep the party system working and democracy intact at a time when it is under considerable strain. The authors claim that to some extent the party is the author of its own problems, and point out the likely dire consequences for its future success if the current decline continues.; They conclude by outlining the ways in which the leadership might revitalize its most important political asset
Unemployment : policy responses of Western democracies by Jeremy Richarson( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Campaigning for the environment by Richard Kimber( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The policy-making process by J. J Richardson( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Privatisation and deregulation in Canada and Britain by J. J Richardson( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployment in the UK : politics and policies by Jeremy Moon( Book )

10 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artificial intelligence in maintenance by J. Jeffrey Richardson( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principal subdisciplines of AI (e.g., expert systems, problem solving, planning, and natural language understanding) are presented as well as the larger systems engineering issues. In a chapter devoted to automated systems for managing hardware failures, the components of the failure cycle (detection, diagnosis, and repair) are described in tandem with machine approaches and applicable AI methodology. In this report, effective improvement in military maintenance is viewed to be dependent not only on automated systems but also on the development of human resources and the organizational context of maintenance. Evidence and information are provided to support the recommendation that it is possible to build more effective and less costly automated diagnostic systems only if these systems exploit human problem-solving capabilities. Four hypothetical examples of advanced systems and a comparison of human vs. machine strengths and weaknesses as problem solvers are outlined. Five research and development recommendations for the use of AI in maintenance conclude that (1) there is a good match between the need for improved maintenance and the emerging science of AI, (2) AI research should be guided by a policy of integrated diagnostics, and (3) field evaluations of AI applications should focus on organizational impact as well as technical issues, (4) programs should be targeted at both fielded systems and systems under development, (5) basic research should investigate cooperative human-machine device diagnosis problem solving and the coordination of the specification- and symptom-based approaches
The Politics of economic crisis : lessons from Western Europe by J. J Richardson( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Polish and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constructing a policy-making state? : Policy dynamics in the EU( Book )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Constructing a Policy-Making State? sets out to examine the processes by which Europeanization takes place. Europeanization is defined as the process by which the key decisions about public policies are gradually transferred to the European level (or for new policy areas, emerge at the European level). This is in contrast to definitions of Europeanization which focus on the adaption of member states to European public policies. Thus, the main focus is whether a European Union 'policy-making state' is being created via changes in the distribution of power between member states and the European level institutions over time. In addition to several overview chapters (such as on agenda setting in the EU), there are twelve sectoral studies which analyse the differing trajectories and outcomes of the Europeanization process and the extent to which the European Union can make 'authoritative allocations'. The case studies have been selected in order to illustrate the degree of cross-sectoral variation in the process of Europeanization, from sectors which have yet to see very much Europeanization, such as health, to sectors such as competition policy which are almost fully Europeanized. The book is consciously multi-theoretic in its approach, drawing on a range of theories and concepts, from theories of European integration, to theories of public policy processes."--Publisher's website
Managing policy change in Britain : the politics of water by William A Maloney( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes the historical development of the water industry through the 1980s privatisation controversy in England and Wales and the contentious hybrid reorganisation in Scotland, to current environmental and social concerns
Politics and steel in Britain, 1967-1988 : the life and times of the British Steel Corporation by G. F Dudley( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does policy change? : lessons from British transport policy, 1945-99 by Geoffrey Dudley( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work uses detailed case-studies from British transport policy since 1945 to examine and explain the dynamics of major policy change
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Pressure groupsLobbying in the European CommunityTrue blues : the politics of Conservative Party membershipWhy does policy change? : lessons from British transport policy, 1945-99