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  • 1:32:28 Disrupting Institutional Rules And Organizational Practices For Women's Rights And Gender Equality

    Disrupting Institutional Rules And Organizational Practices For Women's Rights And Gender Equality

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    Speaker: Aruna Rao Chair: Naila Kabeer Recorded on 24 January 2014 in TW1 G.01, Tower One. We are pleased to announce that Aruna Rao, Co-Founder and Executiv...

  • 1:32:48 The Future Of The Liberal World Order

    The Future Of The Liberal World Order

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    Speakers: Professor Barry Buzan, Trine Flockhart, Professor John Ikenberry, Professor Charles Kupchan Chair: Professor Peter Trubowitz Recorded on 23 January...

  • 1:24:50 Popular GV311 Week 12: Scotland And The UK

    GV311 Week 12: Scotland And The UK

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    Case for independence/staying within the union. Devolution to Edinburgh has created a radically separate political and governmental system since 1999, with f...

  • 1:23:49 Popular Keys To The City: How Economics, Institutions, Social Interaction And Politics Shape Development

    Keys To The City: How Economics, Institutions, Social Interaction And Politics Shape Development

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    Speaker(s): Professor Michael Storper Chair: Professor Stuart Corbridge Recorded on 23 October 2013 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House. The global economy i...

  • 1:34:39 Popular Crowdsourcing A New UK Constitution

    Crowdsourcing A New UK Constitution

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    Speaker(s): David Blunkett MP, Richard Gordon QC, Carol Harlow, Dr Lea Ypi Chair: Professor Conor Gearty Recorded on 8 October 2013 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, ...

  • 1:21:18 Popular GV311 Week 8: Public Finance

    GV311 Week 8: Public Finance

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    How taxation is determined and levied, and how public expenditure is planned and controlled. The operation of the Treasury as Britain's 'finance ministry' wi...

  • 1:20:58 GV311 Week 11: Recent Reform

    GV311 Week 11: Recent Reform

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    Proposed reforms to Parliament, including a reduction in the number of MPs, new constituency boundaries, elections for select committee chairs, new types of ...

  • 1:23:12 GV311 Week 9: Policy Making And Influence

    GV311 Week 9: Policy Making And Influence

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    The ways policy is made and the processes it goes through prior to implementation. Party election manifestos, the use of special advisors, independent inquir...

  • 1:18:50 GV311 Week 3: Evolution Of State And Constitution

    GV311 Week 3: Evolution Of State And Constitution

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    The development of the key institutions, notably the Monarchy and Parliament, which constitute today's system of government, possible reforms to the Constitu...

  • 1:19:54 Popular GV311 Week 6: Parliament And Government

    GV311 Week 6: Parliament And Government

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    The operation of the UK Parliament today, including key officers, the Parliamentary roles of government and Opposition, the legislative process, committees a...

  • 1:23:41 GV311 Week 5: Civil Service, Quangos

    GV311 Week 5: Civil Service, Quangos

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    The development of the contemporary civil service, in particular its traditions of impartiality and generalism, the structure of central government departmen...

  • 1:22:16 Popular GV311 Week 10: Political Parties And Elections

    GV311 Week 10: Political Parties And Elections

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    The development of political parties, party loyalty and bases of support. Protest voting and extremist parties. The voting systems used in UK national and lo...

  • 1:22:42 Popular GV311 Week 7: Sub-national And Local

    GV311 Week 7: Sub-national And Local

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    19th century municipal development, decline of local government power and its constitutional implications. Devolution to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

  • 1:23:27 GV311 Week 2: Philosophical Influences And Ideas

    GV311 Week 2: Philosophical Influences And Ideas

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    The key philosophical influences that affect contemporary British politics. Speaker: Professor Paul Kelly.

  • 1:08:42 GV311 Week 4: Development Of Modern British Government

    GV311 Week 4: Development Of Modern British Government

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    Changes since 1945, in particular, including the creation of a fully-democratic franchise, the development of mass welfare, the end of Empire, the increase i...

  • 1:17:06 Popular GV311 Week 1: Introduction To British Government

    GV311 Week 1: Introduction To British Government

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    An introduction to the various themes that will be covered during this lecture series. Speakers: Professor Tony Travers and Professor Simon Hix.

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