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  • Borooah, Vani; Knox, Colin (Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 2014)
    Northern Ireland's schools system is undergoing a radical review. The first stage in this process is to reform the post-primary sector in response to the Education Minister's call to 'put pupils first' and raise the overall ...
  • Coxhead, Francis; Grauberg, Janet; Joyce, Paul; Lawes, Tanya; Massey, Andrew; Knox, Colin (Public Money and Management, 2010)
    Guidance for designing and delivering Masters in Public Administration (MPA) programmes has just been approved by three key stakeholder bodies - the Public Administration Committee (of the Joint University Council), the ...
  • Knox, Colin; Monaghan, Rachel (The Journal of Conflict Studies, 2001)
    This paper, drawing on focus group interview material, will therefore examine ways in which the communities in Northern Ireland and South Africa have responded to crime both during the conflict and thereafter. If the raison ...
  • Kuzhabekova, Aliya; Janenova, Saltanat; Almukhambetova, Ainur (International Journal of Public Administration, 2017-10-26)
    This paper analyzes the experiences of female leaders in civil service in a rapidly changing political, socio-cultural, and economic context of Kazakhstan. The research presents an analysis of the views of female managers ...
  • Pelizzo, Riccardo (2012-01)
    The purpose of this paper is to present a new index of legislative oversight. Building on the work by Stapenhurst (2011), who argued that a proper index of legislative oversight capacity should reflect not only legislatures’ ...
  • Atakhanova, Zauresh; Howie, Peter (Resources Policy, 2016-03-29)
    Household use of coal creates high levels of indoor and outdoor pollution affecting human health and the environment. However, millions of people across northern Asia and some parts of Europe continue using coal for space ...
  • Pelizzo, Riccardo; Nwokora, Zim (Politics and Policy, 2016-12)
    Party systems research has proceeded along two parallel lines of inquiry, one predominantly “qualitative” and the other “quantitative.” This article attempts to bridge this divide in two ways. First, by showing that ...
  • Knox, Colin; Qun, Zhang (The International Journal of Public Sector Management, 2007)
    Purpose: Legislative hearings are a relatively new way of encouraging citizen participation in administrative law making within China. The first such hearing in Liaoning Province (Dalian City) was held in April 2005. This ...
  • Knox, Colin (Journal of International Affairs, 2009)
    The People’s Republic of Bangladesh, formerly East Pakistan, became an independent state after the civil war of 1971 and joined the Commonwealth in 1972. It is a densely populated South Asian country with some 142 million ...
  • Knox, Colin; Carmichael, Paul (Public Administration, 2006)
    The Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement 1998 resulted in the return of devolved government to Northern Ireland and, with it, a decision by the Executive and Assembly to conduct a radical review of public administration. As the ...
  • Knox, Colin (Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 2011)
    The devolved government in Northern Ireland pledged to work for a `shared and better future for all' in its Programme for Government 2008 ^ 11. In pursuit of this goal it launched a consultation document entitled Programme ...
  • Knox, Colin (Public Administration and Development, 2009)
    Bangladesh has had a troubled political history since gaining independence in 1971 and is also beleaguered by poverty and natural environmental disasters. In particular however, corruption is blighting its prospects for ...
  • Knox, Colin (Local Governance, 2003)
    Northern Ireland is perhaps the locus extremis of fragmental communities in the United Kingdom. The ethno-national tensions and political violence that have ravaged the Province for over 30 years continue unabated at a ...
  • Pelizzo, Riccardo; Araral, Eduardo; Pak, Anton; Xun, Wu (African Development Review, 2016-06-01)
    The paper investigates the determinants of bribery in sub-Saharan Africa by using probit models and data from the World Bank's Enterprise Survey of 10,457 firms in 30 countries in sub-Saharan Africa from 2009 to 2013. By ...
  • Knox, Colin; Carmichael, Paul (Public Money and Management: Debate Piece, 2010)
    Northern Ireland should not have received an invitation to the ‘10 years of devolution’ celebration party! Power was devolved to the Northern Ireland Assembly and its Executive Committee of Ministers on Thursday 2nd December ...
  • Knox, Colin; Carmichael, Paul (Environment and Planning Series C, 2005)
    Devolution in Northern Ireland followed directly from the 1998 Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement which provided, inter alia, for a democratically elected Assembly ‘inclusive in its membership, capable of exercising executive ...
  • Knox, Colin; Hughes, Joanne (Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 1994)
    A series of equality and equity measures has been introduced by the British Government to tackle the seemingly intractable problems of Northern Ireland. These measures represent a range of initiatives in the areas of social ...
  • Knox, Colin (Qualitative Research, 2001)
    Despite the plethora of literature on the macro politics of Northern Ireland, there is a dearth of material on grassroots activity, in particular the dynamic between communities and paramilitary groups which enforce ‘law ...
  • Knox, Colin (Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, 2013)
    Paramilitary organisations exerted a stranglehold on working class loyalist and republican communities in Northern Ireland during the conflict. In the absence of an effective and legitimate policing service, paramilitaries ...
  • Knox, Colin (Astana Times, 2016-12-09)
    Good Governance Matters is the strapline of Nazarbayev University’s Graduate School of Public Policy. But what does “good governance” mean for the citizens of Kazakhstan? If Kazakhstan is to join the top 30 developed ...