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Trust issues: Dealing with distrust in politics

Publication Report Power & politics IPPR
Topic: Power & politics

A New Agenda: Labour and democracy

This essay is a contribution to the debate about the Left's future. It argues that the circumstances that have sustained Labour for so long are evaporating and that the Government requires radical...

Publication Power & politics Briefing

Equal Access? Appropriate and affordable childcare for every child

This report argues that the Government's objective for childcare should be a system that promotes child development, supports complex family lives, and enables parental employment as the best route...

Publication Power & politics Older people Young people

A New Rural Agenda

This collection of essays identifies the key challenges facing rural public policy today. Read a sample chapter entitled "Rural politics and governance" by Michael Woods. Social justice has...

Publication Power & politics IPPR North Report

Direct Representation Towards a conversational democracy

"Coleman points us to the right starting point for the long journey of democratic renewal" Matthew Taylor, Chief Advisor on Political Strategy to the Prime Minister In this important pamphlet Stephen...

Publication Power & politics Report

Daddy Dearest? Active fatherhood and public policy

This report make practical and positive suggestions on how public services can be reoriented to promote active fatherhood. Fatherhood matters. Fathers can improve the life chances of their children....

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Quiet Revolution: Progressive government in South America

IPPR Director Nick Pearce looks at the quiet rise of democratic and centre-left politics in South America and finds reasons for optimism about the region's future. IPPR Director Nick Pearce looks at...

Publication Power & politics Report

The Party Paradox

IPPR is pleased to publish a paper by colleagues at the Dutch think tank, the Wiardi Beckman Institute. This paper contrasts the two stories that are frequently told about political parties, that...

Publication Power & politics Report

Something for Something: A national youth action programme

This paper explores some of the issues arising from the debate surrounding youth action, and how youth action might best be promoted. The aim of this paper is to present arguments for how effective...

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