The Foundation as a Political Actor: The Case of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

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dc.contributor.author Davies, Jonathan S. en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-12T13:19:41Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-12T13:19:41Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Davies, J.S. (2004) The Foundation as a Political Actor: The Case of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. Political Quarterly, 75 (3) pp. 275-284 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2086/6159
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dc.description.abstract This paper examines the influence of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT) on the movement for democratic reform in the UK, drawing on a study of the impact of Trust grants to three beneficiaries. The paper demonstrates that charitable foundations can exercise political influence, particularly when a political party is looking for new ideas, like the Labour Party in the early to mid 1990s. Consequently, when studying influences on public policy, researchers should take heed of the anonymous benefactors supporting think tanks and pressure groups working openly in the political arena en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Wiley en
dc.subject Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust en
dc.subject democracy en
dc.subject freedom en
dc.title The Foundation as a Political Actor: The Case of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust en
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-923X.2004.00612.x
dc.peerreviewed Yes en


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