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From regional integration to regionalism in Africa: building capacities for the post-Millennium Development Goals agenda

Cristina D’Alessandro

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter repositions regional processes within the post-MDGs agenda and inquires as to their contribution to its construction. It assesses the progress made towards the achievement of regional ... More


Policing in its Historical and Political Context

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides essential context by describing the origins of Northern Ireland and its Police. It begins with the Partition of Ireland in 1921 and the creation of the Royal Ulster Constabulary ... More


Policy analysis in Japan

Yukio Adachi, Sukehiro Hosono, and Jun Iio (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

While studies of policy analysis in other countries have assessed their needs and integrated them into training programmes for professional policy analysts, Japanese studies have been very limited. ... More


The Contributions of Good Governance

Oran R. Young

in Governing Complex Systems: Social Capital for the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035934
eISBN:
9780262338899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035934.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

While the idea of good governance has becomes popular in writings on international governance, there is a good deal of confusion about the meaning of this phrase. In some cases, effectiveness is ... More


Policy analysis and the policy process in Japanese government

Jun Iio

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The introduction or promotion of policy analysis in Japan has been conditioned by Japanese governmental structure and her typical policy process. Japanese government has a strong centrifugal ... More


Small-town comprehensive planning in California:: Medial pathways to community-based participation

Hemalata Dandekar and Kelly Main

in Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In southern California the authors present a case study revealing that community action is an extension of existing community processes and capacities. They are dealing with processes that have been ... More


Introduction: social policy concepts and language

Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introduction chapter develops the overall framework for the following chapters. First, it demonstrates that there is a need to take a closer look at the development of key concepts in social ... More


Professionals and discretion in street-level bureaucracy

Tony Evans

in Understanding street-level bureaucracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313267
eISBN:
9781447313298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313267.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The focus of the chapter is a critical examination of Lipsky’s analysis of discretion in Street-level Bureaucracy. The chapter highlights the value of Street-level Bureaucracy as a critique of the ... More


Policy analysis by non-governmental organisations in Taiwan

Wen-Jong Juang

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Although many NGOs devote themselves to delivering services to their clients, policy advocacy and analysis is also an important activity for them. However, despite strong recent interest in studying ... More


Exploring policy advisory committees in the central government

Wen-Jiun Wang and Chang-Tay Chiou

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

As policy problems have become increasingly complicated and technical, Taiwan’s central government has sought the assistance of external policy advisors. Policy advisory committees, the focus of this ... More


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