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Justice, Evidence, and Interdisciplinary Health Inequalities Research

Nicholas B. King

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the interplay between normative judgments and empirical research. Using a case study of recent work on the social determinants of health, the author argues that three domains ... More


Mechanisms of policymaking

Janice Morphet

in How Europe shapes British public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews various approaches available to making and analyzing public policy. It considers these as mechanisms of policy making within an overall strategic context and reviews them against ... More


The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights: linking research, policy and practice

Ioannis N. Dimitrakopoulos

in Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The European Agency for Fundamental Rights occupies a unique and important position within the political and organisational structure of the European Union. This chapter provides a valuable ... More


Constitutional Change, Social Investment and Prevention Policy in Scotland

Paul Cairney, Malcolm Harvey, and Emily St Denny

in A Wealthier, Fairer Scotland: The Political Economy of Constitutional Change

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474416429
eISBN:
9781474435185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416429.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The prospect of Scottish independence allowed commentators the chance to reconsider the Scottish Government’s social policy choices. The idea of ‘social investment’ grew in importance since it fits ... More


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