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The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How Implementation Works

Nina Holm Vohnsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526101341
eISBN:
9781526128539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The absurdity of bureaucracy offers an ethnographic portrayal of an attempt to make and implement evidence-based policy set in the Danish labour market system in 2009. It departs from the author’s ... More


The Legislative Arena

Bruno Perreau and Deke Dusinberre

in The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter two covers French parliamentary debate since 1945, demonstrating the great consistency of issues despite sweeping institutional changes, whether they concern the situation of single mothers, ... More


Anticipations

Nina Holm Vohnsen

in The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How Implementation Works

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526101341
eISBN:
9781526128539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101341.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter the reader is introduced to the municipal and ministerial reality respectively. While introducing some of the central people in the book the chapter focuses in the genesis of Active – ... More


Discourse, rhetoric and logics

Steven Griggs and David Howarth

in The politics of airport expansion in the United Kingdom: Hegemony, policy and the rhetoric of 'sustainable aviation'

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076138
eISBN:
9781781706053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076138.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter demonstrates how poststructuralist discourse theory, when articulated with elements of critical discourse analysis and rhetorical political analysis, contributes important tools and ... More


Problematising ‘sustainable aviation’ in the UK

Steven Griggs and David Howarth

in The politics of airport expansion in the United Kingdom: Hegemony, policy and the rhetoric of 'sustainable aviation'

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719076138
eISBN:
9781781706053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076138.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter investigates the various paradoxes and contradictions surrounding the regime of aviation expansion in post-war Britain. It engages in a detailed problematisation of the UK aviation ... More


Policy-Makers' Perspectives of Older People's Interest Representation

Martha Doyle

in The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Policy-makers’ perceptions of older people’s interest organisations and the degree to which these organisation influence the policy making process are addressed in Chapter 6. It explores policy ... More


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