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Introduction

Steven P. Croley

in Civil Justice Reconsidered: Toward a Less Costly, More Accessible Litigation System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479855001
eISBN:
9781479881581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855001.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The introduction presents the rationale and structure of the book. This book focuses litigation and litigation reform proposals, as opposed to liability reform (i.e., reform of the underlying ... More


Beyond ‘evidence-based policy’ in a ‘post-truth’ world: the role of ideas in public health policy

Katherine E. Smith

in Social Policy Review 29: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336211
eISBN:
9781447336235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336211.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the role of ideas in policy making. The existence of conflicts between evidence-based and ideological approaches to politically contentious issues is widely recognised. ... More


Public Policy Making and Public Policy Analysis

Lee S. Friedman

in Does Policy Analysis Matter?: Exploring Its Effectiveness in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520287396
eISBN:
9780520962538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287396.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter reviews the development and growth of the policy-analytic profession. Historically, government decision makers have often called upon those with expertise to assist them in reaching ... More


Introduction: Debating Corruption and Anticorruption in History

Ronald Kroeze, André Vitória, and G. Geltner

in Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The introduction to this volume focuses on historiography, methodology and conclusions. It explains how anticorruption has seldom been treated as a historical subject except as the occasional ... More


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