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Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

We inhabit a perpetually accelerating and increasingly interconnected world, with new ideas, fads, and fashions moving at social-media speed. New policy ideas, especially “ideas that work,” are now ... 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


Geographies of Policy

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 1 critically reviews the literatures on policy transfer, with an eye towards understanding the contributions and limits of orthodox approaches researching policy mobility. It presents a ... More


Reflections: Pursuing Projects, Following Policies

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Reflections #1, “Pursuing projects, following policies,” is the first in a series of reflections that close each section of the book, where we anticipate some of the methodological and interpretative ... More


Reflections: Headwinds, Hollowing Out

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter explores the vital role of policy networks in the transnational (re)construction of the PB field, concluding that these are nevertheless invariably connected to centers of political ... More


Reflections: Tailwinds, Turning Points

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter first calls attention to the enormous momentum generated behind CCTs as a “paradigm positive” policy program which has been steered, most notably by the World Bank, through a combination ... More


Globalizing Social-Policy Practice

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Adopts a more global perspective on CCT policy development, considering the roles played by multilateral agencies. In one sense, this is a story of the formidable power of organizations like the ... More


Conclusion: Exploring (Fast) Policy Worlds

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The conclusion reflects on the analytical lessons have been learned across the two case studies. It suggests that there is evidence that qualitatively different forms of fast policy are at work in ... More


Porto Alegre as Participatory Laboratory

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter centers on the storied site of PB’s “invention.” Though still an inspiration to many, the Porto Alegre experience illustrates the political slipperiness of the PB concept, which under ... More


New Ideas for New York City

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 3, “New Ideas for New York City,” explores Mayor Bloomberg’s experiment in South-North policy learning, his ultimately frustrated attempt to replicate the well-publicized successes of the ... More


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