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The Government of Risk: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes

Christopher Hood, Henry Rothstein, and Robert Baldwin

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243631
eISBN:
9780191599507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243638.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why does the regulation of risks to human health and safety vary so dramatically from one policy domain to another? Why are some risks regulated aggressively and others responded to only modestly? Is ... More


Public Policy and Administration: Comparative Policy Analysis

Richard I. Hofferbert and David Louis Cingranelli

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

How can we explain policy similarities and differences across time, jurisdiction, and country? Examples are offered in a comparison of social and economic context, the role of institutions, ideology, ... More


Theorizing Feminist Policy

Amy G. Mazur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Theorizing Feminist Policy intersects empirical feminist policy analysis with non‐feminist policy studies to define and contribute to the new field of Feminist Comparative Policy. The book first ... More


The End of Class Politics?: Class Voting in Comparative Context

Geoffrey Evans (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296348
eISBN:
9780191599194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296347.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For many years, there has been an intense debate over the importance of social class as a basis of political partisanship and ideological divisions in advanced industrial societies. The arguments of ... More


Conclusion: The Feminist Policy Formation Puzzle

Amy G. Mazur

in Theorizing Feminist Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The comparative analysis of the 27 policy cases suggests that feminist policies appear to be quite feminist in action, although successful feminist policies do not always achieve the same level of ... More


Europeanization in Comparative Perspective: Institutional Fit and National Adaptation

Marco Giuliani

in The Politics of Europeanization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252091
eISBN:
9780191599224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252092.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter addresses the issue of whether the domestic institutional architectures of the fifteen member states of the European Union (EU) affect the way in which they react to the challenges of ... More


Comparative Institutional Analysis of Corporate Governance

Masahiko Aoki

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter applies a ‘comparative institutional analysis’ approach to CG. It criticizes the property right approach for being a special case, and develops a more general model of governance with ... More


Reforming European Welfare States: Germany and the United Kingdom Compared

Jochen Clasen

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199270712
eISBN:
9780191603266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270716.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The book investigates the processes of welfare state reform in the UK and Germany between the late 1970s and 2003. Adopting a programme-level perspective, it systematically compares processes of ... More


Northern Ireland and the Divided World: Post-Agreement Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective

John McGarry (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244348
eISBN:
9780191599866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244340.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Written by a leading group of scholars in the field, this unique volume examines post‐Agreement Northern Ireland from a comparative perspective. It shatters the myth that Northern Ireland is ‘a place ... More


Cross‐Country Comparisons: Legislative and Executive Inclusion

Andrew Reynolds

in Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295105
eISBN:
9780191600128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295103.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

A comparative analysis is given of both actual and simulated election results of the five country case studies (from Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) presented in the book, along ... More


The Comparative Anatomy of Risk Regulation Regimes

Christopher Hood, Henry Rothstein, and Robert Baldwin

in The Government of Risk: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243631
eISBN:
9780191599507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243638.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Sets out two key dimensions for analysing risk regulation regimes that are employed throughout the book. The first dimension relates to the three constituent components of a risk regulation regime ... More


Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In recent decades, the share of service employment has increased greatly across Europe, fundamentally changing the structure of European labour markets and the nature of the economic risks that ... More


Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness

Joseph H. Carens

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297680
eISBN:
9780191598937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297688.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Contributes to contemporary debates about justice, multiculturalism, citizenship, and democratic theory. The book argues that the conventional liberal understanding of justice as neutrality needs to ... More


THE EPISTEMOLOGY OF COMPARATIVE ANALYSES: WHAT DO WE KNOW?

Jens Alber and Neil Gilbert

in United in Diversity?: Comparing Social Models in Europe and America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376630
eISBN:
9780199865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376630.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In grappling with the social, political, and economic dimensions of societal well-being in Europe and the United States, the chapters in this volume yielded many useful insights into what counts, how ... More


Introduction: Contextual Political Theory, Comparative Perspectives, and Justice as Evenhandedness

Joseph H. Carens

in Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297680
eISBN:
9780191598937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297688.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Describes the methodological approach of the book and provides a summary overview of the other chapters. The methodological section explains what contextual political theory means and why it is ... More


One Third Way or Several?

Giuliano Bonoli and Martin Powell

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter discusses the role of the Third Way discourse in legitimizing labour market policy reform in Britain, France, and Germany. It argues that only in Britain can a convincing causal link be ... More


A European Comparative Approach to the Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Mark R. Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

in The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter sets out the European comparative approach to the legal construction of personal work relations, which will be tested and explored in the subsequent parts of the book. It considers, ... More


Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity

Masahiko Aoki, Gregory Jackson, and Hideaki Miyajima (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284511
eISBN:
9780191713705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284511.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book uses comparative institutional analysis to explain differences in national economic performance. Countries have their own rules for corporate governance and they have different market ... More


Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

Mari Sako

in Shifting Boundaries of the Firm: Japanese Company - Japanese Labour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268160
eISBN:
9780191708534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268160.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This concluding chapter summarizes the key themes of the book. The Strategy-Structure-Institutions (SSI) Framework is used to derive specific propositions, and predict the future of Japanese firms ... More


Conclusions: International Convergence and National Contrasts

G. BRUCE DOERN and STEPHEN WILKS

in Comparative Competition Policy: National Institutions in a Global Market

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198280620
eISBN:
9780191684371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198280620.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter reviews the discussions in the preceding chapters. The core intellectual debate about competition policy ideas is still largely among economists but law, business administration, and ... More


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