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Explaining Environmental Policy Adoption: A Comparative Analysis of Policy Developments in Twenty-Four OECD Countries

Christoph Knill, Susumu Shikano, and Jale Tosun

in State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027120
eISBN:
9780262323871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter compares the adoption of environmental policy innovations by policy-makers in twenty-four OECD countries (twenty-one European countries plus Mexico, Japan, and the United States) in the ... More


Crisis, Austerity, and the Neoliberal Turn

Aaron Major

in Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter reviews the global diffusion of austerity since the financial crisis of 2008 and situates austerity, as an economic policy, within the broader economic paradigm of neoliberalism. This ... More


Policy Diffusion and Anti-Money Laundering

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines why more than 180 states, large and small, rich and poor, have adopted a standard set of anti-money laundering (AML) policies, apparently without reference to local conditions. It ... More


Implications for Scholarship and Policy

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book concludes by discussing the implications of its findings for scholarship and policy. It argues that scholars need to broaden their conception of power in policy diffusion and offers ... More


Economists and Market-Conforming Reform

Johan Christensen

in The Power of Economists within the State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600492
eISBN:
9781503601857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600492.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter presents the theoretical argument of the book, which centers on how the institutionalization of economic knowledge within the state shaped the turn toward the market in public policy. ... More


The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

J. C. Sharman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A generation ago, not a single country had laws to counter money laundering; now, more countries have standardized anti-money laundering (AML) policies than have armed forces. This book investigates ... More


Socialization and Competition

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how socialization and symbolic competition have contributed to the diffusion of anti-money laundering (AML) policy, arguing that when catalyzed by blacklisting, both mechanisms ... More


Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Aaron Major

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Why have governments across Western Europe and North America turned to austerity in the wake of the global economic crisis of 2008? This book argues that this turn to austerity, and the resilience of ... More


The Power of Economists within the State

Johan Christensen

in The Power of Economists within the State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600492
eISBN:
9781503601857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600492.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The final chapter revisits the overarching argument about the varying power of economists within the state and its impact on the adoption of market-conforming policies. It points out that although ... More


Money Laundering and Anti-Money Laundering

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the legal history of money laundering and the policies used to counter it as they have arisen over the past few decades. It first provides an overview of the main characteristics ... More


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