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POLITICAL AMBITIONS AND COORDINATION CAPACITIES: THE MANAGEMENT OF HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL INTERDEPENDENCE

Andrew Jordan and Adriaan Schout

in The Coordination of the European Union: Exploring the Capacities of Networked Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199286959
eISBN:
9780191713279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286959.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter aims to explore the role — both real and potential — of one particular family of coordinating devices that have come to be known as ‘new’ modes of governing. In particular, it addresses ... More


The Coordination of the European Union: Exploring the Capacities of Networked Governance

Andrew Jordan and Adriaan Schout

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199286959
eISBN:
9780191713279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286959.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

As the traditional mode of coordinating — essentially issuing regulation — no longer commands sufficient political support, the EU has turned to what are increasingly termed soft or ‘new’ modes of ... More


THE COORDINATION OF THE EUROPEAN UNION: EXPLORING THE CAPACITIES OF NETWORKED GOVERNANCE

Andrew Jordan and Adriaan Schout

in The Coordination of the European Union: Exploring the Capacities of Networked Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199286959
eISBN:
9780191713279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286959.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter returns to the three questions posed in Chapter 1. Section 2 assesses the extent to which the coordination tasks identified in Chapter 1 are satisfactorily performed. Section 3 examines ... More


MULTILEVEL COORDINATION CAPACITIES

Andrew Jordan and Adriaan Schout

in The Coordination of the European Union: Exploring the Capacities of Networked Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199286959
eISBN:
9780191713279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286959.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter offers a more detailed theoretical explanation of the tools employed to assess the coordination capacities at network and actor level. The different sections link the two major ... More


Federal Governance in the United States and the European Union: A Policy Network Perspective

John Peterson and Laurence J. O'Toole

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The authors start by pointing out that as institutional forms for the governance of polities on a massive scale in the USA and the EU, networks face serious and potentially disabling challenges in ... More


Liberal Democracy and Policy‐Making: Knowledge and the Formation of Social Policy

Desmond King

in In The Name of Liberalism: Illiberal Social Policy in the USA and Britain

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296294
eISBN:
9780191599668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296290.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

King presents a historical account of the rise of expert influence on public policy and offers an explanation of how governments adopt illiberal social policies shaped by these expert ideas. He ... More


Policy Networks in British Government

David Marsh and R. A. W. Rhodes (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Policy is not made in the electoral arena or in the gladiatorial confrontations of Parliament, but in the netherworld of committees, civil servants, professions, and interest groups. This collection ... More


Policy‐Making in Fragmented Systems: How to Explain Success

Hubert Heinelt, Tanja Kopp‐Malek, Jochen Lang, and Bernd Reissert

in Linking EU and National Governance

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252268
eISBN:
9780191601040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252262.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Over the last decades, the European structural funds have undergone a series of wide-ranging reforms. The history of the funds, thus, does not confirm the ‘joint decision trap’ hypothesis that is ... More


Rethinking the State

Rhodes Bevir

in The State as Cultural Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580750
eISBN:
9780191723179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580750.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter takes the concepts explained in Chapter 4 and applies them to present-day approaches to the changing state. Such changes are typically described as a shift to governance. First-wave ... More


Policy Communities and Issue Networks: Beyond Typology

David Marsh and R. A. W. Rhodes

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter summarizes the findings of the several case studies and identifies the research which still needs to be done. It aims to develop a more adequate typology of policy networks in the light ... More


Political Networks and the Politics of Network Governance

Grahame F. Thompson

in Between Hierarchies and Markets: The Logic and Limits of Network Forms of Organization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198775270
eISBN:
9780191710513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775270.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter investigates the political manifestations of networks, particularly as they pertain to the governance of organisational and economic matters. The idea of ‘policy networks’ is examined ... More


Italy

Giacinto della Cananea

in The National Co-ordination of EU Policy: The European Level

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199248056
eISBN:
9780191601545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248052.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Italian permanent representation at Brussels has received very little academic or political attention, and there has been no explicit debate as to how this body should be shaped. Even when the ... More


Policy Networks in British Politics: A Critique of Existing Approaches

R. A. W. Rhodes and David Marsh

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter describes the relationship between the approach of policy networks and pluralist and corporatist models of government-interest group relations. It discusses the development of the ... More


Youth Employment Policy 1970–1990: Towards the Exclusion of the Trade Unions

David Marsh

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the development of youth employment policy between 1970 and 1990. There is some evidence that a stable policy community has existed in this area. A single agency, the Manpower ... More


Labour and International Finance, 1964–1967

Rob Stones

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter deals with the non-devaluation policy of pound sterling by the Labour Government which ruled between 1964 and 1967. The non-devaluation of the pound is typically presented as a key to ... More


Health policy networks: connecting the disconnected

Evelyne de Leeuw, Michael Keizer, and Marjan Hoeijmakers

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199658039
eISBN:
9780191765780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658039.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

We will draw on research that has used Kingdon’s Multiple Streams theory of policy-making in analysing local health policy development. We find that the theory insufficiently recognises network ... More


The Whitehall Expenditure Policy Network

Colin Thain and Maurice Wright

in The Treasury and Whitehall: The Planning and Control of Public Expenditure, 1976–1993

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277842
eISBN:
9780191684203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277842.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics, Political Economy

The Treasury and the spending departments have a dynamic relationship and this is explored in this chapter as it looks into the concepts of policy community and policy network that can be used to ... More


Policy Networks and Issue Networks: The Politics of Smoking

Melvyn D. Read

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents an analysis of the politics of smoking. It suggests that there is strong evidence that policy in this field is made within a producer-dominated policy community. It also ... More


Public policy and governance

Tim Lang, David Barling, and Martin Caraher

in Food Policy: Integrating health, environment and society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567882
eISBN:
9780191724121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567882.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter draws on academic studies of the public policy process to identify some key concepts that have been deployed to aid understanding of the making and implementation of public policy, and ... More


Issue Politics and the Policy Process

Matt Grossmann

in Artists of the Possible: Governing Networks and American Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199967834
eISBN:
9780199370726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967834.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter argues that the longstanding effort to categorize policy areas based on their types of politics is unhelpful. The most important factors in the policy process are broadly consistent ... More


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