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Policy capacity in the community sector

Susan Goodwin and Ruth Phillips

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Non-government community sector organisations (CSOs) have come to assume an increasingly important role in Australian social policy. CSOs have expanded their role as service providers, and many have ... More


In Conclusion

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Money and electoral politics: Local parties and funding at general elections

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306320
eISBN:
9781447311874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306320.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter draws together the main lessons of the book. Post-modern campaigning places increasing emphasis on local campaigning focussed in marginal seats as an integral part of parties’ national ... More


Knowledge, policy and coordinated action: mental health in Europe

Richard Freeman and Steve Sturdy

in Knowledge in policy: Embodied, inscribed, enacted

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447309987
eISBN:
9781447310020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309987.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

As a knowledge-based international agency, WHO offers a useful opportunity to explore the nature of knowledge in policy making. Between 12 and 15 January 2005, a WHO Ministerial Conference on Mental ... More


Policy analysis in Japan

Yukio Adachi, Sukehiro Hosono, and Jun Iio (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

While studies of policy analysis in other countries have assessed their needs and integrated them into training programmes for professional policy analysts, Japanese studies have been very limited. ... More


Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edited volume offers comparative, historical, and political surveys of the international development of social policy concepts and language and the changing boundaries they entails. The volume ... More


Policy analysis in the Czech Republic and the influence of supranational organisations

Martin Potůček, Vladimír Hulík, Klára Hulíková Tesárková, and Libor Stejskal

in Policy Analysis in the Czech Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318149
eISBN:
9781447318156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318149.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter examines the impact of supranational organizations on policymaking in the Czech Republic. The question to be answered is to what extent are national policy formulations influenced by ... More


Toward policy coordination: alternatives to hierarchy

B. Guy Peters

in Rethinking policy and politics: Reflections on contemporary debates in policy studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447319467
eISBN:
9781447319474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319467.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Coordination has been a continuing challenge to governments. This paper examines the nature of those challenges, and proceeds to consider the possibilities for a theory of coordination. In particular ... More


Shaping policy in the EU

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/9781447300465.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the range of theories and approaches to analyzing and evaluating the EU’s approach to policy making and shaping. It starts this through a consideration of external influences ... More


Trade and competition

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/9781447300465.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews the role of the EU in negotiating trade settlements for the member states. It discusses the pathway to the current position, including the role of the UK in supporting the EU’s ... More


Living sín patrón: lessons from Argentina’s societies in movement

Marina Sitrin

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores a few of the movements that arose in Argentina soon before and after the popular rebellion of the 19th and 20th of 2001 – movements whose forms of organizing, such as ... More


The social and solidarity economy in Argentina and the UK: convergence from opposite directions

Molly Scott Cato and Paola Raffaelli

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the commonalities and differences in the history of the development of the social and solidarity economy in the UK and Argentina. It examines how the need for social security ... More


Media and public accountability: typology and research agenda

Sandra Jacobs and Thomas Schillemans

in Media and Governance: Exploring the Role of News Media in Complex Systems of Governance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447341437
eISBN:
9781447341475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341437.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The role of the media in public accountability has often been discussed. This is especially the case for public sector organisations, whose accountability relations have changed in the shift from ... More


‘Socialism creates a better opportunity’: environmental justice in Cuba

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In 2006, Cuba earned international recognition as the only country in the world to have achieved sustainable development. This was based on the country’s relatively high indicators for social ... More


The financial health of local parties: the key to electoral success?

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Money and electoral politics: Local parties and funding at general elections

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306320
eISBN:
9781447311874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306320.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

To sustain their campaign (and other) activities, especially in marginal seats, political parties must raise and spend money. But how well-resourced are local parties? New rules on financial ... More


Knowledge interests: promoting and resisting change in mental health in Hungary

Bori Fernezelyi and Gábor Eröss

in Knowledge in policy: Embodied, inscribed, enacted

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447309987
eISBN:
9781447310020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309987.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter attempts to integrate the theory of international policy transfer and of the different phases of knowledge through a case study of WHO's mental health policy in Hungary. Identified as an ... More


The OECD’s search for a new social policy language: from welfare state to active society

Rianne Mahon

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) contribution to the construction of a transnational social policy language. It traces the changes in the ... More


Current state of non-profit organisations and the ‘New Public Commons’

Takafumi Tanaka

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the revision of the Civil Code and the NPO Law after the Great East Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011. It will be consider that the systemic revisions pertaining to NPOs that ... More


Policy analysis and political party think tanks

Arco Timmermans, Edwin van Rooyen, and Gerrit Voerman

in Policy analysis in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447313335
eISBN:
9781447313359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313335.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Industrial relations in the Netherlands are characterized by the rather harmonious collaboration of employers’ organizations, trade unions and the government. Various institutions have evolved that ... More


Community action in Australian farming and fishing communities

Sue Kilpatrick, Karen Willis, and Sophie Lewis

in Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores how communities come together in the face of externally imposed challenges and the social processes and resources that shape community action in response to these challenges. ... More


Resistance or resilience?

Lee Gregory

in Trading time: Can exchange lead to social change?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318293
eISBN:
9781447318309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318293.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Returning to the argument of co-option outlined in Chapter Two this chapter examines the barriers to be overcome if time banking is to articulate non-neo-liberal values. This discussion is built ... More


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