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Explaining Regulatory Policy Divergence

David Vogel

in The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691124162
eISBN:
9781400842568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691124162.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores several alternative explanations for the divergence in transatlantic risk regulation, and discusses the policy shifts that have taken place on both sides of the Atlantic since ... More


Who Mobilizes?

Adam Seth Levine

in American Insecurity: Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162966
eISBN:
9781400852130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162966.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter sets the stage for the remainder of the book by examining the types of political organizations most likely to mobilize individual citizens concerned about job insecurity, healthcare ... More


How People Respond to Participation Requests

Adam Seth Levine

in American Insecurity: Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162966
eISBN:
9781400852130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162966.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines how people respond when the issues at stake refer to economic insecurity. It presents the results of a series of experiments in which citizens were randomly assigned to receive ... More


Environmental Protection: Positive Constitutional Rights in the Late Twentieth Century

Emily Zackin

in Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the campaigns for constitutional rights to environmental protection. In the 1960s and 1970s, when Congress was passing landmark environmental regulations and an entire executive ... More


The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Doyle Martha

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The politics of old age in the twenty-first century is contentious, encompassing ideological debates about how old age is conceptualised and the rights and welfare entitlements of individuals in ... More


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


Older People's Interest Organisations

Martha Doyle

in The politics of old age: Older people's interest organisations and collective action in Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090479
eISBN:
9781781707692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090479.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 3 outlines the origins and development of older people’s interest groups. It outlines their evolution in Europe and the United States from the late nineteenth century and the changing nature ... 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 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


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


A Principled Approach to Essential Health-Care Delivery System Reforms

Gunnar Almgren

in Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170130
eISBN:
9780231543316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170130.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The basic premise of this chapter is that we have at our disposal a wealth of evidence-based knowledge of critical health care delivery strategies that would, if implemented on a large scale, yield ... 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


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


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