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Between Technical Knowledge and Public Responsibility: Professional Expertise in Critical Perspective

Frank Fischer

in Democracy and Expertise: Reorienting Policy Inquiry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199282838
eISBN:
9780191712487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282838.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter opens with an examination of the evolution of the professional orientation to public responsibilities, in particular civic engagement. The traditional commitments to serve the public are ... More


Conclusion: The Shape of Collective Action in the U.S. Health Sector

Verta Taylor and Mayer N. Zald

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter locates U.S. health institutions in the context of American society and culture, exploring “American Exceptionalism” and its implications for the particular structure and culture of ... More


Understanding street-level bureaucracy

Peter Hupe, Peter Hupe, Michael Hill, and Aurèlien Buffat (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313267
eISBN:
9781447313298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313267.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edited volume provides a state of the art account of theory and research on modern street-level bureaucracy. For the first time gathering internationally leading scholars on the subject, the ... More


Power and Public Services: for Customers or Citizens?

David Donnison

in Active Citizenship: What Could it Achieve and How?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638666
eISBN:
9780748671939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638666.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores the changing balance of power since World War II between elites and citizens in respect of the health professions. The chapter offers a personal account of the decline of ... More


Abroad: The Emergence of Permanent Diplomacy

Iver B. Neumann

in At Home with the Diplomats: Inside a European Foreign Ministry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449932
eISBN:
9780801462993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449932.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the discourse of diplomacy. It begins by discussing the traditional European understanding of diplomacy's history. It then discusses four basic problems with this understanding, ... More


Eclipsing council housing

Brian Lund

in Housing Politics in the United Kingdom: Power, Planning and Protest

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327073
eISBN:
9781447327097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327073.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the politics involved in local authority housing supply. It records hostility to the idea, especially to subsidised council housing, at the end of the 19th century and ... More


Public policy education in the United States

Michael O’Hare

in Policy Analysis in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333821
eISBN:
9781447333944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333821.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Training for policy analysis practice has evolved over forty years to a standardized core, including economics, statistics, management, politics/political science, and a practicum. The original model ... More


The policy analysis profession in Canada

Stephen Brooks (ed.)

in Policy Analysis in Canada

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334910
eISBN:
9781447334934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The professionalization of policy analysis is usefully viewed as a cultural phenomenon that encompasses not only the expert’s relationship to the state and to various groups in society, but also the ... More


The Self in the Market: Identity and Community

Lisa Herzog

in Inventing the Market: Smith, Hegel, and Political Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199674176
eISBN:
9780191752179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674176.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Political Economy

This chapter discusses a worry that has often been raised about the market, namely that it creates unencumbered, ‘atomistic’ selves. After analysing the ways in which both Smith and Hegel see human ... More


Prosecuting Political Dissent: Courts and the Resilience of Authoritarianism in Syria

Reinoud Leenders

in Middle East Authoritarianisms: Governance, Contestation, and Regime Resilience in Syria and Iran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783019
eISBN:
9780804784351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783019.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter evaluates the use of technologies of power in Syria since the Ba'th coup in 1963 until the uprising that started in March 2011 with regards to its judicial system. The legal profession ... More


Fulfilling the promise of professionalism in street-level practice

Paul van der Aa and Rik van Berkel

in Understanding street-level bureaucracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313267
eISBN:
9781447313298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313267.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter aims to contribute to the street-level bureaucracy debate by examining theoretically and empirically how understanding of street-level bureaucrats’ agency can be improved by analysing ... More


Trauma and Memory: Between Individual and Collective Experiences

Austin Sarat, Nadav Davidovitch, and Michal Alberstein

in Trauma and Memory: Reading, Healing, and Making Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754057
eISBN:
9780804768122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754057.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book addresses a broader array of approaches to trauma ranging from professional ones (medical and legal) to ritual, narrative, and artistic representations. It assesses the tensions arising ... More


Labor Mobility and the Free Movement of Professionals

Michelle P. Egan

in Single Markets: Economic Integration in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199280506
eISBN:
9780191796289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280506.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Beyond the political salience of immigration control, there is also a corresponding effort for liberalization of certain kinds of labor movements related to the free movement of services. While most ... More


Black Women Cause Lawyers: Legal Activism in Pursuit of Racial and Gender Equality

Brittany N. Hearne and Holly J. McCammon

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter traces the social movement cause lawyering of black women over the last one hundred years. The discussion examines the legal activism of four generations of black women lawyers, ... More


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