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City-building in Belaya Kalitva

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at Soviet developments in the industrial city of Belaya Kalitva. The first part examines the plans that were developed for the city in the early 1960s in order to illustrate how ... More


Policy analysis and bureaucratic capacity in the federal government

Jesus F. Hernández-Galicia and David Arellano-Gault

in Policy Analysis in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329152
eISBN:
9781447329176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329152.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The purpose of this chapter is to understand and study the emerging bureaucratic skills being developed at the federal level to undertake policy analysis in Mexico. To this end, first, a literature ... More


Silver hair, silver tongues, silver screen: recollection, reflection and representation through digital storytelling with older people

Tricia Jenkins and Pip Hardy

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the use of Digital Storytelling (DS) with older people. It looks at the benefits of participation in the DS process before considering how these self-representations — ... More


Policing the Frontier: An Ethnography of Two Worlds in Niger

Mirco Göpfert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747212
eISBN:
9781501747236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747212.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book explores what it means to be a gendarme investigating cases, writing reports, and settling disputes in rural Niger. At the same time, the book looks at the larger bureaucracy and the ... More


Institutional and International Developments

Anne Hammerstad

in The Rise and Decline of a Global Security Actor: UNHCR, Refugee Protection and Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199213085
eISBN:
9780191746673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213085.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies factors that have influenced the direction in which UNHCR has expanded and developed over its sixty years’ history. Four sets of factors are described: First, UNHCR’s Statute, ... More


State Making under Imperialism: Fragmentation and Consolidation in the Central State

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The opening chapter conceives the organizational development of the state in Korea from the late nineteenth century to the end of Japanese colonialism as rationalizations of—and responses ... More


Captured by bureaucracy: street-level professionals mediating past, present and future knowledge

Nanke Verloo

in Planning and Knowledge: How New Forms of Technocracy Are Shaping Contemporary Cities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447345244
eISBN:
9781447345633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345244.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the role of ‘street-level professionals’ in planning, a peculiar expertise that emerges in response to the decreasing legitimacy and efficacy of public action in urban ... More


Advancing the Study of Comparative Public Policy

Frank R. Baumgartner, Christian Breunig, and Emiliano Grossman (eds)

in Comparative Policy Agendas: Theory, Tools, Data

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198835332
eISBN:
9780191872945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835332.003.0035
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The concluding chapter emphasizes several central points and contributions of the book. It first provides a summary of the extent of the emerging infrastructure that the Comparative Agendas Project ... More


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