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Public Policy and Administration: Comparative Policy Analysis

Richard I. Hofferbert and David Louis Cingranelli

in A New Handbook of Political Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294719
eISBN:
9780191599361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294719.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

How can we explain policy similarities and differences across time, jurisdiction, and country? Examples are offered in a comparison of social and economic context, the role of institutions, ideology, ... More


Public policy studies in North America and Europe1

Johanu Botha, Iris Geva-May, and Allan M. Maslove

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/9781447334910.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

North American and European public policy programs are placed in a comparative context and assessed in light of domestic and global developments. The historical background of policy analysis and ... More


Policy analysis education in Taiwan: a comparative perspective

Yu-Ying Kuo

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447308300
eISBN:
9781447311522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308300.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Public policy education, to some degree, shapes the direction and orientation of public policy development in theory and practice. The chapter examines Taiwan public policy analysis and programs with ... More


Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Jacqueline O'Reilly, Janine Leschke, Renate Ortlieb, Martin Seeleib-Kaiser, and Paola Villa (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Youth transitions to employment and adulthood have become increasingly protracted and precarious. The Great Recession exacerbated these difficulties. The varied European experiences affect young ... More


The role of regime-type analysis in OECD work on social policy and family

Dominic Richardson

in Social policy review 27: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Although work on policy typologies, such as The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism and other more recent influential pieces, are favoured citations in the academic literature, questions remain about ... More


Governing Activation in the 21st Century: A (Hi)Story of Change

Ivar Lødemel

Amílcar Moreira (ed.)

in Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199773589
eISBN:
9780190248314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773589.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter identifies two main trends in the changing governance of activation. The first concerns the strengthening of the role of the market in the governance of activation—which is the product, ... More


The responsiveness of sheltered work policies

Menno Fenger, Martijn van der Steen, and Lieske van der Torre

in The responsiveness of social policies in Europe: The Netherlands in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447305767
eISBN:
9781447311577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305767.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyses and explains the dynamics of disability policies and, more specifically, sheltered work policies in the Netherlands and reflects on the evolution of Dutch sheltered work ... More


Reconciling work and care for older parents, disabled children and partners: convergent or separate paths in three welfare systems?

Sue Yeandle and Teppo Kröger

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter concludes the book, highlighting its attention to the care provided by family members of working age to people with long-term care needs in three kinds of relational context (to a ... More


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