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Reconstructing the Workers' Party (PT): Lessons from North‐Eastern Brazil

William Nylen

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the 1980s, the Workers Party in Brazil faced an institutional challenge: to adapt its orthodox socialism to the realities of governance without loosing its commitment to a transformative socialist ... More


Charting the Inquiry

Robert Rohrschneider

in Learning Democracy: Democratic and Economic Values in Unified Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295174
eISBN:
9780191685088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295174.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the institutional learning model. The chapter examines how restraint, self-reliance, and corresponding ideals are developed together, and why a country's institutional ... More


Economic Values

Robert Rohrschneider

in Learning Democracy: Democratic and Economic Values in Unified Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295174
eISBN:
9780191685088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295174.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter looks into the economic sector by examining the economic values of eastern and western Germans. The chapter first discusses the dissatisfaction of eastern Germans with the inefficient ... More


Introduction

Robert Rohrschneider

in Learning Democracy: Democratic and Economic Values in Unified Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295174
eISBN:
9780191685088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295174.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents the obvious consequences of Germany's defeat in 1945 — the fall of the Berlin Wall and the removal of the intra-German border. It looks into several questions raised about the ... More


Institutional Learning in Germany

Robert Rohrschneider

in Learning Democracy: Democratic and Economic Values in Unified Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295174
eISBN:
9780191685088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295174.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter traces the different historical paths of eastern and western Germany after 1945 in order to examine the different institutional learning processes in eastern and western Germany. The ... More


Conclusion

Robert Rohrschneider

in Learning Democracy: Democratic and Economic Values in Unified Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295174
eISBN:
9780191685088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295174.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes the main findings and outlines the implications of the study for German politics and society. It also discusses the study's theoretical lessons and highlights its practical ... More


Institutional change and learning: The case of Finnish basic education

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

The chapter introduces an approach of studying institutional change and development based on cultural-historical activity theory. It is used to analyze the emergence and development of the Finnish ... More


Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Reijo Miettinen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

The Nordic welfare states have been at the top of the lists of national competitiveness throughout the 2000s. The Nordic welfare model is deemed able to combine equality, welfare and economic ... More


Developing a ‘Comprehensive Approach’ to International Security: Institutional Learning and the CSDP

Michael E. Smith

in Constructing a Policy-Making State?: Policy Dynamics in the EU

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604104
eISBN:
9780191741531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604104.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) has been one of the most active areas of European foreign policy in recent years, and has launched over 20 foreign security operations since 2003. ... More


Evaluation and the New Deal for Communities: learning what for whom?

Ian Smith and Lucy Grimshaw

in The politics of evaluation: Participation and policy implementation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346063
eISBN:
9781447303954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346063.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter returns to the New Deal for Communities (NDC) initiative with a reflective discussion of the utility of evaluation. It notes that evaluation is seen as a process of knowledge generation ... More


Promoting independence: a partnership approach to supporting older people in the community

Charnley Helen

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines partnership as a strategy for supporting vulnerable older people who wish to continue living in their own homes. It addresses the contrasting pressures that have been brought to ... More


To Remember or Forget?: Financial Crises and Regulatory Regimes in Sweden

Mats Larsson and Kristina Lilja

in Remembering and Learning from Financial Crises

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198870906
eISBN:
9780191913495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870906.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Since the early twentieth century, the Swedish financial system has experienced five major financial crises—both domestic and internationally generated. With three crises within 25 years, the use of ... More


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