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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


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


The Importance of Democracy and Economic Development

Amy Adamczyk

in Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality: Examining Attitudes across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288751
eISBN:
9780520963597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288751.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter examines the roles of economic development and democracy for shaping attitudes, and it tests competing arguments for other macro-level processes. Theoretical insight from the works of ... More


Civil Society Perspectives: What Do Key Stakeholders Expect from the International Investment Regime?

Howard Mann

in The Evolving International Investment Regime: Expectations, Realities, Options

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793624
eISBN:
9780199895205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793624.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Civil society encompasses all forms and manners of nongovernmental organizations and actors, including business groups, professional organizations, religious organizations, social activist ... More


Self-regulation and Voluntary Programs among Nonprofit Organizations

Mary Kay Gugerty

in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter, which aims to explore the role and inclusivity of nonprofit organizations in the rise of voluntary regulation programs, compares and analyzes the nongovernment organizations (NGOs) ... More


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