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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


Trajectories of the Advocacy-Governance Linkage

Deborah J. Milly

in New Policies for New Residents: Immigrants, Advocacy, and Governance in Japan and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452222
eISBN:
9780801470790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452222.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter presents how Ōta contributed to a new field of multicultural education and teacher training in Japan by implementing programs that meet the educational needs of bilingual and bicultural ... More


Policy analysis by non-governmental organisations in Taiwan

Wen-Jong Juang

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/9781447308300.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Although many NGOs devote themselves to delivering services to their clients, policy advocacy and analysis is also an important activity for them. However, despite strong recent interest in studying ... More


Policy processes, knowledge and child well-being

Nicola Jones and Andy Sumner

in Child poverty, evidence and policy: Mainstreaming children in international development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter extends the 3D perspective on child poverty and well-being to consider policy processes, the role of knowledge in policy processes, and policy advocacy with regard to children's poverty ... More


Media Policy Literacy: A Foundation for Media Reform

Becky Lentz

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

To enact a campaign aimed at changing the “shape” of the media often requires engaging in myriad forms of communicative work, which in turn demands knowledge of policymaking processes, the regulatory ... More


Japan’s Webs of Nongovernmental Advocacy and Governance

Deborah J. Milly

in New Policies for New Residents: Immigrants, Advocacy, and Governance in Japan and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452222
eISBN:
9780801470790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452222.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter reveals how civil society advocates in Japan have pursued national policy advocacy while drawing on street-level experience and contributing to governance on the ground. It focuses on ... More


The economic context of policy analysis in Australia

Alan Fenna

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/9781447310273.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that one cannot make sense of policy analysis in Australia without an appreciation of the economic challenges that have faced Australian governments over the last forty years. A ... More


Beyond Government: How Civil Society Serves, Organizes, and Advocates for Immigrant Workers

Shannon Gleeson

in Conflicting Commitments: The Politics of Enforcing Immigrant Worker Rights in San Jose and Houston

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451218
eISBN:
9780801465772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451218.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter evaluates the role civil society organizations have played in implementing the rights of immigrant workers. It considers both the framing of the issue in each place and the strategies ... More


Policy analysis and advocacy in the Canadian labour movement: when the force of argument is not enough

Bryan Evans and Stephanie Ross

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/9781447334910.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As states in the early twentieth century established labour ministries to manage and mitigate class conflict, the question of whether and under what conditions the public policy perspectives of the ... More


Similarities and Differences

Philip B. Heymann

in Living the Policy Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195335385
eISBN:
9780199851690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335385.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The cases outlined in this chapter describe two sequential stages in an effort to prevent the many harms of smoking. In the first case, Dr. David Kessler, Administrator of the Food and Drug ... More


Complementing Collaboration

in God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the political activities of the community development corporations (CDCs) of activist African American churches in New York City, which are restricted to policy advocacy and ... More


Policy analysis in networks:: the battle of analysis and the potentials of joint fact-finding

Arwin van Buuren and Joop Koppenjan

in Policy analysis in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447313335
eISBN:
9781447313359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313335.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Netherlands have a strong tradition of policy making that is based on knowledge of public scientific institutions. The horizontalization that characterizes policy making in many areas, resulting ... More


Implications for understanding global social policy change

Bob Deacon

in Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that the SPF resulted from the intersection of the biographies of three individuals: the Head of the Social Security Department at the ILO, the Director General of the ILO and his ... More


An unending movement

Dr. R Balasubramaniam and M N Venkatachaliah

in I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter reflects on the development journey of the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), which is dotted with actions and interventions that have gone beyond addressing local issues to ... More


Revision of National Policy on Education, 1986

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the process of revising NPE, 1986, and offers an insightful account of the manner in which the Education Secretary Anil Bordia protected NPE, 1986, from the onslaught of the ... More


The awardees’ contribution reviewed

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The chapter presents a content analysis of interviews with most of the awardees and of biographies of others who received the Katherine Kendall Award, summarizing information about them. It reviews ... More


Lynne Healy, 2014: Interviewed by Gurid Aga Askeland

Gurid Aga Askeland and Malcolm Payne

in Internationalizing Social Work Education: Insights from Leading Figures Across the Globe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447328704
eISBN:
9781447328711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328704.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter contains a brief biography and transcript of an interview with Lynne Healy, a leader in American social work education, who was awarded the Katherine Kendall Award of the International ... More


Impact of hazardous substances and pesticides on farmers and farming communities

Jinky Leilanie Del Prado-Lu

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Understanding the health risks of farmers and farming communities is essential in elaborating the phenomenon of food crime. This chapter argues that the production of agricultural food products is ... More


Milton Friedman’s Public Life after Retirement, 1976–88

Allan H. Meltzer

in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

After retiring from the University of Chicago, Milton Friedman remained active in discussions of economic policy. He was a master of explaining economic ideas to laymen and governments, and taught ... More


Epilogue

K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer

in Human Development in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199490240
eISBN:
9780199095681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490240.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Discussing human development issues at the national level, without being mindful of the global architecture that can enable or hinder the same, is an exercise in futility. In recognition, this ... More


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