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Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The book proposes a unifying conception which shows that the differences between ‘majoritarian’, ‘consensus’ and other forms of representative democracy are superficial compared to what unites them. ... More


Banking Regulation and Globalization

Andreas Busch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218813
eISBN:
9780191711763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218813.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Does globalization erode the nation state's capacity to act? Are nation states forced to change their policies even if this goes against the democratic will of their electorates? How does government ... More


A European Welfare State Convergence?

Francis G. Castles

in The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Seeks to explore the notion that European welfare states have been becoming more alike in recent years, with a view to establishing the reality or otherwise of the notion of a distinct ‘European ... More


Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Jochen Clasen (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book compares attitudes towards public and private welfare as well as developments in three social policy domains in the United Kingdom and Germany since the 1990s. Focusing on aspects such as ... More


Broader Implications

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/9780691124162.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores some of the broader implications of studying the dynamics of policy convergence and divergence, the relationship between political institutions and policy styles, and the public ... More


Policy Coordination in the EU

Kenneth A. Armstrong

in Governing Social Inclusion: Europeanization through Policy Coordination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199278374
eISBN:
9780191594861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278374.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Since 2000, EU interventions to combat poverty and social exclusion have centred around the emergence of a novel technique of EU governance: the Open Method of Coordination. It is argued that the ... More


Admissions Policies in Europe

Catherine Withol de Wenden

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Despite the persistence of idiosyncratic characteristics, the trend in Europe's immigration policies is one of convergence in two basic areas: border control and residence rights. Everywhere border ... More


Conclusion: parallel paths, great similarities, remaining differences

Jochen Clasen, Steffen Mau, Traute Meyer, and Martin Seeleib-Kaiser

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The final chapter summarizes and highlights the main findings of the twelve substantive chapters of the book and assess trends of growing or diminishing similarities between British and German social ... More


Towards social investment? Patterns of public policy in the OECD world

Rita Nikolai

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter analyses the extent to which the social investment perspective finds its expression in the social expenditure profile of the OECD member states. It traces the development of public ... More


Introduction

Jochen Clasen

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter introduces the aims and scope of the book. It presents Germany and the UK conventionally portrayed as contrasting models of modern welfare states. However, similar challenges, such as ... More


Global Governance of Antitrust and the Need for a BRICS Joint Research Platform in Competition Law and Policy

Ioannis Lianos

in Competition Policy for the New Era: Insights from the BRICS Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198810674
eISBN:
9780191847882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810674.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law, Comparative Law

The chapter offers a critical analysis of the call for policy convergence in Competition Law. This merely emanates from the global business community and enables established Competition Law regimes, ... More


The post-2015 development agenda: Building a global convergence on policy options

James Wakiaga

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Chapter analyses the post-Millennium Development Goals policy debate to frame a successor framework that is universally acceptable. It looks at the changing global dynamics since the adoption of ... More


Insights from the five nations and implications for the future

Moira Hulme, Ian Menter, Jean Murray, and Teresa O’Doherty

in Teacher Education In Times of Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318538
eISBN:
9781447318569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318538.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In the concluding chapter a team of four of the authors-Hulme, Menter, Murray and O'Doherty-consider some of the implications of the analyses from the earlier sections of the book. In particular they ... More


Globalization, Policy Reform, and the Labour Market

Zaad Mahmood

in Globalization and Labour Reforms: The Politics of Interest Groups and Partisan Governments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199475278
eISBN:
9780199090808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199475278.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The chapter introduces the broad theoretical arguments regarding globalization, policy convergence, and labour market reforms. It initiates the discussion on globalization and public policy and ... More


Promoting Convergence of Competition Policies in Northeast Asia: Culture-Competition Correlation and Its Implications

Ki Jong Lee

in The Global Limits of Competition Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774901
eISBN:
9780804782678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774901.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines the correlation between national cultures and competition policies in Northeast Asia. It presents evidence on culture-competition correlation and discusses the implications of ... More


Legislative and Policy Frameworks on Sex Offender Risk Management

Anne‐Marie McAlinden

in 'Grooming' and the Sexual Abuse of Children: Institutional, Internet, and Familial Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583720
eISBN:
9780191758263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583720.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that legislative and policy frameworks which have been designed to address sexual grooming in England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland can be ... More


Policy Translation

Jarrett Blaustein

in Speaking Truths to Power: Policy Ethnography and Police Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723295
eISBN:
9780191789809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723295.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter reviews the conceptual lineage of the concept of ‘policy translation’ and considers its methodological implications. It begins by rooting the term in the related concepts of ‘policy ... More


European Economic Integration and State Transformation

Christopher J. Bickerton

in European Integration: From Nation-States to Member States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606252
eISBN:
9780191751639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606252.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4, which examines the development of macro-economic policymaking in Europe, argues that the internationalization and regionalization of macro-economic policymaking are products of concrete ... More


A sociology of education policy: past, present and future

Stephen J. Ball

in The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter focuses on some of the circularities and discontinuities within education policy and flags up for further attention some of the recurring themes in the book as a whole: the changing form ... More


The Geography of Finance

Adam D. Dixon

in The New Geography of Capitalism: Firms, Finance, and Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199668236
eISBN:
9780191781957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668236.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter provides an analytical frame for explaining the geography of finance and global financial integration. The chapter unpacks the functions of finance, the form of financial systems, and ... More


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