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Centralization and Its Discontents: The Rhythms of Federalism in the United States and the European Union

John D. Donahue and Mark A. Pollack

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Identifies some general themes that typically figure in particular policy debates in the USA and the European Union. It first traces, in the broadest possible outlines, the historical rhythm of ... More


The Press as Storyteller

Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Paul Waldman

in The Press Effect: Politicians, Journalists, and the Stories that Shape the Political World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152777
eISBN:
9780199833900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152778.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The reports that journalists offer are not called “stories” by accident. This chapter analyzes a series of cases, in wars, electoral campaigns, and policy debates, in which dramatic stories framed ... More


Macroeconomic policymaking

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Ongoing economic policy debates at specific times have affected economic reconstruction in countries coming out of war, from the period following the two World Wars to the post-Cold War experiences. ... More


The Die is Cast(e): The Debate on Backward Caste/Class Quotas, 1990 and 20061

ZOYA HASAN

in Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the controversy generated by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's decision to extend reservations for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in higher education. It looks ... More


The Abolitionist and Retentionist Debate

Zhigang Yu and Charlotte Hu

in The Death Penalty In China: Policy, Practice, and Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170079
eISBN:
9780231540810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170079.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews China’s domestic debate over abolition of the death penalty. Instead of trying to end the death penalty practice immediately, Chinese scholars seemingly reached a consensus that ... More


Uses of Pluralism in Contemporary Media Policy

Kari Karppinen

in Rethinking Media Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823245123
eISBN:
9780823268979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245123.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter begins by examining the rise of media pluralism as one of the main principles of European media policy. It shows the political rationalities associated with its various definitions by ... More


Gateway to American History or Fort Capitol?: Construction of the Capitol Visitor Center

Jocelyn Jones Evans

in One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125886
eISBN:
9780813135489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses and traces the impact of security threats on the project development and management of the Capitol Visitor Center. It was under construction from 2001 to 2008 and was opened to ... More


Child poverty, knowledge and policy in Latin America and the Caribbean

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/9781847424464.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter deals with children and the knowledge–policy interface in Latin America. It briefly outlines the extent and nature of child poverty and well-being across Latin America using the 3D ... More


Attributions and Ideologies: Two Divergent Visions of Human Behavior Behind Our Laws, Policies, and Theories

Adam Benforado and Jon Hanson

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes a major rift extending across many important debates over our legal structures, policies, and theories of law. It argues that the divide is based, to a significant extent, on ... More


Neo-Liberal Ideology: History, Concepts and Policies

Rachel S. Turner

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632688
eISBN:
9780748652792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632688.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Neo-liberalism has been one of the most influential ideologies since the Second World War. This book provides an original account of its intellectual foundations, development, and conceptual ... More


Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Gillian Abel, Lisa Fitzgerald, and Catherine Healy (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

New Zealand was the first country in the world to decriminalise all sectors of sex work. This book looks its experience of decriminalisation. It provides first-hand views and experiences of this ... More


Social capital and lifelong learning

John Field

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346551
eISBN:
9781447303374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346551.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book confirms the significance of social capital as an analytical tool, while challenging the basis on which current policy is being developed. It offers a wealth of evidence on a topic which ... More


Policy Debates, Interest Groups, and the Structure of Conflict

Heike Klüver

in Lobbying in the European Union: Interest Groups, Lobbying Coalitions, and Policy Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657445
eISBN:
9780191751479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657445.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 5 provides an overview of the policy debates studied in this book. This chapter first investigates the characteristics of the policy issues on which interest groups lobby the European ... More


Europe and the Japanese Challenge: The Regulation of Multinationals in Comparative Perspective

Mark Mason

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292647
eISBN:
9780191684937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292647.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Japanese foreign direct investment surged into Western markets in the late 1980s provoking intense policy debates in Europe and America. How did the European authorities respond to this ‘Japanese ... More


Attitudes

Dale F. Lott

in American Bison: A Natural History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233386
eISBN:
9780520930742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233386.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

Today, the hide hunt and the hide hunters seem utterly foreign to most of us. The hide hunters have achieved the anomalous status of despised frontiersmen. Public policy toward wilderness and wild ... More


Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Alan Walker, Adrian Sinfield, and Carol Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book makes a vital academic and political statement in the cause of social justice. It begins with an appreciation of the seminal contributions of Peter Townsend (1928–2009), and applies them to ... More


Priority setting in health systems

David J. Hunter

in The health debate: Policy & Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349293
eISBN:
9781447303855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349293.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines rationing and priority setting in the health care sector. It investigates why rationing is no longer much discussed in contemporary health policy debates, while it was on every ... More


Concluding Statement

Albert N. Link and John T. Scott

in Public Goods, Public Gains: Calculating the Social Benefits of Public R&D

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199729685
eISBN:
9780199894697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729685.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This concluding chapter emphasizes the importance of economic theory as a guiding criterion for program evaluation. Caveats about economic-based evaluations are offered. Finally, an argument is ... More


A post-war history of German security culture

Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen

in Germany, Pacifism and Peace Enforcement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072680
eISBN:
9781781701386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072680.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter traces the origin and post-war development of the competing logics of thinking within Germany's security culture. It shows the importance of the German past in the struggle for moral and ... More


Politics and Partnerships: The Role of Voluntary Associations in America's Political Past and Present

Elisabeth S. Clemens and Doug Guthrie (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226109961
eISBN:
9780226109985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109985.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Exhorting people to volunteer is part of the everyday vocabulary of American politics. Routinely, members of both major parties call for partnerships between government and nonprofit organizations. ... More


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