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Explaining Environmental Policy Adoption: A Comparative Analysis of Policy Developments in Twenty-Four OECD Countries

Christoph Knill, Susumu Shikano, and Jale Tosun

in State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027120
eISBN:
9780262323871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter compares the adoption of environmental policy innovations by policy-makers in twenty-four OECD countries (twenty-one European countries plus Mexico, Japan, and the United States) in the ... More


Crisis, Austerity, and the Neoliberal Turn

Aaron Major

in Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter reviews the global diffusion of austerity since the financial crisis of 2008 and situates austerity, as an economic policy, within the broader economic paradigm of neoliberalism. This ... More


Policy Diffusion and Anti-Money Laundering

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines why more than 180 states, large and small, rich and poor, have adopted a standard set of anti-money laundering (AML) policies, apparently without reference to local conditions. It ... More


Economists and Market-Conforming Reform

Johan Christensen

in The Power of Economists within the State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600492
eISBN:
9781503601857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600492.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter presents the theoretical argument of the book, which centers on how the institutionalization of economic knowledge within the state shaped the turn toward the market in public policy. ... More


Implications for Scholarship and Policy

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book concludes by discussing the implications of its findings for scholarship and policy. It argues that scholars need to broaden their conception of power in policy diffusion and offers ... More


The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

J. C. Sharman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A generation ago, not a single country had laws to counter money laundering; now, more countries have standardized anti-money laundering (AML) policies than have armed forces. This book investigates ... More


Socialization and Competition

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how socialization and symbolic competition have contributed to the diffusion of anti-money laundering (AML) policy, arguing that when catalyzed by blacklisting, both mechanisms ... More


Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Aaron Major

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Why have governments across Western Europe and North America turned to austerity in the wake of the global economic crisis of 2008? This book argues that this turn to austerity, and the resilience of ... More


The Power of Economists within the State

Johan Christensen

in The Power of Economists within the State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600492
eISBN:
9781503601857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600492.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The final chapter revisits the overarching argument about the varying power of economists within the state and its impact on the adoption of market-conforming policies. It points out that although ... More


Atlanta’s Food Truck Fervor: Policy Impediments and Entrepreneurial Efforts to Expand Mobile Cuisine

Mackenzie Wood, Jennifer Clark, and Emma French

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0014
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter explores the evolution of Atlanta’s local food truck movement, contextualizing the rise of this emerging industry within the changing local and state regulatory environment. Through a ... More


Money Laundering and Anti-Money Laundering

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the legal history of money laundering and the policies used to counter it as they have arisen over the past few decades. It first provides an overview of the main characteristics ... More


Consular Protection and Solidarity across Borders: From a National to a Latin American Agenda

Alexandra Délano Alonso

in From Here and There: Diaspora Policies, Integration, and Social Rights Beyond Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190688578
eISBN:
9780190688615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688578.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter demonstrates how Latin American governments with large populations of migrants with precarious legal status in the United States are working together to promote policies focusing on ... More


The Determinants of Privatization: Empirical Findings

Herbert Obinger, Carina Schmitt, and Stefan Traub

in The Political Economy of Privatization in Rich Democracies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199669684
eISBN:
9780191756078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669684.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Using multivariate regression analysis and spatial econometrics, this chapter examines the determinants of privatization in twenty advanced democracies between 1980 and 2007. Particular emphasis is ... More


Blacklisting

J. C. Sharman

in The Money Laundry: Regulating Criminal Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450181
eISBN:
9780801463198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450181.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how blacklisting, and the threat of being blacklisted, helps promote policy diffusion with regards to anti-money laundering (AML). It first provides a historical background of ... More


Origins and Limits of Remote Control

David Scott FitzGerald

in Refuge beyond Reach: How Rich Democracies Repel Asylum Seekers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190874155
eISBN:
9780190874186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874155.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Comparative and Historical Sociology

Many theories try to explain why remote controls of asylum seekers proliferated in the 1980s and 1990s, but most techniques of remote control were developed in the 1930s and 1940s. Policies to push ... More


Introduction

Herbert Obinger, Carina Schmitt, and Stefan Traub

in The Political Economy of Privatization in Rich Democracies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199669684
eISBN:
9780191756078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669684.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 1 provides a short introduction to the political economy of privatization, states the purpose of the book and its main contributions to the literature, and overviews the structure of the book.


The Political Economy of Privatization in Rich Democracies

Herbert Obinger, Carina Schmitt, and Stefan Traub

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199669684
eISBN:
9780191756078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book focuses on the political economy of privatization. Almost all advanced democracies have launched significant privatization programmes over the last three decades. However, while there was a ... More


EU chemicals regulation: extending its experimentalist REACH

Katja Biedenkopf

in Extending Experimentalist Governance?: The European Union and Transnational Regulation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198724506
eISBN:
9780191792113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724506.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the external dimension of the European Union’s (EU) chemicals legislation REACH. Although this law does not create a classic experimentalist architecture, it incorporates a ... More


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