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Public Policy and Discourse Analysis

Frank Fischer

in Reframing Public Policy: Discursive Politics and Deliberative Practices

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242641
eISBN:
9780191599255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924264X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the first of two chapters that present a more detailed examination of the ways in which social constructions are produced and negotiated in public politics through the medium of discourse. It ... More


Conclusions

Fritz W. Scharpf and Vivien A. Schmidt

in Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume I: From Vulnerability to Competitiveness in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240883
eISBN:
9780191600173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240884.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The conclusion emphasizes more general patterns that were identified in the comparative analyses. If due account is taken of the specifics of economic changes and national policy legacies, the ... More


The Body Politic

Geoffrey Campbell Cocks

in The State of Health: Illness in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695676
eISBN:
9780191738616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695676.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Adolf Hitler was traumatized by Germany's defeat in 1918. But his reaction was rooted in a psychopathology in turn grounded in modern male anxieties about self, body, and identity. Hitler and his ... More


A possible agenda for heritage policy

Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo

in The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213177
eISBN:
9780191707124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

It is reasonable to suppose that economists may be able to supply useful data suitably analysed for use by policymakers, who should not to be allowed to ‘sit round the table’ with a vote on what are ... More


Iran's Post-Revolution Foreign Policy Puzzle

Farideh Farhi and Saideh Lotfian

in Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: Domestic Foreign Policy Debates in China, India, Iran, Japan and Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937479
eISBN:
9780199980727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937479.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter attempts to offer a more differentiated understanding of Iran's foreign policy discourse. Iran's foreign policy perspectives offer little doubt that Iranian Islamist leaders of all ... More


The Iraq War

Charlotte Peevers

in The Politics of Justifying Force: The Suez Crisis, the Iraq War, and International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686957
eISBN:
9780191766886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686957.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter first sets out the historical context of the invasion of Iraq in 2003, situating the resulting conflict in a broader history of colonialism, Cold War containment, and US hegemony. It ... More


Think tanks and policy discourses

Ondřej Císař and Milan Hrubeš

in Policy Analysis in the Czech Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318149
eISBN:
9781447318156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318149.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter maps out the landscape of Czech think tanks. It is based on two types of literature: empirical studies of think tanks and discursive institutionalism. Drawing on think tank studies, the ... More


Capitalism, technology, institutions and the study of communications and media policy

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

in Media Policy and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter situates the theoretical framing of the book in literature on media policy, political economy and cultural studies. The chapter positions policy analysis within the study of political ... More


The Suez Crisis

Charlotte Peevers

in The Politics of Justifying Force: The Suez Crisis, the Iraq War, and International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686957
eISBN:
9780191766886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686957.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines policy and public discourses that emerged during the Suez Crisis of 1956. The goal is to provide a rich, empirical account of international law's role in domestic politics and ... More


The Policy of Activation in the Czech Republic and Citizenship Rights

Tomáš Sirovátka

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0048
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The recent reforms in the content and regulation of the employment and activation policies express in the most condensed form the paradigm shift towards the “active welfare state.” The chapter ... More


Debating East Asian Capitalism: Issues and Themes

Andrew Walter and Xiaoke Zhang

in East Asian Capitalism: Diversity, Continuity, and Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199643097
eISBN:
9780191741944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643097.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

The introductory chapter sets the general backdrop against which the central analytical objectives of the volume are defined and its major contributions to theoretical debates specified. It ... More


Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

John Flint (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores an issue of growing importance to policy makers, academics, housing practitioners and students. It brings together contributions from the most prominent scholars in the field to ... More


Business associations and labour unions

Takao Akiyoshi

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 12 analyses the features of policy analysis conducted by interest groups in the Japanese political system, which changed because of deregulation that began in the 1990s. This chapter looks at ... More


Education policy and social, cultural and religious diversity: what role for schools?

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Chapter 3 examines developments in Irish education policy generally over the past forty years and how they have related to social, cultural and religious diversity and inequalities. It looks at state ... More


Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edited volume offers comparative, historical, and political surveys of the international development of social policy concepts and language and the changing boundaries they entails. The volume ... More


The OECD’s search for a new social policy language: from welfare state to active society

Rianne Mahon

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) contribution to the construction of a transnational social policy language. It traces the changes in the ... More


Community cohesion and the politics of communitarianism

David Robinson

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter challenges some of the underlying themes, concepts, and assumptions of the community-cohesion agenda. The discussion describes the dynamism and diversity within local neighbourhoods that ... More


Introduction: A Separate Class of Boys

Keisha Lindsay

in In a Classroom of Their Own: The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041730
eISBN:
9780252050404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041730.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Nation of Islam’s Louis Farrakhan, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and other strange political bedfellows champion the black-male led effort to open ... More


The OECD, Gender, and Social Policy—Parallel Stories

Rianne Mahon

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The idea of social policy as ‘social investment’ represents an important strand in global social policy discourses. There has also been a strong gender equality dimension to global social policy ... More


Community-led regeneration: learning loops or reinvented wheels?

Mike Rowe and Marilyn Taylor

in The politics of evaluation: Participation and policy implementation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346063
eISBN:
9781447303954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346063.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the evidence-based policy discourse for assuming that there can be clear and uncontested outcomes from interventions, which can then be fed back into policy implementation. It ... More


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