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A Political History of Crime on the Congressional Agenda

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The nationalization of crime policy issues is a relatively new phenomenon in American history, but has foundations that extend back to the Civil War. This chapter develops a political history of ... More


Health policy networks: connecting the disconnected

Evelyne de Leeuw, Michael Keizer, and Marjan Hoeijmakers

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199658039
eISBN:
9780191765780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658039.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

We will draw on research that has used Kingdon’s Multiple Streams theory of policy-making in analysing local health policy development. We find that the theory insufficiently recognises network ... More


Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000s: An Economic Profile and Policy Implications

Alberto Davila and Marie T. Mora

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804777933
eISBN:
9780804788014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777933.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides an in-depth economic and policy analysis of Hispanic entrepreneurs in the first decade of the 2000s. This book captures a flavor of issues related to the business cycle, economic ... More


What can we learn about policy innovation?

Maria Petmesidou and María C. González Menéndez (eds)

in Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the institutional structures and processes that facilitate or hinder policy learning and innovation with respect to effective measures for school-to-work (STW) transitions. ... More


Drivers of change, policy entrepreneurship and the institutionalization of children’s rights

Ingi Iusmen

in Children’s rights, Eastern enlargement and the EU human rights regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088223
eISBN:
9781781706572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088223.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter provides insights into the analytical frameworks explaining the feedback effects triggered by the EU intervention in child rights in Romania, and the institutionalisation of this policy ... More


Academic research and public policy

Brian Head and James Walter

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/9781447310273.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Academic researchers sometimes seek to influence policy debate but are more closely involved in documenting the exercise of political power, the causes of policy change, and debates over policy ... More


Diffusing human trafficking policy adoption

Laura A. Dean

in Diffusing Human Trafficking Policy in Eurasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352839
eISBN:
9781447353263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352839.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Two narrows the focus to a case study analysis of Russia, Latvia, and Ukraine and examines how human trafficking policies diffuse in these three most-similar case studies from Eurasia. The ... More


Policy transfer and innovation for building resilient bridges to the youth labor market

Maria Petmesidou and María González Menéndez

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, rising levels of youth unemployment led to an array of policy responses involving learning, transfer, and experimentation to address the complex needs of ... More


Does the Issue Agenda Matter?

Matt Grossmann

in Artists of the Possible: Governing Networks and American Policy since 1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199967834
eISBN:
9780199370726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967834.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter argues that the agenda setting focus of previous research is misplaced. Agenda setting theories are limited by the notion that government prioritizes problems before deciding which ... More


Interactive Political Leadership as a Driver of Policy Innovation

Eva Sørensen

in Interactive Political Leadership: The Role of Politicians in the Age of Governance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198777953
eISBN:
9780191823411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777953.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, enhancing the public sector’s innovation capacity has been high on the agenda of many Western governments. Fiscal constraints and mounting policy ... 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


SGCC in Action: As a Policy Entrepreneur

Xu Yi-chong

in Sinews of Power: Politics of the State Grid Corporation of China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190279523
eISBN:
9780190279554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279523.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines how SGCC managed to convince the government to accept its controversial ultra-high-voltage (UHV) AC and UHV DC projects as a policy solution to a bundle of problems. It ... More


Forms of knowledge and policy influence

Kharisma Nugroho, Fred Carden, and Hans Antlov (eds)

in Local Knowledge Matters: Power, Context and Policy Making in Indonesia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447348078
eISBN:
9781447348115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348078.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Scientific, professional, and local knowledge manifest themselves in various forms and are not discrete categories of knowledge. Rather, the boundaries between the types of knowledge are porous. The ... More


Insiders within? The third sector and policy analysis in Israel

Hagai Katz

in Policy Analysis in Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447308041
eISBN:
9781447311508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308041.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The Israeli Third Sector is particularly large and salient within its national context. Yet, despite The sector’s pivotal role in policy making and implementation in various policy realms, this ... More


Social Policy: Education as a New Frontier of Compression

D. Hugh Whittaker, Timothy J. Sturgeon, Toshie Okita, and Tianbiao Zhu

in Compressed Development: Time and Timing in Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198744948
eISBN:
9780191806032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744948.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Social policy has become a new frontier of compression. Compressed developers face simultaneous challenges which early and late developers confronted sequentially. In education this means ... More


Regional Development Banks and the Promotion of Public-Private Partnerships: The EIB as a Case Study

David Howarth and Moritz Liebe

in Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198861089
eISBN:
9780191893056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861089.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has been at the vanguard of public-private partnership (PPP) promotion and has been followed by most regional development banks (RDB) and many national development ... More


Generating and managing local knowledge

Kharisma Nugroho, Fred Carden, and Hans Antlov (eds)

in Local Knowledge Matters: Power, Context and Policy Making in Indonesia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447348078
eISBN:
9781447348115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348078.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses how local knowledge is generated, codified and managed in real time, by real actors, in real political-economy contexts. It describes how interaction and adaption with the ... More


Origins of China’s Growth Model

Yukon Huang

in Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom is Often Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190630034
eISBN:
9780190630065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630034.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Deng Xiaoping’s most celebrated achievement was to reshape economic incentives and concentrate development along China’s coast. In doing so, he set the stage for what is referred to as China’s ... More


E Pluribus Unum: How Standards and Accountability Became King

Jal Mehta

in The Allure of Order: High Hopes, Dashed Expectations, and the Troubled Quest to Remake American Schooling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942060
eISBN:
9780197563281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942060.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

In the years following A Nation at Risk, a storm of educational reform activities swept across the states, as governors and state legislatures tried everything they could think of to improve their ... More


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