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Whose Business Were the New Dealers Minding?

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Submits additional evidence for the cross‐class alliance theory of welfare state development in order to challenge competing theories, especially those that deny the positive role that capitalist ... More


Opinion‐Responsive Government and Risk Regulation

Christopher Hood, Henry Rothstein, and Robert Baldwin

in The Government of Risk: Understanding Risk Regulation Regimes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243631
eISBN:
9780191599507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243638.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Explores the logic of basing risk regulation on mass popular opinion and explores the extent and conditions in which state regulation of risk reflects general public opinion. The chapter draws ... More


Borderline citizens: women and the political process

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers how, as ratepayers, householders, electors, parliamentary constituents, petitioners, welfare providers, and policy experts, women in Britain were commonly treated as political ... More


The policy analysis profession in Canada

Stephen Brooks (ed.)

in Policy Analysis in Canada

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334910
eISBN:
9781447334934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The professionalization of policy analysis is usefully viewed as a cultural phenomenon that encompasses not only the expert’s relationship to the state and to various groups in society, but also the ... More


Global Governance Depoliticized: Knowledge Networks, Scientization,and Anti-Policy

Diane Stone

in Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748977
eISBN:
9780191811616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748977.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the diverse ecosystem of global governance, this chapter focuses upon networks and partnerships as depoliticizing tactics of global governance. Global and regional public–private partnerships ... More


The field of state expertise

Mathieu Hauchecorne and Etienne Penissat

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the role of state expertise and public commissions, which are dominated by senior civil servants and state-close policy experts, in the elaboration of policy analysis-based ... More


Is a comprador class being created?

Palash Kamruzzaman

in Poverty Reduction Strategy in Bangladesh: Rethinking participation in policy making

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305699
eISBN:
9781447303183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305699.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Five questions the role of civil society representatives and the formation of an interest group (who intermediate the process of policy formulation as ‘experts’) and argues that this has been ... More


Competing Visions for America – Popular Discourses of Grand Strategy on the New York Times Best-Sellers List

Georg Löfflmann

in American Grand Strategy under Obama: Competing Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419765
eISBN:
9781474435192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419765.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the New York Times best sellers list as the preeminent account of best-selling books in the United States to engage in a wider mapping of grand strategy discourses in American ... More


Legitimizing Napkin Drawing: The Curious Dispersion of Laffer Curves, 1978–2008

Yann Giraud

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The Laffer curve is a graphical representation of how government revenues vary with the level of taxation. Allegedly, it was first drawn on a cocktail napkin by one of US President Ronald Reagan’s ... More


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