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Towards Solving the Feminist Policy Formation Puzzle

Amy G. Mazur

in Theorizing Feminist Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Shows how the FCP approach is put into action in the rest of the book through the systematic study of 8 sub‐sectors of feminist policy in 13 post‐industrial democracies. It first presents the ... More


Introduction

Amy G. Mazur

in Theorizing Feminist Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter covers the aims, arguments, and approach of the book to analysing gender and policy issues in comparative perspective. It defines the new area of Feminist Comparative Policy in terms of ... More


Joined-Up Government and Cabinet Government

Christopher Foster

in Joined-Up Government

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the diverging and converging points of the joined-up and the cabinet government. The chapter provides a background on the changes that have been ensued since the introduction ... More


Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis

Douglas Wass

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534746
eISBN:
9780191715884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534746.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book gives an account of a crucially important episode in the post-War political history of the UK — the financial crisis of 1976 when the British Government had to seek large credit from the ... More


Conclusion: ‘Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results’ (attributed to Albert Einstein)

Jon Glasby

in Evidence, policy and practice: Critical perspectives in health and social care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423191
eISBN:
9781447302254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423191.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This concluding chapter provides a brief summary of key themes and issues. The different chapters have repeated key messages about the limitations of traditional rational models of policy formation. ... More


Positive Political Economy

Ian Malcolm David Little

in Ethics, Economics, and Politics: Principles of Public Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199257041
eISBN:
9780191601293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257043.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In the last quarter century, the naïve simplification that the sole aim of governments was the welfare of citizens has been abandoned, and it is recognized that the government is a positive actor on ... More


Policy Predicament: Adaptation, Denial, and Acting Out

David Garland

in The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258024
eISBN:
9780191698491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258024.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explains the recent developments in crime control from the point of view of the governmental agencies and political actors directly responsible for policy formation. It describes the ... More


Politics under the Influence: Vodka and Public Policy in Putin's Russia

Anna L. Bailey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724374
eISBN:
9781501724381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

In 2009, the Russian government launched a much-publicized new initiative to tackle excessive alcohol consumption. This has subsequently been presented in simplistic terms as a top–down ... More


Introduction: The Contradictions of Alcohol Policy

Anna L. Bailey

in Politics under the Influence: Vodka and Public Policy in Putin's Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724374
eISBN:
9781501724381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724374.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Provides the theoretical underpinning for the analysis contained in the book, by setting out a framework for the study of alcohol policy formation encompassing the advocacy coalition framework (ACF). ... More


The role of government in criminal justice

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

in Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter looks beyond criminal justice to wider reforms in government and public services – the transition from ‘old public administration’ to ‘new public management’, the mixed results it ... More


Knowledge and the Ends of Empire: Kazak Intermediaries and Russian Rule on the Steppe, 1731-1917

Ian W. Campbell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501700798
eISBN:
9781501707902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700798.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book investigates the connections between knowledge production and policy formation on the Kazak steppes of the Russian Empire. Hoping to better govern the region, tsarist officials were ... More


Intellectuals and Public Policy in France: An Overview

in Intellectuals, Culture and Public Policy in France: Approaches from the Left

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312458
eISBN:
9781846316081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312458.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the recurrent aversion of left-wing public intellectuals in France to meaningful engagements in cultural policy processes during the Fifth Republic. It examines the reasons for ... More


Right Moves: The Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945

Jason Stahl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627861
eISBN:
9781469627885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627861.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

From the middle of the twentieth century, think tanks have played an indelible role in the rise of American conservatism. Positioning themselves against the alleged liberal bias of the media, ... More


Broken Boundaries and the Politics of Fear

Gregory Starrett

in Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209268
eISBN:
9780520919303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209268.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how many Egyptian intellectuals and journalists explain the rise of activist Islam. It first considers beliefs and commitments as expressions of either psychopathology or of ... More


Reform That! Greece’s Failing Reform Technology: Beyond ‘Vested Interests’ and ‘Political Exchange’

Vassilis Monastiriotis and Andreas Antoniades

in From Stagnation to Forced Adjustment: Reforms in Greece, 1974-2010

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327829
eISBN:
9780199388110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327829.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the conception and design of reforms in Greece, with particular attention to the role of research and expert knowledge for policy formation. It suggests that the failure of ... More


Why diplomacy?

Jennifer Mori

in The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Diplomacy has always been a lifestyle requiring its disciples to abandon some of the customary distinctions between public and private life. Diplomacy, as a profession, had a much higher social and ... More


Economic Vulnerability, Self-Interest, and Individual Trade Preferences

Alexandra Guisinger

in American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 4 provides an original explanation both for why women and minorities are more likely to express protectionist sentiments and for why those protectionist sentiments are not reflected in their ... More


Alcohol Policy as Battleground: The 2011 Alcohol Law

Anna L. Bailey

in Politics under the Influence: Vodka and Public Policy in Putin's Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724374
eISBN:
9781501724381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724374.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

A study of the development and passage of the major 2011 law on alcohol regulation by the Russian parliament. The commonplace explanation for why the law impacted so harshly on beer is that the ... More


Community and Trade Preferences

Alexandra Guisinger

in American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the impact on trade preference of two aspects of a community that, according to the model of preference formation proposed, influence individuals’ information-gathering costs: ... More


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