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Policy‐Making on Abortion: Arenas, Actors, and Arguments in the Netherlands

Joyce Outshoorn

in Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242665
eISBN:
9780191600258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242666.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The abortion issue rose to the agenda in the Netherlands at the same time as the rebirth of the women's movement, when doctors were performing illegal abortions on demand. Thus, at first, the frame ... More


Linking EU and National Governance

Beate Kohler-Koch (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252268
eISBN:
9780191601040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252262.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

European governance ranks high on the present research agenda on the EU and Europeanization and has attracted considerable attention in public and academic debate over the past decade. This book – a ... More


Policy Implementation

Ian Scott

in The Public Sector in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091726
eISBN:
9789882207578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091726.003.0045
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the three aspects of the process of policy implementation. One of the three features of policy implementation is policy instruments. Policy instruments are methods and ... More


Here, There, but Not Quite Everywhere: Why Are There Faith‐Based Initiatives?

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Using social movement, this chapter examines political, socioeconomic, and demographic data to discover the underlying causes of the variation in implementation of the faith‐based initiative among ... More


Introduction

Mercier Paul and Francesco Papadia

in The Concrete Euro: Implementing Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199557523
eISBN:
9780191725005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557523.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

The introduction clarifies the main purpose of the book: to give an analytical account of the technology for monetary policy implementation of the European Central Bank, comparing it, when useful, ... More


‘Cutting Off the Worst’ Voluntary Sterilization in Britain in the 1930s

Desmond King

in In The Name of Liberalism: Illiberal Social Policy in the USA and Britain

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296294
eISBN:
9780191599668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296290.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

King briefly reviews the historical and intellectual context in which the concept of eugenics developed and eventually led to the formation of the 1932 ‘Brock Committee’, which was charged with ... More


Standards-Based Reform and Accountability Policies

Benjamin Michael Superfine

in The Courts and Standards-Based Education Reform

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337488
eISBN:
9780199868667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337488.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter engages in a detailed discussion of the standards-based reform movement. In particular, it discusses the history of standards-based reforms, the theories underlying standards-based ... More


The (Slow) Return of Industrial Policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

Wilson Peres

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In order to empower their development processes, the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean need to implement policies aimed at creating new sectors or modernizing mature ones, albeit within ... More


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

Jon Glasby (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423191
eISBN:
9781447302254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423191.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book provides a hard-hitting and deliberately provocative overview of the relationship between evidence, policy and practice; how policy is implemented, and how research can and should influence ... More


Conclusion: From Evidence to Actionable Knowledge?

Ewan Ferlie

in Knowledge to Action?: Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259014
eISBN:
9780191718113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259014.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter offers a social analysis of the career of EBHC innovation developed from a major empirical database. It explores the policy implications of these findings, and flags a future research ... More


The story of the Eurosystem framework

M. Galvenius and P. Mercier

in The Concrete Euro: Implementing Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199557523
eISBN:
9780191725005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557523.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter describes the history of the implementation technology for the Eurosystem's monetary policy. The monetary policy operational framework was developed by the European Monetary Institute ... More


Policy implementation

Peter Knoepfel, Corinne Larrue, Frédéric Varone, and Michael Hill

in Public policy analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349071
eISBN:
9781447303121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349071.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter presents the process of policy implementation from both a theoretical and practical perspective. It deals with the concept of implementation from the perspective of classical theory on ... More


No Child Left Behind Litigation

Benjamin Michael Superfine

in The Courts and Standards-Based Education Reform

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337488
eISBN:
9780199868667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337488.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the litigation generated directly in response to No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and focuses on the ways in which courts have addressed NCLB-related claims. It considers case ... More


Institutional Ethnography

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Institutional ethnography (IE) is summarized as a qualitative research method that is well suited to explore phenomenological practice gaps (PPGs), such as the implementation of a social policy ... More


Implementing policy: ‘We’ve given you the policy, now implement it’

Helen Dickinson

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/9781847423191.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter traces the broad contours of the implementation debates and in doing so attempts to do justice to the extensive literature surrounding policy implementation. It starts by offering a ... More


Preparing for Accession to the European Union: How to Establish Capacity for Effective and Credible Application of EU Rules

Phedon Nicolaides

in The Enlargement of the European Union

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260942
eISBN:
9780191698705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260942.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter is developed along a series of questions exploring the issue of effective policy implementation, in general, and that of EU rules, in particular. The questions and the answers given ... More


Health systems and institutions

Lucy Gilson

in Health Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: An economic and policy perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199566761
eISBN:
9780191731181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566761.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter adopts an institutional lens in considering both the nature of health systems and ways of strengthening them. First, it reviews five widely known health system conceptual frameworks, ... More


Governing China's Grasslands: The Creation of Empty Institutions

Peter Ho

in Institutions in Transition: Land Ownership, Property Rights and Social Conflict in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280698
eISBN:
9780191602528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019928069X.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Offers a detailed institutional analysis of national grassland policy. It is demonstrated that one of the main reasons for the failure of national grassland policy and the pasture lease system is the ... More


The local governance of prostitution: regulatory drift and implementation capture

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

in Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter we discuss the implementation of prostitution policy in Austria and the Netherlands. It introduces three key analytic concepts: policy implementation, policy design and policy ... More


Deals versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate It

Mary Hallward-Driemeier, Gita Khun-Jush, and Lant Pritchett

in African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316222
eISBN:
9780226316369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316369.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

African firms report "regulatory and economic policy uncertainty" as a top growth constraint. We argue that often firms in Africa don’t face policy rules but rather deals; firm-specific policy ... More


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