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Early Childhood Development: translating research to global policy

Patrice L. Engle, Pia Rebello Britto, and Charles M. Super

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This introductory chapter has been designed to provide a broad definition of early childhood development (ECD) and a detailed description of the conceptual organizing framework of the volume. The ... More


Paradigm Shifts and New Directions in Research on Early Childhood Development Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Ana María Nieto

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter identifies emerging paradigm shifts for research that can address the next generation of practice and policy questions in early childhood development (ECD) in low- and middle-income ... More


Community and the changing nature of urban policy

Rob Imrie and Mike Raco

in Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to explore and explain the ways in which particular conceptions of community in Great Britain have underpinned urban policy and ... More


Policy programming

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/9781861349071.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores the process involving policy programming from the perspective of both the constituent elements of a policy programme and that of the actor arrangements involved. It discusses ... More


Adolescents and Youth in India: Challenges and Opportunities

K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

in Population and Reproductive Health in India: An Assessment of the Current Situation and Future Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096238
eISBN:
9780199082940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096238.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter reviews programmes related to the sexual and reproductive health of young people,and assesses the extent to which their needs have been met. It highlights that access to quality ... More


Analysis model

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/9781861349071.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter presents a general survey of the different policy stages and products and the evaluation logic of different policy segments. It interprets the unfolding of a policy process in terms of ... More


Public policy education in Turkey

Mete Yıldız and Cenay Babaoğlu

Caner Bakır and Güneş Ertan (eds)

in Policy Analysis in Turkey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338956
eISBN:
9781447338970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338956.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the development and current state of public policy education in Turkey, based on the teaching of the subject in political science and public administration departments. The ... More


Into the New Millennium

in Behind the Development Banks: Washington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226033648
eISBN:
9780226033679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033679.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the developments in U.S. multilateral development bank (MDB) policy during the George W. Bush administration and argues that, the spectacular rise and fall of Paul Wolfowitz at ... More


Sexual and Reproductive Health: Current Status and Future Needs

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and K.G. Santhya

in Population and Reproductive Health in India: An Assessment of the Current Situation and Future Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096238
eISBN:
9780199082940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096238.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter reviews key programmes related to sexual and reproductive health, describes the current SRH situation, and highlights remaining challenges. Although strides have been made, goals remain ... More


Conceptualising sustainable communities: place-making and labour market-building

Mike Raco

in Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the relationships between labour-market building, place imaginations, citizenship, and mobility. It provides an assessment of the wider significance of these relationships for ... More


Total Confinement, Psychological Jurisprudence, and Transformative Habits of Character: “Almost a Revolution”

Bruce A. Arrigo, Heather Y. Bersot, and Brian G. Sellers

in The Ethics of Total Confinement: A Critique of Madness, Citizenship, and Social Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372212
eISBN:
9780199897247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372212.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The Conclusion provides a number of suggestive remarks that signal a next direction (the “awaiting revolution”) in psychological jurisprudence. This direction principally consists of four ... More


Job market for public policy programme graduates in Japan

Satoshi P. Watanabe

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/9781847429841.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

From the perspective of demand shortages for policy professionals in the domestic labour markets in Japan, this chapter examines why graduates of public policy programmes, though well-positioned to ... More


Assessing the US Congress

Ross M. English

in The United States Congress

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063084
eISBN:
9781781700228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063084.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter addresses the question of whether Congress ‘works’. It considers the challenges faced by the modern Congress and introduces the term gridlock, which refers to an inability by the ... More


Methodology to analyse governance on addictions in Europe

Tamyko Ysa, Joan Colom, Adrià Albareda, Anna Ramon, Marina Carrión, and Lidia Segura

in Governance of Addictions: European Public Policies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198703303
eISBN:
9780191772559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703303.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chapter 2 describes the methodology used. The book takes into account the content and the political process of policy-making. It departs from contextual data provided by Esping-Andersen’s welfare ... More


Delaying Age of Marriage: Social Norms and Policies

Priya Nanda and Sonvi A. Khanna

in India's Children: Essays on Social Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199455287
eISBN:
9780199085316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199455287.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a broad overview of India’s policy and programmatic efforts to address early marriage of girls. It aims to assess the potential of different approaches for addressing the issue ... More


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