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Critical Analysis of the TPRM

Mathias Kende

in The Trade Policy Review Mechanism: A Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817611
eISBN:
9780191859137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817611.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter covers the historical development of the WTO’s mechanism for peer review. It examines the conceptual development of peer review and distils typical core elements (objectives, structure, ... More


The contribution of the social sciences to HIA

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the contributions of social sciences to health impact assessment (HIA). Social and political sciences may provide significant contributions to HIA of policies, programmes, and ... More


Policy analysis in the treasury: how does the Israeli Ministry of Finance arrive at a policy decision?1

Momi Dahan

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/9781447308041.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Previous studies showed that the Israeli Ministry of Finance has greater power than finance ministries in most developed countries. The article describes three modes of policy analysis that are used ... More


Political processes and decision-making procedures

Christoph Knill and Duncan Liefferink

in Environmental Politics in the European Union: Policy-making, Implementation and Patterns of Multi-level Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075803
eISBN:
9781781701461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075803.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the characteristic processes and decision-making procedures involved in the development and design of European Union environmental policies, discussing the informal patterns of ... More


Where now for equity and effectiveness policy?

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter considers solutions for a more effective education policy. Education mostly appears to reflect society, which suggests that the root cause of inequality is at least partly not ... More


The Pro‐Cyclical Impact of Basel II on Emerging Markets and its Political Economy

Stephany Griffith‐Jones and Avinash Persaud

in Capital Market Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230587
eISBN:
9780191710896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230587.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter stresses the importance of banking regulations — and of a well functioning banking system — for economic growth. It examines both positive and problematic features of Basel II, the new ... More


When Social Movement Proposals Become Policy: Experiments in Sustainable Development in the Brazilian Amazon

Mary Allegretti and Marianne Schmink

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses an analysis of two examples of innovative social movement development proposals that were adopted as public policy in Brazilian Amazonia. It analyzes the factors that led to ... More


Special Counsel

John Acacia

in Clark Clifford: The Wise Man of Washington

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125510
eISBN:
9780813135304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125510.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Relegated to a largely ceremonial role when he first arrived at the White House, Clark Clifford succeeded in parlaying proximity to power into an actual position of power. When President Harry S. ... More


Preventing a Biochemical Arms Race

Alexander Kelle, Kathryn Nixdorff, and Malcolm Dando

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782753
eISBN:
9780804786157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782753.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book responds to a growing concern that changes in the life sciences and the nature of warfare could lead to a resurgent interest in chemical and biological weapons (CBW) capabilities. By ... More


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