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Questions of Influence

John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen

in The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150314
eISBN:
9781400850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150314.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter assesses the degree to which knowledge regimes influence policymaking. It begins by asking whether individual policy research organizations influence policymakers' thinking? For ... More


Summary and Recommendations

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter summarizes the Northwest Alumni Study's main study research questions, hypotheses, and findings. Recommendations tied directly to the study data are discussed, along with other ... More


What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Sheena Asthana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In recent years, tackling health inequalities has become a key policy objective in the UK. However, doubts remain about how best to translate broad policy recommendations into practice. One key area ... More


Approaches to Testing the Theory with Case Studies

Keren Yarhi-Milo

in Who Fights for Reputation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691181288
eISBN:
9781400889983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181288.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores historical case studies as part of a layered methodological approach. It uses three observable implications to code a president as believing strongly in the efficacy of force: a ... More


Concluding Remarks

Leonardo Morlino

in Changes for Democracy: Actors, Structures, Processes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199572533
eISBN:
9780191731082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572533.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The four key theoretical mechanisms that came out of the entire research are recalled and the prospects for future research on the field are proposed. Finally, the issue of what policy ... More


Truth on the Cross: Science and Ideology

Francesco Boldizzoni

in The Poverty of Clio: Resurrecting Economic History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144009
eISBN:
9781400838851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144009.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the roots of economic history. It then turns to the identity crisis faced by economic history today, brought about by the development of a movement founded in ... More


Conclusion

Brian H. Bornstein and Monica K. Miller

in God in the Courtroom: Religion's Role at Trial

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195328677
eISBN:
9780199869954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328677.003.010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This concluding chapter summarizes the major findings, identifies some of the key themes running through the book, and discusses future research directions. It also revisits the questions raised in ... More


Social cohesion: from research to practice

Olav Helge Angell, Marjukka Laiho, Anne Birgitta Pessi, and Siniša Zrinščak

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter highlights the need to put research results into practice through policy recommendations. This was a key concept in the WaVE project; it is a multi-layered idea, characterised by at ... More


War Termination in Theory and Practice

in Paths to Peace: Domestic Coalition Shifts, War Termination and the Korean War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762694
eISBN:
9780804772372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762694.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter draws out the larger theoretical and policy implications of the argument. It explains the potential ways to extend the research, such as explicitly modeling third-party intervention and ... More


The Impact of the Jeju Commission

Hun Joon Kim

in The Massacres at Mt. Halla: Sixty Years of Truth Seeking in South Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452390
eISBN:
9780801470677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452390.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter illustrates the overall impact of the Jeju Commission, which released seven policy recommendations: first, issue an apology; second, declare a memorial day; third, use the report to ... More


Policy implications of multidimensional poverty measurement in Morocco

Hicham Ait Mansour

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents an analysis of child poverty in Morocco using three different methods for identifying poor children: a monetary approach using the national poverty line methodology; a ... More


East Enders: Family and community in East London

Katharine Mumford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344960
eISBN:
9781447302179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

What impact do poor neighbourhood conditions have on family life? Why does ‘neighbourhood’ matter to low-income families? How important is community spirit to people living in deprived areas? Does ... More


What Should Be Done?

James J. Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz

in The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226100098
eISBN:
9780226100128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226100128.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter briefly reviews the two lessons from this book. For most, GED certification provides little or no economic benefit. Achievement tests do not measure character skills, which are crucial ... More


Building Opportunities to Achieve

Prudence L. Carter and Kevin G. Welner

in Closing the Opportunity Gap: What America Must Do to Give Every Child an Even Chance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982981
eISBN:
9780199346219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982981.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Carter and Welner bring together the evidence compiled by the book’s authors, describing a wide and deep opportunity gap arising from the accumulated impact of many factors: segregation in housing in ... More


Childhood poverty and social exclusion: incorporating children’s perspectives

Tess Ridge

in Childhood poverty and social exclusion: From a child's perspective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343628
eISBN:
9781447301745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter studies the insights provided by the children throughout the study presented in this book. It explores how incorporating the perspectives of children and young people from low-income and ... More


Reforming the World Trading System: Legitimacy, Efficiency, and Democratic Governance

James Harrison

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282623
eISBN:
9780191700224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282623.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1994 agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO) regulates over 95% of world trade amongst 148 member countries. The November 2001 Declaration of the Fourth Ministerial Conference ... More


Conclusion

Sue Clayton, Anna Gupta, and Katie Willis

in Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter draws together themes emerging from the preceding chapters, as well as identifying policy recommendations. It starts by highlighting the insights drawn from the cross-disciplinary ... More


Developing social policy in conditions of rapid change: The role of social welfare

Howard Glennerster

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter observes that the lecture on rapid change shows that Titmuss is advanced in his thinking on environmental issues and anticipated the global implications of human pollution. It notes that ... More


Policy Recommendations

David DeGrazia and Lester H. Hunt

in Debating Gun Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190251253
eISBN:
9780190629465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251253.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The author recommends several policies that would take the United States from its current, minimal level of gun control to a set of moderately extensive gun regulations. These policies are justified ... More


Conclusion

Yelena Biberman

in Gambling with Violence: State Outsourcing of War in Pakistan and India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190929961
eISBN:
9780190930004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929961.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes the book’s key findings. It then considers the policy implications, directions for future research, and lessons for South Asian security. The chapter makes a recommendation to ... More


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