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THE COORDINATION OF EUROPEAN UNION POLICY: ACTOR PERSPECTIVES

Andrew Jordan and Adriaan Schout

in The Coordination of the European Union: Exploring the Capacities of Networked Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199286959
eISBN:
9780191713279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286959.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter introduces the basic administrative mechanisms for coordinating EU policy in the five actors. For each actor, it describes the most important administrative parts and explains the ... More


GERMANY: A REACTIVE AND PASSIVE COORDINATOR?

Andrew Jordan and Adriaan Schout

in The Coordination of the European Union: Exploring the Capacities of Networked Governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199286959
eISBN:
9780191713279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286959.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the administrative capacities that this actor has developed to coordinate the implementation of EPI across the whole of the EU (that is, EU-EPI). In so doing, it moves on from ... More


The Policy Process

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/9789622091726.003.0043
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter concentrates on the policy process of Hong Kong. It examines the political underpinnings of the policy-making system during the colonial period, the transitional period, and the ... More


Reconsidering advice and advisory systems

Kate Crowley, Jenny Stewart, Adrian Kay, and Brian W. Head

in Reconsidering Policy: Complexity, Governance and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447333111
eISBN:
9781447333159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333111.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Policy advice and policy advisory systems tend to be underplayed or neglected in policymaking literature despite robust policy advisory research efforts, and concerns with the character and dynamics ... More


Policy failures, policy learning and institutional change: the case of Australian health insurance policy change

Adrian Kay

in Policy Learning and Policy Failure

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447352006
eISBN:
9781447352044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352006.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter studies the connections between repeated assessments of policy failure, the catalysts of deinstitutionalisation, and subsequent opportunities for system-wide policy learning and reform. ... More


Policy and the Budgetary Cycle

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/9789622091726.003.0032
Subject:
History, Political History

One of the yardsticks to measure the performance of governments is their ability to formulate and implement sound policies that will deliver collective benefits efficiently, effectively, and ... More


Reconsidering Policy: Complexity, Governance and the State

Kate Crowley, Jenny Stewart, Adrian Kay, and Brian Head

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447333111
eISBN:
9781447333159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333111.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

For all nation-states, the context in which public policies must be developed and applied continues to become more complex and demanding. Yet policy studies has not fully responded to the challenges ... More


LOIS and model lifetimes

Martin Evans and Lewis Williams

in A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter deals with the methodology of the hypothetical lifetimes that is employed in profiling the changing policy systems of 1979, 1997 and 2008 and how differences in assumptions about the ... More


Motivating Green Growth: The Political Economy of Energy Systems Transformation

Mark Huberty

in Can Green Sustain Growth?: From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785259
eISBN:
9780804788571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785259.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Climate change mitigation requires a transformation of modern energy systems. That transformation carries with it serious and intertwined technical, political, and economic consequences. The ... More


Trends and directions in Canadian policy analysis and policy advice

Michael J. Prince

in Policy Analysis in Canada

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334910
eISBN:
9781447334934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334910.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As public sector work, policy analysis and policy advising is the soft craft of hard choices. Changes in the context and content of Canadian politics and government in recent decades have shifted the ... More


Czech political parties and policy analysis in the perspective of policy advisory systems

Vilém Novotný, Martin Polášek, and Michel Perottino

in Policy Analysis in the Czech Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318149
eISBN:
9781447318156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318149.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter deals with policy analysis in Czech political parties. We focus on the two strongest political parties, the Social Democrats (left-wing) and the Civic Democrats (right-wing), because ... More


Policy advisory bodies in Belgium

Ellen Fobé, Benjamin Biard, Nathalie Schiffino, and Marleen Brans

in Policy Analysis in Belgium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447317258
eISBN:
9781447317272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317258.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In Belgium, there are about 250 advisory bodies at the federal level and 46 at the regional level. These advisory bodies tend to be highly integrated into the policy-making cycle. They also seem to ... More


Parochial Global Europe: 21st Century Trade Politics

Alasdair R. Young and John Peterson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199579907
eISBN:
9780191778728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579907.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Europe’s trade policies matter in global politics. Despite the recent focus on Brazil, India, and particularly China, the European Union remains the world’s largest market and trader. Despite its ... More


Environmental and Social Justice Movements and Policy Change in Los Angeles: Is an Inside-Outside Game Possible?

Martha M. Matsuoka and Robert Gottlieb

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Los Angeles has long had the worst air quality in the nation. Its extensive developments at the urban edge for more than 100 years had earned Southern California the reputation as the capital of ... More


Policy advisory councils: governmental and departmental advisory bodies

Kateřina Merklová and Kateřina Ptáčková

in Policy Analysis in the Czech Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318149
eISBN:
9781447318156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318149.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter analyses governmental and departmental advisory bodies as a part of the policy advisory system in the Czech Republic. The main proposition of this chapter is that there are various kinds ... More


Understanding the FILP system

in Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773300
eISBN:
9780804777667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773300.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Fiscal Investment Loan Program (FILP) is a government-run financial system that mobilizes and allocates savings in the form of investments and loans that serve public policy purposes. This ... More


Policy-Relevant Research: Characteristics and Pathways to Policy Influence

Kenneth I. Maton

in Influencing Social Policy: Applied Psychology Serving the Public Interest

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199989973
eISBN:
9780190628840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989973.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology

Among the many assets the discipline of psychology brings to the policy arena, perhaps the most distinctive is research and scholarship. The vast magnitude and variety of published research studies ... More


Conclusions: 21st Century European Trade Politics

Alasdair R. Young and John Peterson

in Parochial Global Europe: 21st Century Trade Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199579907
eISBN:
9780191778728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579907.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 9 concludes by highlighting how variation in politics across trade policy instruments—trade policy sub-systems—produces distinctive policies. It reflects on the implications of this analysis ... More


Working time and caring strategies: parenthood in different welfare states

Thomas P. Boje

in Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia: Gender relations in welfare states

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346452
eISBN:
9781447303015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter presents a comparison of Denmark and Sweden with the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. These countries have different work cultures and family policy systems, and the variation in the ... More


Taxes, benefits and national profiles of inequality and poverty

Martin Evans and Lewis Williams

in A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores the changing overall incidence of taxes and benefits and their outcomes on income distribution and poverty. It also addresses the aggregate empirical profiles of policy outcomes ... More


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