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EU Democracy Promotion Instruments: Evolution and Shortcomings

Richard Youngs

in The European Union and the Promotion of Democracy: Europe's Mediterranean and Asian Policies

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249794
eISBN:
9780191600357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249792.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter outlines the nature of the instruments introduced by the EU pursuant to the democracy promotion commitment and examines the shortcomings and lacuna that remained in the range of policy ... More


Taking Stock of Democracy Assistance

Thomas Carothers

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Democracy assistance is one of the most important policy tools available to the US for the promotion of democracy and it is an increasingly significant component of American foreign aid. This chapter ... More


Analytical techniques in Belgian policy analysis

Ellen Fobé, Bart DePeuter, Maxime PetitJean, and Valérie Pattyn

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/9781447317258.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses policy analytical methods in Belgian policy work. Government wide synoptic policy analytical tools have now and again attracted champions in Belgium’s governments. This was the ... More


The Music Educator as a Policy Analyst

Patrick Schmidt

in Policy as Practice: A Guide for Music Educators

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190227029
eISBN:
9780190227067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190227029.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter is the most practical and instructive of the book’s chapters. It aims to delineate very concrete ways of looking at accepted tools, spaces, and practices in policy. The chapter presents ... More


The Remarkable Healthcare Performance in Singapore

M. Ramesh and Azad Singh Bali

in Great Policy Successes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198843719
eISBN:
9780191879432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843719.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Singapore’s healthcare system ranks among the best in the world in terms of infant mortality rate, longevity, disability adjusted years, and so on. What is most remarkable, however, is that it ... More


Northern Ireland: Europeanisation breakthrough

Boyka Stefanova

in The Europeanisation of Conflict Resolutions: Regional Integration and Conflicts from the 1950s to the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083396
eISBN:
9781781703175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083396.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a case study on the role of the European Union (EU) in the conflict resolution of Northern Ireland. It describes the incremental nature of establishing a role for European ... More


Tools for Applied Goods Trade Policy Analysis: An Introduction

Soamiely Andriamananjara, Olivier Cadot, and Jean-Marie Grether

in Handbook of Trade Policy for Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680405
eISBN:
9780191760266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680405.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Soamiely Andriamananjara, Olivier Cadot, and Jean-Marie Grether discuss the data and statistical instruments available for applied trade policy analysis. A variety of analytical and statistical tools ... More


The Complicated and the Complex: Policy Analysis in an Era of Design

M. Suzanne Donovan

in Does Policy Analysis Matter?: Exploring Its Effectiveness in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520287396
eISBN:
9780520962538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287396.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter considers the practice of policy analysis for the service-providing agencies of government like schools and assesses how well suited the policy-analytic tools are to being a source of ... More


NGOs, civil society and policy analysis: from mutual disinterest to reciprocal investment

Laurie Boussaguet and Charlotte Halpern

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the role played by NGOs and civil society organizations in the development of policy analysis in France. Little attention has been devoted in the literature to systematically ... More


The EU Regulatory State and Energy Security

Andreas Goldthau and Nick Sitter

in A Liberal Actor in a Realist World: The European Union Regulatory State and the Global Political Economy of Energy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198719595
eISBN:
9780191788673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719595.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 3 presents the European Union’s regulatory state approach to public policy, and elaborates on the EU’s policy preferences and decision-making procedures with respect to making and regulating ... More


Policy analysis in advisory councils

Laura Flamand

in Policy Analysis in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329152
eISBN:
9781447329176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329152.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the increasing and rather prominent role of public advisory boards in the Mexican federal government with emphasis on policy analysis instruments and methods, conditions for ... More


Monetary Policy in the Future

Ben Bernanke

in Progress and Confusion: The State of Macroeconomic Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034623
eISBN:
9780262333450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034623.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the monetary policy framework of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee (FOMC). It argues that the current framework has improved the FOMC’s communication, has strengthened ... More


Lesson-Learning and Resilience to Future Crises

Alastair Stark

in Public Inquiries, Policy Learning, and the Threat of Future Crises

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198831990
eISBN:
9780191869815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831990.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins the work of reporting the book’s main findings. It analyses key themes from the case study data that relate to the types of policy learning that each inquiry produced. The main ... More


Science, ICTs, and the Imagining of Change

Christine Hine

in Systematics as Cyberscience: Computers, Change, and Continuity in Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083713
eISBN:
9780262275408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083713.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter consists of five sections, each one having a special role. The first section examines the development of new technological elements and the instrumentation of cyberscience; the second ... More


Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective

Matthew Potoski and Aseem Prakash (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162500
eISBN:
9780262259132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162500.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The growth of voluntary programs has attracted the attention of policymakers, nongovernmental organizations, and scholars. Thousands of firms around the world participate in these programs, in which ... More


‘You lookin’ at me?’ Discourses of respect and disrespect, identity and violence

Peter Squires

in Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter develops an argument on the awkward parallels and contrasts between the uses of a discourse of ‘respect’ as a policy tool and the notions of ‘street respect’. There seems to be an irony ... More


The State Economy, the National Economy, and Gubernatorial Popularity

Jeffrey E. Cohen and James D. King (eds)

in Public Opinion in State Politics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753005
eISBN:
9780804767972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753005.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter compares the impact of the national and state economies on public opinion toward the state governor. The analysis of Official Job Approval Rating database indicates that both national ... More


General Conclusions

Christine Janssens

in The Principle of Mutual Recognition in EU Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673032
eISBN:
9780191751615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673032.003.0013
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The study concludes that the principle of mutual recognition, an instrument traditionally seen as a method of economic cooperation and initially used to deal with problems such as product ... More


Conceptualizing the Responsibility to Prevent

Ruben Reike, Serena K. Sharma, and Jennifer M. Welsh

in The Responsibility to Prevent: Overcoming the Challenges of Atrocity Prevention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198717782
eISBN:
9780191787294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717782.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 provides a foundation for the conceptual issues and capacities to be explored, while setting the stage for the volume as a whole. This chapter employs both deductive reasoning, drawn from ... More


The Credit Frontier

Sarah L. Quinn

in American Bonds: How Credit Markets Shaped a Nation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691156750
eISBN:
9780691185613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156750.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the problem of farm credit distribution in the nineteenth century and discusses some early examples of how federal credit and securitization were mobilized in response to it. ... More


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