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Market Responses to Anti-hunger Policies: Effects on Wages, Prices and Employment

Martin Ravallion

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 2: Famine Prevention

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286363
eISBN:
9780191718458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286363.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Market responses can enhance or undermine anti-hunger policies, and an understanding of these responses can provide important clues for policy analysis and design. This chapter explores alternative ... More


Reducing the Harms of Minority Overrepresentation in American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.003.0052
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter identifies some of the key policy choices that must be made in reducing injustices found in American juvenile courts. It argues that reducing the hazards of juvenile court processing may ... More


What can we learn about policy innovation?

Maria Petmesidou and María C. González Menéndez (eds)

in Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the institutional structures and processes that facilitate or hinder policy learning and innovation with respect to effective measures for school-to-work (STW) transitions. ... More


From policy transfer to policy translation: the role of evidence in policy borrowing: ‘If it worked for you, it’ll work for us’

Catherine Needham

in Evidence, policy and practice: Critical perspectives in health and social care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423191
eISBN:
9781447302254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423191.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines how policies transfer from one government department or state to another, exploring how far such moves are evidence-driven and what the mechanisms and channels of transfer are ... More


Policy learning from case studies in health policy: taking forward the debate

Mark Exworthy and Stephen Peckham

in Shaping Health Policy: Case Study Methods and Analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427588
eISBN:
9781447305576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427588.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The first aim of this chapter is to trace the inter-connections between case studies and policy learning in the context of health policy. It poses a series of questions concerning how the learning ... More


Emerging theoretical frameworks for global health governance

Evelyne de Leeuw, Belinda Townsend, Erik Martin, Catherine M. Jones, and Carole Clavier

in Health Promotion and the Policy Process

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199658039
eISBN:
9780191765780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658039.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The shift from an international to a global world order has substantially transformed how health is produced at the global level and, consequently, how health can be regulated at the global level. ... More


Mechanisms of policymaking

Janice Morphet

in How Europe shapes British public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447300465
eISBN:
9781447310846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300465.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reviews various approaches available to making and analyzing public policy. It considers these as mechanisms of policy making within an overall strategic context and reviews them against ... More


Policy transfer and innovation for building resilient bridges to the youth labor market

Maria Petmesidou and María González Menéndez

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, rising levels of youth unemployment led to an array of policy responses involving learning, transfer, and experimentation to address the complex needs of ... More


Policies as translation: situating transnational social policies

Noémi Lendvai and Paul Stubbs

in Policy reconsidered: Meanings, politics and practices

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349132
eISBN:
9781447302995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349132.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter investigates some of the implications of developing an anthropology or ethnography of the transnational dimensions of policy (dimensions of policy which comprises levels beyond the ... More


Geographies of Policy

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 1 critically reviews the literatures on policy transfer, with an eye towards understanding the contributions and limits of orthodox approaches researching policy mobility. It presents a ... More


Knowledge interests: promoting and resisting change in mental health in Hungary

Bori Fernezelyi and Gábor Eröss

in Knowledge in policy: Embodied, inscribed, enacted

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447309987
eISBN:
9781447310020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309987.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter attempts to integrate the theory of international policy transfer and of the different phases of knowledge through a case study of WHO's mental health policy in Hungary. Identified as an ... More


How to achieve ‘free movement of tissue’ in the EU research area 1

Jasper Bovenberg

in Human Tissue Research: A European perspective on the ethical and legal challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199587551
eISBN:
9780191725630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587551.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In accordance with Garwood-Gowers' observation of governments' interests in human tissue research, this chapter explores the shipment of tissue samples and data between countries as it is promoted by ... More


Globalizing Social-Policy Practice

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Adopts a more global perspective on CCT policy development, considering the roles played by multilateral agencies. In one sense, this is a story of the formidable power of organizations like the ... More


Understanding the Egyptian Regulatory State: Independent Regulators in Theory and Practice

Ahmed Badran

in The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South: Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677160
eISBN:
9780191760068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677160.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at the rise of the regulatory state in Egypt. It addresses three questions: Why does the Egyptian government delegate its regulatory powers to independent regulators (IRs)? How are ... More


Introduction to key concepts: education policy, economic necessity and public service reform

Stephen J. Ball

in The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter provides the groundwork for the analysis and presentation of policy in the book as a whole. It focuses on a central theme, education reform, and in relation to this it emphasises in ... More


Legislative and Policy Frameworks on Sex Offender Risk Management

Anne‐Marie McAlinden

in 'Grooming' and the Sexual Abuse of Children: Institutional, Internet, and Familial Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583720
eISBN:
9780191758263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583720.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that legislative and policy frameworks which have been designed to address sexual grooming in England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland can be ... More


Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

We inhabit a perpetually accelerating and increasingly interconnected world, with new ideas, fads, and fashions moving at social-media speed. New policy ideas, especially “ideas that work,” are now ... More


Regional Dimensions of Economic Growth

M. Govinda Rao and Nirvikar Singh

in The Political Economy of Federalism in India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195686937
eISBN:
9780199080571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195686937.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines interstate disparities and regional dimensions of economic growth in India. It analyses the trends in interstate inequalities from different perspectives, including social ... More


Policy Translation

Jarrett Blaustein

in Speaking Truths to Power: Policy Ethnography and Police Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723295
eISBN:
9780191789809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723295.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter reviews the conceptual lineage of the concept of ‘policy translation’ and considers its methodological implications. It begins by rooting the term in the related concepts of ‘policy ... More


The emergence of modern policy analysis in France

Fabrice Hamelin

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/9781447324218.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on policy process studies as they emerged and developed in France from the 1950s to the early 1980s. To better understand how the establishment of policy process studies within ... More


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