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New Modes of Governance in Europe: Increasing Political Capacity and Policy Effectiveness?

Adrienne Héritier

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Explores the efficiency and effectiveness of new modes of European governance that are not based on legislation and include private actors in policy formulation. Focusses on the emergence, ... More


Regional political capacity in Wales and Brittany

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book sets out to deepen the understanding of processes of comparative regional governance by investigating two historic regions (Wales and Brittany) in two neighbouring European Union states. ... More


Regional capacity building in Europe

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter elucidates the general research question: that of regional capacity building, beginning with a brief overview of the literature on new regionalism, one of the most popular approaches ... More


Elite Control and the Referendum Process

Stephen Tierney

in Constitutional Referendums: The Theory and Practice of Republican Deliberation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592791
eISBN:
9780191741067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592791.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins to assess in detail the main criticisms of the referendum set out in Chapter 2. The first issue is control. A common trope in contemporary democratic theory is that referendums ... More


Wales and Brittany: history, politics, society

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter introduces the regions of Wales and Brittany in more detail, focusing in turn on their historical and political development, and their party systems. From a political-science ... More


Decentralisation and political capacity building in Brittany

Alistair Cole

in Beyond Devolution and Decentralisation: Building Regional Capacity in Wales and Brittany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070921
eISBN:
9781781701362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070921.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter addresses the theme of decentralisation and political capacity building in Brittany. Venturing inside the Brittany regional council provides an opportunity to investigate the functioning ... More


The Political Status of Community

Steve Herbert

in Citizens, Cops, and Power: Recognizing the Limits of Community

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226327303
eISBN:
9780226327358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327358.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the political capacity of community in greater depth. It reviews the four factors the residents cited most frequently to explain the political lightness of community: ... More


NREGA’s Impact on the Material Well-Being and Political Capacity of Poor People

Rob Jenkins and James Manor

in Politics and the Right to Work: India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190608309
eISBN:
9780190686505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608309.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter assesses the positive political impacts of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (NREGA) on poor and marginalized people. Two types of impacts are distinguished: those ... More


Policy Analysis in France

Charlotte Halpern, Patrick Hassenteufel, and Philippe Zittoun (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Policy analysis in France lays the foundation for a more systematic understanding of policy analysis in the country. In doing so, the volume discusses the role of the State and its restructuring, ... More


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