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Bridging the Gaps: Linking Research to Public Debates and Policy Making on Migration and Integration

Martin Ruhs, Kristof Tamas, and Joakim Palme (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834557
eISBN:
9780191872655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834557.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What is the use of research in public debates and policy-making on immigration and integration? Why are there such large gaps between migration debates and migration realities, and how can they be ... More


Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics

Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190923624
eISBN:
9780190923662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923624.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This book examines the shape, composition, and practices of the United States political media landscape. It explores the roots of the current epistemic crisis in political communication with a focus ... More


The Trafficking of Migration

Nicola Mai

in Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 6 draws on the findings of Migrant Workers in the UK Sex Industry, a research project directed by the author between 2007 and 2009. The study found that the large majority of migrants working ... More


Ethnofictional Counter-Representations

Nicola Mai

in Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 9 discusses the methodological implications of the author’s filmmaking practice, with particular reference to experimental ethnofictions as strategic, political/artistic interventions within ... More


Challenging Sexual Humanitarianism

Nicola Mai

in Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

How does the theorization of subjectivity and agency as embedded in mobile orientations help us to understand the nexus between migration, sex work, agency, and exploitation? The conclusion offers a ... More


Inflation, democracy, and populism

Thomas Docherty

in The new treason of the intellectuals: Can the University survive?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526132741
eISBN:
9781526138965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132741.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The crisis in higher education is also simultaneously a crisis in constitutional democracies; and the two are intimately linked. The corruption of language that shapes managerialist discourse enables ... More


Beyond developmentalism: the role of experts and expertise in Turkey’s environmental policy disputes

Gökhan Orhan

in Policy Analysis in Turkey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338956
eISBN:
9781447338970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338956.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Although perceptions about expertise in the policy process and its legitimacy has changed over time, environmental policy is a contested policy area with a variety of policy disputes between experts ... More


Conclusion: improving public policy through local assets

Kharisma Nugroho, Fred Carden, and Hans Antlov (eds)

in Local Knowledge Matters: Power, Context and Policy Making in Indonesia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447348078
eISBN:
9781447348115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348078.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The final chapter reflects on what we have learned from looking across the ten case studies of the use of local knowledge in policy processes. It reflects on the importance of the use of multiple ... More


Electoral integrity and post-truth politics

Sarah Birch

in None past the post: Britain at the polls, 2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526133281
eISBN:
9781526138828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526133281.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the issue of electoral integrity at the 2017 general election and in British politics more generally. While elections are generally administered to high standards and are free ... More


The search for impact in British probation: from programmes to skills and implementation

Peter Raynor

in Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Social scientists have often had difficulty evaluating the impact of probation services, partly because expectations and political circumstances change and partly because appropriate methodologies ... More


Metacognitive variety, from Inner Mongolian Buddhism to post-truth

Jonathan Mair

in Metacognitive Diversity: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198789710
eISBN:
9780191841675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789710.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, a case study is presented based on ethnographic research carried out in Inner Mongolia, northern China. A Buddhist teacher and his students have subtly different metacognitive ... More


Conclusion: Towards a Deliberative Society

André Bächtiger and John Parkinson

in Mapping and Measuring Deliberation: Towards a New Deliberative Quality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199672196
eISBN:
9780191872624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672196.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The book concludes with a call to repoliticize deliberative democracy by moving away from an exclusive focus on ‘safe havens’ like minipublics, or environments in which administrative imperatives ... More


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