Comparative Public Policy (SAGE Library of the Public Sector)

Comparative Public Policy (SAGE Library of the Public Sector)

By: Michael Hill (editor)Hardback

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This collection brings together disparate but individually significant papers on the subject of public policy, ensuring that all the developing threads in this field of work are identified and contextualised by a newly-written introductory essay.

About Author

Michael Hill is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy of the University of Newcastle, and Visiting Professor in the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics and in the School of Applied Social Science University of Brighton. Michael has published widely on the topic of public policy, and most recently co-edited the SAGE major work Public Policy (with P. Hupe, published 2012). Over the years his research interests have focussed on varied topics such as race relations, unemployment, housing, social security and housing benefit He was given a lifetime achievement award by the Social Policy Association in 2009.


VOLUME ONE: GENERAL THEORIES AND METHODS Comparative Politics and the Comparative Method - Arend Lijphart Systematic Process Analysis - Peter Hall When and How to Use It Qualitative Comparative Analysis in Public Policy Analysis - Benoit Rihoux, Ilona Rezsoehazy and Damien Bol An Extensive Review PART ONE: PATTERNS OF DEMOCRACY Democracies - Arend Lijphart Forms, Performance and Constitutional Engineering The Effects of Negotiation Democracy - Klaus Armingeon A Comparative Analysis Negotiation Democracy versus Consensus Democracy - Arend Lijphart Parallel Conclusions and Recommendations Lijphart Expanded - AdrianVatter Three Dimensions of Democracy in Advanced OECD Countries PART TWO: COMPARATIVE APPROACHES WITH MORE DETAILED INSTITUTIONAL FOCUSES Institutions in Comparative Policy Research - Fritz Scharpf The Concept of Policy Style - Jeremy Richardson, Gunnel Gustafsson and Grant Jordan Not Odious but Onerous - Christopher Pollitt Comparative Public Administration Administrative Traditions in Comparative Perspective - Martin Painter and B. Guy Peters Politico-Administrative Systems - Christopher Pollitt and Geert Bouckaert The Key Features Public Administration in East Asia - Anthony Cheung Legacies, Trajectories and Lessons PART THREE: GLOBALIZATION The Causes of Globalization - Geoffrey Garrett Tracing Connections between Comparative Politics and Globalization - Jeff Haynes VOLUME TWO: POLICY SYSTEM TYPOLOGIES AND CROSS-CUTTING ISSUES Welfare-State Regimes - Gosta Esping-Andersen Work, Welfare and Gender Equality - Alan Siaroff A New Typology Rethinking the Western Construction of the Welfare State - Alan Walker and Chack-Kie Wong Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism or More? - Wil Arts and John Gelisen Welfare Regime Debate - Emanuele Ferragina and Martin Seeleib-Kaiser Past, Present, Futures? PART ONE: VARIETIES OF CAPITALISM Extract from Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage - Peter Hall and David Soskice Integrating Welfare and Production Typologies - Martin Schroeder How Refinements of the Varieties of Capitalism Approach Call for a Combination of Welfare Typologies Putting the Political back into Political Economy by Bringing the State back in yet again - VivienSchmidt Varieties of Capitalism - Kathleen Thelen Trajectories of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity PART TWO: EUROPEAN UNION Coping with Europe - Christoph Knill and Andrea Lenschow The Impact of British and German Administrations on the Implementation of EU Environment Policy The Implementation of EU Social Policy - Miriam Harlapp and Simone Leiber The 'Southern Problem' Revisited Does Europeanization Lead to Policy Convergence? The Role of the Single Market in Shaping National Tax Policies - Achim Kemmerling PART THREE: COMPARATIVE PUBLIC POLICY OUTSIDE THE OECD 'CLUB' Welfare States in Developing Countries - Nita Rudra Unique or Universal? Degrees of Statehood - Christopher Clapham Global Welfare Regimes - Miriam Abu Sharkh and Ian Gough A Cluster Analysis The Politics of Public Spending in Post-Communist Countries - Romana Careja and Patrick Emmenegger Post-Communist Welfare Capitalisms - Alfio Cerami and Paul Stubbs Bringing Institutions and Political Agency back in VOLUME THREE: POLICY FIELDS: SOCIAL POLICY PART ONE: SOCIAL PROTECTION Social Assistance in OECD Countries - Ian Gough et al Public and Private Policy Change - Daniel Beland and Toshimitsu Shinkawa Pension Reform in Four Countries Comparative Political Economy of Long-Term Care for Elderly People - Takeshi Hieda Political Logic of Universalistic Social Care Policy Development The Introduction of Long-Term Care Policy Schemes - Hildegard Theobold and Kristine Kern Policy Development, Policy Transfer and Policy Change Family Policies in OECD Countries - Olivier Thevenon A Comparative Analysis Types of Public Family Support - Monika Mischke A Cluster Analysis of 15 European Countries The Political Economy of Child Care in OECD Countries - Giuliano Bonoli and Frank Reber Explaining Cross-National Variation in Spending and Coverage Rates PART TWO: HEALTH CARE Worlds of Welfare and the Health-Care Discrepancy - Clare Bambra Comparing Health Policy - Viola Burau and Robert Blank An Assessment of Typologies of Health Systems Six Countries, Six Health Reform Models? Health Care Reform in Chile, Israel, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan and The Netherlands - Kieke Okma et al PART THREE: EDUCATION Review Article - Marius Busemeyer and Christine Tranpusch Comparative Political Science and the Study of Education The Welfare State and Education - Gunther Hega and Karl Hokenmaier A Comparison of Social and Educational Policy in Advanced Industrial Societies Partisan Politics, the Welfare State and Three Worlds of Human-Capital Formation - Torben Iversen and John Stephens Higher-Education Policies and Welfare Regimes - Hans Pechar and Lesley Andres International-Comparative Perspectives Capitalist Systems, De-Industrialization and the Politics of Public Education - Carsten Jensen VOLUME FOUR: POLICY FIELDS: ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT AND OTHERS PART ONE: ECONOMIC POLICY, LABOUR-MARKET POLICY AND TAXATION Economic Performance and Institutions - Barbara Vis, Jaap Woldendorp and Hans Keman Capturing the Dependent Variable The Political Economy of Active Labor-Market Policy - Giuliano Bonoli Europe and the Economic Crisis - Michel Lallement Forms of Labour-Market Adjustment and Varieties of Capitalism The Evolution of Policy Ideas - Sven Steinmo Tax Policy in the 20th Century Tax Policy in an Era of Internationalization - Duane Swank Explaining the Spread of Neo-Liberalism PART TWO: ENVIRONMENT POLICY Explaining National Environmental Performance - Daniel Fiorino Approaches, Evidence and Implications Cross-National Differences in Policy Implementation - Sheila Jasanoff Capitalism, State Economic Policy and Ecological Footprint - Igu OEzler and Brian OEbach An International-Comparative Analysis Trend-Setters in Environment Policy - Martin Janicke The Character and Role of Pioneer Countries Leaders and Laggards in Environmental Policy - Duncan Lieffernink A Quantitative Analysis of Domestic Policy Outputs The Comparative Politics of Climate Change - Kathryn Harrison and Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom PART THREE: OTHER POLICY AREAS Comparative Analysis of Immigration Policies - Gary Freeman A Retrospective Varieties of Residential Capitalism in the International Political Economy - Herman Schwartz and Leonard Seabrooke Old Welfare States and the New Politics of Housing Housing Conditions, States, Markets and Households - Michelle Norris and Henryk Domanski A Pan-European Analysis

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