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Comparative Public Policy

Four Volume Set
Edited by:
  • Michael Hill - Emeritus Professor at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne


September 2013 | 1 496 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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.

 
VOLUME ONE: GENERAL THEORIES AND METHODS
Arend Lijphart
Comparative Politics and the Comparative Method
Peter Hall
Systematic Process Analysis
When and How to Use It

 
Benoit Rihoux, Ilona Rezsöhazy and Damien Bol
Qualitative Comparative Analysis in Public Policy Analysis
An Extensive Review

 
 
PART ONE: PATTERNS OF DEMOCRACY
Arend Lijphart
Democracies
Forms, Performance and Constitutional Engineering

 
Klaus Armingeon
The Effects of Negotiation Democracy
A Comparative Analysis

 
Arend Lijphart
Negotiation Democracy versus Consensus Democracy
Parallel Conclusions and Recommendations

 
AdrianVatter
Lijphart Expanded
Three Dimensions of Democracy in Advanced OECD Countries

 
 
PART TWO: COMPARATIVE APPROACHES WITH MORE DETAILED INSTITUTIONAL FOCUSES
Fritz Scharpf
Institutions in Comparative Policy Research
Jeremy Richardson, Gunnel Gustafsson and Grant Jordan
The Concept of Policy Style
Christopher Pollitt
Not Odious but Onerous
Comparative Public Administration

 
Martin Painter and B. Guy Peters
Administrative Traditions in Comparative Perspective
Christopher Pollitt and Geert Bouckaert
Politico-Administrative Systems
The Key Features

 
Anthony Cheung
Public Administration in East Asia
Legacies, Trajectories and Lessons

 
 
PART THREE: GLOBALIZATION
Geoffrey Garrett
The Causes of Globalization
Jeff Haynes
Tracing Connections between Comparative Politics and Globalization
 
VOLUME TWO: POLICY SYSTEM TYPOLOGIES AND CROSS-CUTTING ISSUES
Gøsta Esping-Andersen
Welfare-State Regimes
Alan Siaroff
Work, Welfare and Gender Equality
A New Typology

 
Alan Walker and Chack-Kie Wong
Rethinking the Western Construction of the Welfare State
Wil Arts and John Gelisen
Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism or More?
Emanuele Ferragina and Martin Seeleib-Kaiser
Welfare Regime Debate
Past, Present, Futures?

 
 
PART ONE: VARIETIES OF CAPITALISM
Peter Hall and David Soskice
Extract from Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage
Martin Schröder
Integrating Welfare and Production Typologies
How Refinements of the Varieties of Capitalism Approach Call for a Combination of Welfare Typologies

 
VivienSchmidt
Putting the Political back into Political Economy by Bringing the State back in yet again
Kathleen Thelen
Varieties of Capitalism
Trajectories of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity

 
 
PART TWO: EUROPEAN UNION
Christoph Knill and Andrea Lenschow
Coping with Europe
The Impact of British and German Administrations on the Implementation of EU Environment Policy

 
Miriam Harlapp and Simone Leiber
The Implementation of EU Social Policy
The 'Southern Problem' Revisited

 
Achim Kemmerling
Does Europeanization Lead to Policy Convergence? The Role of the Single Market in Shaping National Tax Policies
 
PART THREE: COMPARATIVE PUBLIC POLICY OUTSIDE THE OECD 'CLUB'
Nita Rudra
Welfare States in Developing Countries
Unique or Universal?

 
Christopher Clapham
Degrees of Statehood
Miriam Abu Sharkh and Ian Gough
Global Welfare Regimes
A Cluster Analysis

 
Romana Careja and Patrick Emmenegger
The Politics of Public Spending in Post-Communist Countries
Alfio Cerami and Paul Stubbs
Post-Communist Welfare Capitalisms
Bringing Institutions and Political Agency back in

 
 
VOLUME THREE: POLICY FIELDS: SOCIAL POLICY
 
PART ONE: SOCIAL PROTECTION
Ian Gough et al
Social Assistance in OECD Countries
Daniel Béland and Toshimitsu Shinkawa
Public and Private Policy Change
Pension Reform in Four Countries

 
Takeshi Hieda
Comparative Political Economy of Long-Term Care for Elderly People
Political Logic of Universalistic Social Care Policy Development

 
Hildegard Theobold and Kristine Kern
The Introduction of Long-Term Care Policy Schemes
Policy Development, Policy Transfer and Policy Change

 
Olivier Thévenon
Family Policies in OECD Countries
A Comparative Analysis

 
Monika Mischke
Types of Public Family Support
A Cluster Analysis of 15 European Countries

 
Giuliano Bonoli and Frank Reber
The Political Economy of Child Care in OECD Countries
Explaining Cross-National Variation in Spending and Coverage Rates

 
 
PART TWO: HEALTH CARE
Clare Bambra
Worlds of Welfare and the Health-Care Discrepancy
Viola Burau and Robert Blank
Comparing Health Policy
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
Marius Busemeyer and Christine Tranpusch
Review Article
Comparative Political Science and the Study of Education

 
Gunther Hega and Karl Hokenmaier
The Welfare State and Education
A Comparison of Social and Educational Policy in Advanced Industrial Societies

 
Torben Iversen and John Stephens
Partisan Politics, the Welfare State and Three Worlds of Human-Capital Formation
Hans Pechar and Lesley Andres
Higher-Education Policies and Welfare Regimes
International-Comparative Perspectives

 
Carsten Jensen
Capitalist Systems, De-Industrialization and the Politics of Public Education
 
VOLUME FOUR: POLICY FIELDS: ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT AND OTHERS
 
PART ONE: ECONOMIC POLICY, LABOUR-MARKET POLICY AND TAXATION
Barbara Vis, Jaap Woldendorp and Hans Keman
Economic Performance and Institutions
Capturing the Dependent Variable

 
Giuliano Bonoli
The Political Economy of Active Labor-Market Policy
Michel Lallement
Europe and the Economic Crisis
Forms of Labour-Market Adjustment and Varieties of Capitalism

 
Sven Steinmo
The Evolution of Policy Ideas
Tax Policy in the 20th Century

 
Duane Swank
Tax Policy in an Era of Internationalization
Explaining the Spread of Neo-Liberalism

 
 
PART TWO: ENVIRONMENT POLICY
Daniel Fiorino
Explaining National Environmental Performance
Approaches, Evidence and Implications

 
Sheila Jasanoff
Cross-National Differences in Policy Implementation
Igu Özler and Brian Öbach
Capitalism, State Economic Policy and Ecological Footprint
An International-Comparative Analysis

 
Martin Janicke
Trend-Setters in Environment Policy
The Character and Role of Pioneer Countries

 
Duncan Lieffernink
Leaders and Laggards in Environmental Policy
A Quantitative Analysis of Domestic Policy Outputs

 
Kathryn Harrison and Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom
The Comparative Politics of Climate Change
 
PART THREE: OTHER POLICY AREAS
Gary Freeman
Comparative Analysis of Immigration Policies
A Retrospective

 
Herman Schwartz and Leonard Seabrooke
Varieties of Residential Capitalism in the International Political Economy
Old Welfare States and the New Politics of Housing

 
Michelle Norris and Henryk Domanski
Housing Conditions, States, Markets and Households
A Pan-European Analysis

 

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