Download PDF by Mark Evans: New Directions in the Study of Policy Transfer

By Mark Evans

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Coverage move research seeks to make experience of the cross-cultural move of data approximately associations, rules or supply structures in an period of globalization. the aim of this quantity is to guage how worthwhile coverage move research is as a descriptive, explanatory and prescriptive thought of coverage swap. It offers either a reaction to its critics and it provides numerous new instructions for learning procedures of coverage move. The chapters continue from an underlying assumption concerning the box of enquiry; that coverage move research on my own can't offer a common explanatory conception of coverage swap but if mixed with different techniques an empirically grounded account of coverage switch may be constructed. for that reason all of the chapters undertake a methodological pluralism during which complementary theories of coverage improvement are mixed as a way to improve a idea of coverage swap that bills for the function of specific brokers of coverage move in forging coverage swap. this can be an enormous contribution to our realizing of the impression of globalization on household coverage formula.

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Politics, 19, 51Á59. , 2000a. Banking on knowledge: the genesis of the global development network. London: Routledge. , 2000b. Non-governmental policy transfer: the strategies of independent policy institutes. Governance, 13, 45Á62. , 2004. Punishment and politics: evidence and emulation in the making of English crime control policy. Devon: Willan. Tushman, M. , 1996. Organizing for innovation. In: K. Starkey, ed. How organizations learn. London: International Thomson Business Press. , 1969. The diffusion of innovations among American states.

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Such coercion may come from powerful states, or from international organizations like the IMF and World Bank via the conditions attached to their lending. In practice, however, very few studies see coercion as a leading mechanism (for an important exception see Drezner 2001, 2005), although this may result from a pronounced case selection bias. Coercion is most likely to be important in explaining diffusion and transfer in the developing world, but a large majority of the empirical work in this field ignores counties outside the OECD, an issue examined in more detail below.

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