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A ‘new institutional fix’? The ‘community turn’ and the changing role of the voluntary sector

Rob Macmillan and Alan Townsend.

in Landscapes of voluntarism

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7984 words.

This chapter explores how policies for regenerating deprived areas and tackling different aspects of social exclusion in the UK have taken a ‘community turn’ which embraces an enhanced role...

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Among everyday makers and expert citizens

Henrik Bang.

in Remaking governance

September 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7202 words.

This chapter illuminates the importance of studying informal, as well as state-sponsored, forms of democratic participation. It addresses the problems of individuation and the decoupling of...

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Analysing policy problems: a problem-structuring approach

Robert Hoppe.

in The governance of problems

March 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 14007 words.

This chapter addresses the socio-cognitive aspects of problem structuring in defining political environments or task fields from the viewpoint of policy players. From this perspective, the...

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Analysis model

Peter Knoepfel, Corinne Larrue, Frédéric Varone and Michael Hill.

in Public policy analysis

March 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 3673 words.

This chapter presents a general survey of the different policy stages and products and the evaluation logic of different policy segments. It interprets the unfolding of a policy process in...

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Analytical strategy

Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen.

in Partnerships

January 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8333 words.

This book discusses the three epistemological interests, i.e., concerns the production of contingency; concretistic interest in the description of the constitution of the operational form...

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Applying Family Therapy Principles to the Body Politic Through Sustained Dialogue

Neal Newfield and Susan Newfield.

in Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems

October 2011; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7236 words.

This chapter discusses family therapy in relation to the first two stages of a sustained dialogue. Family therapy is a psychotherapeutic applied within families in order to nurture...

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Articulating partnerships

Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen.

in Partnerships

January 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6868 words.

Partnerships represent a semantics, that is, a reservoir of concepts that are currently available to an organisation for the description of and communication about interorganisational...

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Bargaining with the Rational Consumer: Selling the Low-Cost Book

Laura J. Miller.

in Reluctant Capitalists

May 2006; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8156 words.

This chapter examines the historical development of the practice and ideology of discounting in the book trade in the U.S. It describes the efforts of book professionals to counter the...

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Between economic crisis and austerity

Akwugo Emejulu.

in Community development as micropolitics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 2549 words.

This chapter focuses on summarising the previous chapters through the opinion of the writer. It expresses the discourses mentioned throughout this book. Lastly, to finish this book, the...

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The Bonds of Labor

Francesca Degiuli.

in Caring for a Living

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 9573 words.

Chapter 7 delves into the emotional labor required in this occupation and how the relationships that develop on the job affect the relationship of power between the workers and the elders....

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