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Climate Change and Society: Approaches and Responses

John S. Dryzek, Richard B. Norgaard and David Schlosberg.

in The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Policy; Comparative Politics. 8020 words.

Climate change presents perhaps the most profound challenge ever to have confronted human social, political, and economic systems. The stakes are massive, the risks and uncertainties...

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Climate Change Politics in an Authoritarian State: The Ambivalent Case of China

Miranda A. Schreurs.

in The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Policy; Comparative Politics. 6630 words.

This article begins with an overview of China's energy mix and the country's growing contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions. It considers how China's leaders have used China's...

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Climate Denial: Emotion, Psychology, Culture, and Political Economy

Kari Marie Norgaard.

in The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Policy; Comparative Politics. 7579 words.

The term ‘denial’ is sometimes used to describe the phenomenon of outright rejection of information as true. However, the term, in the case of climate change, has several other aspects....

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Colombia

Donny Meertens.

in The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 5107 words.

Using Colombia as a case study, this chapter focuses on women and land rights in post-conflict societies. It begins with a brief history of land rights for women in Colombia both before and...

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Comparing State Responses

Peter Christoff and Robyn Eckersley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 7837 words.

Despite nearly two decades of international climate negotiations and near universal participation by states in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 1992, there...

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Complementarity and Convergence?

Naureen Chowdhury Fink and Alison Davidian.

in The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Policy; International Relations; Public Administration. 6232 words.

This chapter analyses the gender dimension of terrorism and counterterrorism efforts. It explores women’s roles as both supporters and preventers of terrorism. It tracks the increasing...

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Continental Western Europe

Bruno Palier.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 6772 words.

This article investigates the commonalities and transformations of a specific type of welfare system. It concentrates on the origins of these systems, the main goals they tried to achieve...

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Corporate Responses

Simone Pulver.

in The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 6291 words.

The goal of this article is to move away from a simplistic, dualistic framing of corporate action by presenting an overview that highlights the heterogeneity of corporate responses....

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Critics and Beyond

Desmond King and Fiona Ross.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 5899 words.

This article investigates how the welfare state's critics, their ideas, and advocacy have contributed to institutional change, and most importantly, the substance of that transformation...

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Cultural Politics of Food Safety

Kyoko Sato.

in The Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Society

January 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 11853 words.

Regulatory approaches and public responses to food made with recombinant DNA technology—genetically modified (GM) food—exhibit striking national differences. The safety concerns regarding...

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Decarbonizing the Welfare State

Ian Gough and James Meadowcroft.

in The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Policy; Comparative Politics. 6756 words.

Over the twentieth century the welfare state emerged as one of the most conspicuous features of the modern polity. Together with a market-mediated economy with concentrated private...

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Democracy and Capitalism

Torben Iversen.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 5835 words.

This article focuses on broad theoretical questions and puzzles in political economy as they relate to research on redistribution and the welfare state. Then, it describes three different...

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The Democratic Legitimacy of Global Governance after Copenhagen

Karin Bäckstrand.

in The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society

August 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 7420 words.

After being regarded as a failure, the Copenhagen Accord has opened way for international climate politics. Cosmopolitan democracy favors a world order based on a global constitution at a...

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The Democratic Quality Of Collaborative Governance

Yannis Papadopoulos.

in The Oxford Handbook of Governance

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Policy; Comparative Politics. 6809 words.

This article considers collaborative governance as a functional requisite and democratic gain. It analyses the reasons why collaborative forms of governance are likely to cause problems...

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Diets, Nutrition, and Poverty

Raghav Gaiha, Raghbendra Jha, Vani S. Kulkarni and Nidhi Kaicker.

in The Oxford Handbook of Food, Politics, and Society

January 2015; p ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 15240 words.

This chapter addresses a persistent tension in current debates over food security, with illustrative data from India. The case allows us to disaggregate concepts in food policy that are...

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Disability

Mark Priestley.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Policy; Comparative Politics. 6309 words.

This article is concerned with understanding the responses of modern welfare states to disability and disabled people. The three key factors that are significant to the underlying...

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Disciplinary Perspectives

Einar Øverbye.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 6575 words.

This article explains how different aspects of the welfare state link up with core debates within seven disciplines. A brief presentation of some major strands in the disciplinary debates...

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East Asia

Ito Peng and Joseph Wong.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 6879 words.

This article integrates East Asia into the larger welfare state canon and situates the analysis in terms of common global challenges. Explaining East Asia's ‘exceptionalism’ resulted in a...

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Eastern Europe and Russia

Linda J. Cook.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Public Policy. 6322 words.

This article describes the trajectories of welfare state change, and the agents of reform, the extent of transformation, and the typology of the region's contemporary welfare regimes. The...

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Economic Constraints on Public Policy

John Quiggin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Policy

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Policy; Comparative Politics. 6381 words.

This article studies the economic constraints on public policy. It examines the relationship between accounting identities and economic constraints, and introduces the notions of ‘crowding...

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