Guest  

 
Search: 
Search By: SubjectAbstractAuthorTitleFull-Text

 

Showing 1 through 5 of 1,307 records.
Pages: Previous - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ... 262 - Next  Jump:
2016 - 87th SPSA Annual Conference Words: 170 words || 
Info
1. Jordan, Marty. "Beyond Policy Diffusion: Does Policy Venue Selection Also Diffuse?" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 87th SPSA Annual Conference, Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jan 07, 2016 <Not Available>. 2019-08-22 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p1079250_index.html>
Publication Type: Conference Paper/Unpublished Manuscript
Review Method: Peer Reviewed
Abstract: Decades of scholarship offer empirical evidence for the diffusion of public policies. However, much of this research has emphasized the policy and not the process of diffusion. Ignoring the process, the literature has primarily focused on one venue for policy diffusion—U.S. state legislatures. Consequently, there has been scant emphasis on diffusion in the other state venues—e.g., direct democracy initiatives and referenda, legislative referenda, state court decisions, and gubernatorial executive orders—available to political elites, interest groups, and citizens to pursue policy change. This is surprising since states have increasingly adopted policies through alternative means outside the orthodox channel of the legislature. In turn, we know very little about how, when, and why policies might be enacted across similar institutional venues. Importantly, this paper examines if the venue selection in which policies are pursued also spreads. To test the possibility of venue selection diffusion, I explore the transmission of both anti- and pro-same-sex-marriage laws across U.S. states. The results suggest that the venues selected for policy enactment by innovative states also diffuse.

2009 - ISA's 50th ANNUAL CONVENTION "EXPLORING THE PAST, ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE" Pages: 31 pages || Words: 10504 words || 
Info
2. Kurtz, Marcus. and Brooks, Sarah. "Paths of Policy Diffusion: Institutional Legacies and the Diffusion of Liberal Economic Reform" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the ISA's 50th ANNUAL CONVENTION "EXPLORING THE PAST, ANTICIPATING THE FUTURE", New York Marriott Marquis, NEW YORK CITY, NY, USA, Feb 15, 2009 Online <APPLICATION/PDF>. 2019-08-22 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p310531_index.html>
Publication Type: Conference Paper/Unpublished Manuscript
Review Method: Peer Reviewed
Abstract: Much of the literature on international policy diffusion emphasizes the effect of conjunctural features of policy choice such as cross-border information flows, characteristics of the innovation itself, or of the international social system in which the p

2010 - American Sociological Association Annual Meeting Pages: unavailable || Words: 12724 words || 
Info
3. Makaryan, Shushanik. and Hooks, Gregory. "Integrating Coercive and Scripted Mechanisms of Diffusion of World Political Culture: Diffusion of Citizenship Regimes" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Hilton Atlanta and Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA, Aug 13, 2010 Online <PDF>. 2019-08-22 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p410971_index.html>
Publication Type: Conference Paper/Unpublished Manuscript
Review Method: Peer Reviewed
Abstract: The economists and political scientists have emphasized upon the materialist origins of diffusion of policies and practices. These scholars have argued that it is the economic competition and or the change in the external material incentives that results in the diffusion of the policy or practice. In contrast, the social learning theory and the neo-institutionalists argue that the diffusion is a result of change in ideas. In this paper, we jointly examine these theoretical arguments to explain the conditions of diffusion of state practices and policies that determined the citizenship regimes adopted by Baltic republics of the former Soviet Union when the USSR collapsed in 1991.
We argue that the debates on whether the diffusion of the policy originated due to coercion or change in ideas have polarized the theoretical domain by posing a measurement rather than a theoretical debate. The emphasis on either materialist (coercive) or ideational (scripted) mechanisms of diffusion is insufficient in understanding the diffusion process of policies among nation-states. We suggest a synthesis of materialist and ideational arguments on diffusion to suggest a model where these competing mechanisms of diffusion intercept rather than occur in isolation or in opposition.

2015 - Southern Political Science Association Words: 197 words || 
Info
4. Mosier, Samantha. "Towards a New Approach to Understanding Policy Diffusion: An Enhanced Policy Diffusion Model" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Hyatt Regency, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan 15, 2015 <Not Available>. 2019-08-22 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p973729_index.html>
Publication Type: Conference Paper/Unpublished Manuscript
Review Method: Peer Reviewed
Abstract: For nearly 100 years, scholars have been examining the diffusion of innovations. For political science scholars, the diffusion of innovation literature is centered on the common theme of “policy diffusion,” or how innovative policies and programs spread from one adopting governmental entity to the next with most research focusing on U.S. state governments. As Shipan and Volden (2012) note, scholars and practitioners are increasingly interested in understanding policy diffusion, and, while there are a several key lessons to be derived from the current literature, there remain a number of directions for improving our understanding policy diffusion processes. This article seeks to help future research in policy diffusion by proposing and testing an enhanced unified policy diffusion model. The enhanced unified model draws from research based on Berry and Berry’s unified event history analysis model and Boushey’s contagion model. However, the model also incorporates a number of additional variables, such as the role of existing state statutes, and methodological techniques that can improve our comprehensive understanding policy diffusion along both vertical and horizontal dimensions of diffusion for U.S. States. The results demonstrate the significance of wide range of variables but confirm expectations about time-bound interpretation of each variable.

2008 - APSA 2008 Annual Meeting Pages: 45 pages || Words: 13909 words || 
Info
5. Graham, Erin. "The Diffusion of Policy Diffusion" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the APSA 2008 Annual Meeting, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, Aug 28, 2008 Online <PDF>. 2019-08-22 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p278493_index.html>
Publication Type: Conference Paper/Unpublished Manuscript

Pages: Previous - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ... 262 - Next  Jump:

©2019 All Academic, Inc.   |   All Academic Privacy Policy