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Profiting from Pain: social impact bonds and social policy

Meghan Joy and John Shields

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are a new tool in the arsenal of neoliberal capitalism that might best be seen as an extension of public-private partnerships into the realm of social policy. 929 more words

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Not the End, but the End of the Beginning

The OSU Press Blog site recently published a post they invited me to write providing background on my motivations in writing Speaking for the River… 27 more words

Willamette River Watershed

Practice theory for practice change: Policy making to changing collective conventions

Fiona Spotswood

At the recent cross-government Behavioural Insights (BI) network conference, delegates were introduced to the idea of theories of practice as a way of framing policy making for behaviour change. 797 more words

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Majoritarianism reinterpreted: why Parliament is more influential than often thought

Felicity Matthews, co-editor of Policy & Politics

This blog post was originally published on the British Politics and Policy blog run by the London School of Economics and Political Science. 791 more words

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Quality of our Polity

For a long time, I have been bummed about the mediocrity in polity in Tamil Nadu. Spending the last two days with Kamal Haasan made me write these down somewhere, so that I can keep coming back to it. 782 more words

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One week until the 8th December deadline for new special issue proposals for Policy & Politics

We are hoping to consider a range of varied special issue proposals in response to our annual call this year. We are looking for proposals that can demonstrate how they will make a significant and lasting contribution to their field, be it through new theoretical, conceptual or empirical developments. 263 more words

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Why the left loses: Explaining the decline of centre-left parties

Are centre-left parties across Europe facing a future of decline? Drawing on a new book, Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy argue that an essential element in any robust democracy is an effective centre-left. 855 more words

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