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Are responses to official consultations and stakeholder surveys reliable guides to policy actors’ positions?

Karin Ingold

Policy scholars are interested in the positions and preferences of politically involved actors. Those preferences can either serve as independent variables (for example, to explain coordination among or the strategic behaviour of actors), or as dependent variables (for example to evaluate actors’ coherence over time). 603 more words

Public Policy

Virtual issue on Working with citizens and changing behaviours

Sarah Ayres, Steve Martin and Felicity Matthews,
Co-editors of Policy & Politics

New virtual issue from Policy & Politics: Working with citizens and changing behaviours… 483 more words

Public Policy

Linking Health & Wealth- a conversation with Dr. Peter Schoch

AdventHealth Morning Briefing – May 14, 2020 from AdventHealth Events on Vimeo.

I enjoyed this discussion with Dr. Peter Schoch, chief medical officer of outpatient services for AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division. 84 more words

Leadership

Covid-19 and children: what does the science tell us, and what does this mean as the lockdown is eased?

Key points
As this is a longish post – perhaps a 10-minute read – here are the main takeaways:

Outdoor Play

Virtual issue on Evidence in policymaking and the role of experts

Sarah Ayres, Steve Martin and Felicity Matthews,
Co-editors of Policy & Politics

New virtual issues from Policy & Politics:
Evidence in policymaking and the role of experts…
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Public Policy

Policy & Politics Highlights collection on the role of politics in policymaking free to access from 1st May – 31st July 2020

Sarah Brown
Journal Manager, Policy & Politics

The intellectual aims of the journal Policy & Politics are varied, but if we could only choose one hallmark that signifies a ‘Policy & Politics article’, it would be to foreground the politics of the policy-making process and advance our understanding of that analytical field. 890 more words

Politics

How minimum unit pricing for alcohol almost happened in England and what this says about the political dynamic of the UK

Benjamin Hawkins

The UK Government’s Alcohol Strategy (GAS), published in March 2012, unexpectedly included a commitment to introduce minimum unit pricing (MUP) for alcohol in England, following the adoption of similar measures by the Scottish Government. 1,081 more words

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