9780197264935

New Paradigms in Public Policy

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  • ISBN13:

    9780197264935

  • ISBN10:

    019726493X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-09-15
  • Publisher: British Academy

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Summary

New Paradigms in Social Policyreviews some of the most challenging developments in British society as they are understood by policy-makers and by academics. The key point is that academic debates identify a range of ways in which issues can be understood and tackled, but policy is typically based on a narrow subset of possible approaches. This is illustrated by discussion of climate change, demographic shifts, the response to greater ethnic and religious diversity, the debate about community and local area politics, democratization, nudge, the international financial crisis, and the growth of popular disillusion with politics and politicians. These areas range across economic, social and political issues. Written by leading academics from the fields under discussion and drawing on the most recent research, this book will contribute to our understanding of governance and particularly of how the ideas that lead the policy agenda emerge and are reinforced. It will also be valuable in academic study of policy debate and help develop understanding of the policy issues which it examines.

Author Biography


Peter Taylor-Gooby is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Kent and Director of the ESRC Social Contexts and Responses to Risk Programme. He has also directed the ESRC Economic Beliefs and Behaviour, and Social Contexts and Responses to Risk, the EU Welfare Reform and the Management of Societal Change and Globalization and Welfare Reform and the British Academy New Paradigms in Public Policy programs. Taylor-Gooby has published 22 books and more than 250 academic articles and chapters.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction: What Does Social Science Offer Public Policy?, Peter Taylor-Gooby
2. Economic Futures, Andrew Gamble
3. Ageing Britain: How Should We Respond to the Demographic Time-Bomb?, Pat Thane
4. Citizenship in a Diverse and Multi-Cultural Society, Tariq Modood
5. Managing Climate Change, Ian Gough
6. Democratisation and Nudge: How Policy Debates Select from Social Science, Peter Taylor-Gooby
7. Big Society:Tthe New Approaches to Neighbourhood Problems, Anne Power
8. Anti-Politics: Restoring Trust in Government, Gerry Stoker

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