The policy impact of dissension within the Violence Against Women and Girls Movement
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6d ago
By Leah McCabe Women’s movements often play a crucial role in highlighting the problem of violence against women and girls (VAWG) and driving policy change, but what happens when feminists cannot agree on the most effective way forward? In my ..read more
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Investigating stakeholder rationales for participating in collaborative interactions at the policy–science nexus 
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2w ago
by Helena Seibicke Contemporary politics has become increasingly reliant on scientific knowledge. In evidence-based policymaking, science is invoked to address complex, ‘wicked’ problems. Yet, policymakers do not necessarily base decisions on the best-available evidence, and models of knowledge used in ..read more
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The importance of feminist democratic innovations in policy and politics 
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3w ago
by Paloma Caravantes and Emanuela Lombardo Democratic innovations in institutional politics are processes or institutions aimed at improving the quality of democracy beyond electoral politics. This is done by including the voices, knowledge and experiences of civil society in policy ..read more
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NEW SPECIAL ISSUE BLOG SERIES ON POLICY EXPERTISE IN TIMES OF CRISIS. BLOG 6: Did the Covid-19 pandemic cause enduring change in the roles of experts in politics?
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1M ago
Special issue blog series on Policy Expertise in Times of Crisis Kennet Lynggaard, Theofanis Exadaktylos, Mads Jensen & Michael Kluth Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, many of us would probably have been a little hesitant on the exact field of ..read more
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Private: Policy & Politics announces the 2024 winners of the Early Career and Best Paper Prizes
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1M ago
We are delighted to announce this year’s prizes for award winning papers published in Policy & Politics in 2023.  The Bleddyn Davies Prize, which acknowledges scholarship of the very highest standard by an early career academic, is awarded to joint winners:  ..read more
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Examining the Impacts of Problem Framing for Restrictions on Academic Freedom
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1M ago
by Luke Fowler & Jen Schneider In our recent article published in Policy & Politics, entitled “Critical Race Theory, Policy Ambiguity, & Implementation: A Multiple Streams Framework Analysis,” we examine how the United States’ first state-level ban on Critical Race ..read more
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NEW SPECIAL ISSUE BLOG SERIES ON POLICY EXPERTISE IN TIMES OF CRISIS. BLOG 5: Expert perspectives on the changing dynamics of policy advisory systems: the COVID-19 crisis and policy learning in Belgium and Australia
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1M ago
Special issue blog series on Policy Expertise in Times of Crisis Marleen Easton, Jennifer Yarnold, Valerie Vervaenen, Jasper De Paepe & Brian Head Introduction: The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the critical role of expert advice in shaping policy responses globally. Beyond ..read more
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NEW SPECIAL ISSUE BLOG SERIES ON POLICY EXPERTISE IN TIMES OF CRISIS. BLOG 4: The promise and performance of data ecosystems: Australia’s COVID-19 response
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2M ago
Special issue blog series on Policy Expertise in Times of Crisis Cosmo Howard and Bernadette Hyland-Wood COVID-19 showed the world that statistical data are indispensable for government decision making, especially in times of crisis. Yet, data systems to support public ..read more
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Policy & Politics highlights collection on feminist politics: free to access from 1st February – 30 April 2024
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2M ago
by Sarah Brown, Senior Journal Manager In our first highlights collection of 2024, we are delighted to feature three topical open access articles illuminating several different perspectives on feminist politics. All three emphasise the importance of considering intersectionality in politics ..read more
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Investigating the scientific knowledge–policy interface in EU climate policy 
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2M ago
Special issue blog series on Policy Expertise in Times of Crisis Claire Dupont, Jeffrey Rosamond and Bishoy L. Zaki In our recent article published in Policy & Politics, we provide an historical overview of the evolution of some of the ..read more
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