Comparative Policy Agendas : Theory, Tools, Data
- edited by Frank R. Baumgartner, Christian Breunig, and Emiliano Grossman.
- First edition.
- Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2019.
- Physical description
- 1 online resource.
- Baumgartner, Frank R., 1958- editor.
- Breunig, Christian, editor.
- Grossman, Emiliano, editor.
- UPSO eCollections (University Press Scholarship Online) Stanford OSO Jun 2018-May 2019.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Cover; Comparative Policy Agendas: Theory, Tools, Data; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Part I: Roots, Foundations, and Evolution;
- 1: The Comparative Agendas Project: Intellectual Roots and Current Developments; 1.1 Roots and Goals of the Comparative Agendas Project; 1.2 Using Agendas to Study Public Policy across and within Nations; 1.3 Comparative Policy Agendas as a Field of Study; 1.4 The Current State of the CAP Infrastructure; 1.5 Structure of the Book; References
- 2: Gone Fishing: The Creation of the Comparative Agendas Project Master Codebook2.1 The Comparative Agendas Project: A Philosophy and a Beginning; 2.1.1 But What Is CAP Data?; 2.1.2 Coding Limited by Design; 2.1.3 Policy Not Targets? Terrorism and the Economic Crisis; 2.2 Coding through Compromise: The CAP Master Codebook; 2.2.1 The Master Codebook Process; 2.2.2 The Devil in the Details; 2.2.3 A Cold War Mentality: Addressing the Country and Regional Subtopics; 2.3 The Validity of Policy Differences; 2.3.1 Defense Policy: The United States vs Switzerland
- 2.3.2 Culture: Something France Has and the United Kingdom Does Not?2.3.3 Universal Health: Policy Attention; 2.4 Conclusion; Acknowledgements; Notes; References;
- 3: The Comparative Agendas Project: The Evolving Research Interests and Designs of the CAP Scholarly Community; 3.1 What CAP Scholars Are Interested in; 3.2 Designs Used by CAP Scholars; 3.3 Conclusion: Past and Future of the Comparative Agendas Project; Note; References; Part II: Country Projects;
- 4: The Australian Policy Agendas Project; 4.1 The Australian Political System; 4.2 Datasets of the Australian Policy Agendas Project
- 4.2.1 Legislation4.2.2 Governor-General's Speeches (1945-2013); 4.2.3 Opposition Questions; 4.2.4 The Media; 4.2.5 Public Opinion; 4.2.6 The High Court of Australia; 4.3 An Example; Notes; References;
- 5: The Belgian Agendas Project; 5.1 The Belgian Agendas Project; 5.2 The Belgian Political System; 5.3 Belgian Datasets Description; 5.4 Focus of the Belgian Project; 5.5 Example: State Reform; Notes; References;
- 6: The Canadian Agendas Project; 6.1 The Canadian Political System; 6.2 Canadian Political Agendas; 6.3 Contributions of the Project and Perspectives; References
- 7: Croatian Political Agendas7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The Croatian Political System; 7.3 Datasets; 7.4 Specificities; 7.5 Automated Classification Procedure; 7.6 Example: Government Confidentiality Policies; References;
- 8: The Danish Agendas Project; 8.1 The Danish Political System; 8.2 Datasets; 8.3 Parliamentary Data Series; 8.4 Local Government Agendas; 8.5 Major Findings from the Danish Project; Notes; References;
- 9: The French Agendas Project; 9.1 The French Political System; 9.2 Datasets; 9.3 Specificities and Perspectives; Note; References;
- 10: Political Agendas in Germany
This book summarizes recent advances in the work on agenda-setting in a comparative perspective. The book first presents and explains the data-gathering effort undertaken within the Comparative Agendas Project over the past ten years. Individual country chapters then present the research undertaken within the many national projects. The third section illustrates the possibilities and directions for new research in comparative public policy using the data presented in this book. All the data used and discussed in the book is moreover publicly available. The book represents a significant contribution to the study of comparative public policy. By introducing a unified research infrastructure it opens up new possibilities for both empirical and theoretical research in this area.
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