Title:Think Globally, Act Locally? Local Climate Change and Energy Policies in Sweden and the UK Author(s):COLLIER, Ute; LOFSTEDT, Ragnar E.Date:1997Citation:
- Global Environmental Change-Human And Policy Dimensions, 1997, 7, 1, 25-40
Type:ArticleAbstract:While climate change is obviously a global environmental problem, there is nevertheless potential for policy initiatives at the local level, Although the competences of local authorities vary between countries, they all ...
Title:The Autopoiesis of Administrative Systems: Niklas Luhmann on Public Administration and Public Policy Author(s):BRANS, Marleen; ROSSBACH, StefanDate:1997Citation:
- Public Administration, 1997, 75, 3, 417-439
Type:ArticleAbstract:This article offers an introduction to Niklas Luhmann's theory of social systems as it pertains to public administration and policy, as a first step towards both a critique and its empirical application to empirical reality. ...
Title:The Measurement of Pure Negative Freedom Author(s):CARTER, IanDate:1992Citation:
- Political Studies, 1992, 40, 1, 38-50
Type:ArticleAbstract:Examining the question of whether or how far freedom is measurable contributes to the analysis of the concept of freedom in two ways. First, it involves attempting to establish criteria for answering questions about 'how ...
Title:Harmonization and Asymmetry: Environmental Policy Co-Ordination Between the European Union and Central Europe Author(s):CADDY, Joanne E.Date:1997Citation:
- Journal of European Public Policy, 1997, 4, 3, 318-336
Type:ArticleAbstract:This article focuses upon the problem of policy co-ordination and employs an account of co-ordination between technical systems developed by Fritz W. Scharpf (Scharpf 1994) as the framework within which to explore multi-level ...
Title:La potenciación de las relaciones académicas entre España y Asia-Pacífico a través de las nuevas tecnologías Author(s):DE PRADO YEPES, CesarDate:1999Citation:
- Revista Española del Pacifico, 1999, 10, 161-165
Title:Value Systems in Axial Moments - A Comparative Analysis of 24 European Countries Author(s):SZAKOLCZAI, Arpad; FUSTOS, LaszloDate:1998Citation:
- European Sociological Review, 1998, 14, 3, 211-229
Type:ArticleAbstract:The aim of this paper is to develop and test a new theoretical framework for value sociology. The theoretical section, based on the works of Max Weber, argues that the value system is composed of several layers, each ...
Title:Democratic Convergence and Free Trade Author(s):VERDIER, DanielDate:1998Citation:
- International Studies Quarterly, 1998, 42, 1, 1-24
Type:ArticleAbstract:Even if a democracy were more likely to pursue free trade than an autocracy (an unproven generalization), the simultaneous spread of democracy in the world would not necessarily yield a reduction in protection, but might ...
Title:The Modernity of Social Life Author(s):WAGNER, PeterDate:1999Citation:
- Soziale Welt-Zeitschrift Fur Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung Und Praxis, 1999, 50, 4, 449-+
Type:ArticleAbstract:Over the past two decades, the term 'modernity' has ever more replaced the term 'modern society' in sociological analyses of contemporary societies. This signals the attempt by sociologists to advance beyond the theorem ...
Title:Information Management in Bolshevik-Type Party States - A Version of the Information-Society Author(s):SZAKOLCZAI, Arpad; HORVATH, AgnesDate:1991Citation:
- East European Politics And Societies, 1991, 5, 2, 268-305