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The Promise of the Life Sciences in Public Administration

May 25, 2017

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iStock-492797381-handsJoseph Losco explores the impact of life science findings for generating a more accurate portrait of human action – and the consequences for public administration.

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Why Does Biology Matter in Political Science?

May 24, 2017

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Directly challenging a long dominant paradigm, Albert Somit presents the case for a “more biologically oriented” political science. […]

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The Paradox of Public Policy Transfer

May 15, 2017

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cloud_connect_network_ideasiStock-594911926.pngMagdaléna Hadjiisky, Leslie A. Pal and Christopher Walker examine the micro-dynamics of public policy transfer across regions, contrasting policy fields and multiple levels of governance.
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Public or Private Goods? Redefining the Res Publica

April 27, 2017

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iStock-514314934-newspaperMany tasks that have previously been provided by the public sector have become private in the last thirty years in Europe and abroad. What have been the arguments for shifting from the public to the private? And what have been the outcomes? Brigitte Unger explores the issue. […]

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How Can Parental Disadvantages be Compensated?

April 20, 2017

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Jani Erola and Elina Kilpi-Jakonen examine the influence of resource compensation on social mobility. […]

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