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Author: Yehezkel Dror
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: policymaking, view, systems, implications, normative
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Discussion of the use of general systems theory to improve public policymaking.Different combinations of components from various social macro-systems permit choice, among all potentially effective improvements, of those most feasible under changing conditions.Improvements must reach a critical impact threshold in order to influence the total system. Current improvement efforts (through organizatio......
ISBN: 9089643702, 9789089643704
Authors: Zincone, Giovanna, Penninx, Rinus ,  borkert, Maren
Source: www.oapen.org
Keywords: contexts, past, present, actors, dynamics, policymaking, europe, migration
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Author(s):Zincone, Giovanna, Penninx, Rinus & Borkert, MarenPublisher:Amsterdam University Press, AmsterdamPublished:2011Subjects:Society and social sciences, Society and culture: general, Social issues and processes__Migration, immigration and emigrationAbstract:This important work analyses immigration and immigrant inclusion policies in ten European countries, examining how such polici......
ISBN: 9053567976, 9789053567975
Authors: Geuijen, Karin, 't Hart, Paul, Princen, Sebastiaan ,  yesilkagit, Kutsal
Source: www.oapen.org
Keywords: servants, policymaking, civil, national, eurocrats, new
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Author(s):Geuijen, Karin, 't Hart, Paul, Princen, Sebastiaan & Yesilkagit, KutsalPublisher:Amsterdam University Press, AmsterdamPublished:2008Subjects:Mathematics and science, Science: general issuesAbstract:Policies in the EU are largely made by national civil servants who prepare and implement decisions in Brussels as well as at home. Despite their important role, these national civil ......
Authors: Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Jan Tiessen, Alaa Shehabi, Daniel Schweppenstedde, Claire Celia, Christian Van Stolk, Tom Ling
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: practice, final, report, international, identifying, strategies, policymaking, data
Formats:PDF
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With the move towards evidence-based policymaking, the need for high-quality data — which can include statistical and qualitative data, but also existing research — has increased for policy makers and public sector organisations. Against this background DG SANCO asked RAND Europe to explore international good practice of using data in policymaking. Based on previous research in this fi......
ISBN: 9089642323, 9789089642325
Authors: Caponio, Tiziana ,  borkert, Maren
Source: www.oapen.org
Keywords: policymaking, migration, dimension, local
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Author(s):Caponio, Tiziana & Borkert, MarenPublisher:Amsterdam University Press, AmsterdamPublished:2010Subjects:Society and social sciences, Politics and governmentSociety and social sciences, Sociology and anthropologyAbstract:This book prompts a fresh look on immigrant integration policy. Revealing just where immigrants and their receiving societies interact everyday, it shows how soci......
ISBN: 0833025279, 9780833025272
Author: Michael D. Swaine
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: security, policymaking, national, military, chinese, role
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China's rise as a major power constitutes one of the most significant strategic events of the post-Cold War period. This development has many policymakers, strategists, and scholars focusing growing attention on the determinants of Chinese behavior in the national security realm. Of particular interest are the behavior and outlook of the Chinese military, viewed by many as an increasingly importan......
ISBN: 0833032658, 9780833032652
Authors: Erik J. G. Van De Linde, Kevin A. O'brien, Gustav Lindstrom, Stephan De Spiegeleire, Mikko Vayrynen, Han De Vries
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: implementation, selected, european, countries, policymaking, terrorism, scan, post, national, counter, quick
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At the request of the Dutch Ministry of Justice, RAND Europe performed a quick scan of counter-terrorism policymaking and implementation following the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks.The quick scan covered The Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. The goal was to make a contribution to improving coordination of counter-terrorism among European Union Memb......
ISBN: 9089643702, 9789089643704
Authors: Zincone, Giovanna, Penninx, Rinus ,  borkert, Maren
Source: www.oapen.org
Keywords: contexts, past, present, actors, dynamics, policymaking, europe, migration
Formats:PDF
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Author(s):Zincone, Giovanna, Penninx, Rinus & Borkert, MarenPublisher:Amsterdam University Press, AmsterdamPublished:2011Subjects:Society and social sciences, Society and culture: general, Social issues and processes__Migration, immigration and emigrationSociety and social sciences, Sociology and anthropologySociety and social sciences, Politics and governmentAbstract:This important wo......
ISBN: 083302468X, 9780833024688
Authors: Jeremy R. Azrael, Emil A. Payin
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: force, respect, policymaking, russian
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This volume presents case studies of U.S. and Russian peacekeeping and peacemaking operations since the end of the Cold War. The chapters are authored by U.S. and Russian policymakers and/or policy analysts who were neither direct participants in, nor first-hand observers of, the events they describe. Drawing on the evidence presented in the case studies, a concluding chapter compares the politica......
ISBN: 0821326600, 9780821326602
Author: Wadi Haddad
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: faso, jordan, peru, thailand, burkina, studies, education, policymaking, case, dynamics
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Publisher: World Bank PublicationsPublished Time: World Bank PublicationsPages: 282Presents the case for educating women better. Here are sound reasons why targeting funds to educate girls and women can yield the best investment returns in the developing world and provide enormous economic benefits. The discussion explains how such funding can reduce environmental pollution, fertility rates, and f......
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