The Dynamics of Policy Change in Comparative Perspective

Comparative Political Studies August 2011 (vol 44, no. 8)

Editors:

Frank R. Baumgartner

Sylvain Brouard

Christoffer Green-Pedersen

Bryan D. Jones

Stefaan Walgrave

The articles in this special issue, published in August 2011, make use of the datasets associated with the comparative policy agendas project (www.comparativeagendas.net) and illustrate some of the topics that this new project allows scholars to study in a new and rigorous manner.

 

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Contributions:

  1. Comparative Studies of Policy Dynamics, by Frank R. Baumgartner (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Bryan D. Jones (The University of Texas at Austin), and John Wilkerson (University of Washington),
  2. Volume 44 Issue 8 August 2011 pp. 947- 972.
  3. Comparing Government Agendas: Executive Speeches in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, and Denmark, by Peter Bjerre Mortensen (Aarhus University, Denmark), Christoffer Green-Pedersen (University of Aarhus, Denmark), Gerard Breeman (Wageningen University, The Netherlands), Laura Chaqués Bonafont (University of Barcelona, Spain), Will Jennings (University of Manchester, UK), Peter John (University of Manchester, UK), Anna M. Palau Roqué (University of Barcelona, Spain), and Arco Timmermans (Montesquieu Institute and Leiden University, The Netherlands),
  4. Volume 44 Issue 8 August 2011 pp. 973 - 1000.
  5. Effects of the Core Functions of Government on the Diversity of Executive Agendas, by Will Jennings (University of Manchester, UK), Shaun Bevan (University of Manchester, UK), Arco Timmermans (Montesquieu Institute and Leiden University, The Netherlands), Gerard Breeman (Wageningen University, The Netherlands), Sylvain Brouard (Sciences Po Bordeaux, France), Laura Chaqués Bonafont (University of Barcelona, Spain), Christoffer Green-Pedersen (University of Aarhus, Denmark), Peter John (University of Manchester, UK), Peter B. Mortensen (University of Aarhus, Denmark), and Anna M. Palau Roqué (University of Barcelona, Spain), Volume 44 Issue 8 August 2011 pp. 1001 - 1030.
  6. Content matters. The Dynamics of Parliamentary Questioning in Belgium and Denmark, by Rens Vliegenthart (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and Stefaan Walgrave (University of Antwerp, Belgium), Volume 44 Issue 8 August 2011 pp. 1031 - 1059.
  7. Reduction, Stasis, and Expansion of Budgets in Advanced Democracies, by Christian Breunig (University of Toronto, Canada
  8. ), Volume 44 Issue 8 August 2011 pp. 1060 - 1088.
  9. Comparing Law-Making Activities in a Quasi-Federal System of Government: The Case of Spain, by Laura Chaqués Bonafont (University of Barcelona, Spain) and Anna M. Palau Roqué (University of Barcelona, Spain), Volume 44 Issue 8 August 2011 pp. 1089 - 1119.