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Social Construction of Target Populations: Implications for Politics and Policy.
We argue that the social construction of target populations is an important, albeit overlooked, political phenomenon that should take its place in the study of public policy by political scientists.Expand
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Policy Design for Democracy
How can democracy be improved in an age when people are profoundly disenchanted with government? Part of the answer lies in the design of public policy that unmistakably works to advance citizenshipExpand
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Behavioral Assumptions of Policy Tools
This paper provides a framework to analyze the implicit or explicit behavioral theories found in laws, regulations, and programs. The analysis focuses on policy tools or instruments and theExpand
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What Is Next for Policy Design and Social Construction Theory?1
The study of policy design has made great progress over the past decade in leading scholars to understand why the American political system produces certain kinds of designs rather than others, andExpand
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Confusing Ballots, Roll-Off, and the Black Vote
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Improving Implementation Through Framing Smarter Statutes
Statutory design is the source of many problems encountered in implementation, yet policy scholars have not made much headway in providing coherent and consistent advice for framing smarter statutes.Expand
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Social Construction and Policy Design
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RESTITUTION AND RECIDIVISM RATES OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS: RESULTS FROM FOUR EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES*
One of the major changes in juvenile justice during the past decade has been the increased reliance on restitution as a sanction for juvenile offenders. Although a great deal has been learned duringExpand
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Ways of Knowing and Inclusive Management Practices
Martha S . Feldman University of California, Irvine Anne M . Khademian Virginia Polytechnic University Helen Ingram University of California, Irvine Anne S . Schneider Arizona State UniversityExpand
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Ways of Knowing: Implications for Public Policy
In the face of what seem to be insurmountable differences on one issue after another such as immigration, global climate change, homeland security, and health care, confidence in conventionalExpand
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