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What Are the Origins of Political Trust?
Popular trust in political institutions is vital to democracy, but in post-Communist countries, popular distrust for institutions is widespread, and prospects for generating increased political trust
What is Lesson-Drawing?
Lesson-drawing addresses the question: Under what circumstances and to what extent can a programme that is effective in one place transfer to another. Searching for fresh knowledge is not normal; the
Lesson-drawing in Public Policy: A Guide to Learning Across Time and Space
"Lesson-drawing in Public Policy" introduces readers to a novel way of thinking about the familiar problems of public policy. It sets out the crucial questions that must be asked in order to draw
Trust, Distrust and Skepticism: Popular Evaluations of Civil and Political Institutions in Post-Communist Societies
Popular trust in social and political institutions is vital to the consolidation of democracy, but in post-Communist Europe, distrust is the predicted legacy of Communist rule Contrary to
Lesson-drawing in public policy
Democracy and Its Alternatives: Understanding Post-Communist Societies
The collapse of Communism has created the opportunity for democracy to spread from Prague to the Baltic and Black Seas. But the alternatives-dictatorship or totalitarian rule-are more in keeping with
Learning From Comparative Public Policy: A Practical Guide
  • R. Rose
  • Political Science, Economics
  • 2 August 2004
This textbook offers a fresh approach to the study of comparative politics and public policy. Instead of concentrating on why countries differ, Learning From Comparative Public Policy explores how
Special educational needs: a new look
It is probably symptomatic of the complexities of the issues which surround debates about inclusive education, that 32 years after the publication of the Report of the committee of enquiry into the
Political Support for Incomplete Democracies: Realist vs. Idealist Theories and Measures
Democratic regimes depend for their survival and effective functioning on the public's willing acquiescence and support; however, the measurement of support is problematic. The failure to appreciate