Transfer agents and global networks in the ‘transnationalization’ of policy

  title={Transfer agents and global networks in the ‘transnationalization’ of policy},
  author={Diane L. Stone},
  journal={Journal of European Public Policy},
  pages={545 - 566}
  • D. Stone
  • Published 2004
  • Economics
  • Journal of European Public Policy
This paper focuses on the role of international actors in policy/ knowledge transfer processes to suggest a dynamic for the transnationalization of policy results. The paper seeks to redress the tendency towards methodological nationalism in much of the early policy transfer literature by bringing to the fore the role of international organizations and non-state actors in transnational transfer networks. Secondly, attention is drawn to ‘soft’ forms of transfer – such as the spread of norms – as… Expand
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