Journals Higher Education

$39.00

Paperback

Published: 01 April 2004

336 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719064791


Bookseller Code (06)

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Think tank traditions

Policy analysis across nations

Diane Stone and Andrew Denham

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Think tank traditions is a follow up to the critically acclaimed monograph Think tanks across nations (Manchester University Press, 1998), edited by the same authors, which was widely acknowledged as a ground-breaking work in the comparative study of thin
  • The book looks at the historical role and contemporary significance of think tanks in the West, including Europe, the United States and Canada, as well as considering their activities in China, Eastern Europe and Argentina
  • In so doing, the book provides a broad-based and in-depth analysis of the role of think tanks in the processes of economic liberalisation and democratisation As well as analysing think tank activities on a country-by-country basis, three further chapters focus on levels of think tank operation and activity above and beyond the nation-state, including the European Union, and, on a more general level, diplomatic relations and foreign policy
  • Will appeal to students of comparative politics, public policy and international affairs
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