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Review of Policy Research

1981 - 2018

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Volume 35, issue 6, 2018

Public Bureaucracy and Climate Change Adaptation pp. 776-791 Downloads
Robbert Biesbroek, B. Guy Peters and Jale Tosun
Foreign‐Funded Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa: Mirroring Administrative Traditions or Traditions of Administrative Blueprinting? pp. 792-834 Downloads
Martinus Vink and Greetje Schouten
State Bureaucracy and the Management of Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh pp. 835-858 Downloads
Md Saifur Rahman and Jale Tosun
Scientific Advice and Administrative Traditions: The Role of Chief Scientists in Climate Change Adaptation pp. 859-880 Downloads
Nicole M. Schmidt, Na'ama Teschner and Maya Negev
Do Administrative Traditions Matter for Climate Change Adaptation Policy? A Comparative Analysis of 32 High‐Income Countries pp. 881-906 Downloads
Robbert Biesbroek, Alexandra Lesnikowski, James D. Ford, Lea Berrang‐Ford and Martinus Vink
Introducing Adaptive Flood Risk Management in England, New Zealand, and the Netherlands: The Impact of Administrative Traditions pp. 907-929 Downloads
Arwin van Buuren, Judy Lawrence, Karen Potter and Jeroen F. Warner
The Influence of Administrative Traditions and Governance on Private Involvement in Urban Climate Change Adaptation pp. 930-952 Downloads
Johannes Klein and Sirkku Juhola

Volume 35, issue 5, 2018

Responses to the Clean Power Plan: Factors Influencing State Decision‐Making pp. 670-690 Downloads
Laurel Besco
Holding Back the Storm: Target Populations and State Climate Adaptation Planning in America pp. 691-716 Downloads
Chris Koski and Megan Keating
Mutual and Self Perceptions of Opposing Advocacy Coalitions: Devil Shift and Angel Shift in a German Policy Subsystem pp. 717-732 Downloads
Colette S. Vogeler and Nils C. Bandelow
Impact of the Intellectual Property Tax Regime on FDI in R&D Activities at the City Level pp. 733-749 Downloads
Martin Falk and Fei Peng
Performance Ranking and Environmental Governance: An Empirical Study of the Mandatory Target System pp. 750-772 Downloads
Xiao Tang, Zhengwen Liu and Hongtao Yi

Volume 35, issue 4, 2018

On‐Bill Financing Programs to Support Low‐Carbon Energy Technologies: An Agent‐Oriented Assessment pp. 502-534 Downloads
Luis Mundaca and Sarah Kloke
Factors Shaping Policy Learning: A Study of Policy Actors in Subnational Climate and Energy Issues pp. 535-563 Downloads
Andrew Pattison
Do Disasters Lead to Learning? Financial Policy Change in Local Government pp. 564-589 Downloads
Deserai A. Crow, Elizabeth A. Albright, Todd Ely, Elizabeth Koebele and Lydia Lawhon
Projecting the Arena of Inclusion: The Case of South Korea in Pursuing a Phased Inclusive Growth Process pp. 590-616 Downloads
Chan‐Yuan Wong and Keun Lee
The Formal Delegation of Regulatory Decisions in the Telecommunication Sector: An Explanation Using Classification Trees pp. 617-641 Downloads
Camilo Ignacio González and Koen Verhoest
The Role of Technology Centers as Intermediary Organizations Facilitating Links for Innovation: Four Cases of Federal Technology Centers in Mexico pp. 642-666 Downloads
Federico Stezano

Volume 35, issue 3, 2018

Managing the Disruptive and Sustaining the Disrupted: The Case of Kodak and Fujifilm in the Face of Digital Disruption pp. 352-371 Downloads
Jonathan C. Ho and Hongyi Chen
The Ability to Influence: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Advocacy Coalitions in Brazilian Climate Politics pp. 372-397 Downloads
Solveig Aamodt
Policy Diffusion and Directionality: Tracing Early Adoption of Offshore Wind Policy pp. 398-421 Downloads
Michael J. Motta
On the Front Lines of Implementing Environmental Regulation: The Perspective of the Regulated Community in Montana pp. 422-438 Downloads
Sara Rinfret and Michelle C. Pautz
Agenda†Setting at the Energy†Water Nexus: Constructing and Maintaining a Policy Monopoly in U.S. Hydraulic Fracturing Regulation pp. 439-465 Downloads
Jennifer Baka, Kate J. Neville, Erika Weinthal and Karen Bakker
Measuring the Relationship between State Environmental Justice Action and Air Pollution Inequality, 1990–2009 pp. 466-490 Downloads
Clair Bullock, Kerry Ard and Grace Saalman
Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons: The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and a New Model of Emissions Trading. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 256 pages. ISBN 9780262529303, $35.00 paperback. Leigh Raymond. 2016 pp. 491-493 Downloads
David Houle
The Grid: Biography of an American Technology. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. 336 pages. ISBN 9780262037174, $37.00 hardcover. Julie A. Cohn. 2017 pp. 493-495 Downloads
Daniel Macfarlane
Governing Complex Systems: Social Capital for the Anthropocene. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. xiii + 279 pages. ISBN 9780262035934, $90.00 hardcover. ISBN 9780262533843, $30.00 paperback. ISBN 9780262338882, $21.00 eBook. Oran R. Young. 2017 pp. 495-497 Downloads
Andrew M. Song

Volume 35, issue 2, 2018

Issue Proximity and Policy Response in Local Governments pp. 192-212 Downloads
Sara Hughes, Daniel Miller Runfola and Benjamin Cormier
Factors Driving the Promotion of Hydroelectricity: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis pp. 213-237 Downloads
Lorenz Kammermann
Determinants and Evaluation of Local Energy†Efficiency Initiatives from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act pp. 238-257 Downloads
Taekyoung Lim and William M. Bowen
Measuring Environmental and Economic Opinions about Hydraulic Fracturing: A Survey of Landowners in Active or Planned Drilling Units pp. 258-279 Downloads
Gwen Arnold, Benjamin Farrer and Robert Holahan
The Space Between: Demonization of Opponents and Policy Divergence pp. 280-301 Downloads
Juniper Katz
Agriculture in Shifting Climates: The Configuration and Ripeness of Problem Understandings in Uganda and Senegal pp. 302-325 Downloads
Eric D. Raile, Linda M. Young, Jackline Bonabana†Wabbi, Julian Kirinya, Samba Mbaye, Lena Wooldridge, Amber N. W. Raile and Lori Ann Post
What Is Known about Punctuated Equilibrium Theory? And What Does That Tell Us about the Construction, Validation, and Replication of Knowledge in the Policy Sciences? pp. 326-347 Downloads
Johanna Kuhlmann and Jeroen van der Heijden

Volume 35, issue 1, 2018

Over a Decade of Scholarship on the Politics and Policy of Science and Technology pp. 4-11 Downloads
Graeme Auld
The Role of Scientific Excellence in the Changing Meaning of Maize in Mexico pp. 12-30 Downloads
Libertad Castro Colina and Éric Montpetit
Research Funding and Performance of Academic Researchers in South Korea pp. 31-60 Downloads
Soogwan Doh, Duckhee Jang, Gil†Mo Kang and Dong†Seong Han
Institutions and Morality Policy in Western Democracies pp. 61-88 Downloads
Donley T. Studlar and Alessandro Cagossi
Competing Policy Windows in Biotechnology: The FDA, the 21st Century Cures Act, and Laboratory†Developed Tests pp. 89-119 Downloads
Nathan Myers, Catherine E. Steding and Peter Mikolaj
Power Sector Reforms and Technical Performance: Good News from an Instrumental Variable Analysis pp. 120-152 Downloads
Johannes Urpelainen, Joonseok Yang and Di Liu
Congressional Attention and Opportunity Structures: The Select Energy Independence and Global Warming Committee pp. 153-169 Downloads
Jonathan Lewallen
Identifying the Causes of Issue Attention and Policy Change: Evidence from U.S. Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Drilling Policy, 2008 pp. 170-188 Downloads
Tyler Hughes

Volume 34, issue 6, 2017

Boundary Concepts for Boundary Work Between Science and Technology Studies and International Relations: Special Issue Introduction pp. 734-743 Downloads
Amandine Orsini, Sélim Louafi and Jean-Frédéric Morin
Narrowing the Climate Field: The Symbolic Power of Authors in the IPCC's Assessment of Mitigation pp. 744-766 Downloads
Hannah Rachel Hughes and Matthew Paterson
Coping with Institutional Fragmentation? Competition and Convergence between Boundary Organizations in the Global Response to Polio pp. 767-789 Downloads
Anna Holzscheiter
Is a Melting Arctic Making the Arctic Council Too Cool? Exploring the Limits to the Effectiveness of a Boundary Organization pp. 790-811 Downloads
Jennifer Spence
Nondemarcated Spaces of Knowledge-Informed Policy Making: How Useful Is the Concept of Boundary Organization in IR? pp. 812-826 Downloads
Daniel Compagnon and Steven Bernstein
Three Cultural Boundaries of Science, Institutions, and Policy: A Cultural Theory of Coproduction, Boundary-Work, and Change pp. 827-853 Downloads
Brendon Swedlow
First World Petro-Politics: The Political Ecology and Governance of Alberta. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press. 696 p ages. ISBN 9781442612587, $49.95 CAD paperback. Laurie Adkin, ed. 2016 pp. 854-855 Downloads
Nathan Lemphers
Struggling for Air: Power Plants and the “War on Coal.” New York: Oxford University Press. viii + 221 pages. ISBN 9780190233112, $31.95 hardcover. Richard L. Revesz and Jack Lienke. 2016 pp. 856-858 Downloads
Owen Temby

Volume 34, issue 5, 2017

Innovation and Alliances pp. 588-616 Downloads
Jon Schmid, Matthew Brummer and Mark Taylor
Why Have Policies Often Remained Symbolic? Understanding the Reasons for Decoupling between Policy and Practice pp. 617-635 Downloads
Jusil Lee
A Concurrent Analysis of Three Institutions that Transform Health Technology-Based Ventures: Economic Policy, Capital Investment, and Market Approval pp. 636-659 Downloads
Pascale Lehoux, Geneviève Daudelin, Jean-Louis Denis and Fiona A. Miller
Brokers and Entrepreneurs in Human Stem Cell Governance Networks in the United States pp. 660-681 Downloads
Liza Ireni-Saban and Eldad Borohowitch
Structure and Process: Examining the Interaction between Bureaucratic Organization and Analytical Requirements pp. 682-699 Downloads
Stuart Shapiro
Urban Pressures and Innovations: Sustainability Commitment in the Face of Fragmentation and Inequality pp. 700-724 Downloads
Aaron Deslatte, Richard C. Feiock and Kathryn Wassel
Water Policy Reform in Southern Alberta: An Advocacy Coalition Approach. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press. 272 pages. ISBN 9781487500535, $45.00 cloth. B. Timothy Heinmiller. 2016 pp. 725-726 Downloads
Tanya Heikkila
Fighting King Coal: The Barriers to Grassroots Environmental Justice Movement Participation in Central Appalachia. Boston, MA: MIT Press. x + 326 pages. ISBN 9780262034340, $65.00 hardcover. ISBN 9780262528801, $32.00 paperback. ISBN 9780262333580, $23.00 eBook. Shannon Elizabeth Bell. 2016 pp. 727-729 Downloads
Pranietha Mudliar and Gwen Arnold

Volume 34, issue 4, 2017

The Polarization of American Environmental Policy: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Senate and House Votes, 1971–2013 pp. 456-484 Downloads
Sung Eun Kim and Johannes Urpelainen
Emphasis Framing and the Role of Perceived Knowledge: A Survey Experiment pp. 485-503 Downloads
Justin B. Bullock and Arnold Vedlitz
Attitudes Toward “Fracking”: Perceived and Actual Geographic Proximity pp. 504-536 Downloads
Jessica Alcorn, John Rupp and John D. Graham
Policy Failure and Policy Learning: Examining the Conditions of Learning after Disaster pp. 537-558 Downloads
Kristin O'Donovan
Cultural Penetration and Punctuated Policy Change: Explaining the Evolution of U.S. Energy Policy pp. 559-577 Downloads
Luke Fowler, Tonya T. Neaves, Jessica N. Terman and Arthur G. Cosby
New Earth Politics: Essays from the Anthropocene. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. xiv + 442 pages. ISBN 9780262034364, $68.00, hardback. ISBN 9780262529198, $34.00 paperback. ISBN 9780262332118, $24.00 Ebook. Simon Nicholson and Sikina Jinnah, Eds. 2016 pp. 578-580 Downloads
Matthew Paterson
Federal Ecosystem Management: Its Rise, Fall, and Afterlife. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas. ix + 348 pages. ISBN 9780700621279, $45.00 cloth. James R. Skillen. 2015 pp. 580-582 Downloads
D. Alex Alder
Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy: Fifteen Contentious Questions. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. x + 370 pages. ISBN 9781421418971, $34.96 paperback, $34.95 cloth. Benjamin Sovacool, Marilyn Brown, and Scott Valentine. 2016 pp. 582-584 Downloads
Sharlissa Moore

Volume 34, issue 3, 2017

Mobilization in the European Public Sphere: The Struggle Over Genetically Modified Organisms pp. 310-330 Downloads
Jale Tosun and Simon Schaub
Different by Design? Analyzing How Governments Justify GMO Liberalization through the Lens of Strategic Communication pp. 331-356 Downloads
Georg Wenzelburger and Pascal D. König
Coalitions and Conservation: Conditional Impacts of Coalitions on Ballot Measures for Open Space pp. 357-377 Downloads
William R. Lowry and W. Scott Krummenacher
Climate Adaptation in Canada: Governing a Complex Policy Regime pp. 378-399 Downloads
Daniel Henstra
Developing Knowledge States: Technology and the Enhancement of National Statistical Capacity pp. 400-420 Downloads
Derrick M. Anderson and Andrew B. Whitford
Assessing Public Procurement of Innovation as a Cross-Domain Policy: A Framework and Application to the Chinese Context pp. 421-446 Downloads
Yanchao Li
Cleaner, Greener, Healthier: A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press. xiv + 412 pages. ISBN: 9780774830478, $34.95 CAD paperback. ISBN 9780774830461, $95.00 CAD hardcover. David R. Boyd. 2015 pp. 447-449 Downloads
Andrea Olive
Political Opportunities for Climate Policy: California, New York, and the Federal Government. New York: Cambridge University Press. xv + 364 pages. ISBN 9781107074392, $120.00 hardback. Roger Karapin. 2016 pp. 449-451 Downloads
Leigh Raymond

Volume 34, issue 2, 2017

Community Privilege and Environmental Justice: An Agent-Based Analysis pp. 144-167 Downloads
Adam Eckerd, Yushim Kim and Heather E. Campbell
Advocacy Coalitions in Ontario Land Use Policy Development pp. 168-185 Downloads
B. Timothy Heinmiller and Kevin Pirak
Has the Clean Air Interstate Rule Fulfilled Its Mission? An Assessment of Federal Rule-Making in Preventing Regional Spillover Pollution pp. 186-207 Downloads
Derek Glasgow and Shuang Zhao
Determinants of Pro-Fracking Measure Adoption by New York Southern Tier Municipalities pp. 208-232 Downloads
Gwen Arnold and Kaubin Wosti Neupane
Using Cultural Theory to Analyze the Metagovernance of the Nuclear Renaissance in Britain, France, and the United States pp. 233-254 Downloads
Keith Baker
Market Instruments for a Sustainable Economy: Environmental Fiscal Policy and Manifest Divergences pp. 255-269 Downloads
Elena Villar-Rubio and María-Dolores Huete-Morales
Legislative Behavior in the Seventh European Parliament and the Regulation of Shale Gas Development in the European Union pp. 270-300 Downloads
Zachary A. Wendling
Where the Rivers Meet: Pipelines, Participatory Resource Management and Aboriginal-State Relations in the Northwest Territories. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press. xxvii + 207 pages. ISBN 9780774828451, $99.00 hardcover. ISBN 9780774828468, $35.95 paperback. Carly A. Dokis. 2015 pp. 301-303 Downloads
Graham White
Where the River Burned: Carl Stokes and the Struggle to Save Cleveland. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 264 pages. ISBN 0801453615, $29.95 hardback. David Stradling and Richard Stradling. 2015 pp. 303-305 Downloads
Swapna Pathak

Volume 34, issue 1, 2017

Introduction: The Politics of Environmental Accountability pp. 4-9 Downloads
Teresa Kramarz and Susan Park
More than a Question of Agency: Privatized Project Implementation, Accountabilities, and Global Environmental Governance pp. 10-30 Downloads
Jonathan Rosenberg
Judicialization of Environmental Policy and the Crisis of Democratic Accountability pp. 31-49 Downloads
Teresa Kramarz, David Cosolo and Alejandro Rossi
Holding Polluting Countries to Account for Climate Change: Is “Loss and Damage†Up to the Task? pp. 50-67 Downloads
Craig A. Johnson
Accountability Challenges in the Transnational Regime Complex for Climate Change pp. 68-87 Downloads
Oscar Widerberg and Philipp Pattberg
Institutional Accountability of Nonstate Actors in the UNFCCC: Exit, Voice, and Loyalty pp. 88-109 Downloads
Jonathan Kuyper, Karin Bäckstrand and Heike Schroeder
Mission Interference: How Competition Confounds Accountability for Environmental Nongovernmental Organizations pp. 110-131 Downloads
Cristina M. Balboa
The Political Economy of Climate Change Adaptation. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. xi + 226 pages. ISBN 9781137496720, $105.00 hardcover. Benjamin K. Sovocool and Björn†Ola Linnér. 2015 pp. 132-133 Downloads
Tor HÃ¥kon Jackson Inderberg
A Fragmented Continent: Latin America and the Global Politics of Climate Change. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. vii + 274 pages. ISBN 9780262528115, $26.00 paperback. Guy Edwards and J. Timmons Roberts. 2015 pp. 134-136 Downloads
Marcela López†Vallejo
Fukushima and Beyond: Nuclear Power in a Low†Carbon World. Farnham, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited. xi + 202 pages. ISBN 978†1†4094†5491†5, $109.95 hardcover. Christopher Hubbard. 2014 pp. 136-138 Downloads
David Sadoway
Cultural Politics and the Transatlantic Divide over GMOs. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. x + 256 pages. ISBN 9780230284579, $105.00 hardcover. Hannes R. Stephan. 2015 pp. 138-140 Downloads
Brandiff R. Caron
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