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Handbook of Public Policy in Europe
Britain, France and Germany
Edited by Hugh Compston
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
01 Oct 2004
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The Handbook of Public Policy in Europe provides an invaluable overview of the content of public policy across the full range of policy areas in Britain, France and Germany. It is designed to be used by students, experts and practitioners both to help compare public policy across different policy areas and countries and as a source of information on individual policy areas. Each chapter describes the nature of public policy in a particular area, makes detailed comparisons of selected aspects and outlines recent developments. Detailed Internet references are also provided.


Description

The Handbook of Public Policy in Europe provides an invaluable overview of the content of public policy across the full range of policy areas in Britain, France and Germany. It is designed to be used by students, experts and practitioners both to help compare public policy across different policy areas and countries and as a source of information on individual policy areas. Each chapter describes the nature of public policy in a particular area, makes detailed comparisons of selected aspects and outlines recent developments. Detailed Internet references are also provided.


Contents

List of Tables
Acknowledgements
Currency Conversions
Notes on the Contributors
Introduction: The Nature of Public Policy in Britain, France and Germany; H.Compston
PART I: DEFENCE AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Foreign Policy; L.Ratti
Defence; L.Ratti
PART II: LAW AND ORDER
Policing and Internal Security; M.Stevens, H.Aden, B.Domingo & A.Maguer
Judicial Policy; M.Stevens, H.Aden & S.Cottin
Penal Policy; A.Coyle
Immigration; C.Lloyd, U.Hunger & C.Wihtol de Wenden
PART III: ECONOMIC POLICY
Macroeconomic Policy; W.Grant, F.Nectoux & E.Wurzel
Taxation; J.Leaman, D.Berry & C.Emmerson
Competition; I.Bartle
Employment; J.Leaman & A.Daguerre
Investment; P.Raines
Business Regulation; C.H.Flockton, L.Garside & P.A.Grout
Financial Regulation; C.H.Flockton, P.A.Grout & M.J.Yong
Research and Development; C.Deer, H.Ertl, M.Rhisiart & S.Wilde
Regional Policy; T.D.Lancaster & C.Forestiere
PART IV: SECTORAL POLICIES
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; B.Hill, A.Greer, T.Heckelei & P.Witzke
Energy; I.Bartle
Transport; J.Preston, G.Hayes & D.Lehmkuhl
Communications; I.Bartle
Information Society; M.Ferguson
Water; G.Hayes, J.Leaman & W.Maloney
Media; I.Bartle
Environmental Policy; G.Hayes, H.Aden & A.Flynn
PART V: SOCIAL POLICY
Health; A.Street & C.Bambra
Social Security; M.Kilkey
Social Services; M.Kilkey
Education; C.Deer & S.Wilde
Housing and Urban Affairs; J.Ball & T.Knorr-Siedow
Women; M.Kilkey
Minorities; C.Lloyd & U.Richter
Family Policy; M.Daly
PART VI: OTHER POLICIES
Culture; C.Gray & R.Hugoson
Sport; R.Giulianotti & P.Sloane
Religion; J.Madeley & B-H.LeBlanc


Authors

HUGH COMPSTON is Senior Lecturer and Director of Politics in the School of European Studies, Cardiff University, and Convenor of the Standing Group on Comparative Political Economy of the European Consortium for Political Research. His major publications include Beyond Corporatism: A Configurational Theory of Policy Concentration, in European Journal of Political Research 42(6), October 2003; Social Partnership in the 1990s: The West European Experience in Historical Perspective (edited with Stefan Berger, 2002) ; and The New Politics of Unemployment: Radical Policy Initiatives in Western Europe (editor, 1996).