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Gender and Politics

Gender Expertise in Public Policy

Towards a Theory of Policy Success

Authors: Hoard, S.

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Through a selection of in-depth interviews, a survey of experts working with the European Union and United Nations, and Qualitative Comparative Analysis of policy debates, this text rethinks our understanding of gender expertise and the circumstances that lead to expert success in public policy.

About the authors

Dr. Season Hoard is a Clinical Professor for the School of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs and Research Coordinator at the Division of Governmental Studies and Services at Washington State University, USA. She received her Ph.D. in 2012 from Washington State University. Her research interests include examining gender expertise and its impact on public policy, comparative analysis of gender equality policies in post-industrial democracies, and emerging qualitative and quantitative methodologies in comparative politics.

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“This research provides valuable information on gender experts in Western European policy making. … Summing Up: Recommended. Undergraduate, graduate, and research collections.” (J. G. Everett, Choice, Vol. 53 (6), February, 2016)


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Knowledge, Expertise, and Public Policy: The Changing Relationship Between Science and Public Policy

    Pages 1-20

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  • Conceptualizing Gender Expertise: Locating the Expertise in Gender Expertise

    Pages 21-49

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  • Locating the Experts: Identifying the Actors, Mapping the Terrain

    Pages 50-77

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  • “Fighting Against Windmills”? Identifying the Ingredients of Policy Success

    Pages 78-118

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  • Triangulating the Factors that Impact Success: Searching for Common Explanations of Policy Success

    Pages 119-138

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gender Expertise in Public Policy
Book Subtitle
Towards a Theory of Policy Success
Authors
Series Title
Gender and Politics
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-36517-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137365170
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-36516-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47368-7
Series ISSN
2662-5814
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 210
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