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Discursive governance in politics, policy, and the public sphere

Author: Umut Korkut; Kesi Mahendran; Gregg Bucken-Knapp; Robert Henry Cox
Publisher: New York City : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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"Discursive governance refers to implicit mechanisms of governance such as narratives, leitmotifs, and strategic metaphors in political language. It examines how the framing of policies affects political and social representations in accordance with the wishes of political authorities. Ad hoc discourses generate a space where politicians configure, transmit, and initiate politics ideationally, rather than
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Umut Korkut; Kesi Mahendran; Gregg Bucken-Knapp; Robert Henry Cox
ISBN: 9781137495778 1137495774
OCLC Number: 909320511
Description: xiv, 235 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface / Robert Henry Cox --
Introduction: Discursive Governance: Operationalization and Applications / Umut Korkut, Kesi Mahendran, Gregg Bucken-Knapp, and Robert Henry Cox --
Part I. Political Parties. How Do the Political Parties Use/Generate Discourses and Representations?: 1. Racialized Violence against Migrants in Greece / Lena Karamanidou; 2. Investing in Our Future? The Influence of Social Investment Ideas on Family Policy Discourses in Finland, Germany and the UK / Mikael Nygård, Mikko Kuisma, Nicole Krüger and Verity Campbell-Barr; 3. Successful Transplants, Reform Governments, and Health Care Policy Reform in Slovakia and Hungary / Umut Korkut And Aron Buzogny; 4. It's Got to Be a She: The Media Portrayal of Selecting the First Female Social Democratic Party LeadersiIn Sweden and Finland / Mari K. Niemi --
Part II. Implementing Policy: Discursive Interpretation of Policy by Political and Social Actors: 5. Doing More with Less? Financial Engineering Instruments for Urban Development In EU Cohesion Policy / Marcin Dabrowski; 6. Externalization of rhe EU Asylum Policy under the Light of the Arab Spring: How Did South-European Countries Recalibrate after the Uprisings? / Alexandra Bousiou and Antonios Kontis; 7. Implementing Gender Budgeting in Scotland and Spain: A Comparative Feminist Analysis / Angela O'Hagan; 8. The oye tf The Beholder: Narrating Crisis in the Ongoing Swedish Labor Migration Policy Debate / Gregg Bucken-Knapp, Andrea Spehar, and Jonas Hinnfors --
Part III. Public Sphere: The Resonance and Resistance of Dicsourses and Representations: 9. Public Narratives of European Citizenship, the Dialogical Citizen in the European Public Sphere / Kesi Mahendran, Ima Jackson, and Anubhuti Kapoor; 10. European Integration and Mainstreaming of Stateless Nationalist and Regionalist Parties: The Scottish National Party and Frisian National Party / Arno van der Zwet; 11. Equal but Separate? LGBTI Rights in Contemporary South Africa / Hande Eslen-Ziya, Aidan Mcgarry, Cheryl Potgieter, and Finn CG Reygan.
Responsibility: edited by Umut Korkut, Kesi Mahendran, Gregg Bucken-Knapp and Robert Henry Cox.
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