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New Paradigms in Public Policy

Peter Taylor-Gooby


This book reviews some of the most challenging developments in British society as they are understood by policy-makers and by academics. The key point is that academic debates identify a range of ways in which issues can be understood and tackled, but policy is typically based on a narrow subset of possible approaches. This is illustrated by discussion of climate change, demographic shifts, the response to greater ethnic and religious diversity, the debate about community and local area politics, democratisation, nudge, the international financial crisis, and the growth of popular disillusion ... More

Keywords: British society, policy-makers, academic debates, climate change, demographic shifts, religious diversity, community, local area politics, democratisation, financial crisis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780197264935
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264935.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Taylor-Gooby, editor
Professor of Social Policy, University of Kent