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Cities and Subnational Governments  

Harriet Bulkeley

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
With growing recognition of the ‘localized’ causes and consequences of climate change, cities and subnational governments have been key actors and arenas in the development of policy ... More

Civil Society and Grassroots Philanthropy  

G. Albert Ruesga

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Aug 2011
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May 2012
This article examines the role of grassroots philanthropy in civil society. It explains the concept of grassroots philanthropy and evaluates whether poor people can or should be the prime ... More

Economic Policy-Making in Contemporary Spain  

José Fernández-Albertos

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Feb 2020
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Mar 2020
This chapter analyses the institutional, political, and economic determinants of the main dimensions of economic policy in contemporary Spain in the hands of domestic policy-makers: fiscal ... More

Education Policy  

Héctor Cebolla-Boado

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Feb 2020
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Mar 2020
In the European context, Spain is a late modernizer, which experienced a delayed educational expansion. However, after 1970, and especially after the restoration of democracy in 1978, the ... More

Employment Policy in Spain: Policy and Governance perspectives  

Mariely López-Santana

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Feb 2020
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Mar 2020
This chapter provides an overview of the emergence, consolidation, recalibration, and liberalization of employment policies in Spain. By identifying five developmental periods, it reviews ... More

Gender Policy  

Tània Verge

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Feb 2020
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Mar 2020
This chapter discusses how Spain transitioned from being a latecomer to an early-adapter country in the field of gender equality and LGBTI policy. Such transformation is assessed against ... More

Nigeria’s Response to the HIV Epidemic  

Olusoji Adeyi, Ayodeji O. Odutolu, John Idoko, and Phyllis Kanki

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Oct 2018
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Nov 2018
Nigeria bears one of the largest burdens of HIV infection in the world. Key features of the country’s response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic illustrate the experiences of many low- and ... More

Progress and Setbacks in Nigeria’s Anticorruption Efforts  

Daniel Jordan Smith

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Oct 2018
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Nov 2018
This chapter focuses on anticorruption efforts in post-independence Nigeria, and primarily on measures adopted since the return to civilian rule in 1999. Progress and setbacks are analyzed ... More

Public Policies: transformations and challenges  

Joan Subirats and Ricard Gomà

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Feb 2020
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Mar 2020
The objective of this chapter is to trace and present the main characteristics of the public policy system in Spain, incorporating policy change over time, as well as the policy style that ... More

Translocal Climate Justice Solidarities  

Paul Routledge

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Aug 2011
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Jan 2012
In the context of the Copenhagen meeting on climate change in December 2009, the world witnessed a convergence of different civil society actors who were focused upon the collective demand ... More

Welfare State  

Eloísa del Pino

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Feb 2020
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Mar 2020
The first part of this chapter describes the main features of the Spanish Welfare State, trying to place it in a comparative perspective. The second part identifies the socioeconomic and ... More

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