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- Box and Figure
- The Rise of Global Policy and Transnational Administration
- Global Public Policy and the Constitution of Political Authority
- Globalization and Internationalization: Impact upon the State and the Civil Service
- The Potential and Limits of Administrative Sovereignty
- State Fragility, International Development Policy, and Global Responses
- International Policy Transfer: Between the Global and Sovereign and between the Global and Local
- International Policy Entrepreneurship
- City Networks and Paradiplomacy as Global Public Policy
- International NGOs, Transnational Civil Society, and Global Public Policy: Opportunities and Obstacles in the Twenty-First Century
- The International Civil Service
- Domestic Capacity to Deliver Innovative Solutions for Grand Social Challenges
- Sovereignty Renewed: Transgovernmental Policy Networks and the Global–Local Dilemma
- Scales and Network Societies: The Expansion of Global Public Policy
- The Transnationalization of Public Spheres and Global Policy
- Conceptualizing Global Public Policy: A Global Public Good Perspective
- Regionalization and Transregional policies
- European Union Studies as a Tributary of Global Policy and Transnational Administration
- International Political Economy: A Global ‘Policy Turn’?
- Law–Space Nexus, Global Governance, and Global Administrative Law
- Filling the Gap: Global Masters of Public Administration and Public Policy Programmes
- Global Policy and Transnational Administration: Intellectual Currents in World Making
- Knowledge Networks, Scientific Communities, and Evidence-Informed Policy
- The Importance of Informal Intergovernmental Organizations: A Typology of Transnational Administration without Independent Secretariats
- Transnational Administration from the Beginning: The Importance of Charisma in Shaping International Organizational Norms
- Designing Global Public Policies in the Twenty-First Century
- The Agenda-Setting Capacity of Global Networks
- Transnational Policy Communities and Regulatory Networks as Global Administration
- Standard Setting and International Peer Review: The OECD as a Transnational Policy Actor
- Evolving Funding Patterns of Global Programmes and Their Impacts on Governance and Operations
- Development Partnerships’ Governance Structures, Accountability, and Participation
- Governance and Administration in Global Health Organizations: Considering the Legacies of the ‘Golden Era’ of Global Health Policy?
- Organized Business and Global Public Policy: Administration, Participation, and Regulation
- The Role of Large Management Consultancy Firms in Global Public Policy
- Compliance in Transnational Regulation: A Global Supply Chain Approach
- Providing Foundations: Philanthropy, Global Policy, and Administration
- Global Summitry as Sites of Transnational Technocratic Management and Policy Contestation
- Heads of International Organizations: Politicians, Diplomats, Managers
- International Civil Servant Management: A Personnel-Influenced Research Agenda
- The United Nations, Peacekeepers, and Accountability
- International Organizations, Civil Servants, and Whistleblowing
Abstract and Keywords
The concept of the policy entrepreneur lends itself to analysing how actors at the international level draw attention to problems, advance workable proposals, and link outcomes to symbolic values. The international space is a challenging arena for policy advocacy, as it lacks the oversight and well-established systems of policy development commonly found at the national or sub-national level. Policy entrepreneurs acting in the international space face obstacles and opportunities different from their domestic counterparts, particularly in the realms of policy initiation, mediation, and compromise. Here, we distinguish the actions of international policy entrepreneurs from the international engagements of state-based, government actors, the actions of international organizations, and those of civil society advocacy groups. Two examples of international policy entrepreneurship are given. We complete the chapter with an analytical framework to guide future research on international policy entrepreneurship.
Michael Mintrom is Professor of Public Sector Management at Monash University and an Academic Director at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG). He is a specialist in the politics of change leadership, policy entrepreneurship, and policy innovation. Over his career, his research has focused on answering three questions: (1) How do leaders promote political and policy change? (2) What drives innovation in public policy making and in organizations? (3) What is effective policy analysis? A New Zealander by birth, Michael received his Ph.D. (1994) degree in Political Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, specializing in American politics, public policy, and quantitative methods. His books include: Policy Entrepreneurs and Dynamic Change (Cambridge University Press, 2018), Public Policy: Investing for a Better World (Oxford University Press, 2018), Contemporary Policy Analysis (Oxford University Press, 2012), and People Skills for Policy Analysts (Georgetown University Press, 2003).
Joannah Luetjens is a doctoral candidate within the Successful Public Governance project at the Utrecht University School of Governance in the Netherlands. From 2013 to 2017, she was a research assistant at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government. Thus far, her substantive research focus has been on public policy, policy advocacy, and efforts to improve public sector performance and efficiency. She completed her Master of Public Policy and Management at the University of Melbourne’s School of Government in 2016.
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