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Sunday, July 20, 2014

DAY 1 : "The Policy Trail" at IPSA World Congress, Montreal

11:00
• Fresh approaches in the analysis of policy and governing
• Epistemic governance
• Varieties of Governance
• Development Policies in Theory and Practice

15:00
• Making Sense in Policy Practice - Part I
• Accommodating Immigrants—Examining Local and National Governance Responses in the Era of Global Immigration
• Public Policy, Participation and Inequalities
• Greasy poles towards queasy roles? The politics of selection at the top of ministerial bureaucracies
• Public Policy, Non State Actors and Market Driven Reforms
• Governance, policy and the interaction between global governance regimes
• Taking the Study of Blame Avoidance Behavior to the Next Level

17:00
• Making sense in policy practice - Part II
• National policies for science and technology
• Building Transboundary Governance Capacity in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence
• Diplomats of ideas and networks of norms: how think tanks and foundations are shaping the policy-making
• Adapting public policy to new realities and challenges of public problems: the health sector case

Monday, July 21, 17:00, Palais des Congrès, 512c

Meeting for ICPP 2015

Monday, July 21, 2014

DAY 2: "The Policy Trail" at IPSA World Congress, Montreal

9:00
• NM: Professionalization of Participation: Institution, Identity and Practices
Sessions: INM Institut du Nouveau Monde
• Re-assessing addiction policy: The governance of dependencies
• Ethnographic study of bureaucratic organizations – tales from sites of power
• Comparative EU Policy-Making
• Gender and public policy: Legislation, discourse, institutions and actors
• Social Movements and Policy Change: Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Findings
• Public Policy Issues in Cities
• Power and Governance
• Policymaking, problematization and policy design

11:00
• Governance, the State, and Making Sense of Governing - Part 1
• Local Administrations as "knowledge consumers" in policy process: factors and reasons for interest-driven choices in divided local communities
• Conceptualizing and Assessing Policy Capacity
• Integrated Government and Health

13:00
• Governance/state - Part II: Governing up, Governing down
• Comparative politics of ex ante evaluation (Part 1)
• Issues in Contemporary Policy Design Theory & Practice
• Policy change into long term processes: adaptation and/or reform for contemporary governance
• Cutback Management and Administrative Culture

15:00
• Plenary: Rod Rhodes - Challenges of Contemporary Governance: Rediscovering the Craft of Public Administration

17:00
• Governance/State Part III - Continuity and challenge in the management of public concerns
• Comparative politics of ex ante evaluation (Part 2)
• Issues in Policy Formulation Theory & Practice
• Urban Regeneration Policies: Theory and Practice

Tuesday, 22 July, 2014

DAY 3 : "The Policy Trail" at IPSA World Congress, Montreal

9:00
• Citizens as Outsiders?
• Analytical communities in policy process : from consultants to actors

11:00
• Policymaking, Digitization, and New Social Media
• Public Policy and Public Service Reform in African Countries
• Techno Political Issues and Public Policy
• Governance implications of EU integration for post-communist states

13:00
• The reciprocal influence of policies and administrative networks (Joint panel RC27/RC30)
• The Study of the Structure of Government: A Field in Search of a New Agenda?
• Health Expenditure and Cost Control: Why Some Nations Do Better Than Others (Panel I)

15:00
• Argumentative strategies in the policy change process
• Policy Change in Latin America: ideas, interests and institutions
• Policy Diffusion in a comparative perspective
• Health Expenditure and Cost Control: Why Some Nations Do Better Than Others II
• POLICING, SECURITY RESEARCH AND POLICY: Issues and Solutions
• Analysing international transfers from the inside. Public administration reforms in post-communist Europe

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

DAY 4: "The Policy Trail" at IPSA World Congress, Montreal

9:00
• Governance as concept and phenomenon
• Global governance, state and regulatory regimes in the Arctic region
• Non-Governmental Bodies in Health Policy
• Plenary: Carwyn Jones (First Minister of Wales)

13:00
Municipal Cooperation - Territorial Networks and Inter-institutional Partnerships :
RC05 Comparative Studies on Local Government and Politics, RC32 Public Policy and Administration Palais des congrès - 512a

• Temporality and Public Policy
• Metropolitan Government Reform: Amalgamation and its Alternatives
• Policy Work in Comparative Perspective

15:00
• Policy Change after the Dismissal of the Neo-Liberal Agenda: the case of the developing countries
• The Role of Publics, Knowledge and Expertise in Politics and Policymaking - Panel 1
• Comparative Education Policy
• Public policy and Public opinion. Old problems, new approaches

17:00
• The "two communities" thirty-five years later. Policy advisory systems in a comparative perspective
• The Role of Publics, Knowledge and Expertise in Politics and Policymaking - Panel 2
• Corporate governance vs. traditional governance: new rationales, new instruments, new elites
• Depoliticization and Comparative Public Policy: Interrogating the the Politics of Responsibility in New Arenas of Policy-making

Thursday, July 24, 2014

DAY 5: "The Policy Trail" at IPSA World Congress, Montreal

9:00
• Comparative Immigration Policies
• Analyzing Networks in Federal and Multilevel Systems
• An approach to discourse analysis in Public Policy: Language and ideology in the context of post-transition Latin American democracies
• Morphology of governance
• Possibilities of Non-Governance
• Administrators at the Top II: Career Bureaucrats, Political Appointees and Trends of Politicization

11:00
• Ideas, Paradigms and Policy-Making
• Normative Perspectives And Legacies: Debating Governance, Public Policy And Public Service Reforms

13:00
• Governing Controversies in Health: Should Judges Decide?
• Science Evidence in Regulation

15:00
• The Politics of Public Health (Joint panel RC30/RC25)
• Health, Health Care and Gender Politics (Joint panel RC25/RC19)
• Biopolicy: How Biology Informs Public Policy

July 21 - July 24, 2014

RC Meetings

RC05 : Tuesday, July 22, 11:00, Palais des Congrès, 447
RC25 : Monday, July 21, 13:00, Palais des Congrès, 522b
RC30 : Tuesday, july 22, 15 :00, Palais des Congrès, 514c
RC32 : Thursday, July 24, 15:00, Palais des Congrès, 512g
RC38 : Wednesday, July 23, 11:00, Palais des Congrès, 447



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