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Job News Call for Applications: Deadline 31 January, 2017

Lecturer in Political Science, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

he University of Lausanne wishes to appoint a full time lecturer (“maître-assistant”) in European and Comparative Politics at the Institute of Political, Historical and International Studies (IEPHI).

The appointed person will undertake research in affiliation with the Laboratory for the Analysis of Governance and Public Policy in Europe (LAGAPE). International publications and a strong research potential in the fields of EU policy-making and comparative policy analysis are expected from the successful candidate.

She/he will teach classes at bachelor’s and master’s level in European Politics, Comparative Politics, and Research Methods.

Journal Forum Call for Proposals: Deadline 12th January and 10th February, 2017

Could you be the next host of the JCPA and ICPA- Forum?

The Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (JCPA) is currently accepting proposals from universities that are an active sponsor of the JCPA and the International Comparative Policy Analysis (ICPA-) Forum, or that are interested in becoming actively involved, to serve as the host.

IPPA News ICPP3 - Singapore - June 28th-30th, 2017


Following the successes of our previous International Conferences on Public Policy (ICPP1 and ICPP2) in Grenoble (2013) and Milan (2015) respectively, we are delighted to announce that we are offering Exhibitor Spaces for those interested at our third and biggest International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP3) from June 28-30, 2017 in Singapore.

At our previous conference, we have had more than 1300 attendees and our exhibitors have displayed their products and organizations with much success.
This year, we have received more than 240 Panels for evaluation, which is an increase of 30% over the Milan (2015) Conference. Therefore, we are expecting a participation of around 1700 people at the Singapore Conference in 2017.
The ICPP3 is being held at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore, and we will have attractive spots exclusively for exhibitors and sponsors of the Conference. These areas will be well demarcated and will ensure maximum footfall of the conference attendees.

IPPA News ICPP3 - Singapore - June 28th-30th, 2017


Please note the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is pleased to support PhD students presenting at the Conference by providing free on-campus accommodation and will also support the participation of academics from developing countries in Asia by providing travel subsidies of SGD $500 to qualifying applicants.
The UNDP is also pleased to support the costs of scholars’ travel for participants presenting papers in panels marked "eligible for UNDP grant". All grants are awarded on a competitive basis based on the quality of the abstract.

Books Book Announcement

The Public Policy Process

The Public Policy Process
by Michael Hill and Frédéric Varone
7th Edition, Routeledge, October 2016

The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and organisations involved in the process.
Fully revised and updated for a seventh edition, The Public Policy Process provides:
• Clear exploration, using many illustrations, of how policy is made and implemented.
• A new chapter on comparative theory and methods.
• New material on studying advocacy coalitions, policy changes, governance and evaluation.
• More European and international examples

Job News Call for Applications: Open until filled

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Public Policy and Administration University of Kentucky

The Martin School of Public Administration at the University of Kentucky seeks applicants for a tenure track position beginning August 2017. We will consider candidates at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels. Areas of interest include applied empirical methods and a substantive policy area.

Responsibilities will include research and teaching with a focus on masters and Ph.D. level course work and advising. A Ph.D. in Public Policy, Public Administration, Economics, Finance, Political Science or related fields is required. Preferred experience includes research and teaching experience in public policy/public administration.

Please include the following information when applying for this position.
1. Letter of Interest (upload under Cover Letter)
2. Current Curriculum Vitae
3. Research writing sample (upload under Specific Request 1)

Journal Call for Papers: Deadline 31 January, 2017

Politics and Governance: Issue Release June 2017

Deadline for Full Papers: 31 January 2017
Issue Release: June 2017

Politics and Governance is an open access journal indexed in Scopus and Web of Science-ESCI and is especially intended at researchers who wish to make their research outputs freely available to all readers - including other researchers, students, policy-makers and NGO staff members.

Interested authors are asked to confirm with their university libraries and/or funders if an Open Access Fund is available to cover the journal’s article processing fee. Universities that join Cogitatio’s membership program enable their authors to publish completely free of charge.


Frontier of governance, The OECD and Global Public Management Reform
Palgrave-McMillan, 2012
Leslie Pal
The argumentative Turn Revisited : Public Policy as communicative Practice
Duke University Press, 2012
Frank Fischer, Herbert Gottweiss,
La fabrique politique des politiques publiques
Presses de Science Po, 2013
Philippe Zittoun
Routledge Handbook of Public Policy
Routledge, 2012
Eduardo Araral, Scott Fritzen, Michael Howlett, M. Ramesh, Xun Wu
Analysing Social Policy Concepts and Language
University of Chicago Press, 2014
Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen (eds.)
A Theory of Governance
University of California Press, 2013
Mark Bevir
Governance of Addictions: European Public Policies
Oxford University Press, 2014
Tamyko Ysa, Joan Colom, Adrià Albareda, Anna Ramon, Marina Carrión, and Lidia Segura
Implementing Public Policy: An Introduction to the Study of Operational Governance (Third Edition)
SAGE Publications Ltd, 2014
Michael Hill and Peter Hupe
Social Insurance: America’s Neglected Heritage and Contested Future
CQ Press, 2013
Theodore R. Marmor, Jerry L. Mashaw and John Pakutka
The Politics of Marketising Asia
Palgrave Macmillan, June 2014
Toby Carroll and Darryl S.L. Jarvis (Eds.)
The Political Process of Policymaking
Palgrave Macmillan, June 2014
Philippe Zittoun
Comparative Policy Studies : Conceptual and Methodological Challenges
Palgrave Macmillan, May 2014
Isabelle Engeli and Christine Rothmayr Allison (Eds)
School Evaluation Policies and Educating States: Trends in Four European Countries
Peter Lang: Collection - Public Action, 2014
Hélène Buisson-Fenet and Xavier Pons
Avant-Garde Politician: Leaders for a New Epoch
Westphalia Press (April 17, 2014)
Yehezkel Dror
Food Security Governance: empowering communities, regulating corporations
Routledge, January 2015
Nora McKeon
Our Public Water Future: The global experience with remunicipalisation
Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU
Kishimoto, S., Lobina, E., Petitjean, O
Pursuing Horizontal Management: The Politics of Public Sector Coordination,
University of Kansas Press
B. Guy Peters
Varieties of Governance: Dynamics, Strategies, Capacities
Palgrave Macmillan, June 2015
Edited by Giliberto Capano, Michael Howlett, M. Ramesh
Agenda Dynamics in Spain
Palgrave Macmillan. 2015
Laura Chaqués Bonafont, Anna Palau and Frank R. BaumgartnerRetour ligne automatique
Advanced Introduction to Public Policy
Edward Elgar, 2015
B. Guy Peters
The International Handbook of Public Administration and Governance
Edward Elgar, 2015
Andrew Massey and Karen Johnston (Eds.)
The Tools of Policy Formulation
Edward Elgar, 2015
Andrew J. Jordan and John R. Turnpenny (Eds)
Politics of Representative Bureaucracy
Edward Elgar, 2015
B. Guy Peters
Handbook on Complexity and Public Policy
Edward Elgar, 2015
Robert Geyer and Paul Cairney
International Handbook on Ageing and Public Policy
Edward Elgar, 2014
Sarah Harper and Kate Hamblin, with Jaco Hoffman, Kenneth Howse and George Leeson (Eds)
International Library of Policy Analysis
Policy Press
Iris Geva-May and Michael Howlett (Eds.)

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