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Planning for resilience in the case of power shortage: The Swedish STYREL policy

resilience. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 15(1), 50-59. Brundtland, G. H., & Hägerhäll, B. (1988). Our Common Future: Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development under the chairmanship of Gro Harlem Brundtland . Prisma. Carlsson, L. (2000). ‘Policy networks as collective action’. Policy studies journal, 28(3), 502-520. Cohen, F. (2010), “What makes critical infrastructures Critical?”, International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp. 53–54. EM, 2006. Stormen Gudrun. Vad kan vi lära av

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The Two Futures of Governing: Decentering and Recentering Processes in Governing

The Two Futures of Governing: Decentering and Recentering Processes in Governing

Reforms of the public sector have helped create a more efficient and effective public sector, but they have also created a number of problems. Both the New Public Management and "governance" reforms have contributed to the contemporary problems in governing. These problems have been political to a great extent, reflecting the tendency to emphasize administrative rather than democratic values. Governments have begun to react to the real and perceived problems within the public sector by developing a number of "meat-governance" instruments that can help steer public organizations but which involve less direct command and control. This paper addresses the contemporary governance tasks of restoring political direction and policy coherence while at the same time supporting the autonomy of public organizations, and the involvement of policy networks, in governing.

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Facilitators and Constraints of Policy Learning for Administrative Capacity in the Western Balkans

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Drawing on the policy-transfer literature, where processes such as Europeanization accentuate the role of policy networks as facilitators or constraints in the implementation of acquis, in addition to the familiar mechanism of “conditionality”, the principal objective of this article is to explore the challenges of policy learning toward administrative-capacity building and, more specifically, the role of what I refer to here as “donor-bureaucrat-contractor” networks in the Western Balkans. By employing a qualitative methodology consisting of forty semi-structured interviews and focus groups with policymakers, donor officers, civil-society experts and consultants in the region during the period of January 2011 to December 2016, a critical analysis of aid-supported policy learning via training as a conduit to administrative capacity-building reveals a series of context-specific dimensions, such as the informality of such networks, overreliance on local NGOs as “capacitybuilding” implementation partners and the ability of the context to affect donor behaviour - all ultimately contributing to the (non-) occurrence of policy transfer. Th e overarching conclusion this article draws is that potential answers to problems with aid-supported policy learning in the region may probably lie in the invisible workings of the aforementioned networks rather than solely in the official channels of communication between Brussels and regional governments. From a policymaking standpoint, this conclusion in itself may as well be construed as a recommendation to mobilize future research surrounding the impact of such networks on European Union (EU) accession processes in the region. Th is may encourage research organizations both in the EU and the region to (re) orient future endeavors towards this dimension of administrative capacity-building - a core requirement for EU accession - especially as the EU itself faces its own enlargement dilemmas following Brexit while the region faces threats of a potential revival of “old” ethnic conflicts, both affecting the progress of administrative reforms and prospects of EU accession.

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Social measures, financial support to maintain, increase population in some European countries

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Stakeholder Colaboration in Tourism Destination Planning – The Case of Montenegro

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Does Centralization Serve Efficiency ? De-Agencification in Hungary

References Ayres, Ian and John Braithwithe. 1992. Responsive Regulation: Transcending the Deregulation Debate . Oxford: Oxford University Press. Box, Richard C. 2004. “Alternatives to Representative Primacy and Administrative Efficiency” Administrative Theory & Praxis 26(4), 588 - 608. Ferlie, Ewan, Louise Fitzgerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson and Chris Bennett. 2011. “Public Policy Networks and ‘Wicked Problems’: A Nascent Solution ?” Public Administration 89(2), 307 - 324

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Market-led housing supply and the lure of demand stimulants in the UK

References Aubrey, T. (2016). The challenge of accelerating housebuilding . London: Policy Network. Bank of England. (2017). A millennium of macroeconomic data . Retrieved from http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/research/Documents/datasets/millenniumofdata_v3_final.xlsx [10 October 2017]. Barker, K. (2004). Review of housing supply. Delivering stability: Securing our future housing need. London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. Bentley, D. (2016). The housing question. London: Civitas: Institute for the Study of Civil Society

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Regionale Akteursnetzwerke
Zur Rolle von Netzwerken in regionalen Umstrukturierungsprozessen

. Allerdings nehmen unterschiedliche Netzwerke diese Funktionen unterschiedlich intensiv wahr, was auch zum Differenzierungsmerkmal für Netzwerke werden kann, weil damit unterschiedliche Strukturen und Verhaltensmuster in den Netzwerken verbunden sind. Van Waarden, F.: Dimensions and types of policy networks. In: European Journal of Political Research, 21. Jg. (1992), S. 29–52, hier: S. 38 f. Das Netzwerkdenken verändert den Regionsbegriff. Fürst, D.: Raum – Die politikwissenschaftliche Sicht. In: Staatswissenschaften und Staatspraxis (1993) 4, S. 293–315 Im Zuge des

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The Process of Managing a Destination in Lower and Upper Austria

Markt. St. Gallen: Universitat St. Gallen. Bornhorst, T., Ritchie, B. J. R., & Sheehan, L. (2010). Determinants of tourism success for DMOs & destinations: An empirical examination of stakeholders‘ perspectives. Tourism Management, 31(5), 572-589. DOI: 10.1016/j.tourman.2009.06.008 Bratl, H., & Schmidt, F. (1998). Destinationmanagement. Wien: Wirtschafts-ministerium, OAR-Regionalberatung, GmbH. Dredge, D. (2006). Policy networks and the local organisation of tourism. Tourism management, 27(2), 269-280. DOI: 10.1016/j

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Determinants of the Policy Impact of Analytical Communities in Russian Regions: Cases of Karelia, Tatarstan and Saratov

participation: test of actors’ activity [in Russian]. Polis , 3(123), 88-108. Ledyaev V. (2012). Sociology of power. Theory and experience of empirical research of power in local communities [in Russian]. Moscow, Russia: Higher School of Economics. McGann J. & Johnson E. (2006). Comparative Think Tanks, Politics and Public Policy . Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Pub. McGann J. & Sabatini R. (2010). Global Think Tanks. Policy Networks and Governance . London, New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. McGann, J. (2016). 2015

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