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Fast PolicyExperimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism$
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Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780816677306

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.001.0001

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Geographies of Policy

Geographies of Policy

Chapter:
(p.3) 1 Geographies of Policy
Source:
Fast Policy
Author(s):

Jamie Peck

Nik Theodore

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0001

Chapter 1 critically reviews the literatures on policy transfer, with an eye towards understanding the contributions and limits of orthodox approaches researching policy mobility. It presents a social-constructivist approach that problematizes the inherent tensions between local specificity and global interconnectedness, and the continuous processes of (mis)translation and mutation that this entails.

Keywords:   Policy transfer, Policy mobilities, Conditional cash transfers, Participatory budgeting, Ethnography of policy, Global social policy, World Bank

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