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The Effects of Civic Education on Political Knowledge
A Two Year Panel Survey among Belgian Adolescents
Traditionally political knowledge was regarded as an important potential outcome for civic education efforts. Most of the currently available research, however, tends to focus on non-cognitive goals, despite the fact that ...
A Journey of a Thousand Steps: The Challenges of State and Nation Building in South Sudan
On July 9th, 2011, South Sudan will officially become independent. When southern Sudanese voted in the January 9 referendum on independence, they sought to affirm their African identity and shed the Arab identity that they ...
Mobilizing in borderline citizenship regimes : a comparative analysis of undocumented migrants’ collective actions
This article seeks to explain how and why groups and networks of undocumented migrants mobilizing in Berlin, Montréal, and Paris since the beginning of the 2000s construct different types of claims. The authors explore the ...
Les trois modèles municipaux de participation publique au Québec
Dans le présent article, nous décrivons les trois façons d’organiser la participation publique à l’échelle municipale au Québec. D’une part, le modèle de participation préconisé par la Loi sur l’aménagement et l’urbanisme ...
Rationalism and Public Policy: Mode of Analysis or Symbolic Politics?
This article takes up the distinction between incremental analysis and incremental politics as elaborated by Lindblom in his 1979 article. We argue that while rationalism as a mode of analysis has lost much of its prominence, ...
Half a Century of “Muddling”: Are We There Yet?
Half a century after the publication of Lindblom's seminal article “The Science of Muddling Through”, we revisit the heritage of incrementalism in this special issue, analyzing its legacy in public policy and public ...