From Research to Practice
Edited by Nicola F. Dotti
This book provides theories, experiences, reflections and future directions for social scientists who wish to engage with policy-oriented research in cities and regions. The ‘policy learning’ perspective is comprehensively discussed, focusing on actors promoting ‘policy knowledge’ and interaction among different stakeholders. The book also aims to provide practical insights for policy-makers and practitioners interested in research-based approaches to cities and regions.
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- Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning for European Cities and Regions
- Chapter 1: The research–policy nexus: boundaries, bonding and ten golden rules
- Chapter 2: Theories on policy learning: existing approaches and future challenges
- Chapter 3: Methodological challenges for policy learning
- Chapter 4: Learning across cities and regions: the limits to transferring “best practice”
- Chapter 5: Spatial knowledge for regional governance: toward an alternative map of Castilla y León
- Chapter 6: Éupolis Lombardia: practising research–policy dialogue for a regional government
- Chapter 7: Knowledge serving the city? Brokerage, production and sharing in Brussels
- Chapter 8: Scotland: a thriving environment for policy entrepreneurship?
- Chapter 9: Dutch experiences of policy mobility in urban planning
- Chapter 10: Knowledge governance in sustainable development: a comparative case study
- Chapter 11: Policy learning in times of big data analytics: the challenges of skill-based outsourcing
- Chapter 12: Visual framing for policy learning: internet as the ‘eye of the public’
- Chapter 13: Knowledge, urban policymaking and citizen participation: a democratic challenge
- Chapter 14: Beyond big data, the open data revolution for research
- Chapter 15: Smart cities, towards smart governance?
- Chapter 16: Evaluating coordination and learning within governance: open epistemological issues
- Chapter 17: What role for policy studies in a post-truth politics?
- Chapter 18: Knowledge governance: theoretical and empirical reflections on territorial innovation policy
- Chapter 19: Knowledge for policymaking: an evolutionary perspective to achieve policy resilience
- Chapter 20: Conclusions for research–policy dialogues
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