Democratic Laboratories: Policy Diffusion among the American by Andrew Karch

By Andrew Karch

"Observers have lengthy marveled on the unfold of principles and rules from kingdom to country in American democracy. yet why and the way do politicians, pros, and voters in a single country take proposal from nationwide coverage debates and imitate, withstand, and transform legislative types from different states? For the 1st time during this vital new publication, Andrew Karch analyzes extensive the method of coverage 'diffusion' around the states, supplying a nuanced and robust framework to give an explanation for essentially the most vital and recurrent good points of U.S. politics."
---Theda Skocpol, Victor S. Thomas Professor of presidency and Sociology, Harvard University

"Karch does issues with extraordinary ability. First, he is smart of the copious literature on coverage diffusion and extends that literature in a truly fruitful method. moment, he conducts the main thorough and methodologically sound empirical learn of coverage diffusion to this point, utilizing either qualitative and quantitative research. This booklet is so good written and considerate that it'll most likely stimulate an entire new wave of analysis of kingdom coverage and its diffusion."
---Chris Mooney, editor of State Politics and coverage Quarterly

"Democratic Laboratories is going past general 'diffusion of innovation' techniques to investigate the complicated interplay of interstate and intrastate political forces that shapes coverage change. The publication is a huge contribution to the research of yankee federalism---and an excellent read."
---Kent Weaver, Brookings Institution

 
"Andrew Karch has anything new and demanding to claim concerning the states as laboratories of democracies. In his masterful account we know about the actual process of diffusion of modern future health and welfare coverage reforms. "

---Virginia grey, college of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 

"Democratic Laboratories is the seminal paintings on coverage diffusion one of the American states. carefully designed and good written, it's the new origin for a person drawn to this crucial subject. The findings are copious and loaded with insights into the way forward for this invaluable research."

---Harrell Rodgers, Professor and Chair, division of Political technological know-how, college of Houston

 

Andrew Karch is Assistant Professor of presidency on the college of Texas at Austin.

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