Le changement des rapports entre connaissance et politique : défi pour l’analyse et pour l’action

Des évolutions significatives affectent aujourd’hui la connaissance et la politique, de même que les relations entre connaissance et politique. Identifier les évolutions en cours, comprendre leur dynamique et débattre de leurs menaces et potentialités participe à l’orientation de ce devenir. Read more ...


Travelling Policies beyond the National Borders: The Case of the Hungarian Integrated Education Public Action

This paper concentrates on the interaction of global and foreign ideas and domestic policies. More specifically, this paper discusses the activity of supranational, transnational and non-governmental actors involved in developing the discourse of equity and desegregation after 2010. Read more ...


Translating PISA into the Hungarian policy discourse

Hungary is one of the European countries whose education system has repeatedly been diagnosed as showing below average performance with above-average variance between schools, when compared with other countries participating in the OECD’s PISA survey. This article explores how this diagnosis was received by domestic actors and discusses the main characteristics and arguments of the national public debates invoked by PISA. The national PISA discourse is analyzed by looking at how the problem... Read more ...


In Europe, information and expertise are now both more widely distributed and more readily accessible than ever before. At the same time, expectations of transparency and public accountability have increased. In many ways, knowledge is coming to play a new role in policy: we can now distinguish ’post-bureaucratic’ from conventional ’bureaucratic’ regimes and show that each presupposes a specific kind of knowledge and a specific way of using it. While bureaucratic modes of governance require ‘established’ bodies of knowledge to be translated into ‘vertical’ regulations; post-bureaucratic modes of governance consist rather in attempting to turn actors’ autonomy and reflexivity into a means of governing.


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