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 ...


Une action publique "à deux faces":
politiques publiques procédurales et régulation bureaucratique

Les projets thérapeutiques, instruments d’action publique destinés à expérimenter les conditions de travail en réseaux de soins de santé mentale, associent l'implication et la responsabilisation des acteurs de terrain à une régulation stricte, de type bureaucratique. Read more ...


The decline in bureaucratic-professional regulation and the trade unions’ knowledge

The decline in bureaucratic-professional regulation alters the position of the trade unions in the policy-making process and tends to increase the nebulousness of the relevant knowledge that should serve as the matrix for trade union activity. Read more ...


Knowledge Policies in the Hungarian Integrated Education Case Study

Our research results imply that instead of asking how policy-makers influence the conditions of knowledge production, it seems more revealing to discuss the strategies of social scientists and policy-makers to cooperate and share knowledge in a co-constructive process. We argue that this relationship cannot be described with the traditional commander-supplier knowledge economy order, but rather as co-dependence in which the negotiating partners collectively shape the content of the contract... Read more ...


Knowledge and scenes in the regulation of school sex education policies

Trends in the genealogy of the policy process relative to the definition and implementation by the government authorities of a Sex Education policy in Portugal, between 1993 and 2009. Read more ...


The Reception of the PISA Report in Hungary

This is the executive summary of the Hungarian Team`s Report on the PISA-reception in Hungary. Read more ...


Governing Autonomy: from Curricular Policies to Quality Assurance and Student Assessments

This is the executive summary of our research report. The Report focuses on how measurement and evaluation gradually became important issues on the Hungarian educational policy agenda. It summarizes the findings of the research conducted between September 2007 and July 2009. Read more ...


Researching the Special Education Policy in Hungary

The objective of the public action studied by the Hungarian health team was to reduce the number of students with special educational needs [SEN] and to fight the over representation of ethnic Roma and lower class in segregated educational settings (special schools and classes). Read more ...


Knowledge based regulatory instrument in the Hungarian health sector

The Hungarian final report of Orientation 3 phase 2 of the KNOW&POL research focuses on a national regulatory tool, namely the DRG system in Hungary. 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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