Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/31295
Appears in Collections:History and Politics Journal Articles
Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Kingdon's Multiple Streams Approach in new political contexts: Consolidation, configuration, and new findings
Author(s): Shephard, Daniel D
Ellersiek, Anne
Meuer, Johannes
Rupietta, Christian
Mayne, Ruth
Cairney, Paul
Contact Email: p.a.cairney@stir.ac.uk
Citation: Shephard DD, Ellersiek A, Meuer J, Rupietta C, Mayne R & Cairney P (2020) Kingdon's Multiple Streams Approach in new political contexts: Consolidation, configuration, and new findings. Governance.
Abstract: There is a need to conduct more diverse cross-case analyses in the Multiple Streams Approach (MSA) literature which originated in the United States, to show how key concepts, such as a windows-of-opportunity and the role of policy entrepreneurs, manifest in different political contexts. We apply Qualitative Comparative Analysis for a cross-case analysis of a unique dataset representing 20 countries from four continents. This approach allows us to highlight distinct pathways to influencing policies. We identify four configurations for expanding civic spaces and two configurations for changing policies. We identify three findings novel to MSA: there are two distinctive policy entrepreneur roles involving local and international civil society actors; effective entrepreneurship is conditional on strengthening civic voice and creating civic space conducive to advocacy; and, therefore, effective entrepreneurs often must focus on expanding the civic space to discuss policy problems and the technical and political feasibility of policy solutions
Rights: This item has been embargoed for a period. During the embargo please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.
Notes: Output Status: Forthcoming/Available Online

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Shephard et al Governance full accepted version 2020.pdfFulltext - Accepted Version1.18 MBAdobe PDFUnder Embargo until 2024-06-08    Request a copy

Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependent on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.



This item is protected by original copyright



Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact library@stir.ac.uk providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.