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dc.contributor.authorWeible, Christopher Men_UK
dc.contributor.authorNohrstedt, Danielen_UK
dc.contributor.authorCairney, Paulen_UK
dc.contributor.authorCarter, David Pen_UK
dc.contributor.authorCrow, Deserai Aen_UK
dc.contributor.authorDurnová, Anna Pen_UK
dc.contributor.authorHeikkila, Tanyaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorIngold, Karinen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMcConnell, Allanen_UK
dc.contributor.authorStone, Dianeen_UK
dc.date.accessioned2020-09-09T00:03:41Z-
dc.date.available2020-09-09T00:03:41Z-
dc.date.issued2020-06en_UK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/31659-
dc.description.abstractThe world is in the grip of a crisis that stands unprecedented in living memory. The COVID-19 pandemic is urgent, global in scale, and massive in impacts. Following Harold D. Lasswell’s goal for the policy sciences to offer insights into unfolding phenomena, this commentary draws on the lessons of the policy sciences literature to understand the dynamics related to COVID-19. We explore the ways in which scientific and technical expertise, emotions, and narratives influence policy decisions and shape relationships among citizens, organizations, and governments. We discuss varied processes of adaptation and change, including learning, surges in policy responses, alterations in networks (locally and globally), implementing policies across transboundary issues, and assessing policy success and failure. We conclude by identifying understudied aspects of the policy sciences that deserve attention in the pandemic’s aftermath.en_UK
dc.language.isoenen_UK
dc.publisherBMCen_UK
dc.relationWeible CM, Nohrstedt D, Cairney P, Carter DP, Crow DA, Durnová AP, Heikkila T, Ingold K, McConnell A & Stone D (2020) COVID-19 and the policy sciences: initial reactions and perspectives. Policy Sciences, 53 (2), p. 225–241. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11077-020-09381-4en_UK
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dc.subjectCoronavirusen_UK
dc.subjectPandemicen_UK
dc.subjectPolicy sciencesen_UK
dc.subjectPublic policyen_UK
dc.subjectPolicy processesen_UK
dc.subjectCrisisen_UK
dc.titleCOVID-19 and the policy sciences: initial reactions and perspectivesen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2999-12-31en_UK
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dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11077-020-09381-4en_UK
dc.identifier.pmid32313308en_UK
dc.citation.jtitlePolicy Sciencesen_UK
dc.citation.issn1573-0891en_UK
dc.citation.issn0032-2687en_UK
dc.citation.volume53en_UK
dc.citation.issue2en_UK
dc.citation.spage225–241en_UK
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublisheden_UK
dc.citation.peerreviewedUnrefereeden_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.citation.date18/04/2020en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Colorado Denveren_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUppsala Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationPoliticsen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Utahen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Colorado Denveren_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitute for Advanced Studies, Vienna (IHS)en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Colorado Denveren_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Bernen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Sydneyen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationCentral European Universityen_UK
dc.identifier.isiWOS:000527900100001en_UK
dc.identifier.scopusid2-s2.0-85083659126en_UK
dc.identifier.wtid1613414en_UK
dc.contributor.orcid0000-0002-9956-832Xen_UK
dc.date.accepted2020-04-18en_UK
dc.date.filedepositdate2020-09-08en_UK
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