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Calculating political risk, Catherine Althaus

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Calculating political risk
Title
Calculating political risk
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Althaus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Calculating Political Risk is rich and illuminating, and much more than a political science treatise. Althaus draws on diverse literature, extensive interviews and intriguing case studies to offer interdisciplinary, practical and nuanced insight. This book provides new perspectives and more precise language for making sense of a critical dimension of politics, policy-making and public management. Evert Lindquist, Director and Professor, School of Public Administration, University of Victoria, Canada This powerful new book is the first ever examination of the hard edge of how political risk - s
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Action
digitized
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Althaus, Catherine
Dewey number
320.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Earthscan risk in society series
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  • Political science
  • Political psychology
  • Risk
  • Risk management
Label
Calculating political risk, Catherine Althaus
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-298) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments and list of interviewees; Introduction: The emergence and salience of risk; The growing currency of risk; How risk is different from crises and disasters; Political risk as part of decision making; Political risk as a form of political judgment; Lack of theoretical attention; Further parameters to the study; The historical and linguistic origins of risk; The growing importance of risk -- globalisation events; Mary douglas and the 'risk society' thesis; Sociology and risk as a societal phenomenon
  • The need to define political risk1. Defining political risk; The significance of uncertainty; Different forms of risk relevant to the public sector; Project risk; Risk management; Political risk; Political risk calculation meets policy analysis and the policy process; 2. Risk identification vs risk management; Risk identification logic; Risk management logic; The significance of risk identification and risk management; 3. Talking about risk: What the practitioners say; Political risk as a judgment; Political risk as negative electoral impacts and concern for policy objectives
  • Is political risk just common sense?Who within the political sphere considers political risk?; Who is 'good' and 'bad' at political risk assessment and management?; Have governments always dealt with political risk or is it a new phenomenon?; When is something politically risky? how do you know when something is politically risky?; Judging political risk: is it learned or innate?; Do you think your assessment of political risk has changed over time?; Is political risk assessed differently over different time frames? if so, what is the difference?
  • Do you think political risk is the same as the risks faced by private sector firms? Why/why not?Practitioners and practice; 4. Peaceful planning; The background to state strategic plans in Australia; Queensland: Smart State; Political risk; Policy response; Tasmania: Tasmania Together; Political risk; Policy response; Victoria: Growing Victoria Together; Political risk; Policy response; Western Australia: Innovate WA And Better Planning: Better Services; Political Risk; Policy response; South Australia: Creating Opportunity; Political risk; Policy response
  • How would traditional policy analysis evaluate these policies?Political risk analysis; Neat and discrete political risk; 5. Mad cow madness; How the story goes ... ; Political risk; Policy response; How would traditional policy analysis evaluate this policy?; Political risk analysis; Dispersed, longer term political risk; 6. Serious security: Responding to September 11; The burning bush; What makes Bush tick?; Political risk; The immediate response; Just war justification; Domestic mood; International support; Security as opportunity; From just war to just justification .
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ocn864899025
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1 online resource (304 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781317973157
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Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864899025
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Calculating political risk, Catherine Althaus
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-298) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments and list of interviewees; Introduction: The emergence and salience of risk; The growing currency of risk; How risk is different from crises and disasters; Political risk as part of decision making; Political risk as a form of political judgment; Lack of theoretical attention; Further parameters to the study; The historical and linguistic origins of risk; The growing importance of risk -- globalisation events; Mary douglas and the 'risk society' thesis; Sociology and risk as a societal phenomenon
  • The need to define political risk1. Defining political risk; The significance of uncertainty; Different forms of risk relevant to the public sector; Project risk; Risk management; Political risk; Political risk calculation meets policy analysis and the policy process; 2. Risk identification vs risk management; Risk identification logic; Risk management logic; The significance of risk identification and risk management; 3. Talking about risk: What the practitioners say; Political risk as a judgment; Political risk as negative electoral impacts and concern for policy objectives
  • Is political risk just common sense?Who within the political sphere considers political risk?; Who is 'good' and 'bad' at political risk assessment and management?; Have governments always dealt with political risk or is it a new phenomenon?; When is something politically risky? how do you know when something is politically risky?; Judging political risk: is it learned or innate?; Do you think your assessment of political risk has changed over time?; Is political risk assessed differently over different time frames? if so, what is the difference?
  • Do you think political risk is the same as the risks faced by private sector firms? Why/why not?Practitioners and practice; 4. Peaceful planning; The background to state strategic plans in Australia; Queensland: Smart State; Political risk; Policy response; Tasmania: Tasmania Together; Political risk; Policy response; Victoria: Growing Victoria Together; Political risk; Policy response; Western Australia: Innovate WA And Better Planning: Better Services; Political Risk; Policy response; South Australia: Creating Opportunity; Political risk; Policy response
  • How would traditional policy analysis evaluate these policies?Political risk analysis; Neat and discrete political risk; 5. Mad cow madness; How the story goes ... ; Political risk; Policy response; How would traditional policy analysis evaluate this policy?; Political risk analysis; Dispersed, longer term political risk; 6. Serious security: Responding to September 11; The burning bush; What makes Bush tick?; Political risk; The immediate response; Just war justification; Domestic mood; International support; Security as opportunity; From just war to just justification .
Control code
ocn864899025
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317973157
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864899025
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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