Critical Policy Studies

(The median citation count of Critical Policy Studies is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Multilateralism as a ‘site’ of struggle over environmental knowledge: the North-South divide17
Contours of historical-materialist policy analysis16
Making gender along the way: women, men and harm in Australian alcohol policy11
Democratic innovations after the post-democratic turn: between activation and empowerment11
Institutions, Networks and Activism Inside the State: Women’s Health and Environmental Policy in Brazil10
Pandemic consulting. How private consultants leverage public crisis management10
Still struggling: intersectionality, vulnerability, and long-term recovery after the Tuscaloosa, Alabama USA Tornado9
Policy narratives: the perlocutionary agents of political discourse8
Emotions, affect and social policy: austerity and Children’s Centers in the UK8
Mechanisms of metapower & procedural injustices in the Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force decision-making process8
Introduction: Embedding participatory governance8
Can Mindfulness really change the world? The political character of meditative practices8
Job search success among the formerly-unemployed: paradoxically, a matter of self-discipline7
Promoting the digital future: the construction of digital automation in Swedish policy discourse on social assistance7
Post-truth politics and climate denial: further reflections7
‘The (charitable) pantry is bare’: a critical discourse analysis of Christmas food hamper programs in Canada6
Culture and tax avoidance: the case of Italy6
Emotional problems: policymaking and empathy through the lens of transnational motherhood6
Is ‘Health in All Policies’ everybody’s responsibility? Discourses of multistakeholderism and the lifestyle drift phenomenon6
Between radical aspirations and pragmatic challenges: Institutionalizing participatory governance in Scotland6
Workfare and food in remote Australia: ‘I haven’t eaten… I’m really at the end…’6
Assembling research integrity: negotiating a policy object in scientific governance5
Called to arms: the NRA, the gun culture & women5
Between autonomy and embeddedness: project interfaces and institutional change in environmental governance4
The politics of making Finland an experimenting nation4
A tale of the digital future: analyzing the digitalization of the norwegian education system4
Understanding institutional dynamics in participatory governance: how rules, practices and narratives combine to produce stability or diverge to create conditions for change4
Framing children’s lives through policy and public sphere debates on COVID-19: unequal power and unintended consequences3
Flows of power: an analytical framework for the study of collaboration3
Department heads enacting gender balance policies: navigating voices of ambiguity and concern3
Fear of the other: vulnerabilization, social empathy, and the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada3
From time to time: a systems-theoretical perspective on the twofold temporality of governing3
Problematizing policy: a semantic history of the word ‘policy’ in the Indonesian language3
Making sense of pot: conceptual tools for analyzing legal cannabis policy discourse3
‘Close but not too close’ – experiences of science-policy bridging in three international advisory organizations3
The fabrication of a necessary policy fiction: the interoperability ‘solution’ for biometric borders3
The ghostwriting of a global policy script: international organizations and the discursive construction of conditional cash transfers3
Protected how? Problem representations of risk in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)3
Global governance through peer review: the Dutch experience of OECD reviews of National Policies for Education3
Institutionalizing deliberative mini-publics? Issues of legitimacy and power for randomly selected assemblies in political systems2
Assembling good citizenship under Korean COVID-19 surveillance2
The end of exceptionalism or exceptionalism by other means? unraveling the contradictions of HIV/AIDS governance in Canada2
Feeling critical: navigating the emotional worlds of COVID-192
Brazil and China going global: emerging issues and questions to explore knowledge and policy transfers2
Competitive knowledge-economies driving new logics in higher education – reflections from a Finnish university merger2
The technocratic rationality of governance - the case of the Danish employment services2
Environmental expertise: connecting science, policy, and society2
Gendered vulnerabilities and the blind spots of the 2030 Agenda’s ‘leave no one behind’ pledge2
Can critical policy studies outsmart AI? Research agenda on artificial intelligence technologies and public policy2
Accounting from below: activists confront outsourcing in a London borough1
The analytical, the political and the personal: Swedish stakeholder narratives about alcohol policy at football stadiums1
Implementation of indigenous public policies and tensions to governance: evidences from the Chilean case1
Jamming with implementation research1
Hayek’s theory of mind and the origins of the neoliberal critique of modern liberalism1
Erased: ending faculty sexual misconduct in academia an open letter from women of public affairs education1
Public policy in the face of post-truth politics and the role of deliberation1
Social security conditionality as a corrective to ‘flawed consumption’: the use of the cashless debit card to reframe Australian norms of social protection1
The U.S.-Mexico border as liminal space: implications for policy and administration1
Policies on marginalized migrant communities during Covid-19: migration management prioritized over population health1
Emotions, narratives, and the art of making meanings: Nantes’ memorial to the abolition of slavery1
The two faces of institutional innovation: promises and limits of democratic participation in Latin America1
Automating activation in Australia: a critical policy discourse analysis of the new employment services model1
Measuring the link between democracy and transparent lobbying1
Translating behavioral public policy into practice: Interpretations and traditions1
Interpreting crises through narratives: the construction of a COVID-19 policy narrative by Canada’s political parties1
The politics of welfare state financialisation: the case of Israel’s ‘Saving for Every Child’ programme1
The policy unconscious: educational labor, the research-and-teaching relationship and the unquestioned meaning of higher education1
Depoliticization and the changing boundaries of governance in Japan1
Social value in public policy1
The politics of patrolling ‘safety guards’ in Sweden: outsourcing, depoliticization, and immunization0
Public policy: a view from the South0
Political contestation in policy implementation: A narrative inquiry into a needle exchange program0
The politics of intimacy rethinking the end-of-life controversy0
As we have always done: indigenous freedom through radical resistance0
Racial equity, COVID-19, and public policy: The triple pandemic (1st Edition) Racial equity, COVID-19, and public policy: The triple pandemic (1st Edition) , by Elsie L.0
Sustainable development discourse and development aid in Germany: tracking the changes from environmental protectionism towards private sector opportunities0
Democracy in a time of misery: from spectacular tragedy to deliberative action0
Varieties of food democracy: a systematic literature review0
Why do political parties promote participatory governance? The Brazilian Workers’ Party case0
Market Civilizations: neoliberals East and South0
Post-truth, fake news and democracy0
Border and rule: global migration, capitalism, and the rise of racist nationalism0
Policy translations of citizen participation and new public governance: the case of school governing bodies0
On the social relevance of Critical Policy Studies in times of turmoil0
Politics of Emancipation: A Feminist Defense of Randomly Selected Political Representatives0
Creating spaces of engagement: policy justice & the practical craft of deliberative democracy0
Non-human policy worlds: an exploration of the Norwegian research and higher education policy0
The evolution of climate justice claims in global climate change negotiations under the UNFCCC0
When did the austerity era of European crisis management end? On the failure of National competitiveness boards0
Challenges to political decision-making: dealing with information overload, ignorance and contested knowledge Challenges to political decision-making: dealing with information overload,0
Whose ‘truth’ matters? Problematizing the epistemological underpinnings of social policy research0
Decolonizing Policy Research as Restorative Research Justice: Applying an Indigenous Policy Research Framework (IPRF)0
The surrogacy question, unresolved: surrogacy policy debate as a hegemonic struggle over rights0
Political formulation of policy solutions0
Narrating Moscow’s housing ‘renovation’: beyond the frontstage discourses of the narrative policy framework0
The politics of intimacy rethinking the end-of-life controversy0
Advancing critical discourse analysis of Indigenous consultations: Argument Continuity v. epistemic vigilance0
Book Review: The Art and Craft of Comparison0
Shifting responsibility in governing aging: municipal active aging discourses in Turkey0
‘Globalists: the end of empire and the birth of neoliberalism’0
Discursive positions on charitable sector advocacy in Canada: a situational analysis0
Ethnographer as honest broker: the role of ethnography in promoting deliberation in local climate policies0
‘Better than Doing Nothing’ – constructing support for biodiversity offsetting in Finland0
Seeing like a welfare state – legibility and the transformation of the self-help field0
The unknowers: how strategic ignorance rules the world0
Impending doom or unnecessary panic? The struggle for discursive hegemony in South Africa’s acid mine drainage policy problem0
Environmental populism: the politics of survival in the anthropocene0
The politics of scale in policy. Scalecraft and education policy0
Public policy: a view from the South0
Individualized promises in times of pandemic: Green pass and the legitimation of covid-19 vaccination policies0
Contested integration: hegemony projects in the field of education in Austria0
Legitimacy in the participants’ eyes: a call for participants’ authorship over mini-public design in Brussels0
Comparisons, Categories, and Labels: Investigating the North–South Dichotomy in Europe0
Radical Critical Policy Studies: Situating Racialized Personhood within Decolonizing Policy, Knowledge Production, Self-Reflexivity & Positionality/Social-Location0
Inclusion as ownership in participatory budgeting: facilitators’ interpretations of public engagement of children and youth0
Negotiating salt worlds: causation and material participation0
Mending Democracy: A response to our readers0
Hope, fear and public policy: towards empathetic policy process0
Facing adversity together: the biopolitics of the community-focussed recovery policies in post-earthquake Canterbury, New Zealand0
Power and participation in the field of radioactive waste disposal0
Narrative politics in public policy – legalizing cannabis0
Truth and post-truth in public policy: interpreting the arguments0
Decolonizing the temporal and relational assumptions in contemporary science and science policies0
Handbook of Democratic Innovation and Governance0
Counting: how we use numbers to decide what matters0
Wild policy: Indigeneity and the unruly logics of intervention0
Mending Democracy: Lessons from the Global South democracies?0
Capitalizing on nature: a critical discourse study of nature policy concerning the Murchison Falls Conservation Area of Uganda0
Shadowboxing in silence: balancing with European Semester guidelines in national parliamentary debates on economic policies0
Politics and fantasy in UK alcohol policy: a critical logics approach0
E Pluribus Unum: power, problem definition and ownership between the United States and Indigenous populations0
Towards a post-neoliberal social policy: capabilities, human rights and social empowerment0
Chinese perspectives on the US-China rivalry: navigating geo-economic and technological tensions in a new era of global statism0
Jeopardizing liberal democracy: the trouble with demarchy0
The pandemic within: policy making for a better world0
‘How dare you!’: a conceptualization of the eco-shaming discourse in Belgium0
Democracy in the post-truth era: restoring faith in expertise0
The Government of Emergency – Vital Systems, Expertise and the Politics of Security The Government of Emergency – Vital Systems, Expertise and the Politics of Security ,0
Nine Lives of Neoliberalism0
Democracy, economic inequality, and mending0
Infrastructures, processes of insertion and the everyday: towards a new dialogue in critical policy studies0
Democracy, Identity, and Foreign Policy in Turkey: Hegemony Through Transformation Democracy, Identity, and Foreign Policy in Turkey: Hegemony Through Transformation , b0
Mending democracies, patching societies0
Democratizing science is an urgent, collective, and continuous project: expanding the boundaries of critical policy studies0
Multilevel governance, climate (in)justice, and settler colonialism—evidence from First Nations disaster evacuations in so-called Canada0
Media and the staging of policy controversy: obesity and the UK sugar tax0