Ackrill, R.W.; Kay, Adrian
The multiple streams model, developed by Kingdon in the United States (US), is being adapted increasingly to study European Union (EU) policy making. This, however, is revealing a theoretical underdevelopment in some of its central components. The present paper considers several concerns. It seeks to develop the idea of policy entrepreneurship as a context-specific activity that gives substance to the claim that 'ideas have their time'; it interprets the key notion of ambiguity, in the EU...[Show more]
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