Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Crisis exploitation: political and policy impacts of framing contests

Boin, Arjen; 't Hart, Paul; McConnell, Allan

Description

When societies are confronted with major, disruptive emergencies, the fate of politicians and public policies hangs in the balance. Both government actors and their critics will try to escape blame for their occurrence, consolidate/strengthen their political capital, and advance/defend the policies they stand for. Crises thus generate framing contests to interpret events, their causes, and the responsibilities and lessons involved in ways that suit their political purposes and visions of future...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31926
Source: Journal of European Public Policy
DOI: 10.1080/13501760802453221

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Boin_Crisis_exploitation:_political_2009.pdf231.09 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator