Transnational policy transfer: the circulation of ideas, power and development models
SPP Dean, Diane Stone publishes an Open Access article Transnational policy transfer: the circulation of ideas, power and development models in Policy and Society, Volume 39 Issue 1. This is the introductory article to a special edition of the journal concerning the circulation of policy models in the Global South from countries such as Brazil and Mexico.
The study of policy transfer initially focused on transfers and transmissions among developed countries or from developed countries to the developing world. Today the circulation of policy and knowledge has become more dense and complex. The article concentrates on the growing velocity of policy innovations spreading from the developing world to other parts of the developing as well as into developed countries and towards international organizations.