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On the Road to Permissiveness?Change and Convergence of Moral Regulation in Europe$
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Christoph Knill, Christian Adam, and Steffen Hurka

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780198743989

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743989.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Introduction
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On the Road to Permissiveness?
Author(s):

Christoph Knill

Christian Adam

Steffen Hurka

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743989.003.0001

The introductory chapter defines central features of morality policies and summarizes the state of the art of morality policy research. Based on this assessment, the two leading research questions guiding the subsequent analysis are identified. The first is a descriptive question about how morality policies have been changing in recent decades. This chapter describes how this question falls into comparative and conceptual contributions. For the comparison, the areas under review are listed, including manifest morality policies and latent morality policies. For the conceptualization, the chapter summarizes the description of the styles of regulatory policy. The second research question is about how to explain changes in the styles of regulatory policy. The chapter goes on to discuss the book’s relationship to the existing literature and whether morality policy constitutes a valid policy type.

Keywords:   morality policy, moral regulation, regulatory policy, conceptualization, policy type, manifest morality policies, latent morality policies

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