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Pfadabhängigkeit

  • Jürgen Beyer
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Zusammenfassung

Der Beitrag erläutert das Konzept der Pfadabhängigkeit, das sich als Erklärungsansatz in mehreren wissenschaftlichen Disziplinen etabliert hat, so auch in der Policy-Forschung. Die Vielfalt der begrifflichen Vorstellungen wird dargelegt, es werden neuere Präzisierungsversuche vorgestellt und die Anwendung des Konzepts in der Policy-Forschung anhand der Politikfelder Soziales und Umwelt veranschaulicht.

Keywords:

Pfadabhängigkeit, Institutioneller Wandel, Mechanismen, Lock-In, Historischer Institutionalismus 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fachbereich SozialwissenschaftenUniversität HamburgHamburgDeutschland

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