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Policy Adoption in Dynamic International Environments: Evidence from National AIDS Programs
Public Administration and Development
  • Benjamin Y. Clark, Cleveland State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
11-25-2009
Abstract
The policy adoption is often seen as a function of internal determinants, external determinants, or a combination of the two. In the years since the start of the HIV/AIDS epidemic nearly every country in the world has adopted of some nature a program to combat the epidemic. This article demonstrates the mixed mechanisms influencing the adoption of AIDS programs, in a quantitative study of 90 countries. Prior studies have claimed that multilateral organizations were vital to global action against the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This study provides empirical evidence showing the actions taken by the multilateral organizations have both helped and hindered efforts to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
DOI
10.1002/pad.555
Citation Information
Benjamin Y. Clark. "Policy Adoption in Dynamic International Environments: Evidence from National AIDS Programs" Public Administration and Development Vol. 29 Iss. 5 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/benjamin_clark/52/