Symposiums & Conferences

Policy, Politics and Human Behaviour

Tue 5 April 2016 to Wed 6 April 2016Professor Linda Botterill and Professor Gerry Stoker / 8.30am - 5.00pmSeminar Rooms, Building 24 at the University of Canberra

Professor Linda Botterill and Professor Gerry Stoker will hold a research workshop on ‘Policy, Politics and Human Behaviour’ on 5 and 6 April 2016. The Workshop will bring together scholars working at the intersection of political science, public policy and psychology to consider the role of values, attitudes, ideologies and behaviour in the political sphere. For more information please see the workshop flyer.

This event is free to attend. For catering and planning purposes, registration is essential. Please click here to register. Please note there are limited places available.

If you have any questions about the event or would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact Ellen Grady.


Reading Material 


Speaker(s) Topic  Theme  Material (download) 
Linda Botterill & Geoff Cockfield Overview of the issues Understanding individual values and political behaviour PDF
Gerry Stoker Fast and Slow thinking Understanding individual values and political behaviour PDF
Shannon Clark Discursive Psychology and Understanding how Individuals Engage with Policy Debate Understanding individual values and political behaviour PDF
Kate Reynolds The Domains of Social Cohesion and Innovation Negotiating the collective PDF
James Walter Leadership Rhetoric, Conflicting Demands and the Influence of Leadership Style Negotiating the collective PDF
Alan Fenna Ideology, Values and Policy Negotiating the collective  
Frank Mols Nudge Developing and Implementing Policy PDF
Linda Botterill Evidence based policy making Developing and Implementing Policy PDF
Keith Dowding & Alan Fenna Values vs Interests Debate  


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