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Shaping Tastes: attitude campaigns and persuasion as tools of public policy

Current debates on “nudges” reflect the decline of traditional tools of policy implementation. This talk explores policy tools – ranging from paternalist
manipulation to moral suasion and participatory schemes – that aim at shaping social behaviour.

Claus Offe is a professor of theories of the state at Hertie School of Governance, Berlin


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Date and Time:

5 June 2014 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



New Theatre, London School of Economics & Political Science
Houghton St

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