The purpose of this article, that introduces the dossier titled “Policy Transfer, Diffusion and Circulation”, is, firstly, to present a simple and synthetic map of the field of studies of international policy diffusion, in order to situate the reader from Brazil and Latin America, as well as others interested from different regions. In its second section, the article presents a survey of the state of research on policy diffusion that has been produced in Brazil.
Osmany Porto de Oliveira
Universidade Federal de São Paulo / Department of International Relations Osasco / SP — Brazil
Leslie A. Pal
Carleton University / School of Public Policy and Administration Ottawa — Canada
POLICY TRANSFER, DIFFUSION, AND CIRCULATION
Research Traditions and the State of the Discipline in Brazil