Professor Robert Geyer

Professor

Current Teaching

Professor Geyer teaches an undergraduate module on 'Complexity, Pragmatism and Policy' and helps to teach the core MA module PPR400.

Professor Geyer supervises PhD. students in international political economy, European politics, policy and integration, Scandinavian politics, and Complexity and public policy.

Introducing complexity and policy: where we are now
Geyer, R., Cairney, P. 06/2015 In: Handbook on complexity and public policy. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar ISBN: 9781782549512.
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Where does complexity and policy go from here?
Geyer, R., Cairney, P. 06/2015 In: Handbook on complexity and public policy. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar ISBN: 9781782549512.
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Handbook on complexity and public policy
Geyer, R., Cairney, P. 05/2015 Cheltenham : Edward Elgar. 496 p. ISBN: 9781782549512.
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Complex processes and social systems: a synergy of perspectives
Geyer, R., Large, D., Sice, P., O'Brien, G., Mansi, S. 2015 In: International Journal of Systems and Society.
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Islamic development thinking after the global financial crisis: shaking the “consensus” or mimicking it
Geyer, R., Royle, S. 2014 In: Journal on Policy and Complex Systems. 1, 2, p. 42-59. 18 p.
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Introducing complexity to public policy (translated into Chinese)
Geyer, R. 2013 In: The Proceedings of the 2012 Conference of The Society of British Studies of The Chinese Association for European Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies Univesity, Beijing, China. 14 p.
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The complexity of GP commissioning: setting GPs ‘free to make decisions for their patients’ or ‘the bravest thing’ that GPs will ever do
Geyer, R. 2013 In: Clinical Governance: An International Journal. 18, 1, p. 49-57. 9 p.
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From DTCA-PD to Patient Information to Health Information: the complex politics and semantics of EU health policy
Brooks, E., Geyer, R. 12/2012 In: Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 18, 6, p. 1235-1240. 6 p.
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Can complexity move UK policy beyond 'evidence-based policy making' and the 'audit culture? Applying a 'complexity cascade' to education and health policy
Geyer, R. 03/2012 In: Political Studies. 60, 1, p. 20-43. 24 p.
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The politics of EU health policy and the case of direct-to-consumer advertising for prescription drugs
Geyer, R. 11/2011 In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 13, 4, p. 586-602. 17 p.
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Applying the tools of complexity to the international realm: from fitness landscapes to complexity cascades
Geyer, R., Pickering, S. 03/2011 In: Cambridge Review of International Affairs. 24, 1, p. 5-26. 21 p.
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Complexity and Public Policy: A New Approach to 21st Century Politics, Policy and Society
Geyer, R., Rihani, S. 2010 London : Routledge. 224 p. ISBN: 9780415556620.
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The Strengths and Limits of New Forms of EU Governance: The Cases of Mainstreaming and Impact Assessment in EU Public Health and Sustainable Development Policy
Geyer, R., Lightfoot, S. 2010 In: Journal of European Integration. 32, 4, p. 339-356. 18 p.
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What can Complexity Do for Diabetes Management: Linking Theory to Practice
Cooper, H., Geyer, R. 08/2009 In: Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 15, 4, p. 761-765. 5 p.
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Using ‘complexity’ for improving educational research in health care
Cooper, H., Geyer, R. 2008 In: Social Science and Medicine. 67, 1, p. 177-182. 6 p.
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Complexity, Science and Society
Bogg, J., Geyer, R. 2007 In: Complexity, Science and Society. Oxford : Radcliffe Publishing Ltd 176 p. ISBN: 978-1846192036.
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Riding the Diabetes Rollercoaster: A Patient and Carers Guide
Cooper, H., Geyer, R. 2007 Oxford : Radcliffe Publishing Ltd. 112 p. ISBN: 978-1846190452.
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Integrating UK and European Social Policy: The Complexity of Europeanization.
Geyer, R.R. 2005 Radcliffe. 220 p. ISBN: 1857757645.
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Complexity and interprofessional care.
Cooper, H., Braye, S., Geyer, R. 12/2004 In: Learning in Health and Social Care. 3, 4, p. 179-189. 11 p.
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Globalization, Europeanization, Complexity and the Future of Scandinavian Exceptionalism.
Geyer, R.R. 1/10/2003 In: Governance. 16, 4, p. 559-576. 18 p.
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Beyond the Third Way: the science of complexity and the politics of choice.
Geyer, R.R. 1/05/2003 In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 5, 2, p. 237-257. 21 p.
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European Integration, the Problem of Complexity and the Revision of Theory.
Geyer, R. 03/2003 In: Journal of Common Market Studies. 41, 1, p. 15-35. 21 p.
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Britain in the European Union.
Geyer, R. 2003 In: New developments in British social policy. London : Palgrave
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EU social policy, euro-federalism, and complexity theory.
Geyer, R. 2003 In: Evolving federalisms : the intergovernmental balance of power in America and Europe. Syracuse, N.Y. : Campbell Public Affairs Institute
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Can mainstreaming save EU social policy?
Geyer, R. 2002 In: European economic and politics issues. New York : Nova Science Publishers
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Can European Union (EU) Social NGOs Co-operate to Promote EU Social Policy.
Geyer, R.R. 07/2001 In: Journal of Social Policy. 30, 3, p. 477-493. 17 p.
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Complexity : a new framework for development theory.
Rihani, S., Geyer, R. 07/2001 In: Progress in Development Studies. 1, 3, p. 237-245. 9 p.
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The state of European Union social policy.
Geyer, R. 09/2000 In: Policy Studies. 21, 3, p. 245-261. 17 p.
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Can mainstreaming save EU social policy?
Geyer, R. 2000 In: Current Politics and Economics of Europe. 10, 2
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Exploring European social policy.
Geyer, R. 2000 Oxford : Polity Press. 257 p. ISBN: 0745619312.
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Gloablization, Europeanization, and the end of Scandinavian social democracy?
Geyer, R., Ingebritsen, C., Moses, J. 2000 London : Macmillan. 265 p. ISBN: 033372710X.
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Introduction.
Geyer, R., Ingebritsen, C., Moses, J. 2000 In: Globalization, Europeanization, and the end of Scandinavian social democracy?. Basingstoke : Palgrave 265 p. ISBN: 033372710X.
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Just say NO! Norwegian social democrats and Europeanization.
Geyer, R. 2000 In: Globalization, Europeanization, and the end of Scandinavian social democracy?. Basingstoke : Palgrave 265 p. ISBN: 033372710X.
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Can EU social policy save the exclusion unit and vice versa?
Geyer, R. 09/1999 In: Politics. 19, 3, p. 159-164. 6 p.
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Globalisation and the (non) defence of the welfare state.
Geyer, R. 07/1998 In: West European Politics. 21, 3, p. 77-102. 26 p.
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Rejecting the EU : Norwegian social democratic opposition to the EU in the 1990s.
Geyer, R., Swank, D. 10/1997 In: Party Politics. 3, 4, p. 549-562. 14 p.
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A European success story? the development and impact of the European works council directive.
Geyer, R., Springer, B. 1997 In: The State of the European Union. Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner
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EU social policy in the 1990s: does Maastricht matter?
Geyer, R. 1997 In: Journal of European Integration. 20, 1, p. 5-33. 29 p.
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The uncertain union : British and Norwegian social democrats in an integrating Europe.
Geyer, R. 1997 Aldershot : Ashgate. 229 p. ISBN: 185972504X.
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Traditional Norwegian social democracy and the rejection of the EU : a troublesome victory.
Geyer, R. 1997 In: Scandinavian Studies. 69, 3
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Defying conventional wisdom: political opposition to economic integration in Canada and Denmark
Geyer, R., Ayres, J. 11/1995 In: Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. 33, 3, p. 377-399. 23 p.
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Globalization and the crisis of social democracy : explaining the development of British and Norwegian Labour parties' EU policies in the 1980s and 1990s.
Geyer, R. 1995 In: New Political Science. 17, 1, p. 105-124. 20 p.
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Socialism and the EC after Maastricht : from classic to new model European social democracy.
Geyer, R. 1993 In: The State of the European Community. Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner
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The European Community and the modernization of social democracy.
Geyer, R. 1993 In: Nation or integration? Perspectives on Europe in the 1990s. Aalborg, Denmark : Aalborg University Press
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Democratic socialism and the EC: the British case
Geyer, R. 1992 In: Journal of European Integration. 16, 1, p. 5-27. 23 p.
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EFs Sosialpolitikk etter Maastricht : mot en europeisk velferdsstat. (EC social policy after Maastricht : towards a European welfare state?
Geyer, R. 1992 In: Internasjonal Politikk . 3
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