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At other times, policy and science are brought closer together, often in an attempt to make policy makers aware of a scientific view of a specific problem or to use science to legitimize policy actions. It is a tension 91 92 93 94 95 28 Definition adapted from McAnulla, "Structure and Agency," 271. Marianne Winther Jørgensen, "Den diskursive distribution af structur og agens. En analyse af humanvetenskabelige subjektpositioner," Dansk Sociologi 14, no. 1 (2003): 71. Peter M. Haas, "Do Regimes Matter?

Krasner, 93-113 (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1983), 93. For an example, see Oran R. Young, Creating Regimes: Arctic Accords and International Governance (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998). Vivien Lowndes, "Institutionalism," in Theory and Methods in Political Science, eds. David Marsh and Garry Stoker, 90-108 (Houndsmills and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002), 90-91. Young, The Institutional Dimensions of Environmental Change. Fit, Interplay, and Scale, xi. 33 The different ways of using the regime concept, including some diametrically opposed underlying assumptions about the nature of the international system, has raised question about whether the concept is useful at all.

Relating to structures The concepts salience, legitimacy, and credibility do not address how actors or actor networks might use regimes to influence knowledge production and how norms, structures, and decision-making procedures may influence their role. To investigate the role of regimes, I will therefore also use another set of analytical concepts, from the literature on institutional dimensions of environmental change: fit, interplay, and scale The purpose for introducing these concepts is to investigate their analytical value when applied to the question of how political structures might influence knowledge production.

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