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Becoming an effective policy advocate : from policy practice to social justice

Author: Bruce S Jansson
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole, ©2014.
Series: Brooks/Cole empowerment series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Helps students to develop the skills they need to become advocates for social change. This book include topical coverage of such events and issues as Barack Obama's presidency, the Occupy Wall Street  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce S Jansson
ISBN: 1285064070 9781285064079 9781285064116 1285064119
OCLC Number: 830337727
Description: xxiv, 513 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Pt.1 . Becoming motivated to become a policy advocate and a leader. Joining a tradition of social reform --
Articulating four rationales for participating in policy advocacy --
pt. 2. Surmounting cynicism by developing policy-advocacy skills. Obtaining skills and competencies for policy advocacy --
pt. 3. The ecology of policy in the United States and in a global world. Understanding the ecology of policy in governmental, electoral, community, and agency settings --
Expanding policy advocacy across national borders --
pt. 4. Committing to problems and solutions by building policy agendas and engaging in policy analysis. Committing to an issue: building agendas --
Analyzing problems in the first step of policy analysis --
Developing policy proposals in the second, third and fourth steps of policy analysis --
Presenting and defending policy proposals in step 5 and step 6 of policy analysis --
pt. 5. Advocating for change. Developing and using power in the policy-enacting task --
Developing political strategy and putting it into action in the policy-enacting task --
Engaging in ballot-based policy advocacy --
pt. 6. Troubleshooting and assessing policies. Troubleshooting the implementation of policies in tasks --
Assessing policy: toward evedince-based policy during task.
Series Title: Brooks/Cole empowerment series.
Responsibility: Bruce S. Jansson.

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Preface. Part I: BECOMING MOTIVATED TO BECOME A POLICY ADVOCATE AND A LEADER. 1. Joining a Tradition of Social Reform. 2. Articulating Four Rationales for Participating in Policy Advocacy. Part II: Read more...

 
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