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The governance of problems : puzzling, powering, participation

Author: Robert A Hoppe
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2015, ©2011.
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A compelling new approach to public policy-making as problem processing, bringing together aspects of puzzling, powering and participation and relating them to cultural theory, issues about networks,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Hoppe
ISBN: 9781847429629 1847429629 9781847426291 1847426298
OCLC Number: 970408189
Description: x, 302 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A problem processing perspective on governance; The governance of problems: a map; Analyzing policy problems: a problem structuring approach; Cultures of public policy problems; Problem types and types of policy politics; Problem structuring dynamics and meta-governance; Making policy analysis doable and reflexive; The plural democracies of problems: a meta-theory; Public engagement and deliberative designs; Coda: responsible and hopeful governance of problems.
Responsibility: Robert Hoppe.


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"Hoppe subtly explores the problems inherent in traditional rational policy analysis which claims to be able to speak 'truth to power' exploring the relationship between problem solving ('puzzling') Read more...

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