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Policy reconsidered : meanings, politics and practices

Author: Susan M Hodgson; Zoe Irving
Publisher: Bristol, U.K. : Policy Press, ©2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book identifies key topics in the policy arena, subjecting them to sustained theoretical and practical appraisal. It shows the advantage of applying a cross-disciplinary lens to the study of  Read more...

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Policy reconsidered.
Bristol, U.K. : Policy Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2008371650
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Hodgson; Zoe Irving
ISBN: 9781861349132 1861349130 1861349122 9781861349125
OCLC Number: 897006512
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 250 p.) illustrations
Contents: Policy and its exploration ~ Susan M. Hodgson and Zoe Irving; Part One: Meanings: Introduction; The meaning of policy/policy as meaning ~ Richard Jenkins; Policy and the 'good society' ~ David Phillips; Categorising and policy making ~ Joanne Britton; Part Two: Politics: Introduction; Language, politics and values ~ Marilyn Gregory; Business, power, policy and politics ~ Kevin Farnsworth; (Social) Policy and politics at the international level ~ Bob Deacon; Part Three: Practices: Introduction; Ethics, research and policy ~ Malcolm Cowburn; User involvement ~ Kathy Boxall, Lorna Warren and Ruby C.M. Chau; Policies as translation: situating transnational social policies ~ Noemi Lendvai and Paul Stubbs; Studying policy: a way forward ~ Susan M. Hodgson and Zoe Irving.
Responsibility: edited by Susan M. Hodgson and Zoë Irving

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