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Policy work in Canada : professional practices and analytical capacities

Author: Michael Howlett; A M Wellstead; Jonathan Craft
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Policy Work in Canada is an in-depth study into the levels of analytical capacity found within the federal and provincial governments as well as the non-governmental sector. By focusing on the individuals who craft public policy in Canada, this collection of eighteen chapters broadens and deepens our understanding of policy development in Canada. The contributors to this volume examine such topics as: the inherent  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Howlett; A M Wellstead; Jonathan Craft
ISBN: 9781442647374 144264737X
OCLC Number: 950451019
Description: xiv, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The nature of professional policy work in Canada : an introduction and overview / Michael Howlett, Adam Wellstead, and Jonathan Craft --
Policy analysts in the bureaucracy revisited : the nature of professional policy work in contemporary government / Michael Howlett and Adam Wellstead --
Policy capacity and incapacity in Canada's federal government / Adam Wellstead, Richard Stedman, and Evert Lindquist --
Policy analysis and policy work at the provincial and territorial level : demographics and description / Michael Howlett and Joshua Newman --
The policy analytical capacity of the government of Quebec : results from a survey of officials / Luc Bernier and Michael Howlett --
Differences in federal and provincial policy analysis / Michael Howlett and Adam Wellstead --
Intergovernmental policy capacities and practices in Canada / Patricia L. O'Reilly, Gregory J. Inwood, and Carolyn M. Johns --
Public managers and policy analytical capacity in Canada / Michael Howlett --
Policy work and the political arm of government / Jonathan Craft --
The role of policy consultants : "consultocracy" or business as usual / Michael Howlett and Andrea Migone --
Inside the black box of academic researchers --
policy analysts interactions / Mathie Ouimet, Pierre-Olivier Bédard, and Grégory Léon --
Government science and policy advice : evidence-based policy making at the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and its implications for the practice of policy analysis / Nicole Klenk --
Mandates, political parties and policy capacity / Greg Flynn --
Policy dialogue and engagement between non-government organizations and government : a survey of processes and instruments of Canadian policy workers / Bryan Evans and Adam Wellstead --
Targeted supply-side policy capacity dynamics : high calibre policy worker recruitment in Canada / Jonathan Craft and Siobhan Harty --
(Re)scaling policy capacity between government and the voluntary sector in Canada / Karine Levasseur --
Towards policy analysis 2.0 : platforms for knowledge sharing and collaboration amongst policy analysts / Justin Longo --
Policy work system dynamics : implications for practice, pedagogy and scholarship / Adam Wellstead, Jonathan Craft and Michael Howlett.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Howlett, Adam Wellstead, and Jonathan Craft.

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