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Advanced introduction to public policy

Author: B Guy Peters
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, [2015] ©2015
Series: Elgar advanced introductions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book outlines three vital components of policy design: understanding the causes behind the problem being addressed; identifying means of intervention, including selection and implementation of policy instruments; and evaluation and development of a strong policy knowledge base. By considering policymaking as a problem of design analogous to architecture or engineering, it approaches the core issue of how  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version:
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B Guy Peters
ISBN: 9781781955772 1781955778 9781781955765 178195576X
OCLC Number: 907204790
Description: x, 203 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Public policy: a design perspective --
2. Policy problems --
3. Models of policymaking --
4. Agendas, agenda-setting and framing --
5. Designing intervention and implementation --
6. Policy instruments --
7. Evaluating public policy: an introduction --
8. Evaluating public policy: the utilitarian dimension --
9. Normative and ethical analysis of policy --
10. Conclusion: policy success and failure.
Series Title: Elgar advanced introductions.
Other Titles: Public policy
Responsibility: B. Guy Peters Maurice Falk Professor, University of Pittsburgh, USA.

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Elgar Advanced Introductions are stimulating and thoughtful introductions to major fields in the social sciences and law, expertly written by the world's leading scholars. Students and established  Read more...

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'"Less is oftentimes more!" This new book by Guy Peters proves the point: it is a small but beautifully crafted book, which provides an excellent introduction to and survey of public policy. It Read more...

 
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