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Beyond the policy cycle : the policy process in Australia

Author: H K Colebatch
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This timely overview of the complex and messy realities of policy- making, for students and practitioners, details Australian case studies, and examines the implications of recent trends in policy, such as the outsourcing of service provision.
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Genre/Form: Book
Published in New Zealand
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H K Colebatch
ISBN: 1741148731 9781741148732
OCLC Number: 76268890
Description: vi, 329 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Mapping the work of policy (H.K. Colebatch) --
Part One: Organisational complexity and policy work --
2. Non-government organisations in policy (Sue Keen) --
3. Bringing in the community sector (Linda Hancock) --
4. Parliamentary committees as an arena for policy work (Ian Holland) --
5. Creating a focus for policy (Daniel Connell and H.K. Colebatch) --
Part Two: The widening policy arena: public participation in policy --
6. Engaging citizens to solve major public policy challenges (Richard Curtain) --
7. Participatory policy-making for sustainability (Kate Crowley) --
Part Three: The new gatekeepers --
8. Ministerial staff (Geoff Anderson) --
9. From control to networks (Martin Stewart-Weeks) --
Part Four: Discourse, context and conflict in policy --
10. Informing policy through integrated information (Fiona McKenzie) --
11. Policy research and organisational demands (Richard Denniss) --
12. Busy little workers': policy workers' own accounts (Zoe Gill and H.K. Colebatch) --
13. Aligning 'good policy' with 'good politics' (Scott Prasser).
Responsibility: edited by H.K. Colebatch.
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This timely overview of the complex and messy realities of policy- making, for students and practitioners, details Australian case studies, and examines the implications of recent trends in policy, such as the outsourcing of service provision.

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