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Policy analysis in Canada

Author: Laurent Dobuzinskis; Michael Howlett
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press. C 2018
Series: International library of policy analysis, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Policy analysis in Canada brings together original contributions from many of the field's leading scholars. Contributors chronicle the evolution of policy analysis in Canada over the past 50 years  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurent Dobuzinskis; Michael Howlett
ISBN: 9781447334910 1447334914 9781447346036 1447346033
OCLC Number: 1102526764
Description: 1 v. (XVI-476 pages) ; 24 cm
Contents: Policy analysis in Canada: an introduction ~ Laurent Dobuzinskis and Michael Howlett;Part I: The profession of policy analysis in Canada;The policy analysis profession in Canada ~ Stephen Brooks; The "lumpiness" thesis revisited: the venues of policy work and the distribution of analytical techniques in Canada ~ Michael Howlett, Seck Tan, Adam Wellstead, Andrea Migone, and Bryan Evans;Part II: Policy analysis at different levels of Canadian governments;Policy analysis in the federal government: conditions and renewal initiatives in the Trudeau era ~ Robert P. Shepherd and Christopher Stoney;Public policy in the provinces: more powering; less puzzling ~ Ken Rasmussen;Policy analysis in local government ~ Daniel Henstra;Part III: Policy analysis in the executive and legislative branches of Canadian government;Policy analysis and the central executive ~ Jonathan Craft and Paul Wilson;Policy capacity and recruiting expertise in public services: acquiring talent in evolving governance environments ~ Evert A. Lindquist;The diminished invisible private service: consultants and public policy in Canada ~ Kimberly Speers; Canadian legislatures, public policy and policy analysis ~ Ted Glenn;Commissions of inquiry and policy analysis ~ Carolyn M. Johns and Gregory J. Inwood;Part IV: Policy analysis outside government: parties, interest groups and the media;The policy capacity of political parties in Canada ~ Greg Flynn and Marguerite Marlin;Any better ideas? Think tanks and policy analysis in Canada ~ Donald E. Abelson; Policy analytical capacity and Canadian business associations ~ Andrew Stritch;Transforming governance patterns: challenges and opportunities for voluntary sector policy capacity ~ Rachel Laforest;Policy analysis and advocacy in the Canadian labour movement: when the force of argument is not enough ~ Bryan Evans and Stephanie Ross; Media and public policy ~ Andrea Lawlor;From policy analysis to policy analytics ~ Justin Longo and Kathleen McNutt;Part V: Paedagogy and policy analysis in the Canadian university system;Academics and public policy ~ Daniel Cohn;Public policy studies in North America and Europe ~ Johanu Botha, Iris Geva-May, and Allan M. Maslove;Part VI: conclusion;Trends and directions in Canadian policy analysis and policy advice ~ Michael J. Prince.
Series Title: International library of policy analysis, 13.
Responsibility: edited by Laurent Dobuzinskis and Michael Howlett.


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"A collection of outstanding and original essays on the practice, profession, pedagogy, science and art of policy analysis in Canada." Leslie A. Pal, Carleton University, Canada

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