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Policy analysis in France.

Author: Charlotte Halpern; Patrick Hassenteufel; Philippe Zittoun
Publisher: Bristol : The Policy Press 2018.
Series: International library of policy analysis, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Policy analysis in France is a comprehensive study of policy analysis in the country. The volume discusses the role of the State and its restructuring, processes of government and governance, and State-Society relationships and policies as both a process and an outcome. It will be valuable to academics and postgraduate students researching and studying a range of policy and public management areas.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Halpern; Patrick Hassenteufel; Philippe Zittoun
ISBN: 9781447324218 1447324218
OCLC Number: 1061310050
Description: 352 pages.
Contents: Policy analysis in France: Introduction ~ Charlotte Halpern, Patrick Hassenteufel and Philippe Zittoun;PART ONE: THE STYLES AND METHODS OF PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS;On the path to public policy analysis: An 'administrative science' between reform and academy ~ Renaud Payre and Gilles Pollet;The emergence of modern policy analysis in France ~ Fabrice Hamelin;Recent developments within French policy studies ~ Jacques de Maillard and Andy Smith;Methods of French policy studies ~ Claire Dupuy and Philippe Zittoun;PART TWO: POLICY ANALYSIS BY GOVERNMENTS;Civil servants and policy analysis in central government ~ Emilie Biland and Natacha Gally;Policy analysis in French local government ~ Alain Faure and Emmanuel Negrier;Beyond weakness: Policy analysis in parliament ~ Olivier Rozenberg and Yves Surel;PART THREE: COMMITTEES, PUBLIC INQUIRIES, AND CONSULTANTS;Public inquiries, committees ~ Cecile Blatrix and Guillaume Gourgues;Management consultants as policy actors ~ Julie Gervais and Frederic Pierru;PART FOUR: PARTIES, INTEREST GROUPS, RESEARCH INSTITUTES AND THINK TANKS;The field of expertise ~ Mathieu Hauchecorne and Etienne Penissat; Political parties and think tanks: Policy analysis oriented toward office-seeking ~ Camilo Argibay, Rafael Cos and Anne-Cecile Douillet;Economic interest groups and policy analysis in France ~ Guillaume Courty and Marc Milet;NGOs, civil society and policy analysis: From mutual disinterest to reciprocal investment ~ Laurie Boussaguet and Charlotte Halpern;Trade union expertise in public policy ~ Sophie Beroud and Jean-Marie Pernot;PART FIVE: ACADEMIC POLICY ANALYSIS;Economics and policy analysis: 'From state to market'? ~ Daniel Benamouzig and Frederic Lebaron;The academic world of French policy studies: Training, teaching and researching ~ Patrick Hassenteufel and Patrick Le Gales;Public policy analysis in France: From public action to political power ~ Patrice Duran.
Series Title: International library of policy analysis, 11.
Responsibility: Charlotte Halpern; Patrick Hassenteufel; Philippe Zittoun.


Laying the foundation for a more systematic understanding of policy analysis in France, this volume discusses the role of the State and its restructuring, processes of government and governance and  Read more...


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