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The politics of evidence from evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence

Author: Justin O Parkhurst
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon New York, NY Routledge 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction -- Evidence-based policymaking : an important first step, and the need to take the next -- Bias and the politics of evidence -- The overt politics of evidence : bias and the pursuit of political interests -- The subtle politics of evidence - the cognitive-political origins of bias -- What is "good evidence for policy"? From hierarchies to appropriate evidence -- What is the "good use of evidence" for  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin O Parkhurst
ISBN: 9781138939400 1138939404 9781315675008 1315675005
OCLC Number: 1004900516
Description: Seiten cm
Contents: List of Figures List of TablesAcknowledgmentsPart I: Evidence-based policymaking - opportunities and challengesChapter 1. IntroductionChapter 2. Evidence-based policymaking - an important first step, and the need to take the nextPart II: The politics of evidenceChapter 3. Bias and the politics of evidenceChapter 4. The overt politics of evidence - bias and the pursuit of political interestsChapter 5. The subtle politics of evidence - the cognitive-political origins of biasPart III: Towards the good governance of evidenceChapter 6. What is 'good evidence for policy'? From hierarchies to appropriate evidence.Chapter 7. What is the 'good use of evidence' for policy?Chapter 8. From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidenceIndex
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Introduction -- Evidence-based policymaking : an important first step, and the need to take the next -- Bias and the politics of evidence -- The overt politics of evidence : bias and the pursuit of political interests -- The subtle politics of evidence - the cognitive-political origins of bias -- What is "good evidence for policy"? From hierarchies to appropriate evidence -- What is the "good use of evidence" for policy? -- From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence

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