Canadian Public Policy by Michael Howlett

Genre : Political Science
Editor : University of Toronto Press
Release : 2012-04-30
ISBN-13 : 9781442699144
Hardcover : 240 Pages

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Studies of public policy in Canada are traditionally narrow, focusing on a particular policy area or jurisdiction without giving consideration to the significant procedural commonalities that can be identified across the public policy spectrum. Canadian Public Policy provides the first comprehensive, theoretically informed, empirical evaluation of the development of public policy in Canada. It represents the culmination of a fifteen-year program of large-scale primary research into Canadian policy-making by Michael Howlett, an internationally recognized public policy expert. Each of the chapters investigates one stage of the policy process – including agenda setting, policy formulation, decision-making, policy implementation, and policy evaluation – in the Canadian context. The volume is book-ended by an introductory section setting out the logic of the policy cycle model, and a conclusion summarizing the research program and results. Investigating how Canadian experiences can inform and contribute to existing policy models, this unique volume will be a fixture in the Canadian public policy literature for years to come.

Genre : Political Science
Editor : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2019-11-20
ISBN-13 : 9781000692082
Hardcover : 246 Pages

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This book explores the convergence of law and public policy. Drawing on case studies from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Australia, it examines how judicial and political institutions are closely linked to the socio-economic concerns of the citizens. The essays argue for the utilization of both legislative and executive, private and public spheres of society as vehicles for transformative social change and to safeguard against violations of socio-economic rights. The volume will be of great interest to both public and private stakeholders, as well as professionals, including NGOs and think tanks, working in the areas of law, government, and public policy. It will also be immensely useful to academics and researchers of constitutionalism, policymaking and policy integration, social justice and minority rights.

Public Policy by Peter Woll

Genre : Political Science
Editor : University Press of America
Release : 1982
ISBN-13 : 0819120987
Hardcover : 264 Pages

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Originally published by Winthrop Publishers, Inc. in 1974, this volume concentrates upon the role of major political institutions in policy-making: interest groups, political parties, the presidency, Congress, courts, and the bureaucracy, covering both the formal and the informal context within which these institutions operate. The capability of each institution to affect public policy is assessed in an attempt to answer the question: where does the real power to make public policy reside in the political system?

Genre : India
Editor : Concept Publishing Company
Release : 1995
ISBN-13 : 8170225612
Hardcover : 482 Pages

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Collection of articles presented at the Seminar on Public Policy Analysis and Design organized by Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration from 23 to 25 August, 1993; with special reference to India.

Public Policy by R K Sapru

Genre : Policy sciences
Editor : Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
Release : 2004
ISBN-13 : 8120727037
Hardcover : 302 Pages

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Genre : Political planning
Editor : Canadian Scholars’ Press
Release : 2013-12-02
ISBN-13 : 9781551305493
Hardcover : 284 Pages

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This manual for developing public policy in Canada explores the factors and dimensions involved in recognizing and resolving public problems. Siu puts forward six principles for developing good public policy and identifies the various approaches used to determine issues, conduct research, formulate policy options and recommendations, and derive intelligent decisions. Throughout the book, he provides a detailed outline of how an abstract policy idea is transformed into a public policy. With its presentation of vital strategies, tactics, guidelines, and checklists for public policy developers working in the Canadian federal or provincial government, Developing Public Policy will equip readers with the knowledge, tools, and skills needed to successfully work in the field of public policy development. This book is divided into two major sections: the first part offers an overview of the framework for developing public policies, while the second provides hands-on exercises detailing how to prepare and format policy documents. A clear and informed handbook grounded in the concrete experience of a former civil servant, Developing Public Policy is a go-to guide for both students and newcomers to the field who are interested in advocating for change within a government bureaucracy. Features: includes thirty-nine tables and figures, critical thinking questions, concise lists, a comprehensive index, and an extensive glossary outlines six principles for effective public policy contains instructions on how to create concrete policy development tools, including cabinet submissions, briefing notes, public consultation papers, and management board submissions

Handbook Of Public Policy by B Guy Peters

Genre : Political Science
Editor : SAGE
Release : 2006-07-20
ISBN-13 : 9781446206782
Hardcover : 528 Pages

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'The new handbook by Peters and Pierre provides an invaluable addition to the literature. It offers new scholars and practitioners a means to navigate many of the complex theoretical and practical issues in contemporary policy analysis' - Mark Considine, University of Melbourne The public policies of governments affect the lives and livelihoods of citizens every day in every country around the world. This handbook provides a comprehensive review and guide to the study, theory and practice of public policy today. Section One, Making Policy, introduces the policy making process - the means by which public policies are formulated, adopted and implemented - and serves to review the many competing conceptualizations within the field. Section Two, Substantive Policy Areas, focuses on a number of substantive policy areas to consider both diversity and commonalties across different sectoral policy areas. Section Three, Evaluating Public Policy, addresses issues of policy analysis more directly and assesses successes and failures in public policy in an attempt to answer the question 'what is good policy?'. The concluding chapter considers the different disciplinary contributions to the research and study of public policy both retrospectively and prospectively. Drawing contributions from leading academics and policy analysts from around the world, the handbook illustrates the changing role of governments vis-à-vis the public and private sector and the different policy actors (national and international, governmental and non-governmental) involved in the policy making process. It will be an essential companion for all advanced undergraduates, graduates, academics and practitioners across public policy and public administration, public management, government and political science.

Public Policy Making by Larry N. Gerston

Genre : Business & Economics
Editor : M.E. Sharpe
Release : 2015-05-18
ISBN-13 : 9780765627438
Hardcover : 176 Pages

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This brief text identifies the issues, resources, actors, and institutions involved in public policy making and traces the dynamics of the policymaking process, including the triggering of issue awareness, the emergence of an issue on the public agenda, the formation of a policy commitment, and the implementation process that translates policy into practice. Throughout the text, which has been revised and updated, Gerston brings his analysis to life with abundant examples from the most recent and emblematic cases of public policy making. At the same time, with well-chosen references, he places policy analysis in the context of political science and deftly orients readers to the classics of public policy studies. Each chapter ends with discussion questions and suggestions for further reading.

Genre : Political Science
Editor : Oxford Handbooks of Political
Release : 2006
ISBN-13 : 0199269289
Hardcover : 983 Pages

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The Science Of Public Policy by Tadao Miyakawa

Genre : Policy sciences
Editor : Taylor & Francis
Release : 1999
ISBN-13 : 0415231957
Hardcover : 287 Pages

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