Evidence, Argument, and Persuasion in the Policy Process / Edition 1

Evidence, Argument, and Persuasion in the Policy Process / Edition 1

by Giandomenico Majone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300052596

ISBN-13: 9780300052596

Pub. Date: 07/28/1992

Publisher: Yale University Press

This book challenges the common assumption that policy analysts engage in purely objective technical assessment of policy alternatives. It argues instead that what analysts really do is produce policy arguments that are based on value judgments and are used by policymakers in the course of public debate. Giandomenico Majone shows that the essential need today is not…  See more details below

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This book challenges the common assumption that policy analysts engage in purely objective technical assessment of policy alternatives. It argues instead that what analysts really do is produce policy arguments that are based on value judgments and are used by policymakers in the course of public debate. Giandomenico Majone shows that the essential need today is not to develop 'objective' measures of outcomes but rather to improve the methods and conditions of public discourse at all levels and stages of policy making.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300052596
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1992
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
203
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.64(d)

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