Public Policy Analysis / Edition 5

Public Policy Analysis / Edition 5

by William N Dunn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205252575

ISBN-13: 9780205252572

Pub. Date: 11/04/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Public Policy Analysis, the most widely cited book on the subject, provides readers with a comprehensive methodology of public policy analysis.

Starting from the premise that policy analysis is an applied social science discipline designed for solving practical problems facing public and nonprofit organizations, the book bridges the gap between theory

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Public Policy Analysis, the most widely cited book on the subject, provides readers with a comprehensive methodology of public policy analysis.

Starting from the premise that policy analysis is an applied social science discipline designed for solving practical problems facing public and nonprofit organizations, the book bridges the gap between theory and practice. It provides practical skills for conducting policy analysis and communicating findings through memos, position papers, and other forms of structured analytical writing. The book asks readers to critically anazlye the arguments of policy practitioners as well as political scientists, economists, and political philosophers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205252572
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/04/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
379,458
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Methods of Policy Communication 1. A Framework for Policy Analysis 2. Policy Analysis in the Policy Process Part 2: Methods of Policy Analysis 3. Structuring Policy Problems 4. Forecasting Expected Policy Outcomes 5. Prescribing Preferred Policies 6. Monitoring Observed Policy Outcomes 7. Evaluating Policy Performance Part 3: Methods of Policy Communication 8. Developing Policy Arguments 9. Communicating Policy Analysis Appendix 1 Policy Issue Papers Appendix 2 Executive Summaries Appendix 3 Policy Memoranda Appendix 4 Oral Briefings

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