Public Policy: A View from the South

Public Policy: A View from the South

by Vishal Narain


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108454490
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/03/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Vishal Narain is Professor of Public Policy and Governance at the Management Development Institute, India. His teaching and academic interests are in the inter-disciplinary analyses of public policy processes and institutions, water governance, gender, rights and equity analyses in water management, peri-urban issues and vulnerability and adaptation to environmental change. He has been working extensively on peri-urban issues, especially in the context of vulnerability and adaptation to environmental change and water insecurity. His research on these dynamics has been published in peer-reviewed journals like Geoforum, Land Use Policy, Environment and Urbanization, Water Policy and Water International. He has co-edited Water Security in Peri-urban South Asia: Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanization (2016), Indian Water Policy at the Cross-Roads: Resources, Technology and Reforms (2016) and Globalization of Water Governance in South Asia (2014).

Table of Contents

List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. What is public policy? Concepts, trends and issues; 2. How are policy choices made and implemented?; 3. Where does policy change come from? Context, ideas and people; 4. What happens when policies come to the ground?; 5. Knowing the consequences of public policy; Index.

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