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  1. Regional Comparisons in Comparative Policy Analysis Studies

    ... countries or regions, which help to lesson-draw by identifying and understanding the variation in policy analysis and policy making that exists within or across regions. One benefit of regional comparisons is that it ...

  2. EU Policies in a Global Perspective

    ... regulation, each chapter contributes to a better understanding of the EU's role in shaping global policies, the mechanisms it uses and the conditions leading to success or failure., , The contributors' comparative ...

  3. Public Policy and the CJEU's Power

    ... will be of great interest and use to scholars working on the European Union, law and politics and public policy. The chapters were originally published as a special issue in the Journal of European Integration.; authors ...

  4. EU Policies in a Global Perspective

    ... regulation, each chapter contributes to a better understanding of the EU's role in shaping global policies, the mechanisms it uses and the conditions leading to success or failure., , The contributors' comparative ...

  5. Routledge Handbook of Policy Design

    ... . Each chapter provides a multi-topic overview of the state of knowledge on how, why, where or when policies are designed and how such designs can be improved., , These experts address how a new emphasis on effective ...

  6. An Introduction to the Policy Process

    ... Donald Trump as President of the United States, and the ways in which these events have caused voters and policy makers to rethink their assumptions; , , , changes to the media environment, including the decline of ...

  7. Researching Education Policy, Public Policy, and Policymakers

    ... guide to conducting qualitative research on education policy and public policy, with an emphasis on studies that ... from both the UK and Israel. Whilst policy studies are traditionally either theoretical or quantitative, ...

  8. Researching Education Policy, Public Policy, and Policymakers

    ... guide to conducting qualitative research on education policy and public policy, with an emphasis on studies that ... from both the UK and Israel. Whilst policy studies are traditionally either theoretical or quantitative, ...

  9. An Introduction to the Policy Process

    ... Donald Trump as President of the United States, and the ways in which these events have caused voters and policy makers to rethink their assumptions; , , , changes to the media environment, including the decline of ...

  10. Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy

    ... insurance, child welfare, and much more. Social Welfare does more than describe the major social welfare policies and programs; it also tackles the conflict and controversies involved in the processes and outcomes of ...

  11. Designing for Policy Effectiveness

    ... goals can be better understood and done. While this work has progressed, however, the discussion of what goals policy designs should serve remains disjointed. Here it is argued that a central goal, in fact, 'the' central ...

  12. Social Policy for Effective Practice

    ... ways. , The new edition comprehensively covers the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing policy, and each chapter builds on the practical knowledge and skills forged from previous ones. New ...

  13. Ideas, Political Power, and Public Policy

    ... in the field, who each write about the relationship between ideas and power in politics and public policy. The contributions frame the concept of ideational power and explore ways in which ideas shape power relations ...

  14. Policy Convergence in the UK and Germany

    ... specific countries, the UK and Germany. Both are member-states of the EU and face similar policy challenges across a number of policy sectors; as such, both are ideally suited to such a comparison. In particular, in the ...

  15. Ideas, Political Power, and Public Policy

    ... in the field, who each write about the relationship between ideas and power in politics and public policy. The contributions frame the concept of ideational power and explore ways in which ideas shape power relations ...

  16. Policy Convergence in the UK and Germany

    ... specific countries, the UK and Germany. Both are member-states of the EU and face similar policy challenges across a number of policy sectors; as such, both are ideally suited to such a comparison. In particular, in the ...

  17. The Science of Public Policy

    ... this interdisciplinary area., Contents:, * Volume 1 deals with the evolution of policy orientation and policy sciences, emerging conceptions of policy sciences and the relation between knowledge and politics, * Volume 2 ...

  18. Social Policy for Effective Practice

    ... ways. , The new edition comprehensively covers the process of defining need, analyzing social policy, and developing policy, and each chapter builds on the practical knowledge and skills forged from previous ones. New ...

  19. Europeanization and Domestic Policy Change

    ... with the EU and found it difficult to be influential in EU politics and to comply effectively with EU policies and institutional pressures. The main focus of this book is the analysis of Italy-EU relationship from a ...

  20. Education Policy (4-vol. set)

    ... superficial, and otiose, Routledge announces a new title in its Major Themes in Education series., Education Policy is a four-volume 'mini library' of the very best and most influential academic research concerned with ...

  21. Europeanization and Domestic Policy Change

    ... with the EU and found it difficult to be influential in EU politics and to comply effectively with EU policies and institutional pressures. The main focus of this book is the analysis of Italy-EU relationship from a ...

  22. The Routledge Handbook of European Public Policy

    ... handbook is divided into four sections: , , Concepts and approaches in EU policymaking; , Substantive policies of the EU, including economic and social, fiscal and monetary, areas of freedom, security, and justice ...

  23. The Routledge Handbook of European Public Policy

    ... handbook is divided into four sections: , , Concepts and approaches in EU policymaking; , Substantive policies of the EU, including economic and social, fiscal and monetary, areas of freedom, security, and justice ...

  24. EU Foreign Policy and the Europeanization of Neutral States

    ... entails a dilemma for them. Their size may create assumptions that they are more likely to adopt EU policy, yet the traditional position of neutrality may act contrary to Europeanization. By concentrating on this side of ...

  25. EU Foreign Policy and the Europeanization of Neutral States

    ... entails a dilemma for them. Their size may create assumptions that they are more likely to adopt EU policy, yet the traditional position of neutrality may act contrary to Europeanization. By concentrating on this side of ...

  26. Politics, Policies and Pedagogies in Education

    ... last 30 years researching and writing in universities in Australia, England and Scotland about changing education policy issues. His work is written from a sociological perspective and with a commitment to social justice ...

  27. Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy - 5 Volume Set

    ... Human resource management , Law , Local government , Methods , Organization , Performance , Policy areas , Policy-making process , Procurement , State government , Theories , This revamped five-volume edition ...

  28. Analysing Policy: What's the problem represented to be?

    ... in the process of problematisation, it offers a 'what's the problem represented to be?' approach to policy analysis as a counter-discourse. In this view critical thinking involves putting 'problems' into question rather ...

  29. Social Policy in Australia

    ... approach, and placing their analysis of social policy in an international context, the authors provide a ... 8 'Population: An Ever-present Policy Issue'Chapter 13 'Education Policy: Issues, Debates and Opportunities ...

  30. Policy

    ... the needs of a broad range of readers. The book provides a range of examples of the illusive world of policy; these examples travel the globe and allows the work to move beyond the original Australian focus in the first ...

  31. Policy Sectors in Comparative Policy Analysis Studies

    ... , as well as differences dictated by the characteristics of the discipline or the locus in which the policy point at issue takes place. Indeed, some scholars have argued that the differences and similarities that exist ...

  32. Policy Actors

    ... into things that are doable, immediate and relevant. The collection re-writes the policy process and offers new ways of researching policy and policy outcomes. This book was originally published as a special issue of the ...

  33. Handbook of Public Policy Analysis

    ... a better understanding of the policymaking process and to supply decision makers with reliable policy-relevant knowledge about pressing economic and social problems. , , Presenting a broad, comprehensive perspective ...

  34. Social Policy: An Introduction

    ... substantial and engaging analysis with 'stand alone' extracts. The new edition adds a chapter on global social policy, updates on the Coalition Government and guides to what is in the book. The added activities are well ...

  35. Contemporary Policy Analysis

    ... analysts do and how they can make the world a better place. The book is an indispensable resource for experienced policy analysts and an ideal core text for upper-level undergraduate and first-year graduate courses in ...

  36. An Introduction to Australian Public Policy

    ... Edition examines the broad range of models, influences and players that shape the development of public policy in Australia, and equips students with a working knowledge of both the theoretical underpinnings and real ...

  37. Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and International Relations

    ... a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the long-term historical trajectory of Italian foreign policy, from the Liberal age to the 'Second Republic', including all four governments of Silvio Berlusconi., Foreign ...

  38. Foreign Policy Analysis

    ... in the area. , This second edition builds on and expands the theoretical canvas of foreign policy analysis, shaping its ongoing dialogue with international relations and offering an important introduction to the field ...

  39. Energy Policy in the U.S.

    ... the U.S.: Politics, Challenges, and Prospects for Change presents an overview of important energy policies and the policy process in the United States, including their history, goals, methods of action, and consequences ...

  40. How Schools Do Policy

    ... by schools. In response to this, a great deal of attention has been given to evaluating 'how well' policies are realised in practice - implemented! Less attention has been paid to understanding how schools actually deal ...

  41. Public Policy in the United States

    ... analytical tools and frameworks to examine current problems and be able to understand and critique proposed public policy solutions.  New to the sixth edition is an exploration of:, , , The Affordable Care Act and ...

  42. Social and Labour Market Policy

    ... introductory topics including: , , , Defining what we mean when we speak of social policy and labour market policy , , , Historical origins including Bismarckian and Beveridgian reforms , , , The range ...

  43. Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and International Relations

    ... a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the long-term historical trajectory of Italian foreign policy, from the Liberal age to the 'Second Republic', including all four governments of Silvio Berlusconi., Foreign ...

  44. Theory and Methods in Comparative Policy Analysis Studies

    ... chapters that apply or further theory and methodology in the comparative study of public policy, in general, and policy analysis, in particular. Throughout the volume the chapters engage in theory building by assessing ...

  45. The Anthropology of Education Policy

    ... foster more equitable and just forms of schooling. The authors examine the ways in which education policy processes create, reflect, and contest regimes of knowledge and power, sorting and stratifying people, ideas, and ...

  46. Policy Analysis

    ... and consumers of the types of cost-benefit analyses they will encounter in regulatory analysis and social policy careers. , A new introductory case with a debriefing that provides advice to help students immediately ...

  47. European Space Policy

    ... , and underpinning the 21st century European and global economy. In doing so, this volume firmly locates space policy in the field of European Studies., This innovative volume will be of key interest to students and ...

  48. The Anthropology of Education Policy

    ... foster more equitable and just forms of schooling. The authors examine the ways in which education policy processes create, reflect, and contest regimes of knowledge and power, sorting and stratifying people, ideas, and ...

  49. Foreign Policy Analysis

    ... in the area. , This second edition builds on and expands the theoretical canvas of foreign policy analysis, shaping its ongoing dialogue with international relations and offering an important introduction to the field ...

  50. Policy Transfer in European Union Governance

    ... Governance will be of great interest to students and scholars of European Union politics and policy, comparative public policy and political economy.; authors: Simon Bulmer / David Dolowitz / Peter Humphreys / Stephen ...

  51. How Schools Do Policy

    ... by schools. In response to this, a great deal of attention has been given to evaluating 'how well' policies are realised in practice - implemented! Less attention has been paid to understanding how schools actually deal ...

  52. Family Policy Matters

    ... long-term care, parent education, and welfare reform. , , , , , A new chapter (11) on what the policy process and policymakers are really like including how a bill becomes a law. , , , , , A new chapter ...

  53. Public Policy Praxis

    ... cigarettes, GMOs, the gig economy, and opioid abuse) that capture the diversity and reality of public policy analysis and the intergovernmental and complex nature of politics. The fourth edition expands upon its thorough ...

  54. Public Policy in the United States

    ... analytical tools and frameworks to examine current problems and be able to understand and critique proposed public policy solutions.  New to the sixth edition is an exploration of:, , , The Affordable Care Act and ...

  55. International Public Policy Analysis

    ... a cross-cultural approach, the individual chapters in this book utilize a 3-level analysis to review the policy issue areas, present analytic tools and frameworks, and provide cases/exercises for practice in applying the ...

  56. Public Policy

    ... and Outcomes is designed to help students enrolled in a public policy course discuss policy issues and understand the ways in which public policy is grounded in normative theory. This approachable book examines the role ...

  57. European and North American Policy Change

    ... features case studies on welfare reform, education reform, the World Bank, tobacco control policy, energy policy, agricultural policy, pension reform and the impact of public opinion. Features of the volume include: , ...

  58. European Space Policy

    ... , and underpinning the 21st century European and global economy. In doing so, this volume firmly locates space policy in the field of European Studies., This innovative volume will be of key interest to students and ...

  59. Institutions and Governance in Comparative Policy Analysis Studies

    ... learning, transfer, and diffusion. The chapters included in this volume tackle the nature of policies and policy analytic practices within and across organizations, actors and institutions as well as among governance ...

  60. New Directions in the Study of Policy Transfer

    ... . It provides both a response to its critics and it presents a variety of new directions for studying processes of policy transfer. The chapters proceed from an underlying assumption about the field of enquiry; that ...

  61. Policy Transfer in European Union Governance

    ... Governance will be of great interest to students and scholars of European Union politics and policy, comparative public policy and political economy.; authors: Simon Bulmer / David Dolowitz / Peter Humphreys / Stephen ...

  62. New Directions in the Study of Policy Transfer

    ... . It provides both a response to its critics and it presents a variety of new directions for studying processes of policy transfer. The chapters proceed from an underlying assumption about the field of enquiry; that ...

  63. Climate Policy Changes in Germany and Japan

    ... development in Germany and Japan. It examines whether there is any difference between the types and levels of policy change in the two countries, and, if so, what factors account for the difference. Using a comparison of ...

  64. Public Policy Praxis

    ... cigarettes, GMOs, the gig economy, and opioid abuse) that capture the diversity and reality of public policy analysis and the intergovernmental and complex nature of politics. The fourth edition expands upon its thorough ...

  65. Family Policy Matters

    ... long-term care, parent education, and welfare reform. , , , , , A new chapter (11) on what the policy process and policymakers are really like including how a bill becomes a law. , , , , , A new chapter ...

  66. European and North American Policy Change

    ... features case studies on welfare reform, education reform, the World Bank, tobacco control policy, energy policy, agricultural policy, pension reform and the impact of public opinion. Features of the volume include: , ...

  67. Public Policy and Private Interest

    ... theories including the very latest insights from network theory and post-modernism; , , , How national policy is influenced by globalization. , , , The text is fully illustrated throughout with a broad range ...

  68. Public Policy

    ... and Outcomes is designed to help students enrolled in a public policy course discuss policy issues and understand the ways in which public policy is grounded in normative theory. This approachable book examines the role ...

  69. Public Policy and Private Interest

    ... theories including the very latest insights from network theory and post-modernism; , , , How national policy is influenced by globalization. , , , The text is fully illustrated throughout with a broad range ...

  70. Policy Analysis

    ... and consumers of the types of cost-benefit analyses they will encounter in regulatory analysis and social policy careers. , A new introductory case with a debriefing that provides advice to help students immediately ...

  71. International Public Policy Analysis

    ... a cross-cultural approach, the individual chapters in this book utilize a 3-level analysis to review the policy issue areas, present analytic tools and frameworks, and provide cases/exercises for practice in applying the ...

  72. Making Policy in British Higher Education 1945-2011

    ... is a demanding analysis. It is packed, precise, judicious and immensely informed ... As a narrative about how policy-making occurs in the long run, how to read the relevant archival and other documents closely and how to ...

  73. Policy-Making in the European Union

    ... ' subsequent withdrawal.Exploring the link between the modes and mechanisms of EU policy-making and its implementation at national level, Policy-Making in the European Union helps students to engage with the key, issues ...

  74. China from a U.S. Policy Perspective

    ... 's rise. In doing so, he demonstrates how a rising China exerts its gravitation pull on U.S. policy, not so much through lobbying or negotiation, but through the very nature of its being. A concluding chapter presents ...

  75. Social Welfare Policy

    ... urgency to this text that is clearly communicated to readers--it is time for practitioners, researchers, and policy-makers to make decisions for the future based on the realities of the present.; authors: John G. McNutt ...

  76. Public Policy in Australia

    ... the role of interest groups, media and social movements as external factors influencing public opinion and policy change. Each chapter contains study questions and topical case studies, to help students understand the ...

  77. Policy-Making in the European Union

    ... facing the EU. Exploring the link between the modes and, mechanisms of EU policy-making and its implementation at national level, Policy-Making in the Europe Union helps students to engage with the key issues related to ...

  78. Canada's International Policies

    ... so many texts on international relations that offer dry, theoretical discussions of the foreign policy process, Canada's International Policies gives students a real taste of the rough and tumble world of decision-making ...

  79. Social Policy in the Post-Welfare State: Australian society in a changing world

    ... structure of the content makes the book suitable as a text for a semester course on social policy., , ; authors: Adam Jamrozik; publicationDate: 7th April 2009; publisher: Pearson Education Australia; editionNumber: 3

  80. The Public Policy Process

    ... is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy-making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and organisations involved in the process. , ...

  81. The State of Education Policy Research

    ... as a non-issue and includes a discussion of the testing gap., , State policies— Provides an overview of state policies directed at improving teacher quality and discusses the reality of a teacher shortage., , National ...

  82. Environmental Policy

    ... and at an international level. The book reviews the relationship of economics, science and technology to environmental policy. It ends by reflecting upon the predicament of humankind in the twenty-first century and the ...

  83. Environmental Policy

    ... and at an international level. The book reviews the relationship of economics, science and technology to environmental policy. It ends by reflecting upon the predicament of humankind in the twenty-first century and the ...

  84. Education Policy and Contemporary Theory

    ... and Contemporary Theory explores examples of how theoretical approaches generate a variety of questions for policy analysis, demonstrating the importance of theory as a necessary and inevitable resource for exploring and ...

  85. Classics of Comparative Policy Analysis

    ... , and social science more generally. The chapters were originally published as articles in the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis.  ; authors: Iris Geva-May / Joselyn Muhleisen / B. Guy Peters; publisher: Taylor and ...

  86. Clinton's Foreign Policy

    ... War era. , This book will be of great interest to students of Clinton's administration, US foreign policy, international security and IR in general., John Dumbrell is Professor of Government at Durham University. He ...

  87. Public Policy Analysis

    ... stimulate student interest in timely and important problems. , , , The dedicated chapter on evidence-based policy and the role of field experiments has been thoroughly rewritten and expanded. , , , New sections ...

  88. The Public Policy Process

    ... is made. Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy-making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and organisations involved in the process. , ...

  89. Environmental Policy and Politics

    ... provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. policymaking processes, the legislative and administrative settings for policy decisions, the role of interest groups and public opinion in environmental politics, and the public ...

  90. Globalizing Education Policy

    ... discussion and analysis of global trends in education policy, their effects - structural and individual - and ... out and will become a basic text in education policy courses around the world., - Stephen J Ball, ...

  91. The Making of Criminal Justice Policy

    ... analysing the social, economic and political processes that shape its creation. The book adopts a policy-oriented approach to criminal justice, connecting the study of criminology to the wider study of British government ...

  92. Prison Policy in Ireland

    ... its particular character, with comparatively low prison numbers, significant reliance on short sentences and a policy-making climate in which long periods of neglect are interspersed with bursts of political activity all ...

  93. Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy

    ... argues that the history of U.S.human rights policy unfolds as a series of prevarications that are the ... that from the inception of U.S. human rights policy, presidents have attempted to tell only part of the truth ...

  94. Challenging the Intersection of Policy with Pedagogy

    ... and practice interact. Considering the role of learning environment, the practitioner, the wider community and policy, chapters are divided into four key sections which reflect major influences on practice and pedagogy ...

  95. Policy Coherence and EU Development Policy

    ... dimension of globalisation. Its aim is to shed new light on the EU's policy-making process, by looking at the nexus between various policy sub-systems, and on the role that the EU wants to play in the international ...

  96. National Climate Policy

    ... presents a multi-field framework that allows the reader to capture the entire policy cycle, explaining policy initiation, policy adoption and the long-term, social feedback effects resulting from implementation (or lack ...

  97. Environmental Politics and Foreign Policy Decision Making in Latin America

    ... ? Why did they choose to do so at different times and in different ways? What explains their foreign policy behavior? Amy Below's book builds off the increasing significance of climate change and uses the Kyoto Protocol ...

  98. Policy Analysis in the Twenty-First Century

    ... This book will be required reading for faculty and masters level students in both public management and policy analysis classes. It may also be used in executive programs., ; authors: Beryl Radin; publisher: Taylor and ...

  99. Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy

    ... argues that the history of U.S.human rights policy unfolds as a series of prevarications that are the ... that from the inception of U.S. human rights policy, presidents have attempted to tell only part of the truth ...

  100. Education Policy and Social Class

    ... this collection raises issues of ethics and social justice which are often neglected in the mass of policies that now affect every aspect of our education systems.; authors: Stephen J. Ball; publisher: Taylor and Francis ...

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