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Making and Implementing Public Policy

Key Concepts and Issues

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Pages: 321
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27 October 2017

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11 October 2017

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This brand new text examines power and inequalities and how these are central to our understanding of how policies are made and implemented. It introduces the concepts and theoretical approaches that underpin the study of...

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This brand new text examines power and inequalities and how these are central to our understanding of how policies are made and implemented. It introduces the concepts and theoretical approaches that underpin the study of the policy process, reflects upon key developments and applies these the practice of policy formulation and implementation.

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Emphasis on the notions of power and inequalities in relation to public policy, and to make these central to the understanding of how policies are made and implemented

A focus on public policy specifically in the UK gives key detail missing from other texts that tend to taker a broader view

Introduces key concepts and theoretical approaches underpinning the study of the policy process, reflects upon key developments

Applies concepts and approaches to more specific ideas and frameworks in relation to the practice of policy formulation and implementation

1. Public policy and policy analysis
2. Perspectives on policy making
3. Power and policy
4. Key trends
5. Central government
6. Multi-level governance
7. Government at arms-length
8. Evaluating policies
9. Conclusions.

“This textbook provides a UK perspective on policy process and institutional factors. Bochel and Bochel (Univ. of Lincoln, UK) demonstrate depth in their knowledge of policy theories and applications in the UK. The major American policy process theories are covered in detail. … The book is recommended for more advanced theory and comparative policy courses. Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students through professionals.” (M. L. Godwin, Choice, Vol. 55 (10), June, 2018)
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Catherine Bochel is Reader in Policy Studies at the University of Lincoln, UK.

Hugh Bochel is Professor of Public Policy at the University of Lincoln, UK.

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Catherine Bochel is Reader in Policy Studies at the University of Lincoln, UK.

Hugh Bochel is Professor of Public Policy at the University of Lincoln, UK.

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