Learning from comparative public policy a practical guide /

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Author / Creator: Rose, Richard, 1933-
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Imprint: London, New York, NY : Routledge, 2005
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Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
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Summary:This textbook offers a fresh approach to the study of comparative politics and public policy. Instead of concentrating on why countries differ, Learning From Comparative Public Policy explores how countries can learn from each other about the success and failure of policy initiatives. With its theory and practice focus, the lively narrative analyzes the cultural and resources problems involved in importing policies, and the roles of institutions, regulators, think tanks and experts.<br> <br> In addition to explaining the key tenets of policy analysis, the internationally renowned author offers a wide variety of international case studies and useful boxes to highlight examples. Invaluable reading for students of public policy, for policy makers and practitioners working in the public sector, it includes:<br> <br> * learning from comparison<br> * defining a problem and creating awareness<br> * where to look for lessons<br> * applying the policy model<br> * the problems of importing models<br> * using terms to evaluate future consequences.
Item Description:Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references(p. [140]-144) and index.
ISBN:9780203585108 (online)
9781134371082 (online)
9781134371105 (online)
9781134371112 (online)
9781280051630 (online)
Author Notes:Professor Richard Rose is Director of the Centre for the Study of Public Policy at the University of Strathclyde. He is a fellow of the British Academy and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His writings have been translated into eighteen languages.