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Understanding policy success : rethinking public policy / Allan McConnell.

Author/creator McConnell, Allan, 1957-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Descriptionxvi, 265 pages ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction: The Thorny Problem of Policy Success -- Perspectives On Success: The State of the Discipline -- Policy Success: Definitions and Dimensions -- Dissecting Success: The Spectrum From Success to Failure -- Complexity: The Problem of Identifying and Measuring Success -- Framing Success: Claims, Counter-Claims and Agenda Impact -- Strategies for Policy Making Success: understanding Opportunities and Risks -- Strategies For Evaluating Success: Understanding Payoffs and Pitfalls -- Reflections: Cultivating, Sustaining, Learning From and Predicting Success -- Conclusion: Rethinking Public Policy and Shining a Light in Dark Corners.
Abstract "Success and failure is key to any consideration of public policy but there have been remarkably few attempts systematically to assess the various dimensions and complex nature of policy success. This important new text fills the gap by developing a systematic framework and offering an entirely new way of introducing students to policy analysis"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 235-256) and index.
LCCN 2010027575
ISBN9780230239746 (cloth)
ISBN0230239749 (cloth)
ISBN9780230239753 (pbk.)
ISBN0230239757 (pbk.)

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