08/03/2017 - 16:08
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Policy Harmonization by G. MAJONE
08/03/2017 - 16:00
Nearly 30 years ago, Paul Sabatier and Hank Jenkins-Smith created the advocacy coalition framework for scholars interested in gaining a better understanding of some of the most perplexing puzzles in public policy
08/03/2017 - 15:58
The turn to arguments is the focus of a deliberative approach to policy analysis which has emerged to counter the standard technocratic emphasis on empiricism.
08/03/2017 - 15:53
Neo-institutional theory has become a major approach to the social sciences generally, and this chapter will assess the utility of institutionalism for understanding public policy.
08/03/2017 - 15:49
Various approaches to the study of public policy have used a ‘tools’ or ‘instruments’ approach to make sense of the complexity of contemporary policy-making.
08/03/2017 - 15:46
We will argue that our understanding of public policy can be improved by explicitly infusing institutional theory drawn from the Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis.
08/03/2017 - 15:41
Punctuated equilibrium theory (PET) seeks to explain simple observation: Political processes are often driven by a logic of stability and incrementalism, but occasionally they produce large-scale departures from the past.
06/02/2017 - 17:04
Bounded rationality models and their closely related garbage can family of models have emerged as important ways of examining national policy-making when goals are not widely shared, attention is fleeting, time is scarce, choice is biased by framing effects, and collective benefits differ from individual interests. You can find here a presentation of the approach and a video by Nichos