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The political process of policymaking : a pragmatic approach to public policy /

"Far from being defenceless when faced with inextricable problems such as inequality, unemployment, poverty, precarious situations or global warming, governments continuously increase the policy proposals for new action, reforms or transformation. Nevertheless, their inability to solve problems...

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Main Author: Zittoun, Philippe (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Series:Studies in the political economy of public policy
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the political process of policymaking
  • Creating social disorder: constructing, propagating, and policitising social problems
  • Defining solution: a complex bricolage to solve public problems
  • Propagating solution: argumentative strategies to cement coalitions
  • Policy statements to legitimise "decision makers"
  • Conclusion: how public policy shapes politics.