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By B. Guy Peters, Philippe Zittoun (eds.)

This ebook considers a number of modern ways to public coverage reviews. those techniques are in response to a few theoretical views on decision-making, in addition to substitute views on coverage tools and implementation. the diversity of ways lined within the quantity contains punctuated equilibrium types, the advocacy-coalition framework, a number of streams methods, institutional analyses, constructivist techniques, behavioural types, and using tools as an method of public coverage. the amount concludes with a dialogue of primary problems with democracy in public coverage.

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Deep core beliefs are not policy specific but rather span policy subsystems. Deep core beliefs are extremely difficult to change. Bound and focused by the policy subsystem are policy core beliefs. Policy core beliefs relate to the territorial and topical scope of a policy subsystem and can be normative and empirical. Examples of policy core beliefs are basic problem definitions, causal understandings, and policy positions related to the policy subsystem. Policy core beliefs are very stable but more susceptible to change than deep core beliefs.

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