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Title Policy analysis in Canada : the state of the art / edited by Laurent Dobuzinskis, Michael Howlett, David Laycock.

Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press ; [Toronto] : The Institute of Public Administration of Canada, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.60971 POLI    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 603 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Institute of Public Administration of Canada series in public management and governance.
Institute of Public Administration of Canada series in public management and governance.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Policy analysis in Canada : the state of the art / Laurent Dobuzinkis, Michael Howlett and David Laycock -- Pt. I. The styles and methods of public policy analysis in Canada -- 2. The policy analysis profession in Canada / Stephen Brooks -- 3. The choice of formal policy analysis methods in Canada / Aidan R. Vining and Anthony E. Boardman -- 4. Beyond formal policy analysis : governance context, analytical styles, and the policy analysis movement in Canada / Michael Howlett and Evert Lindquist -- 5. Policy analysis and bureaucratic capacity : context, competences, and strategies / Evert Lindquist and James Desveaux -- Pt. II. Public policy analysis in canada : historical and comparative context -- 6. The policy analysis movement / Michael Mintrom -- 7. Soft craft, hard choices, altered context : reflections on twenty-five years of policy advice in Canada / Michael J. Prince -- 8. In between trends : developments of public policy analysis and policy analysis instruction in Canada, the United States, and the European Union / Iris Geva-May and Allan M. Maslove -- Pt. III. Policy analysis by governments -- 9. Policy analysis in the federal government : building the forward-looking policy research capacity / Jean-Pierre Voyer -- 10. Policy analysis in provincial governments in Canada : from PPBS to network management / Doug McArthur -- 11. Immature policy analysis : building capacity in eight major Canadian cities / Kennedy Stewart and Patrick J. Smith -- Pt. IV. Committees, public inquiries, research institutes, consultants, and public opinion -- 12. The public of public inquiries / Liora Salter -- 13. Back to the future? : is there a case for re-establishing the economic council and/or the science council? / Laurent Dobuzinskis -- 14. Committees inside Canadian legislatures / Josie Schofield and Jonathan Fershau -- 15. How policy makers view public opinion / Francois Petry -- 16. The invisible private service : consultants and public policy in Canada / Kimberly Speers -- Pt. V. Parties and interest group-based policy analysis -- 17. Policy study and development in Canada's political parties / William Cross -- 18. Business associations and policy analysis in Canada / Andrew Stritch -- 19. Policy analysis by the labour movement in a hostile environment / Andrew Jackson and Bod Baldwin -- 20. Policy analysis and the voluntary sector : evolving policy styles / Susan D. Phillips -- Pt. VI. Academic and advocacy-based policy analysis -- 21. The media / Catherine Murray -- 22. Any ideas? : think tanks and policy analysis in Canada / Donald E. Abelson -- 23. Academics and public policy : informing policy analysis and policy making / Daniel Cohn.
Other author Dobuzinskis, Laurent.
Laycock, David H., 1954-
Howlett, Michael, 1955-
Institute of Public Administration of Canada.
Subject Political planning -- Canada -- Textbooks.
Policy sciences -- Textbooks.
ISBN 9780802080042 (bound)
0802080049 (bound)
9780802037879 (paperback)
0802037879 (paperback)