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Title Evidence-based policy making in the social sciences : methods that matter / edited by Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans.

Published Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 312 pages) : illustrations, map
Notes "This book emerged out of a conference that took place on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 February 2015 at Old Parliament House, Canberra, Australia"--Page xiii.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-304) and index.
Contents Introduction: Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans Part 1: Making choices; Linking evidence and policy making / Mark Evans and Gerry Stoker; Choosing your technique: A guide for policy makers / Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans; Part 2: Tools for smarter learning; Systematic reviews / David Gough; Randomised controlled trials and experiments / Peter John; Adapting qualitative comparative analysis for policy / Matt Ryan; Storytelling and the art of Judgement / Vivien Lowndes; 'Visualising' Policy Options for Stakeholders / Leonie Pearson and Lain Dare; Part 3: Developing data mining; Big data / Patrick Dunleavy and Mike Jensen; Cluster analysis, statistical analysis and policy / Jinjing Li; Microsimulation and policy analysis // Robert Tanton and Ben Philipps; Part 4: Bringing citizens back in; Citizen science and policy making / Liz Richardson; Deliberative tools and evaluation / John Dryzek; Design thinking and public policy reform / Mark Evans and Nina Terrey; Conclusion / Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Oxford Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Stoker, Gerry, editor.
UPSO (University Press Scholarship Online)
Subject Policy sciences.
Social sciences.
Local series Oxford Scholarship Online
ISBN 9781447329480 (electronic bk.)
1447329481 (electronic bk.)

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