Public policy and private interest: Ideas, self-interest and ethics in public policy

CHANDLER, Jim (2016). Public policy and private interest: Ideas, self-interest and ethics in public policy. Routledge Textbooks in Policy Studies . Abingdon, Routledge.

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Abstract

Public Policy and Private Interest explains the complexities of the policy making process in a refreshingly clear way for students who are new to this subject. The key topics it explains are: How policy originates, is refined, legitimised, implemented, evaluated and terminated in the forms of theoretical models of the policy process; Which actors and institutions are most influential in determining the nature of policy; The values that shape the policy agenda such as ideology, institutional self-interest and resource capabilities; The outcome of policies, and why they succeed or fail; The main policy theories including the very latest insights from network theory and post-modernism; How national policy is influenced by globalization. The text is fully illustrated throughout with a broad range of national and international case studies on subjects such as the banking crisis, the creation of unitary authorities and global environmental policy and regulation. Combining both a clear summary of debates and theories in public policy and a new and original approach to the subject, this book is essential reading for students of public policy and policy analysis.

Item Type: Authored Book
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Sheffield Business School Research Institute > People, Work and Organisation
Identification Number: 10.4324/9781315295299
Depositing User: Carmel House
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2017 12:48
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2017 12:48
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/16535

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