This Handbook provides a comprehensive global survey of the policy process. Written by an outstanding line up of distinguished scholars and practitioners, the Handbook covers all aspects of the policy process including:
Theory – from rational choice to the new institutionalism
Frameworks – network theory, advocacy coalition and development models
Key stages in the process – Formulation, implementation and evaluation
Agenda setting and decision making
The roles of key actors and institutions
This is an invaluable resource for all scholars, graduate students and practitioners in public policy and policy analysis.