The Political Process of Policymaking: A Pragmatic Approach to Public Policy (BOK)

Philippe Zittoun

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Far from being defenceless when faced with inextricable problems such as inequality, unemployment, poverty, precarious situations or global warming, governments continuously increase the policy proposals for new action, reforms or transformation. Nevertheless, their inability to solve problems, which is occasionally penalised by democratic voting or by changeovers, never challenges the political system itself. To understand this astonishing political stability within a disordered world, Philippe Zittoun looks at the 'policymaking process' as a political activity which defines, propagates and imposes public policy proposals as a means to 'restore order' within society. Based on a significant study as well as on surveys carried out at the heart of the policymaking process, this innovative approach to public policy leads us to identify policymakers as true modern Sisyphuses.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Philippe Zittoun
Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9781137347657
Antall sider 224 Dimensjoner 14,1cm x 22,2cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 380 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Public administration, Political science & theory, Central government policies, Political economy