Beyond 'evidence-based policy' in a 'post-truth' world: the role of ideas in public health policy

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Abstract

This collection offers a comprehensive discussion of some of the most challenging issues facing social policy today, including an examination of Brexit, the Trump presidency, ‘post-truth’, migration, the lived experiences of food bank users, and the future of welfare benefits.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSocial policy review 29
Subtitle of host publicationAnalysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017
EditorsJohn Hudson, Catherine Needham, Elke Heins
Place of PublicationBristol, UK
Pages151-175
Number of pages25
Volume29
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jun 2017

Publication series

NameSocial Policy Review
PublisherPolicy Press
Volume29

Keywords

  • evidence-based policy
  • social policy
  • public health policy

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Smith, K. E. (2017). Beyond 'evidence-based policy' in a 'post-truth' world: the role of ideas in public health policy. In J. Hudson, C. Needham, & E. Heins (Eds.), Social policy review 29: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017 (Vol. 29, pp. 151-175). (Social Policy Review; Vol. 29)..