Policy analysis for practice: applying social policy

A. Emejulu

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    Abstract

    Understanding policy processes can be a tricky business for students of social policy, practitioners and even policy makers. The structure of power and authority within an organisation, the influence of partner agencies on the execution of well-laid plans and the involvement of the media and community activists can all shape and distort decision-making, implementation and evaluation of policies in the public sector. Spicker has set himself a difficult task of unpacking this often obtuse topic for readers.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)325-326
    Number of pages1
    JournalJournal of Social Policy
    Volume37
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008

    Keywords

    • social policy
    • practice
    • policy process

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