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Author: Lucius L. Slyke
Publisher: Hardpress Publishing
Keywords: milk, makers, butter, students, dairy, cheese, producers, prepared, methods, testing, products, handbook, modern
Number of Pages: 310
Published: 2012-01
ISBN-10: 1290244839
ISBN-13: 9781290244831

Author: Hal K. Colebatch
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: policy, working
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 2011-03-15
ISBN-10: 9089642536
ISBN-13: 9789089642530

Though democratic government calls for well-designed and implemented policy, there is surprisingly little expert guidance available for policy makers and politicians. Working for Policy fills that gap, addressing the nature of policy work and offering necessary guidance. The contributors bring together academic and experiential knowledge in their analysis and evaluation of what modern policy makers do in given situations and of how such actions contribute to the policy process. This unique book demonstrates how scholars can help to ensure that policy makers can acquire the skills and knowledge

Author: The European Commission
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: makers, policy, handbook, guidance, career
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 2004-12-14
ISBN-10: 9264015191
ISBN-13: 9789264015197

This joint publication of the OECD and the European Commission gives policy makers practical tools to tackle weaknesses in many countries' career guidance systems including limited access, particularly for adults; failure to develop career management skills; inappropriate training; and poor service coordination. In simple, non-technical language, this publication addresses a broad range of policy issues that that are central to the effective delivery of career guidance services. These include: how to widen access to career guidance; ways of improving the quality of career information; ensuri

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: illegal, unreported, unregulated, fishing, eliminate, deter, international, plan, action, prevent, implementation
Number of Pages: 140
Published: 2002-07-22
ISBN-10: 9251047561
ISBN-13: 9789251047569

These guidelines are addressed to decision-makers and policy-makers associated with the management of fisheries, but they should also be of interest to fishing industries and other parties. The guidelines are intended to provide general advice and a framework for development and implementation of national plans of action.

Author: Mim J. Landry
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: effectiveness, treatment, addiction, overview
Number of Pages: 126
Published: 1996-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788136569
ISBN-13: 9780788136566

Answers common questions among the general public, policy makers, decision makers, & even addiction treatment professionals. Does addiction treatment work? If so, how do we know? In what ways is addiction treatment effective? How can the effectiveness of treatment be measured? What factors influence treatment effectiveness?Ó Describes specific treatment approaches, treatment settings, & treatment components & services & provides an analysis of the effectiveness of each. Includes abstracts of representative research studies.

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: making, decision, knowledge, sciences, social
Number of Pages: 212
Published: 2001-01-31
ISBN-10: 9264189815
ISBN-13: 9789264189812

Social science research should lead to a better understanding of current societal developments and enable policy makers to propose solutions to problems and design policies that can serve the public more effectively. Governments are increasingly aware of the need and opportunities to improve the contribution of social science knowledge to policy making and are keen to realise this potential. Can the social sciences act as an agent of societal change? How can they contribute to social practice? How can their policy relevance be increased? Can best practice in other research fields and economic

Author: Darren Swanson
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: uncertain, world, policymaking, guide, adaptive, policies, creating
Number of Pages: 184
Published: 2010-08-09
ISBN-10: 8132101472
ISBN-13: 9788132101475

Today’s policy-maker has a tough job to do. Policies that cannot perform effectively under today’s complex, dynamic and uncertain conditions run the risk of not achieving their intended purpose. Instead of helping, they may actually hinder the ability of individuals, communities and businesses to cope with and adapt to change. Creating Adaptive Policies: A Guide for Policy-making in an Uncertain World is the very first book to distill the principles of complex adaptive systems and adaptive management into practical guidance for policy-makers. It describes the concept of adaptive policy-mak
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