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Author: Hal K. Colebatch
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: policy, working
Number of Pages: 260
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: WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: islands, practitioners, pacific, handbook, policy, development, health
Number of Pages: 62
This handbook has been prepared for the guidance of practitioners involved in the policy-making or policy analysis process in the health agencies of Pacific island countries. WHO commissioned this work from two experienced policy practitioners who have had many years of experience in the policy process, both in the field and in academic settings. In this book, they outline concisely the different aspects of the policy development process that are relevant and important for people currently involved in advising and making policy in the Pacific.
Author: Deborah D. Stine
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: primer, policymaking, technology, science
Number of Pages: 42
Contents: Overview of U.S. Science and Technology Policy; What are Some Perspectives on Science and Technology Policy?; Who Makes Decisions Regarding Science and Technology Policy in Congress?; Who Makes Decisions Regarding Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Branch?; Who Makes Decisions in the Judicial Branch Regarding Science and Technology Policy?; What Organizations Provide Science and Technology Advice to Policymakers?; What Are the Opportunities and Challenges of the Current Science and Technology Policy Decisionmaking Process?. Charts and tables.
Author: Ron Paul
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: honest, friendship, commerce, peace, policy, freedom, foreign
Number of Pages: 386
Ron Paul provides a history of economic policy in the United States and uses this history to argue that the same free market principals applied to U.S. domestic policy should be applied to U.S. foreign policy.
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: reviews, oecd, policy, rural, finland
Number of Pages: 298
Finland is one of the most rural countries within the OECD, and it is also one of the early adopters of a multi-sectoral approach to rural policy. The Finnish model of rural policy has been reasonably successful in achieving coherence among sectoral policies oriented to rural areas (the so-called broad rural policy) and in tailoring specific programmes to promote rural development (the so-called narrow rural policy). This reviews examines developments in Finnish rural policy since the last review in 1995, examining in particular public service delivery and competitiveness and business enviro
Author: D. J. Bandaragoda
Keywords: interpretive, agriculture, precis, case, pakistan, irrigated, sustainable, research, supported, irrigation, policy, role
Number of Pages: 75
Introduction; Institutions, policy and research; Research and policy on irrigation: the case of Pakistan; Discussion: linking research with policy; Conclusion.
Author: Policy Advice Division, Inland Revenue
Publisher: Tax Policy Inland Revenue NZ
Keywords: policy, discussion, document, tax, government, refundability, imputation, credits, streaming
Number of Pages: 42