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Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Comparative Policy Analysis
Edward Elgar Publishing (2020)

Public policy research has become increasingly comparative over the past several decades, but the...

Governance, Politics and the State
Macmillan Education UK (2020)

The term 'governance' has become on of the most widely used in debates in Political Science - and...

Advanced Introduction to Public Policy
Edward Elgar Publishing (2015)

Making effective public policies is a difficult task, but considering policymaking as a problem of...

Institutional Theory in Political Science: The New Institutionalism

Institutional Theory in Political Science (4th ed.)

The New Institutionalism

Edward Elgar Publishing (2019)

Institutional theory plays a significant role in contemporary political science. As in the previous...

Policy Problems and Policy Design
Edward Elgar Publishing (2018)

Public policy can be considered a design science. It involves identifying relevant problems,...

The SAGE Handbook of Public Administration
SAGE Publications (2012)

Now available in paperback: With a particular focus on the utility of scholarly theory and the...

Comparative Governance: Rediscovering the Functional Dimension of Governing

Comparative Governance

Rediscovering the Functional Dimension of Governing

Cambridge University Press (2016)

Proposes a new, advanced theory of governance, emphasizing the interactions of the state with other...

Designing for Policy Effectiveness: Defining and Understanding a Concept

Designing for Policy Effectiveness

Defining and Understanding a Concept

Cambridge University Press (2018)

Argues that the central goal of policy design is effectiveness.

Handbook of Public Policy
SAGE Publications (2006)

Providing a comprehensive review and guide to the study, theory and practice of public policy today...

The Politics of Bureaucracy: An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration

The Politics of Bureaucracy (7th ed.)

An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration

Taylor and Francis (2018)

Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the...