Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 50 items

  • Keywords: evidence-based policies x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Evidence-Based Health Care and the Implementation Gap

Sue Dopson, Louise Locock, John Gabbay, Ewan Ferlie, and Louise Fitzgerald

in Knowledge to Action?: Evidence-Based Health Care in Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259014
eISBN:
9780191718113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259014.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter examines the paradigm of evidence-based health care and in particular the issue of an implementation gap. The main focus is on exploring why this gap exists.


Policy and evidence-based public health

Catherine Law

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The use of research evidence in public health policy poses many challenges. This chapter introduces these challenges, drawing on examples from international, national, and local policy-making. It ... More


Policing Problem Places: Crime Hot Spots and Effective Prevention

Anthony A. Braga and David L. Weisburd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195341966
eISBN:
9780199866847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341966.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In this book, Anthony A. Braga and David L. Weisburd make the case that hot spots policing is an effective approach to crime prevention that should be engaged by police departments in the United ... More


Evidence-Based Public Health

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, and Kathleen N. Gillespie (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195143768
eISBN:
9780199865581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143768.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Public health decisions are often based on short-term demands rather than long-term study, and policies and programs are sometimes developed from anecdotal evidence. To enhance evidence-based ... More


The policy process: ‘If only policy makers would engage with our evidence, we’d get better policy’

Martin Powell

in Evidence, policy and practice: Critical perspectives in health and social care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423191
eISBN:
9781447302254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423191.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the policy process (rational and incremental models), the place of evaluation within the policy process and typologies of using evidence, before focusing on evidence-based ... More


Policy analysis in practice:: reinterpreting the quest for evidence-based policy

Mark van Twist, Rien Rouw, and Martijn van der Steen

in Policy analysis in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447313335
eISBN:
9781447313359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313335.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

These days ‘evidence based policy’ is a popular concept to stress the importance of strengthening the relation between policy analysis and policy practice. In this chapter the authors will argue that ... More


The national policy context

Sheena Asthana and Joyce Halliday

in What works in tackling health inequalities?: Pathways, policies and practice through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346742
eISBN:
9781447304258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346742.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter traces the evolution of policy responses to health inequalities research in Great Britain. It explores the government's response to the recommendations of the Acheson Report and analyses ... More


Policy Dissemination Research

Jonathan Purtle, Elizabeth A. Dodson, and Ross C. Brownson

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190683214
eISBN:
9780190683245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683214.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Policy dissemination research is focused on understanding and addressing these barriers and can be defined as: the study of the targeted distribution of scientific evidence to policymakers to ... More


Evidence versus politics: Exploiting research in UK drug policy making?

Mark Monaghan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426970
eISBN:
9781447302247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426970.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The initial enthusiasm for the evidence-based policy agenda has recently been replaced with increasing scepticism. Critics point out that ‘policy-based evidence’ characterises the relationship more ... More


The origins and reach of the evidence movement

Mark Monaghan

in Evidence versus politics: Exploiting research in UK drug policy making?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426970
eISBN:
9781447302247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426970.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter provides the background to the nature of evidence-based policy making, locating it in a particularly ‘Western’ democratic tradition of policy formulation. In essence, the chapter argues ... More


Conclusion

Mark Monaghan

in Evidence versus politics: Exploiting research in UK drug policy making?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426970
eISBN:
9781447302247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426970.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter closes the book with a discussion of what debates relating to evidence-based policy can tell drug policy makers, and likewise what lessons from drug policy making can be learnt by those ... More


Race Science Captures the Prize, the U.S. Census

Kenneth Prewitt

in What Is "Your" Race?: The Census and Our Flawed Efforts to Classify Americans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157030
eISBN:
9781400846795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157030.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter narrates the race science story. Among the more important was the shift from simply counting races, as was needed to make the three-fifths policy work, to investigating characteristics ... More


Allocating Resources: A Joint Scientific and Deliberative Approach

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Health and Social Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter addresses the question of priority setting for competing needs when resources are scarce. It begins with the broader societal perspective, because fair decisions must balance spending on ... More


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

Katherine E. Smith

in Social Policy Review 29: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336211
eISBN:
9781447336235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336211.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the role of ideas in policy making. The existence of conflicts between evidence-based and ideological approaches to politically contentious issues is widely recognised. ... More


Public interest groups and policy analysis: a push for evidence-based policy-making?

Christoph Strünck

in Policy analysis in Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Public interest groups in Germany use policy analysis in two crucial ways: They dig out empirical evidence for policy instruments and they seek to frame those instruments preferred. The chapter ... More


The two communities of evidence and policy, the challenge of politics and the impact of the media

Mark Monaghan

in Evidence versus politics: Exploiting research in UK drug policy making?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426970
eISBN:
9781447302247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426970.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter details some established criticisms of the evidence-based policy-making agenda. These revolve around three main areas: the inadequacies of research and researchers; inadequacies in the ... More


Conceptualising and modelling evidence use in politicised policy areas

Mark Monaghan

in Evidence versus politics: Exploiting research in UK drug policy making?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426970
eISBN:
9781447302247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426970.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explains evidence utilisation in a politicised area via a model of evidence-based policy making. It starts with the premise that a key tenet of the politicisation is that policies are ... More


Conclusions and Future Directions

Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington

in Making Public Places Safer: Surveillance and Crime Prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326215
eISBN:
9780199943999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326215.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter offers some concluding thoughts and identifies future directions to help make public places safer in this age of surveillance. It suggests that there are other forms of surveillance ... More


Learning from the past, prospects for the future

Huw Davies, Sandra Nutley, and Peter Smith

in What works?: Evidence-based policy and practice in public services

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341914
eISBN:
9781447304265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341914.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter draws together a summary and set of conclusions from the wide-ranging contributions to this book. The preceding chapters have revealed a surprisingly long and rich history of the use of ... More


Conclusion: ‘Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results’ (attributed to Albert Einstein)

Jon Glasby

in Evidence, policy and practice: Critical perspectives in health and social care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423191
eISBN:
9781447302254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423191.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This concluding chapter provides a brief summary of key themes and issues. The different chapters have repeated key messages about the limitations of traditional rational models of policy formation. ... More


View: