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Policy analysis in Australia: context, themes and challenges

Kate Crowley and Brian Head

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides an overview of the various contexts for ‘policy advising’ and policy capacity within and beyond government in Australia. The chapter identifies key forms of policy analysis, in ... More


Replacing and Rebuilding Police: Toward Effective and Legitimate Public Order

Thorsten Benner, Stephan Mergenthaler, and Philipp Rotmann

in The New World of UN Peace Operations: Learning to Build Peace?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594887
eISBN:
9780191729065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594887.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter zooms in on three cases of learning within the domain of building police. The first case is the introduction of constabulary police forces as a new instrument to deliver public security ... More


Policy analysis and public sector capacity

Brian Head

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Policy bureaucrats have been the main providers of public policy advice in modern Australia. But this central role has been seriously challenged by the rise of alternative (non-government) sources of ... More


Policy Analysis In Australia

Kate Crowley (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Policy Analysis in Australia provides a broad range of perspectives on the location, scope, challenges, and quality of policy analysis in Australia. It accounts for the diverse sources of policy ... More


Business associations and policy analysis

Stephen Bell

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on how business associations in Australia engage in public policy analysis and how this role has evolved over recent decades. Business associations in Australia are voluntary ... More


The Policy Process

Ian Scott

in The Public Sector in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091726
eISBN:
9789882207578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091726.003.0043
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter concentrates on the policy process of Hong Kong. It examines the political underpinnings of the policy-making system during the colonial period, the transitional period, and the ... More


Policy analysis and capacity in the Central Bank of Turkey

Caner Bakır and Mehmet Kerem Coban

in Policy Analysis in Turkey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338956
eISBN:
9781447338970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338956.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines policy capacity and policy analysis in the context of the Central Bank’s role in policy design and implementation that relates to macroeconomic and financial stability in ... More


Policy development in political parties

Anika Gauja

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Political parties are regarded as a fundamental element of the Australian system of politics and government and an important component of the broader policy process. As aggregators and articulators ... More


Public policy in the provinces: more powering; less puzzling

Ken Rasmussen

in Policy Analysis in Canada

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334910
eISBN:
9781447334934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334910.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the role politics plays in the activities of provincial public servants, and how this requires provincial public services to provide both politically sensitive and ... More


Policy and the labour movement

Rae Cooper, Bradon Ellem, and Chris F. Wright

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

How have Australian trade unions attempted to influence public policy development? In analysing union influence on public policy-making 1983-2013, this chapter identifies several distinct patterns of ... More


Policy analysis in Canada: an introduction

Laurent Dobuzinskis and Michael Howlett

in Policy Analysis in Canada

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334910
eISBN:
9781447334934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334910.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The ILPA series of country studies displays some significant variation between jurisdictions in terms of the timing and purview of analysis and also shows how the movement towards the application of ... More


Policy professionals in context: advisors and ministers

Patrick Weller

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that to understand the role of the policy professionals in government today, the best strategy is to contrast their role forty or more years ago with what it is now. It contrasts ... More


Europeanisation of policy-making in Turkey and its limits1

H. Tolga Bölükbaşı, Ebru Ertugal, and Saime Özçürümez

in Policy Analysis in Turkey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338956
eISBN:
9781447338970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338956.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the impact of the European Union on macroeconomic, regional development and immigration policies and governance in Turkey during the 2000s. It also explores the extent to which ... More


The policy capacity of political parties in Canada

Greg Flynn and Marguerite Marlin

in Policy Analysis in Canada

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334910
eISBN:
9781447334934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334910.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political parties and their members are often viewed as having limited impact on government policy choices. However, prior research shows that both sets of actors devote considerably more time and ... More


Czech political parties and policy analysis in the perspective of policy advisory systems

Vilém Novotný, Martin Polášek, and Michel Perottino

in Policy Analysis in the Czech Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318149
eISBN:
9781447318156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318149.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter deals with policy analysis in Czech political parties. We focus on the two strongest political parties, the Social Democrats (left-wing) and the Civic Democrats (right-wing), because ... More


Policy analysis in local government

Daniel Henstra

in Policy Analysis in Canada

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334910
eISBN:
9781447334934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334910.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on policy analysis and policy capacity of local governments in Canada. It discusses the nature of local public policy issues, the dynamics of local policy-making, the demand for ... More


Policy Analysis in Mexico

Jose Luis Mendez and Mauricio I. Dussauge-Laguna (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329152
eISBN:
9781447329176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329152.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book provides the first detailed examination of the practice of policy analysis in Mexico. It studies how public institutions and other non-state actors gather and review information and ponder ... More


Interest groups and policy analysis in Belgium: examining the policy-analytical capacities and practices of prominent citizen and economic groups

Bert Fraussen, Nele Bossens, Alex Wilson, and Michael Keating

Marleen Brans and David Aubin (eds)

in Policy Analysis in Belgium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447317258
eISBN:
9781447317272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317258.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter analyses the way in which interest groups acquire critical information and how they use this knowledge in their interaction with policymakers. The authors briefly introduce the Belgian ... More


Policy analysis in autonomous agencies

María del Carmen Pardo and Mauricio I. Dussauge-Laguna

in Policy Analysis in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329152
eISBN:
9781447329176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329152.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides an overview on how policy analysis is done in Constitutional Autonomous Agencies (CAAs) in Mexico, with a particular focus on two of them: the Instituto Nacional de Evaluacion ... More


Evolution of policy analysis as a field of study in Mexico

Jose-Luis Mendez (ed.)

in Policy Analysis in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329152
eISBN:
9781447329176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329152.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a description of how the academic field of Policy Analysis has evolved in Mexico. After presenting the different approaches to policy analysis, mainly “evaluative policy ... More


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