Practical Guide for Policy Analysis The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving

ISBN-10: 1889119296

ISBN-13: 9781889119298

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Eugene Bardach

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This guide to policy analysis addresses the psychology, as well as the logic of the analytical process. The book contains hints such as warnings about language traps, strategies for economizing on data collections and checklists.
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List price: $13.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: CQ Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 102
Size: 5.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Eugene Bardach has been teaching graduate-level policy analysis workshop classes since 1973 at the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, in which time he has coached over 400 projects. This book is based on his experience teaching students the principles of policy analysis and then helping them to execute their project work. He is the recipient of the 1998 Donald T. Campbell award of the Policy Studies Organization for creative contribution to the methodology of policy analysis.

Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. xiii
the Eightfold Pathp. 1
Gathering Data for Policy Researchp. 47
"Smart (best) Practices" Research: Understanding and Making Use of What Look like Good Ideas from Somewhere Elsep. 71
Things Governments Dop. 87
Semantic Tips: a Summaryp. 97
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