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Policy Paradigms in Theory and Practice

Discourses, Ideas and Anomalies in Public Policy Dynamics

  • John Hogan
  • Michael Howlett

Part of the Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy book series (PEPP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Part I

  3. Part II

  4. Part III

  5. Conclusion

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 319-325

About this book


The contributors investigate policy paradigms and their ability to explain the policy process actors, ideas, discourses and strategies employed to provide readers with a better understanding of public policy and its dynamics.


Policy paradigms ideas discourse change dynamics public policy government Europe Government New Public Management policy-making public management

Editors and affiliations

  • John Hogan
    • 1
  • Michael Howlett
    • 2
  1. 1.Dublin Institute of TechnologyIreland
  2. 2.Simon Fraser UniversityCanada

About the editors

Paul Cairney, University of Stirling, UK Martin B. Carstensen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark Pierre-Marc Daigneault, Université Laval, Canada Sharon Feeney, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland Tanya Heikkila, University of Colorado Denver, USA John Hogan, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland Conor Horan, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland and University of Strathclyde, UK Michael Howlett, Simon Fraser University, Canada Florian Kern, University of Sussex, UK Caroline Kuzemko, University of Exeter, UK Catherine Mitchell, University of Exeter, UK Brendan K. O'Rourke, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland Daniel Nohrstedt, Uppsala University, Sweden Jonathan Pierce, Seattle University, USA Jeremy Rayner, University of Saskatchewan, Canada JoBeth Shafran, University of Texas at Austin, USA Chris Weible, University of Colorado, USA Matt Wilder, University of Toronto, Canada Samuel Workman, University of Oklahoma, USA Philippe Zittoun, University of Lyon, France

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