The Public Policy Process (5th Edition)

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Hill’s book is by some distance the best Policy Process textbook on the market. It has been around for a long time - first edition published in 1997 - and it has a proven track record as a useful and engaging text.

 

  • Provides a comprehensive guide to the various theoretical approaches used to analyse the policy process and how they can be applied
  • Examines the impact of concerns about accountability on the operation of the policy process
  • Demonstrates how policies are created and implemented and discusses the challenges students face when studying the policy process

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The Public Policy Process is essential reading for anyone trying to understand the process by which public policy is made.  Explaining clearly the importance of the relationship between theoretical and practical aspects of policy-making, the book gives a thorough overview of the people and organisations involved in the process.

Fully revised and updated for a fifth edition, The Public Policy Process provides

  • Clear, diagrammatic representation demonstrating what is required in the study of public policy
  • A wider discussion on the integration of theory, practice and approach
  • More detailed coverage of agenda setting and formulation
  • A new chapter on Policy Evaluation

    Michael Hill is a retired Professor of Social Policy at the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.  He continues to research and teach social and public policy, and also has part-time posts at Queen Mary College un London and at the University of Brighton.  He has written extensively on policy implementation, British social policy and comparative social policy.

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