Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||edited by Iris Geva-May.|
|LC Classifications||H97 .T485 2005, H97 .T485 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 310 p. :|
|Number of Pages||310|
|LC Control Number||2004061672|
Thinking Like a Policy Analyst. Iris Geva-May. Pages About this book. Introduction. This important volume brings together leading scholars to explore the "how" of thinking about policy - the questions, values, judgments and experience the analyst brings to bear. Keywords. Abstract. The main objective of this chapter is to highlight the intellectual processes involved in policy analysis. The chapter discusses (a) notions of professional reasoning; (b) clinical reasoning and cognitive processes in the clinical process of policy analysis; (c) theories of cognition and bounded rationality that contribute to policy analysis practice (i.e., problem solving Cited by: 2. Thinking like a policy analyst: policy analysis as a clinical profession / edited by Iris Geva-May. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. ISBN 1–––0 1. Policy sciences—Methodology. 2. Policy sciences—Study and teaching. 3. Thought and thinking—Social aspects. 4. Public administration—Decision making. 5. Get this from a library! Thinking like a policy analyst: policy analysis as a clinical profession. [Iris Geva-May;] -- The world of policy represents the confluence of a number of intellectual strands in which the clinician brings science together with intuition, and uses his or her experience to interpret the.
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