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Policy making: Problem definition and power. May 4, 9:00-11:00

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by Raquel Gallego (17/11/2011)

- What is a problem? What sort of ideas become problems?

- What is power? Who is powerful?

Essay:

What is a problem from a policy analysis perspective? Give an example.

Required reading:

Dery, D. 1984. Problem Definition in Policy Analysis, University Press of Kansas, Ch.2-3, pp.14-36. [PDF]

Optional reading:

Dowing, K 1996. Power. Buckingham: Open University Press Loseke, D.R. 2003. Thinking about social problems. London: Aldine Transaction.

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