Howlett, Michael

Policy Capacity and Governance

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Table of contents

1. Policy Capacity: Conceptual Framework and Essential Components
Xun Wu, M. Ramesh, Michael Howlett

Part I. Conceptual and Measurement Issues

2. Policy Capacity in Public Administration
B. Guy Peters

3. Policy Analytical Capacity: The Supply and Demand for Policy Analysis in Government
Michael Howlett

4. Measuring Policy Capacity Through Governance Indices
Kris Hartley, Jingru Zhang

5. Measuring Policy Analytical Capacity for the Environment: A Case for Engaging New Actors
Angel Hsu

Part II. Theoretical and Empirical Issues

6. Innovation and the State: Towards an Evolutionary Theory of Policy Capacity
Erkki Karo, Rainer Kattel

7. The Role of Analysts in Public Agencies: Toward an Empirically Grounded Typology
Karol Olejniczak, Paweł Śliwowski, Rafał Trzciński

8. Policy Analytical Practice Investigated: Exploring Sectoral Patterns in Use of Policy Analytical Techniques
Ellen Fobé, Valérie Pattyn, Marleen Brans, David Aubin

9. Government’s Credible Accountability and Strategic Policy Capacity: Evidence from the Asian NICs of Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore
O. Fiona Yap

10. Does Political Legitimacy Matter for Policy Capacity?
Honorata Mazepus

11. Interest Groups and Policy Capacity: Modes of Engagement, Policy Goods and Networks
Carsten Daugbjerg, Bert Fraussen, Darren Halpin

Part III. Case Studies

12. Building Organizational Political Capacity Through Policy Learning: Communicating with Citizens on Health and Safety in the UK
Claire A. Dunlop

13. Exploring Capacity for Strategic Policy Work: Water Policy in Australia
Yvette Bettini, Brian W. Head

14. Philanthropic Foundations in the City Policy Process: A Perspective on Policy Capacity from the United States
Madeleine Pill

15. Policy Capacity Within a Federation: The Case of Australia
Scott Brenton

16. Dynamic Mechanisms for Resolving Collective Incidents in China: A Policy Capacity Analysis
Jieren Hu, Guoqin Wang, Jingyan Fei

17. Policy-Related Expertise and Policy Work in Czech Political Parties: Theory and Methods
Martin Polášek, Vilém Novotný, Michel Perottino

18. The Dynamic Nature of Policy Capacity: Internet Policy in Italy, Belarus and Russia
Nina Belyaeva

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Public Policy, Public Administration, Governance and Government

Publication year
Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy
Page amount
22 pages
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