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Elites, Ideas, and the Evolution of Public Policy

  • Authors
Book

Part of the Political Evolution and Institutional Change book series (PEIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. William Genieys, Marc Smyrl
    Pages 1-17
  3. William Genieys, Marc Smyrl
    Pages 19-51
  4. William Genieys, Marc Smyrl
    Pages 53-84
  5. William Genieys, Marc Smyrl
    Pages 85-111
  6. William Genieys, Marc Smyrl
    Pages 113-138
  7. William Genieys, Marc Smyrl
    Pages 139-167
  8. William Genieys, Marc Smyrl
    Pages 169-189
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 191-208

About this book

Introduction

Seen from the outside, the world of politics and policy-making seems to be in constant flux. Combining theoretical analysis with primary research, this book brings new light to the neglected problem of why individuals with a vested interest in current policies nevertheless promote reform.

Keywords

Europe policy policy-making political science politics work

About the authors

WILLIAM GENIEYS is a CNRS Senior Research Fellow at the Centre d'Etude du Politique en Europe Latine at the University of Montpellier, France.

MARC SMYRL is a lecturer in political science, University of Denver, USA; visiting professor and research fellow Centre d'Etude du Politique en Europe Latine at the University of Montpellier, France. 
 

Bibliographic information

Reviews

'Elites, Ideas, and the Evolution of Public Policy offers an extremely interesting analysis and persuasive argument, and should be widely read among students, scholars and practitioners of public policy.' - Political Studies Review