1. Public policy and policy analysis.- 2. Perspectives on policy making.- 3. Power and policy.- 4. Key trends.- 5. Central government.- 6. Multi-level governance.- 7. Government at arms-length.- 8. Evaluating policies.- 9. Conclusions.
Catherine Bochel is Reader in Policy Studies at the University of Lincoln, UK. Hugh Bochel is Professor of Public Policy at the University of Lincoln, UK.
"This textbook provides a UK perspective on policy process and institutional factors. Bochel and Bochel (Univ. of Lincoln, UK) demonstrate depth in their knowledge of policy theories and applications in the UK. The major American policy process theories are covered in detail. ... The book is recommended for more advanced theory and comparative policy courses. Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students through professionals." (M. L. Godwin, Choice, Vol. 55 (10), June, 2018)