Political Evolution and Institutional Change

Elites, Ideas, and the Evolution of Public Policy

Authors: Smyrl, M., Genieys, W.

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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.

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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. 
 

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'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


Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • The Problem of Policy Change

    Genieys, William (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

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  • Competing Elites, Legitimate Authority, Structured Ideas

    Genieys, William (et al.)

    Pages 19-51

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  • Interests in Question

    Genieys, William (et al.)

    Pages 53-84

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  • Elite Actors and Policy Innovation

    Genieys, William (et al.)

    Pages 85-111

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  • Reasserting Control

    Genieys, William (et al.)

    Pages 113-138

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Elites, Ideas, and the Evolution of Public Policy
Authors
Series Title
Political Evolution and Institutional Change
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-61299-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230612990
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-60594-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 208
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