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policy science

n
(Sociology) a branch of the social sciences concerned with the formulation and implementation of policy in bureaucracies, etc
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This book will be valuable for urban planning and policy science scholars, as well as emergency management practitioners.
A final chapter explores whether there is such any such thing as policy science and recapitulates the book's commitment to establishing the unique conceptual, methodological, and empirical contributions made by those who study policy as such.
The second updated edition of The Public Policy Theory Primer provides a comprehensive survey of the changing world of policy science, and is a key acquisition for graduate students and students working with public policy theory and issues.
Indeed, they are almost exactly the same points that the Office of Science and Technology Policy Science of Science Policy interagency group made in our 2008 Roadmap, in which we concluded that "the data infrastructure is inadequate for decisionmaking.
The second approach is from positivistic policy science.
Among his topics are ecological economics as a transdisciplinary approach to sustainability, ecological economics as a policy science, bridging the gap between the theory and practice, and developing effective policies for ecological agriculture.
South Wales Police, the University of Glamorgan and Cardiff University have joined forces to set up the universities policy science institute.
We must develop the skills in policy science and the skills of presenting ourselves in the media and to the media.
Chernoff's book begins by defending the importance of prediction to international relations as a policy science.
The chapter, "Managing the National Security State: Decision Technologies and Policy Science," discusses the founding of the RAND Corporation and its role in incubating elements of rational choice history.
Through ten case studies, it applies policy science methods to various natural resources problems.
Scholars in consumer science are not alone; scholars in policy science also have expressed concerns over the limits of their influence (deLeon 1994).
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