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Managing Policy Reform: Concepts and Tools for Decision-Makers in Developing and Transitioning Countries

Derick W. Brinkerhoff and Benjamin L. Crosby
Managing Policy Reform: Concepts and Tools for Decision-Makers in Developing and Transitioning Countries
ISBN: 978-1-56549-142-7
$27.50
ISBN: 978-1-56549-646-0
$27.50
2001/269 pages/LC: 2001038797
A Kumarian Press Book

"We finally have a book that gives us a comparative perspective on policy processes in developing and transitional societies.... This is a volume that should appeal to international policy consultants as well as academics doing work on development policy and administration issues."—Goran Hyden, University of Florida

"An excellent book that goes straight to the heart of public policy reform."—Choice

DESCRIPTION

Based on experience in more than 40 countries, this comprehensive, practical guide provides concepts and tools for navigating the effective implementation of policy reforms designed to enhance democratic governance.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Derick W. Brinkerhoff is distinguished fellow in international public management at the Research Triangle Institute. Benjamin L. Crosby heads International Development Management, a consulting firm.

CONTENTS

  • POLICY CHANGE: IMPLEMENTATION PERSPECTIVES AND CHALLENGES.
  • Introduction: Managing Policy Reforms.
  • Managing Policy Implementation.
  • Citizenship Participation in the Policy Process.
  • Policy Partnerships.
  • Coordination for Policy Implementation.
  • A TOOL KIT FOR POLICY REFORMERS AND STRATEGIC MANAGERS.
  • Stakeholder Analysis.
  • Policy Characteristics Analysis.
  • Political and Institutional Mapping.
  • Workshops for Managing Policy Reform.
  • Advocacy for Policy Reform.
  • Conflict Resolution.
  • Policy Monitoring.
  • APPENDIX: Field Activities of the Implementing Policy Change Project, 1990-2001.