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Title Policy analysis in Brazil / edited by Jeni Vaitsman, José Mendes Ribeiro and Lenaura Lobato
Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 286 pages)
Series International Library of Policy Analysis
International library of policy analysis.
Contents Policy analysis in Brazil: the state of the art -- PART ONE: STYLES AND METHODS OF POLICY ANALYSIS IN BRAZIL. Professionalisation of policy analysis in Brazil -- Policy analysis styles in Brazil -- Modernisation of the state and bureaucratic capacity-building in the Brazilian Federal Government -- PART TWO: POLICY ANALYSIS BY GOVERNMENTS AND THE LEGISLATURE. Policy analysis and governance innovations in the federal government -- Policy monitoring and evaluation systems: recent advances in Brazil's federal public administration -- Privatisation and policy decision-making in Brazil -- Production of policy-related information and knowledge in Brazil: the state government agencies -- Policy analysis at the municipal level of government -- The role of the Brazilian legislature in the public policy decision-making process -- PART THREE: PARTIES, COUNCILS, INTEREST GROUPS AND ADVOCACY-BASED POLICY ANALYSIS. Brazil's National Council for Social Assistance and the policy community supporting social assistance as a right -- Brazil's response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic: integrating prevention and treatment -- Media and policy analysis in Brazil: the process of policy production, reception and analysis through the media -- Parties and public policy: programmatic formulation and political processing of constitutional amendments -- Business associations and public policy analysis -- Policy analysis in non-governmental organisations and the implementation of pro-diversity policies -- PART FOUR: ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE-BASED POLICY ANALYSIS. Expert community and sectoral policy: the Brazilian Sanitary Reform -- Brazilian think tanks: between the past and the future -- Policy analysis by academic institutions in Rio de Janeiro State -- Postgraduate instruction and policy analysis training in Brazil
Summary Policy analysis in Brazil is the first book to paint a comprehensive panorama of policy analysis activities in Brazil. It brings together 18 studies by leading Brazilian social scientists on policy analysis as a widespread activity and offers key insights into the practice of this field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Policy sciences -- Brazil
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- General.
Policy sciences.
Form Electronic book
Author Lobato, Lenaura de Vasconcelos Costa, editor.
Ribeiro, José Mendes, editor.
Vaitsman, Jeni, 1950- editor.
ISBN 1299766064