Carrots, Sticks and Sermons (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
288
Utgivningsdatum
2003-08-01
Förlag
Transaction Publishers
Medarbetare
Rist, Ray C. / Vedung, Evert
Illustratör/Fotograf
black & white illustrations 1
Illustrationer
1, black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
230 x 155 x 15 mm
Vikt
470 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
2:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780765805461
Carrots, Sticks and Sermons (häftad)

Carrots, Sticks and Sermons

Policy Instruments and Their Evaluation

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The literature on policy strategies, instruments, and styles is impressive. Still, a complex variety of theoretical and conceptual approaches and analytical tools hamper a good overview. Carrots, Sticks, and Sermons proposes such a framework for the field and clearly shows how public policy instruments are classified, packaged, and chosen, while highlighting the role evaluation plays in the instruments-choice process.Carrots, Sticks, and Sermons offers a comprehensive analysis of categories and typologies of policy instruments. It classifies sticks, carrots, and sermons - or, more specifically, regulation, economic means, and information. Readers are offered a comparative perspective of evaluation practice in foreign contexts. Special attention is paid to the examples of Sweden, the Netherlands, Belgium, England, Canada, the United States, and the Republic of Korea. As such, this volume crosses language barriers that stand in the way of dispersing research results among the international community of theoreticians and practitioners. As nations become increasingly interdependent, problems of implementation and evaluation of policy choices will become issues of increasing gravity.Carrots, Sticks, and Sermons provides insights into the traditional and current practice of policy and program evaluation in various contexts. The book's theory of comparative public policy will produce understanding and guidance in designing better policies. It will be of wide interest to those in the fields of public policy, particularly policy design, policy implementation, policy evaluation, comparative politics, and economics.
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Marie-Louise Bemelmans-Videc is professor of public administration at the Catholic University of Nijmegen and a member of the Upper House of the Netherlands Parliament. She is co-editor of Advancing Public Policy Evaluation. Ray C. Rist is senior evaluation advisor with the Operations Evaluation Department of the World Bank. He is the author of The Urban School and the editor of Program Evaluation and the Management of Government, both published by Transaction. Evert Vedung is professor of political science in the Institute for Housing and Urban Research and the Department of Government, Uppsala University, Sweden, and associate professor of public administration in the Department of Public Administration, Abo Academy University, Finland. He is the author of Public Policy and Program Evaluation, published by Transaction.