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This unit explores major conceptual, empirical and normative issues surrounding the implementation and evaluation of public policy. Both of these phases of the policy process are examined separately and in relation to each other and to other concepts such as compliance, effectiveness, policy learning and accountability. The growing importance of policy implementation and evaluation is reflected in a burgeoning literature from official government sources and various fields of academia. This literature is critically analysed. So-called lessons for successful implementation are identified along with implementation 'traps'. Measure for enhancing policy compliance and policy learning are examined. Finally, the purposes, types and methods of evaluation are surveyed.
|Unit name||Policy Implementation and Evaluation|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
Dr Wendy Aitken
|Available as student elective?||No|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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Internal: 2 hour seminar weekly (13 wks)Distance: Web based delivery
HPP412 Off Campus: Online seminar participation (20%); 1500-word discussion paper/short essay (20%); 1000-word research essay outline (10%); 3500-word research essay (50%)
HPP412 On Campus: Seminar participation (20%); 1500-word discussion paper/short essay (20%); 1000-word research essay outline (10%); 3500-word research essay (50%)
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