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Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social SciencesMethods That Matter$
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Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447329367

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.001.0001

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Deliberative policy analysis

Deliberative policy analysis

Chapter:
(p.229) Twelve Deliberative policy analysis
Source:
Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social Sciences
Author(s):

John S. Dryzek

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.003.0013

This chapter shows how open deliberation can enhance the legitimacy of policy making, and how it can also, as a science, overcome the bounded rationality of individuals. This chapter explores the value of deliberation in evaluation especially in an environment policy context, not as a tool for democracy per se but as toll for better policy. The social science background to these claims will be explored and examples given of the application of deliberation to better policy making. Finally, the strengths and weaknesses of the approach will be explored.

Keywords:   policy making, deliberation, evaluation, social science, environment policy

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