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Policy analysis in Brazil

Jeni Vaitsman, Jose M. Ribeiro, and Lenaura Lobato


Policy analysis in Brazil is part of the International Library of Policy Analysis and is the first book to paint a comprehensive panorama of policy analysis activities in Brazil. Highlighting the unique features of the Brazilian example, it brings together 18 studies by leading Brazilian social scientists on policy analysis as a widespread activity pursued in a variety of policy fields and through different methods by governmental and non-governmental institutions and actors. It shows how policy analysis emerged as part of Brazilian state-building from the 1930s onwards. With the democratisati ... More

Keywords: Public management, Civil society, Legislature, State capacity building, Governments, Academy, Industrial associations, Media, Political Parties, Policy Analysis styles

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9781447306849
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeni Vaitsman, editor

Jose M. Ribeiro, editor

Lenaura Lobato, editor

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One Policy Analysis in Brazil: The State of the Art

Jeni Vaitsman, José Mendes Ribeiro and Lenaura Lobato

Part One Styles and Methods of Policy Analysis in Brazil

Two Professionalisation of Policy Analysis in Brazil

Jeni Vaitsman, Lenaura Lobato and Gabriela Andrade

Part Two Policy Analysis by Governments and the Legislature

Seven Privatisation and Policy Decision-Making in Brazil

Licinio Velasco and Armando Castelar Pinheiro

Eight Production of Policy-Related Information and Knowledge in Brazil: The State Government Agencies

Cristina Almeida Cunha Filgueiras and Carlos Alberto Vasconcelos Rocha

Part Three Parties, Councils, Interest Groups and Advocacy-Based Policy Analysis

Part Four Academic and Research Institute-Based Policy Analysis

Twenty Postgraduate Instruction and Policy Analysis Training in Brazil

Eliane Hollanda and Sandra Aparecida Venâncio de Siqueira

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