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Policy Analysis in Colombia

Pablo Sanabria-Pulido and Nadia Rubaii


This book is an innovative and systematic overview of policy analysis in Colombia and an instructive view of how it might help studies elsewhere. It casts new light on Colombia in a systematic overview of policy analysis for an international audience. Examining the historical development and current status of policy analysis as a field of study and in practice, the book considers public policy analysis in government and the judiciary, and across domains including health, education and the military. Chapters delve into Colombia's notable success in economic regeneration, the management of cultu ... More

Keywords: policy analysis, government, judiciary, health, education, military, Colombia, economic regeneration, cultural diversity, internal armed conflict

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Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447347712
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447347712.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pablo Sanabria-Pulido, editor
Universidad de los Andes

Nadia Rubaii, editor
Binghamton University, State University of New York

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Policy analysis in Colombia: an introduction

Nadia Rubaii and Pablo Sanabria-Pulido

Part One Policy analysis in contemporary Colombia

One The policy analysis movement in Colombia: the state of the art

Pablo Sanabria-Pulido, Nadia Rubaii and Andrés Guzmán-Botero

Part Two Policy analysis within national and subnational governments

Five Policy analysis and the legislature in Colombia

Mónica Pachón and Manuela Muñoz

Six Policy analysis in the Colombian Constitutional Court

Juan Carlos Rodríguez-Raga and Santiago Virgüez-Ruiz

Seven Metropolitan governance and policy analysis in Colombia

Santiago Leyva, Pablo Sanabria-Pulido and Enrique Rodríguez-Caporalli

Eight Policy analysis for decision making in Colombian local governments

Claudia N. Avellaneda and Ricardo A. Bello-Gómez

Part Three Policy analysis in key policy domains

Nine Policy analysis in the education sector in Colombia

Sandra García, Darío Maldonado and Sarah Muñoz-Cadena

Ten Policy analysis in the health sector in Colombia

Andres I. Vecino-Ortiz, Stephanie Puerto-García, Diego Lucumí and Janeth Mosquera-Becerra

Eleven Policy analysis and decision making in the military forces: the Havana experience

Paula Lorena Mora-Hernández, Juan David Gélvez-Ferreira, Michael Weintraub and Sebastián Bitar

Twelve Technocracy, decision making and economic policy in Colombia

Marta Juanita Villaveces-Niño and Carlos Caballero-Argáez

Part Four Policy analysis beyond the state

Fifteen Policy analysis and NGOs in Colombia

Susan Appe and Fabian Telch

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