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Policy Learning and Policy Failure

Claire Dunlop


First published as a special issue of Policy & Politics, this updated volume explores policy failures and the valuable opportunities for learning that they offer. The book begins with an overview of policy learning and policy failure. The links between the two appear obvious, yet there are very few studies that address how one can learn from failure, learn to limit failure, and fail to learn. The book attempts to bring the two together. In doing so, it explores how dysfunctional forms of policy learning impact policy failure at the meso-level. The book expands on this by demonstrating how diff ... More

Keywords: policy failures, policy learning, policy, learning, failure

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447352006
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447352006.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Claire Dunlop, editor
University of Exeter