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Practical Lessons from Policy Theories

Christopher Weible and Paul Cairney


This book challenges policy theory scholars to change the way they produce and communicate research. The book proposes eight ways to synthesise and translate state-of-the-art knowledge to equip scholars to communicate their insights with each other and a wider audience. Chapters consider topics such as narratives as tools for influencing policy change, essential habits of successful policy entrepreneurs, and applying cultural theory to navigate the policy process. Providing theoretical clarity and accumulated knowledge, the book highlights the vital importance of translating policy research in ... More

Keywords: policy change, policy entrepreneurs, cultural theory, policy research, policy theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781447359821
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447359821.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Weible, editor
University of Colorado Denver

Paul Cairney, editor
University of Stirling

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