Comparison of Theories of the Policy Process

@inproceedings{Heikkila2018ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of Theories of the Policy Process},
  author={Tanya Heikkila and Paul Cairney},
  year={2018}
}
Using these criteria, our aim is to make the theoretical approaches presented in this volume comparable by identifying their key concepts, their strengths and weaknesses for understanding the policy process and advancing knowledge, and the similarities and differences in what these different theories explain and what shared knowledge can be gleaned across them.1 This takes place in the context of a policy theory field that is not conducive to systematic comparison. The literature contains a… 

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