Structures and meanings a way to introduce argumentation analysis in policy studies education

@inproceedings{Gasper2000StructuresAM,
  title={Structures and meanings a way to introduce argumentation analysis in policy studies education},
  author={Des Gasper},
  year={2000}
}
There are many aspects of "doing policy things with words". I focus here on policy wording as argumentation, where policy talk and writing are supposed to make logically reasoned claims. Policy analysis centrally involves the assessment and preparation of arguments in which ideas about values / objectives / priorities are combined with claims about facts and cause-effect linkages, to produce valuations about past or possible future actions by agents operating in the public arena. Each approach… CONTINUE READING

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