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Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Public Services

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An exploration of how the knowledge gained from research is used to improve the effectiveness of public policy formation and public service delivery. Covering eight areas of public service - health, education, criminal justice, social policy, transport, urban policy, housing and social care, the text provides a cross-sector examination of the role of research evidence in shaping public policy and practice. It uses experts in each field and examines the creation, dissemination and use of evidence within each.

Author Biography

Huw T.O. Davies, Department of Management, University of St Andrews, Sandra M. Nutley, Professor of Public Management, University of Edinburgh and Peter C. Smith, Business School, Imperial College London.
Release date NZ
July 19th, 2000
Contributors
Edited by Huw T.O. Davies Edited by Peter C. Smith Edited by Sandra Nutley
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Policy Press
Pages
396
Dimensions
148x216x17
ISBN-13
9781861341914
Product ID
1832407

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