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The best policy-making often comes out of crises, when different disciplines must work together to find solutions

Wilkinson, Katy (2011) The best policy-making often comes out of crises, when different disciplines must work together to find solutions. British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The last decade has seen the rise of evidence-based policy making across government, and while such a model can be effective, it leads to some disciplines being consulted more closely than others. Using the response to various animal disease outbreaks over the past 20 years as examples, Katy Wilkinson argues that times of crisis can often be good for policy making, as experts from many disciplines are consulted on the basis of need, rather than through their traditional roles in the policy-making process.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2012 14:18
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/41131/

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