Summary:This book presents 23 in-depth case studies of successful public policies and programmes in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland. Each chapter tells the story of the policy's origins, aims, design, decision-making and implementation processes, and assesses in which respects-programmatically, process-wise, politically and over time-and to what extent it can be considered a policy success. It also points towards the driving forces of success, and the challenges that have had to be overcome to achieve it. Combined, the chapters provide a resource for policy evaluation researchers, educators and students of public policy and public administration, both within and beyond the Nordic region.
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Physical Description:1 electronic resource (545 p.)