By Michael Keating
This ebook deals a complete account of the coverage strategy in modern Scotland. It identifies the major actors and associations, styles of policymaking, and the level of convergence and divergence compared to England and different devolved territories.
Case reviews of policymaking in city and rural coverage, schooling, social inclusion, and financial improvement let the reader to work out policymaking in perform. there's an research of economic making plans and selection making, and an exam of Scotland's position in U.K. and eu coverage networks. Comparisons are made with different devolved governments in Europe and beyond.
The booklet relies on vast learn, together with interviews with leaders of curiosity teams, politicians and officers around the Scottish govt and within the Scottish Parliament, an research of spending styles, an exam of the legislative output, and case reviews of policymaking.
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