This first volume in the series examines such topics as improving public policy toward and within developing nations, economic development and decentralized government, policy evaluation methods for developing country energy issues, and the law of developing nations and super-optimum solutions.
Introduction - improving public policy toward and within developing nations, Stuart S. Nagel. Part 1 Specific policy problems: economic policy - economic development and decentralized government, Thomas R. Dye; social policy - reforming the social security system in China, Peter Nan-shong Lee; technology policy - pesticides and super-optimum solutions, Nancy J. Robinson, policy evaluation methods for developing country energy issues, Mark C. Quebral; political policy - bureaucratic accountability and policy evaluation in Third World countries, Thomas Smith; legal policy - the law of developing nations and super-optimum solutions, Suart S. Nagel. Part 2 Cross-cutting analysis: information management and planning - documentation and computers in Third World development, John Baiden Amissah, reality of planning for development in developing countries, Saied A. Ashshowwaf; implementation policy - obstacles to public policy implementation in the Third World, Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor; teaching developmental policy - using simulation in training Third World decision-makers, Scott Moreland.
Series: Advances in Developmental Policy Studies
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 25th June 1996
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51
Weight (kg): 0.54