Implementing Public Policy

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Translating policy into action” (Barrett 2004) 3rd stage of policy life cycle Bureaucratic centric in traditional models Policy-makers and interest groups have a greater role in international policy implementation What is Implementation?
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Jurisdiction clearly specified, official duties Hierarchical Intentional, stable rules, permanently records decisions Production means are public property Technical qualifications, appointed rather than elected Employment is a career Weber’s Bureaucracy
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Starts after policy is created Focus on centralized, hierarchical decision- making Requires goal consensus for significant policy change More veto points = less likely to be implemented Top-Down Models
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Not centralized Those “on the ground” in a better position to enforce policies the best way they see fit Should give more discretion to “street-level” bureaucrats to effectively implement policy Elmore- Should start solving problem from the bottom rather than from top policy- makers Bottoms-Up Models
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course POL 223 taught by Professor Aldrich during the Fall '10 term at Purdue.

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