Knowledge, Policy and Power in International Development

Knowledge, Policy and Power in International Development

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An illuminating look at the relationship between knowledge, policy, and power, this book scrutinizes the problems that hamper attempts to bring knowledge to bear on policy, such as difficulties in analyzing political contexts, persistent power imbalances between involved parties, ignorance of different types of knowledge, and misconceptions of the role of intermediaries. Most importantly, the authors provide strategies for negotiating this complex terrain, allowing readers to contribute to policy discussions, influence policy change, and implement policies and programs more effectively.An illuminating look at the relationship between knowledge, policy, and power, this book scrutinizes the problems that hamper attempts to bring knowledge to bear on policy, such as difficulties in analyzing political contexts, persistent ...


Title:Knowledge, Policy and Power in International Development
Author: Harry Jones, Nicola A. Jones, Louise Shaxson, David Walker
Publisher:Policy Press - 2012
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