Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014.
xiv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Institute of Public Administration of Canada series in public management and governance.
Formatted Contents Note
Why study commission of inquiry / Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns Theories of policy change and a four-part theoretical framework for comparative analysis / Carolyn M. Johns and Gregory J. Inwood Structuring Canada's national policy debate: the Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects / Neil Bradford Politics and promise: a feminist-institutionalist analysis of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women / Joan Grace The lasting impact of the Berger inquiry into the construction of a pipeline in the Mackenzie Valley / Frances Abele Of leaps of faith and policy change: the Macdonald Royal Commission / Gregory J. Inwood The framing of scientific governance in Canada: policy change and the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies / Francesca Scala The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: an exercise in policy education / Peter H. Russell Manufacturing civil society?: how the Krever inquiry on the blood system in Canada shaped collective action and policy change / Michael Orsini The Romanow Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada: laying the groundwork or a missed opportunity for policy change? / Patricia L. O'Reilly The Walkerton inquiry and policy change / Carolyn M. Johns The Goudge inquiry: anatomy of success for an inquiry to change policy? / Lorne Sossin Commissions of inquiry and policy change: a comparative analysis / Gregory J. Inwood and Carolyn M. Johns.
In search of answers, Commissions of Inquiry and Policy Change analyses ten landmark inquiries ranging across a variety of political, economic, social, cultural, environmental, and legal issues. Filling a significant gap in the literature, this volume will be a valuable resource for scholars and students of Canadian political science, public policy, law, and history, as well as a broader audience of readers interested in commissions of inquiry and their role in Canadian policymaking."--Provided by the publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-332).
KC203 .C66 2014
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