xiv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9781442647664 cloth alkaline paper 1442647663 cloth alkaline paper 9781442615724 paperback 1442615729 paperback
Institute of Public Administration of Canada series in public management and governance.
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).
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.
KC203 .C66 2014
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014.