Series: International Library of Policy Analysis
Series editors: Iris Geva-May, Professor Emerita, Simon Fraser University, Canada, Adjunct Professor, Carleton University, Canada and Visiting Professor, NYU Wagner, US and Michael Howlett, FRSC, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) and Burnaby Mountain Professor, Simon Fraser University, Canada
This major series brings together a detailed examination of the theory and practice of policy analysis systems at different levels of governments and by non-governmental actors in a range of specific countries. It therefore provides a key addition to research and teaching in comparative policy analysis and policy studies more generally.
International Library of Policy Analysis
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Policy analysis in Brazil is part of the International Library of Policy Analysis and is the first book to paint a comprehensive panorama of policy analysis activities in Brazil. Highlighting the unique features of the Brazilian example, it brings together 18 studies by leading Brazilian social scientists on policy analysis as a widespread activity pursued in a variety of policy fields and through different methods by governmental and non-governmental institutions and actors. It shows how policy analysis emerged as part of Brazilian state-building from the 1930s onwards. With the democratisation process of the late 1980s, policy analysis began to include innovative elements of social participation in public management. This unique book offers key insights into the practice of this field and is indispensable reading for scholars, policy makers and students of the social sciences interested in learning how policy analysis developed and functions in Brazil.