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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Jones, Edwin; Schoburgh, Eris
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Government
Article Title
Deconstructing policy-making and implementation issues in a Caribbean context
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Journal Title
Social and economic studies
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
53
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
35-61
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Abstract
Contends that contemporary policy-making and implementation processes in the Caribbean reflect a confluence of issues that originate in two juxtaposing forces: policy and institutional transfer and policy and insitutional resilience. Argues that the policy process is further confounded by theoretical and conceptual offerings that often do not either comprehend the essence of the policy problems or necessarily keep pace with adaptive strategies. Explores some of the pertinent themes of the policy process within the analytic framework of policy transfer, and argues that the transformative agenda, though imbued with progressive ideas, institutions and progressive guidelines is constrained by structural and ideational conditions that engender tendencies towards disequilibria in the policy space.....
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