By Rob A. DeLeo
Public coverage analysts and political pundits alike are inclined to describe the policymaking strategy as a reactive series during which govt develops strategies for essentially glaring and identifiable difficulties. whereas this depiction holds actual in lots of circumstances, it fails to account for situations within which public coverage is enacted in anticipation of a possible destiny challenge. while conventional coverage issues take place themselves via ongoing harms, "anticipatory difficulties" are projected to happen someday sooner or later, and it's the prospect in their very likely catastrophic impression that generates extreme hypothesis and predicament within the current.
Anticipatory Policymaking: whilst govt Acts to avoid difficulties and Why it's so tricky provides a detailed exam of the complicated procedure during which usa executive associations count on rising threats. utilizing modern debates over the dangers linked to nanotechnology, pandemic influenza, and international warming as case examine fabric, Rob A. DeLeo highlights the exact positive aspects of proactive governance. by way of tough the pervasive assumption of reactive policymaking, DeLeo offers a dynamic strategy for conceptualizing the political dimensions of anticipatory coverage change.
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Anticipatory Policymaking: When Government Acts to Prevent Problems and Why It Is So Difficult (Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy) by Rob A. DeLeo