Just released, and available open access as an e-book:
This book provides new insights into the nature of political bias with regards to evidence use, and critically considers what an ‘improved’ use of evidence would look like from a policymaking perspective.
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- E-book can be read (free access) here
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- Currently only available in hardback. To receive a 20% discount enter the code FLR40 at the checkout (offer only available to individuals purchasing print books via www.routledge.com before 1st January 2017, and cannot be used with any other offer or discount).
- Introductory Brief: Evidence-based policymaking – an important first step and the need to move to the next.
- Chapter 3: Two forms of bias in the use of evidence for policy: ‘technical bias’ and ‘issue bias’.
- Chapters 4 & 5: A cognitive political model of evidentiary bias.
- Chapter 6: What is good evidence for policy?
- Chapter 7: What is the ‘good use of evidence’ for policy?
- Chapter 8: The good governance of evidence.
Getting Evidence into Policy in Health : An international public policy perspective By Justin Parkhurst, Stefanie Ettelt, Benjamin Hawkins (editors)
This book draws together the findings of the GRIP-Health study.