How to Study Evidence Use from a Political Perspective
Tools and Frameworks
- Summary of The Politics of Evidence-based Policymaking by Paul Cairney, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, University of Stirling, Palgrave Pivot, 2015.
- New directions in evidence-based policy research: a critical analysis of the literature. Oliver, K., Lorenc, T., & Innvær, S. (2014). Health Research Policy and Systems. 12(34).
- Are randomised control trials essential in policy making? Axford, N. and Pawson, R. (2014). SRA: Research Matters
- Social determinants of health and health equity policy research: Exploring the use, misuse, and nonuse of policy analysis theory. Embrett, M. and Randall, G. (2014). Social Science and Medicine, 108, 147-55.
- Evidence and meaning in policy making. Pearce, W. et al. (2014). Evidence and Policy.
- Health policy – why research it and how: health political science. de Leeuw et al. (2014). Health Research Policy and Systems.
- Research and advice giving: a functional view of evidence-informed policy advice in a Canadian ministry of health. Lomas, J. and Brown, A. (2009). Milbank Quarterly, 87, 4, 903–926.
- Evidence for public health policy on inequalities: 1: the reality according to policymakers. Petticrew, M. et al. (2004). Journal of Epidemiological Community Health, 58, 811–16.
- Telling Policy Stories: An Ethnographic Study of the Use of Evidence in Policymaking in the UK. Stevens, A. (2007). Journal of Social Policy, 40, 2, 237-55.
- Reconsidering Evidence-Based Policy: Key Issues and Challenges. Head, B.W. (2010). Policy and Society 29(2): 77–94.
- Public Health Understandings of Policy and Power: Lessons from INSITE. Fafard, P. (2012). Journal of Urban Health 89(6): 905–14.
- Beyond the Usual Suspects: Using Political Science to Enhance Public Health Policy Making. Fafard, P. (2015). Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.