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Fourth Semester Public Policy

PP 661: Public Policy Analysis- I

The objective of this course is to orient students about the emerging concepts and issues of public policy globally. At the end of the course, the students will be able to understand and analyze the issues of public policy with new perspectives.

Course Contents

Unit 1: Understanding Public Policy Analysis   (LH 16)
  • Approaches to public policy analysis
  • Positivism and post-positivism
  • Approaches to public policy studies
  • Multi-level and multi-disciplinary
Unit 2: Emerging Trends in Public Policy           (LH 10)
  • Policy making in the liberal democratic states
  • The globalization and public policy
  • Policy sub system and policy regimes       
Unit 3: Bureaucracy and Policy Making             (LH 8)
  • Organizations and accountability
  • Corporate lobby groups in the policy process        
Unit 4: Constraints on Public Policy        (LH 6)
  • Economic constraints on public policy
  • Institutional constraints on policy
  • Social and cultural constraints
Unit 5: Case Study   (LH 8)
  • Case study on selected substantive polices related to socio-economic issues

References

  • Adhikari, D. (2061). Public Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Pairabi Prakashan.
  • Anderson, J. E. (1979). Public Policy Making (2nd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.
  • Cochran, C. L. & Malone, E. F. (2007). Public Policy: Perspectives and Choices. New Delhi: Viva Books Pvt. Ltd.
  • Devkota, S. C. (2060). Public Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Ratna Pustak Bhandar.
  • Edward III, George C., & Sharkansky, I. (1978). The Policy Predicament. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman.
  • Farohock, F. M. (1979). Public Policy: Scope and Logic. New Jersey: Prentice –Hall INC Englewood Cliffs.
  • Frohlich, N. & Oppenheimer, J. A. (1978). Modern Political Economy, New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India
  • Hill, M. & Hupe, P. (2006). Implementing Public Policy: Governance in Theory and Practice. New Delhi: Sage Publications.
  • Howlett, M. & Ramesh, M. (2003). Studying Public Policy: Policy Cycles and Policy Sub Systems. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Joshi, S. (2062). Economic Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Taleju Prakashan.
  • Pandey, Y. R. (2069). Public Policy Formulation, Implementation Monitoring Evaluation and Analysis of Public Policy. Kathmandu: Vidhyarthi Pustak Bhandar.
  • Paul, D. (1995). Public Policy Formulation and Implementation in India. New Delhi: Devika Publications.
  • Rana, R. B. (2014). Aspects of Public Policy, Kathmandu: Kantipur College of Public Management.
  • Reejal, P. R. (2003). Fundamental of Public Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Pairabi Prakashan.
  • Sahni, P. (1987). Public Policy: Conceptual Dimension. New Delhi: Kitab Mahal.
  • Sapru, R. K. (2011). Public Policy: Art and Craft of Policy Analysis. New Delhi: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sapru, R. K. (2014). Public Policy: Formulation, Implementation and Evaluation. New Delhi: Sterling Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
  •  Saxena, P. K. (1993). Comparative Public Policy. Delhi: Rawat Publications.
Categories
Fourth Semester Public Policy

PP 662: Public Policy Analysis-II

The objective of this course is to orient students about the political analysis, policy instruments and policy network theory that will enable to analyze policy issues to develop policy considering a broad perspective.

Course Contents

Unit 1: Issues to the Study of Public Policy Analysis    (LH 8)
  • Informing and appraising public policy
  • Re-framing public policy  
Unit 2: Power Models and the Policy Process LH12
  • Political power, elitism, pluralism, corporatism, Marxism, professionalism and technocracy
  • Relationships between power, authority and legitimacy    
Unit 3: Policy Development          (LH 8)
  • Participants and goals
  • Problems and solutions (tools): political feasibility and explaining policy development              
Unit 4: Implementation of Sectoral Policy        (LH 12)
  • Health policy
  • Education policy
  • Social welfare policy
  • Energy policy
  • Economic policy
  • Foreign policy    
Unit 5: Case study/ Field Report  (LH 8)
  • Case study/ field report on planning and implementation of a development policy

References

  • Adhikari, D. (2061). Public Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Pairabi Prakashan.
  • Anderson, J. E. (1979). Public Policy Making (2nd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
  • Cochran, C. L. & Malone, E. F. (2007). Public Policy: Perspectives and Choices. New Delhi: Viva Books Pvt. Ltd.
  • Devkota, S. C. (2060). Public Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Ratna Pustak Bhandar.
  • Edward III, George C., & Sharkansky, I. (1978). The Policy Predicament. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman.
  • Farohock, F. M. (1979). Public Policy: Scope and Logic. New Jersey: Prentice –Hall INC Englewood Cliffs.
  • Hill, M. & Hupe, P. (2006). Implementing Public Policy: Governance in Theory and Practice. New Delhi: Sage Publications.
  • Howlett, M. & Ramesh, M. (2003). Studying Public Policy: Policy Cycles and Policy Sub Systems. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Joshi, S. (2062). Economic Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Taleju Prakashan.
  • Pandey, Y. R. (2069). Public Policy Formulation, Implementation Monitoring Evaluation and Analysis of Public Policy. Kathmandu: Vidhyarthi Pustak Bhandar.
  • Paul, D. (1995). Public Policy Formulation and Implementation in India. New Delhi: Devika Publications.
  • Rana, R. B. (2014). Aspects of Public Policy, Kathmandu: Kantipur College of Public Management.
  • Reejal, P. R. (2003). Fundamental of Public Policy Analysis. Kathmandu: Pairabi Prakashan.
  • Sahni, P. (1987). Public Policy: Conceptual Dimension. New Delhi: Kitab Mahal.
  • Sapru, R. K. (2014). Public Policy: Formulation, Implementation and Evaluation. New Delhi: Sterling Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
  • Sapru, R. K. (2011). Public Policy: Art and Craft of Policy Analysis. New Delhi: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • Saxena, P. K. (1993). Comparative Public Policy. New Delhi: Rawat Publications.