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Do think tanks matter? assessing the impact of public policy institutes

By: Abelson, Donald E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Montreal McGill-Queen`s University Press 2009Description: xvi,345p. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780773536081.Subject(s): Policy sciences | Research institutes | Research institutes -- Canada | Research institutes -- United States | Sciences de la politique | Centres de recherche | Centres de recherche -- Canada | Centres de recherche -- États-Unis | Politikberatung | USA | KanadaDDC classification: 320.6
Contents:
Surveying the think tank landscape in the United States and Canada -- Thinking about think tanks : a conceptual framework -- In the arena : opportunities, constraints, and incentives for think tanks in the United States and Canada -- Competing in the marketplace of ideas : the strategies of think tanks -- Public visibility and policy relevance : assessing the influence of think tanks -- On the road to the White House : presidential candidates and the think tanks that advised them -- Policy experts or policy instruments? Think tanks and the debate over constitutional reform in Canada -- Conclusion : the more things change ... policy influence, policy relevance, and the future of think tanks in Canada, the United States, and beyond.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-340) and index.

Surveying the think tank landscape in the United States and Canada -- Thinking about think tanks : a conceptual framework -- In the arena : opportunities, constraints, and incentives for think tanks in the United States and Canada -- Competing in the marketplace of ideas : the strategies of think tanks -- Public visibility and policy relevance : assessing the influence of think tanks -- On the road to the White House : presidential candidates and the think tanks that advised them -- Policy experts or policy instruments? Think tanks and the debate over constitutional reform in Canada -- Conclusion : the more things change ... policy influence, policy relevance, and the future of think tanks in Canada, the United States, and beyond.

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