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The determinants of public policy : with reference to environmental impact assessment policy in Australia

Formby, John R.


This thesis seeks a better understanding of the determinants of public policy. An approach is proposed which recognises that society is an interconnected whole, and which therefore seeks to explain policy in terms of the overall context in which it takes place. Several broad propositions derived from such an approach are suggested which the thesis seeks to verify. Part One, based on the literature, defines an inclusive framework of categories of policy-influential variables, and...[Show more]

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Date published: 1984-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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