Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM003M: Policy and Politics: the theory and Strategy of Delivering Public Services MPA ONLY

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

 Polllitt, C, (2008), Time, Policy, Management: Governing with the Past, Oxford University Press

 Ham C and Hill M, (1997)The Policy Process in the Modern Capitalist State, Prentice Hall/Harvester Wheatsheaf

 Parsons D. W, (1996) Public Policy, Edward Elgar

 Cairney, P, (2013) Understanding Public Policy: Theories and Issues, Palgrave MacMillan

 John, P, (2011) Making Policy Work, Routledge



 The module will be supported by ELE materials, including links to core texts