The Lack Of Knowledge That Researchers Know About Public Policy Implementation

1444 WordsMar 9, 20166 Pages
This article focused on the lack of knowledge that researchers know about public policy implementation despite several years of research. Also, it attempts to alter the deficiencies by performing results from a comprehensive literacy review. Its main object was to: 1) challenge; 2) revises; 3) and add some conventional wisdom about implementation. In addition, provide a foundation for and start a much-needed mixture of experimental data research result. The author stated that: “The overall volume of publications on policy implementation has not stagnated or declined dramatically since the mid 1980s as is commonly asserted” (Saetren, 2005). Quite the opposite, policy implementation has grown through the 1990s and into the twenty-first century. Surprisingly, a sizeable number of publications are located outside the core field (Saetren, 2005). Therefore, the core field consisted of approximately 60 different journals that published over 454 implementation articles over a 60-year time frame. The area of concentration from these statistics of public policy implementation was: public policy, public administration, and political science. Doctoral students from American universities in the Northeast, Midwest, as well as, small percentage from the East Coast, Harvard University in public policy implementation before the 1970, as well as, a small percentage from the East Coast, Harvard University. Also, during that time frame, Midwest region had universities in Chicago,
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