Part 1: Theoretical Traditions, Concepts and Ideas 1. Rationality, Individuality and Public Choice 2. Ideology, Power and Public Policy 3. Pluralism, Corporatism, and Public Policy 4. The Policy SciencesPart 2: Policy in Process 5. Problem Definition and Agenda Setting 6. Policy Analysis and Policy Instruments 7. Consultation and Decision-making 8. Implementation, Evaluation and Policy ChangePart 3: Contingent Factors in Public Policy 9. Interest Groups and the Media 10. Policy Resources and Institutional Learning 11. Evidence and Research in Public Policy
Dr Yvonne Haigh is a lecturer in Politics and Community Development at Murdoch University, Western Australia. Dr Haigh has taught at Murdoch University since 2006 in the areas of political theory, Australian government and public and social policy. She has undertaken research projects through the Centre for Social and Community Research, Murdoch University and she holds research grants in a number of areas, including crime prevention, youth and youth crime, homelessness and child protection.