Science is Simply One Element Out of Many in Public Policy Decision MakingLSE USAPP Blog (2017)
Science is often hailed as an important part of public policy decision making. In new research that looks at the role of science among state and local public policy makers in the State of Idaho, Susan Mason finds science’s importance varies by public policy arena and type of public official (elected or non-elected). Science appears to be just one element and not always the driving force in the mix of factors affecting public policy making.
- rural and regional policies
Publication DateMarch 29, 2017
Citation InformationSusan Mason. "Science is Simply One Element Out of Many in Public Policy Decision Making" LSE USAPP Blog (2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/susan_mason/58/
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