Public Policy in Israel

Public Policy in Israel : Perspectives and Practices

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In a nation that lacks consensus on the very nature of the state, and where policy making is heavily controlled by partisan politics, improved policy implementation capabilities are crucial for the very survival of Israeli society. Public Policy in Israel presents a framework for understanding this country's fractured decision-making process and a blueprint for the radical reform of its policy-making system.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 149.9 x 223.5 x 20.3mm | 362.88g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739110578
  • 9780739110577

About Dani Korn

Dani Korn is president of the Globes Institute for International Business Studies and lecturer in political science and public policy at Tel Aviv University. Yehezkel Dror is professor emeritus of political science and public policy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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Table of contents

Part 1 Foreword: Critical Choices Part 2 Introduction: Policy-Making in Israel: The Survival Imperative Part 3 Critical Issues Chapter 4 Social Cleavages and Decision-Making in the Political System Chapter 5 Policy-Making and Immigrant Absorption Chapter 6 The Mismanagement of Israel's Water Resources: A Study of Administrative Myopia in Public Policy Part 7 Players, Rules, and Practice Chapter 8 Justices as Policy-Makers Chapter 9 Policy Change in Government Coalitions and Party Politics Chapter 10 A Recipe for Failure: Public Policy in the Context of Electoral Reform Chapter 11 The Six-Day War and Its Aftermath: A Case for Professionalism in Policy Planning Part 12 Public and Private Domain Chapter 13 Privitization Policy: 50 Years of Low-Intensity Conflicts Chapter 14 Unintentional Yet Unmistakable: The De Facto Public Policy Towards the Third Sector Part 15 Specific Issues Chapter 16 State and Non-State Actors: A Multi-Layered Analysis of Labor Migration Policy Chapter 17 Policy-Making in the Personal Social Services Chapter 18 Archaeological Public Policy Chapter 19 Cracks in the Mirror of Military Hegemony: The Courts and the Media as Agents of Civil Society
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