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Becoming an effective policy advocate : from policy practice to social justice / Bruce S. Jansson.

By: Jansson, Bruce S.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole, c2008Edition: 5th ed.Description: xvi, 544 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0495006238 (casebound : alk. paper); 9780495006237 (casebound : alk. paper).Subject(s): Social service -- United States | United States -- Social policyDDC classification: 361.25
Contents:
Part 1. Becoming motivated to become a policy advocate and a leader: Joining a tradition of social reform; Articulating four rationales for participating in policy advocacy -- Pt. 2. Surmounting cynicism by developing policy-advocacy skills: Obtaining skills and competencies for policy advocacy -- Pt. 3. Ecology of policy in the United States and in a global world: Understanding the ecology of policy in governmental, electoral, community, and agency settings; Expanding policy advocacy across national borders -- Pt 4. Committing to problems and solutions through building agendas and policy analysis: Committing to an issue, building agendas; Analyzing problems in the first step of policy analysis; Developing policy proposals in the second, third, and fourth steps of policy analysis; Presenting and defending policy proposals -- Pt 5. Advocating for change: Developing and using power; Developing political strategy; Putting political strategy into action; Engaging in ballot-based policy advocacy -- Pt. 6. Troubleshooting and assessing policies: Troubleshooting and assessing implementing policies.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Part 1. Becoming motivated to become a policy advocate and a leader: Joining a tradition of social reform; Articulating four rationales for participating in policy advocacy -- Pt. 2. Surmounting cynicism by developing policy-advocacy skills: Obtaining skills and competencies for policy advocacy -- Pt. 3. Ecology of policy in the United States and in a global world: Understanding the ecology of policy in governmental, electoral, community, and agency settings; Expanding policy advocacy across national borders -- Pt 4. Committing to problems and solutions through building agendas and policy analysis: Committing to an issue, building agendas; Analyzing problems in the first step of policy analysis; Developing policy proposals in the second, third, and fourth steps of policy analysis; Presenting and defending policy proposals -- Pt 5. Advocating for change: Developing and using power; Developing political strategy; Putting political strategy into action; Engaging in ballot-based policy advocacy -- Pt. 6. Troubleshooting and assessing policies: Troubleshooting and assessing implementing policies.

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