SECURITY POLICY ANALYSIS

DESCRIPTION

This module introduces students into the security policy analysis. It aims to comprehend the policy cycle (from design to evaluation including implementation), as well as diagnosing and defining public problems, dealing with stakeholders, emphasizing in concrete politics on security. In the practical part the EU commissioned RESPECT project will be reviewed.

CONTENTS

– The policy cycle: design, implementation, evaluation and indicators
– Diagnosing and defining public problems
– Stakeholders: media and civil society
– Impact, effectiveness and legitimacy
– The economics of security technology
– The RESPECT project

ECTS: 4

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Kingdon, J. W. i Thurber, J. A. (2003). Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies: New York: Longman.
  • Peck, J. (2002). ‘Political Economies of Scale: Fast Policy, Interscalar Relations and Neoliberal Workfare’. Economic Geography, 78(3). Pgs. 331„360.
  • Phillips, D. i Ochs, K. (2004). Educational Policy Borrowing: Historical Perspectives. Oxford: Symposium Books.
  • Raco, M. (2002) ‘Risk, Fear and Control: Deconstructing the Discourses of New Labour’s Economic Policy’. Space & Polity, 6, (1). Pgs. 25„47.
  • Pressman, J. L. i Wildavsky, A. (1984). Implementation. How Great Expectations in Washington are Dashed in Oakland…’. Berkeley: University of California Press. (Original published in 1973).
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