What Do You Mean?: Conceptual Clarity in Social Policy
Alessandro MagnoliISBN: 1931003181;
Efficiency and equity are priorities in the social policies of both industrial and developing countries. However, policy studies use efficiency and equity objectives in a general way, while in practice they may refer to specific concepts. What Do You Mean? looks at the political dimension of the economic problem--different value judgments lead to different concepts of efficiency and equity--and shows how conceptual clarity can improve social services delivery. The design of social policies dependson the interpretation--rarely explicit--of policymakers.
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