By Jonathan Craft
Though they serve in lots of roles and below many titles, not anyone doubts that political staffs now wield gigantic impression within the making of presidency coverage. Backrooms and Beyond attracts on interviews with ministers, senior public servants, and political advisers to supply the 1st distinctive Canadian remedy of the way that impact is received and exercised within the coverage making process.
A comparative research of case experiences from 3 Canadian jurisdictions, together with the federal best Minister’s place of work, premier’s places of work, and ministers’ workplaces, the publication offers an in depth account of partisan advisers’ involvement in coverage paintings and a brand new theoretical framework for realizing this paintings and its impression. As Jonathan Craft exhibits, partisan advisers usually interact in coverage paintings with public servants, open air stakeholders, and infrequently in kinds of coverage paintings that public servants cannot.
Backrooms and Beyond is a wealthy and rigorous examine a big point of latest Canadian politics, crucial interpreting for students and practitioners, reporters, scholars of the Westminster process from world wide, and people eager to comprehend simply how coverage is made today.
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Backrooms and Beyond: Partisan Advisers and the Politics of Policy Work in Canada (IPAC Series in Public Management and Governance) by Jonathan Craft