Cox, R. W. (2020). Public administration in theory and practice. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
Read Chapter 6: Policy Analysis (pp. 139-153).
Read Chapter 7: Program Evaluation (pp. 154-173). These two textbook chapters describe the process and factors of policy and program assessment. Access the Redshelf book from your course, in the Getting Started module or from the Bookshelf link, on the top navigation bar.
Crow, D. A., & Lawlor, A. (2016). Media in the policy process: Using framing and narratives to understand policy influences. Review of Policy Research, 33(5), 472–491. https://doi.org/10.1111/ropr.12187 This article explains the opportunity to employ narratives in the policy process.
Franklin Fowler, E., Baum, L. M., Barry, C. L., Niederdeppe, J., & Gollust, S. E. (2017). Media messages and perceptions of the Affordable Care Act during the early phase of implementation. Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law, 42(1), 167–195. https://doi.org/10.1215/03616878-3702806 The article informs you about the impact of media and public opinion on policy implementation through the Affordable Care Act.
Hebert, M. K. (2019). PROTOTYPING policy: Applying service design to the policy process. Policy & Practice, 77(3), 12. This article presents ideas for policy development by considering the design of services.