Policy Entrepreneurs and Dynamic Change

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Policy entrepreneurs are energetic actors who engage in
collaborative efforts in and around government to promote policy
innovations. Interest in policy entrepreneurs has grown over recent
years. Increasingly, they are recognized as a unique class of political
actors, who display common attributes, deploy common strategies and
can propel dynamic shifts in societal practices. This Element assesses
the current state of knowledge on policy entrepreneurs, their actions
and their impacts. It explains how various global forces are creating new
demand for policy entrepreneurship, and suggests directions for future
research on policy entrepreneurs and their efforts to drive dynamic
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCambridge UK
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages76
ISBN (Electronic)9781108605946
ISBN (Print)9781108461467
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameElements in Public Policy
PublisherCambridge University Press

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