Public Policy and State Building
By Rana Alhelsi
To Be Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge – 224 pages
This book examines the policy decision making process inside the Palestinian authority since Oslo. In particular it explores the context, structures and participants involved.
Introduction 1. State-building and Policy Making in Post-Oslo Palestine 2. Theoretical Issues 3. Analysis Framework and Research Methodology 4. Analysis at the Macro-level Policy Decision-making as Rational Government Action 5. Analysis at the mezzo-level Policy Decision-making as an Organisational Process 6. Analysis at the Micro-level Policy Decision-making by Policy Elite 7. Patterns of Bureaucratic Politics in Post-Oslo Palestine 8. Persistent Patterns? Conclusion
Rana Alhelsi is Head of the Technical Assistance Unit Office of Mr Ahmad Qurei, Chief Palestinian Negotiator to Final Status Negotiations, Ex-Prime Minister.