Developing Public Policy, Second Edition

A Practical Guide

By Bobby Siu

Now in its second edition, Developing Public Policy explores the factors and dimensions involved in recognizing and resolving public problems. By presenting six principles for developing good public policy, Bobby Siu identifies various approaches that are used to determine issues, conduct research, formulate policy options and recommendations, and derive intelligent decisions. Featuring thorough updates in response to changes in policy, this edition reflects newly developed policy areas and topics, including a new chapter on post-policy considerations and more than double the amount of exercises for students to practice policy writing and consultations. This text is well suited for college and university programs in public policy, public administration, political science, health policy, and human rights and equity. FEATURES
  • contains questions for critical thought, text boxes with chapter highlights, and updated exercises for new policy areas
  • offers a practical guide with real-life case studies
  • includes a new section containing additional resources for readers, with links to Canadian governmental organizations, legislation, think tanks, and consulting firms


$81.95 (PRINT)
$76.95 (eBook – Fixed Layout)
$76.95 (eBook – Reflowable)

Number of Pages



15.24 " x 22.86”

print ISBN


eBook – Fixed Layout ISBN


eBook – Reflowable ISBN



Your Cart

Order value $0.00
Tax $0.00

Digital copies are hosted on RedShelf. Learn More

Select your currency