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Ideas in Good Currency 

Broad ideas about public policy that are widely shared and that change slowly over time but form the backdrop for policy discussion.

(Pal, 2006, p. 131) 


Along with the policy images that dominate a given policy field at any given time, ideas in good currency help to clarify the boundaries and constraints in agenda-setting, and facilitate information processing and the reduction of informational "noise."


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