Participative Policy Analysis
Participative policy analysis refers to a style, in which the researcher/analyst is an advocate, aggregating and articulating the interests of silent players in the policy process: e.g. the poor, the general interest, or any other actor not represented in the policy process.
(Howlett, Michael and Evert Lindquist. "Beyond Formal Policy Analysis: Governance Context, Analytical Styles and the Policy Analysis Movement in Canada." 2007. In Policy Analysis in Canada: The State of the Art, edited by Laurent Dobuzinskis, Michael Howlett and David Laycock, 86-115. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, p. 90)