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Policy Images

A mixture of empirical information and emotive appeals that explain a policy problem and justify the public policy response.

(Pal 2006, 132)

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Since the images are shorthand, they convey a lot of information, and give a sense of the tone of the issue in positive or negative terms. A policy issue may be framed in various images, depending on the interests and actors in the field.

 

Reference

 

Pal, Leslie. 2006. Beyond Policy Analysis: Public Issue Management in Turbulent Times, 3rd ed. Toronto: Nelson Education.

     

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