Chapter 19. Policy Process and System Performance. ‘ My policy is to have no policy’. Remark made by Abraham Lincoln to his secretary (1861). Theories of decision-making. Rational actor models Incremental models Bureaucratic organisation models Belief system models.
Policy Process and System Performance
Remark made by Abraham Lincoln to his secretary (1861)
A relationship between the individual and the state in which the two are bound together by reciprocal rights and duties. Citizens differ from subjects and aliens in that they are full members of their political community or state by virtue of their possession of basic rights.
Means self-rule. States, institutions or groups can be said
to be autonomous if they enjoy a substantial degree of
independence, although autonomy in this connection is
sometimes taken to imply a high measure of self-
government, rather than sovereign independence.