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NAPS policy and process –what have we learned?

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dc.contributor.author Millar, Michelle
dc.contributor.author Adshead, Maura
dc.date.accessioned 2013-07-11T15:04:32Z
dc.date.available 2013-07-11T15:04:32Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3214
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Using a ‘new governance’ framework, this paper charts the evolution of the Irish National Anti-Poverty Strategy (NAPS) and assesses the extent of change in policy institutions, the processes and performance, as well as looking at the implications that these hold for policy accountability and the role of the state in fostering social inclusion. The evolution and progress of the NAPS is assessed against the three-fold ambitions that NAPS was originally intended to achieve, namely: greater integration in policy initiatives involving cross-cutting departmental responsibilities; the introduction of ‘poverty impact assessments’ to all government initiatives and key policy areas; and, developing the participation of people living in poverty. It finds that for a variety of reasons, these objectives have been only partially achieved and that there is as much to be learned from a closer examination of the policy process associated with NAPS as there is from an evaluation of the policy outputs. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Combat Poverty Agency en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Combat Poverty Agency; Working Paper Series 08/02;ISBN: 978-1-905-48557-4 pp. 1-79
dc.subject anti-poverty strategies en_US
dc.subject social inclusion en_US
dc.subject new governance en_US
dc.title NAPS policy and process –what have we learned? en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor CPA en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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