Presentation and persuasion: the meaning of evidence in Irish green infrastructure policy

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Title: Presentation and persuasion: the meaning of evidence in Irish green infrastructure policy
Authors: Lennon, Mick
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7838
Date: 1-May-2014
Abstract: This paper examines how meaning making influences the content and currency of the evidence used to shape and support policy proposals. It does this by answering three linked questions: (1) How does context influence the forms of evidence employed in policy advocacy? (2) What practices are initiated by reference to the perceived need for evidence in policy formulation? (3) What effects do these practices have on the location of power within policy debates? These questions are answered and illustrated by examining how agents managed their relationship with the evidence they presented in promoting 'green infrastructure' land use policy in Ireland.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Policy Press
Keywords: Evidence;Green infrastructure;Persuasion;Presentation
DOI: 10.1332/174426414X13935916947767
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy Research Collection

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