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Health Promotion and the Policy Process$
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Carole Clavier and Evelyne de Leeuw

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199658039

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658039.001.0001

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Health policy networks: connecting the disconnected

Health policy networks: connecting the disconnected

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(p.154) Chapter 8 Health policy networks: connecting the disconnected
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Health Promotion and the Policy Process
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Evelyne de Leeuw

Michael Keizer

Marjan Hoeijmakers

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658039.003.0008

We will draw on research that has used Kingdon’s Multiple Streams theory of policy-making in analysing local health policy development. We find that the theory insufficiently recognises network characteristics within each of the three streams. For policy entrepreneurs to identify and open windows of opportunity for policy change it will be helpful to have the ability to visualise, over time and space, network configurations in each of the streams. Trials of a dummy network visualisation application have furthermore shown that network visualisations may assist health stakeholders to reaffirm, reconsider or strengthen their positions in the network. Both developments would strengthen the integrity and comprehensiveness of policies for health.

Keywords:   policy networks, multiple streams model, policy entrepreneurs, policy for health, healthy public policy, network visualisation software

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