Political Priority and Policy Process: A Recent Example from Bangladesh

Golam Rabbani, Harold Sougato Baroi

Abstract


Political priority is one of the most important elements in agenda setting as it mirrors the interest of political actors to take a specific problem over others. Not only at the agenda setting stage but political priority also plays a significant role in policy formulation, implementation and evaluation. Kingdon in his Stream Model emphasised on three elements i.e. problem stream, proposal stream and politics stream, and for a successful agenda setting it is essential that these three steams come together and turned into a policy decision. This article is an effort to see how political priorities and political commitments make a specific problem as policy agenda and contribute to the cause.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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