How policy problems are framed exerts significant impact on how policy solutions will be formulated. Policy framing vigorously shapes policy content. New framing can change the conventional perceptions of the causes of the problem and provide new vision necessary for presenting innovative solutions. Many previous studies have revealed the powerful role of issue reframing in social policy reforms. By examining the public hospital reform in Fujian Province, China’s nationwide “model” of health care reforms, this paper illustrates the dynamics of policy issue reframing and the role played by policy entrepreneurs. It elucidates the interaction between agent and structure and how this gives opportunities for policy reframing that opens the door for the introduction of innovative health policy reforms. Copyright © 2017 3rd International Conference on Public Policy.
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2017|
|Event||3rd International Conference on Public Policy 2017 - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore, Singapore|
Duration: 28 Jun 2017 → 30 Jun 2017
|Conference||3rd International Conference on Public Policy 2017|
|Abbreviated title||ICPP 2017|
|Period||28/06/17 → 30/06/17|