Perspectivas em Ciência da Informação
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JARDIM, José Maria; SILVA, Sérgio Conde de Albite and NHARRELUGA, Rafael Simone. Public policy analysis: an approach towards public policies on information. Perspect. ciênc. inf. [online]. 2009, vol.14, n.1, pp. 2-22. ISSN 1413-9936. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-99362009000100002.
Public policieson information are increasingly becoming an object of governmental actions and of scientific research in several fields of the knowledge. Public policy analysis can contribute for Information Science studies on public policies for information. This requires an understanding of the role of the State as information producer and accumulator and its implications in contemporary society. Theoretical and methodological aspects are suggested for consideration in research on public policies on information.
Keywords : Public policies; Public policy analysis; Information public policies; Information; State.