Thawing the tuition freeze: The politics of policy change in comparative perspective

Deanna Rexe


This study examines the process by which two provinces made major change in tuition policies in Canada. The approach uses two alternative theories of policy change, the advocacy coalition framework and multiple streams of problems, policies, and politics. Using purposive sampling, the two cases selected were from British Columbia and Manitoba, and data were collected through systematic investigation using two key research tools: content analysis of relevant documentary materials and interviews of policy actors.

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@Canadian Political Science Review (CPSR). ISSN 1911-4125