Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies (Longman Classics Edition) / Edition 2

Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies (Longman Classics Edition) / Edition 2

by John W. Kingdon
     
 

First published in 1984, this explanation of the policy-making process in the United States described agenda setting as the ability to define "the list of subjects to which government officials and those around them are paying serious attention." Kingdon (U. of Michigan) identifies three streams that impact agendas—problems, policies, and politics—and… See more details below

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First published in 1984, this explanation of the policy-making process in the United States described agenda setting as the ability to define "the list of subjects to which government officials and those around them are paying serious attention." Kingdon (U. of Michigan) identifies three streams that impact agendas—problems, policies, and politics—and describes their interactions. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321121851
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
08/21/2002
Series:
MySearchLab Series for Political Science Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.56(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

1. How Does an Idea's Time Come?

2. Participants on the Inside of Government.

3. Outside of Government, But Not Just Looking In.

4. Processes: Origins, Rationality, Incrementalism, and Garbage Cans.

5. Problems.

6. The Policy Primeval Soup.

7. The Political Stream.

8. The Policy Window, and Joining the Streams.

9. Wrapping Things Up.

10. Some Further Reflections: New Case Studies Thoughts About the Modeling.

Appendix on Methods: The Interviews; Coding; Case Studies; Noninterview Measures of Agenda Status.

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