Implementation And Public Policy / Edition 1

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Implementation and Public Policy includes a thorough explication of the implementation process. The framework delineates five distinct stages beginning with formulation through revision and reformulation. Five separate cases of implementation are examined: clean air, school desegregation, new towns, compensatory education, and coastal zone management. Useful at undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels, this book carved an important niche in the field of implementation studies when first published in 1983 by Scott Foresman Publishers. The extensive "Postscript" written for the UPA edition, takes note of new approaches and changing emphases in this field since 1983. In 1997, the book won the Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award of the Public Policy Section of the American Political Science Association. This award is reserved for books that are published in the last ten to twenty years that continue to influence the study of public policy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819175267
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 1/28/1989
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 346
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Meet the Author

Daniel Mazmanian is the C. Erwin and Ione Piper Dean and Professor of the School of Policy, Planning, and Development at the University of Southern California. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science. Paul Sabatier is a Professor in the Department of Environmental Science & Policy at the University of California, Davis. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Policy Implementation: Who Has Been Paying Attention to Implementation?; Critical Issues in Policy Implementation: The Relationship Between Formulation and Implementation; Criteria and Focus of Program Evaluation; From Whose Pe Chapter 2 A Framework for Implementation Analysis: A Conceptual Framework of the Implementation Process: Tractability of the Problem (s); Ability of Policy Decision to Structure Implementation; Nonstatutory Variables Affecting Implementation; Stages (Depen Chapter 3 New Communities, The Promise Unfulfilled: Attempts to Develop a New Communities Program; Implementation of the Urban Growth and New Community Development Act of 1970: The Application Process and HUD's Administration; Problems Facing Private Devel Chapter 4 Strategic Retreat from Stringent Objectives: Automotive Emissions Control, 1970-1977: The Background, History, and Content of the 1970 Clean Air Amendments: Background and Early Control Amendments: Background and Early Control Efforts; The 197 Chapter 5 One Principal, Two Programs: Desegregation of the Nation's Schools, South and North: The Court's Brown Decision; From "All Deliberate Speed" to Compliance in the South: Federal Indifference; The 1964 Civil Rights Act; OCR Guidelines and Enf Chapter 6 The Delayed Takeoff of Compensatory Education: Implementing Title I of ESEA, 1965-78: Passage and Content of the 1965 Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Legislative History; Legacy of the Formulation Stage; Conclusion; Implementing Title Chapter 7 An Initial Success in the Quiet Revolution: the California Coastal Commissions, 1972-77: The Historical and Legal Background of the Coastal Commissions: Enactment of Coastal Legislation; Provisions of the California Coastal Zone Conservation Act Chapter 8 The Pathos of Implementation, Reconsidered: Cumulative Incrementalism; Implementation Under Suboptimal Conditions; It Uphill All the Way?; The Tasks at Hand; A Concluding Remark; For Further Reflection; Notes Chapter 9 Postscript Chapter 10 Acknowledgments Chapter 11 Index

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