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An Introduction to the Policy Process / Edition 3
     

An Introduction to the Policy Process / Edition 3

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by Thomas A Birkland
 

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ISBN-10: 0765625326

ISBN-13: 9780765625328

Pub. Date: 12/15/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Thoroughly revised, reorganized, updated, and expanded, this widely-used text sets the balance and fills the gap between theory and practice in public policy studies. In a clear, conversational style, the author conveys the best current thinking on the policy process with an emphasis on accessibility and synthesis rather than novelty or abstraction. A newly added

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Thoroughly revised, reorganized, updated, and expanded, this widely-used text sets the balance and fills the gap between theory and practice in public policy studies. In a clear, conversational style, the author conveys the best current thinking on the policy process with an emphasis on accessibility and synthesis rather than novelty or abstraction. A newly added chapter surveys the social, economic, and demographic trends that are transforming the policy environment.

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ISBN-13:
9780765625328
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/15/2010
Pages:
372
Sales rank:
186,598
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introducing the Policy Process 2. Elements of the Policy-Making System 3. The Historical and Structural Contexts of Public Policy Making of Public Policy Making ext 4. Official Actors and Their Roles in Public Policy 5. Unofficial Actors and Their Roles in Public Policy 6. Agenda Setting, Power, and Interest Groups 7. Policies and Policy Types 8. Policy Design, Policy Tools, and Decisions 9. Policy Implementation, Failure, and Learning 10. Science and Theory in the Study of Public Policy

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