Using the process-oriented approach, Public Policymaking provides a logical framework that outlines each stage of policymaking. Current issues are integrated into each chapter, introducing students to real policy scenarios and expanding their understanding of how policies are decided and implemented.
Discussion of the budget process brings students closer to the hows and whys of federal budget decisions.
Includes an examination of how the Internet directly affects the forming of new policies.
For Further Exploration sections at the end of each chapter offer an annotated list of relevant web sites.