Public Policymaking / Edition 7

Public Policymaking / Edition 7

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by James E. Anderson
     
 


To explain the fundamentals of public policy, this best-selling text focuses on the process behind the crafting of legislation. By examining the individual steps--from identifying a problem, to agenda setting, to evaluation, revision, or termination of a policy--students are able to see how different factors influence the creation of policy. Each chapter features… See more details below

Overview


To explain the fundamentals of public policy, this best-selling text focuses on the process behind the crafting of legislation. By examining the individual steps--from identifying a problem, to agenda setting, to evaluation, revision, or termination of a policy--students are able to see how different factors influence the creation of policy. Each chapter features at least one case study that illustrates how general ideas are applied to specific policy issues. This new Seventh Edition addresses the economic crisis as well as how the Obama administration differs from the Bush administration in its approach to policy making.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618974726
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Study of Public Policy. 2. The Policy-Makers and Their Environment. 3. Policy Formation: Problems, Agendas, and Formulation. 4. Policy Adoption. 5. Budgeting and Public Policy. 6. Policy Implementation. 7. Policy Impact, Evaluation, and Change. 8. Concluding Comments.

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