American Public Policy: Promise and Performance / Edition 6 available in Paperback
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- Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
|Publisher:||Congressional Quarterly, Inc.|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.08(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
B. Guy Peters is Maurice Falk Professor of American Government at the University of Pittsburgh. He has written extensively in the areas of public administration and public policy, both for the United States and comparatively. Among his recent publications are the Handbook of Public Administration and The Quest for Control: Politicization of the Public Service.
Table of Contents
PrefaceI. THE NATURE OF PUBLIC POLICY1. What Is Public Policy?2. The Structure of Policymaking in American Government3. Explaining Policy ChoicesII. THE MAKING OF PUBLIC POLICY4. Agenda Setting and Public Policy5. Legitimating Policy Choices6. Organizations and Implementation7. Budgeting: Allocation and Public Policy8. Evaluation and Policy ChangeIII. SUBSTANTIVE POLICY ISSUES9. Economic Policy10. Tax Policy11. Health Care Policies12. Income Maintenance: Social Security and Welfare13. Education Policy14. Energy and the Environment15. Protective Policies: Defense and Law Enforcement16. Culture Wars in American Politics: Regulating Social LifeIV. ANALYZING PUBLIC POLICY17. Policy Analysis: Cost-Benefit Analysis and Ethical Analysis