ISBN-10:
1568029063
ISBN-13:
9781568029061
Pub. Date:
01/01/2004
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
American Public Policy: Promise and Performance / Edition 6

American Public Policy: Promise and Performance / Edition 6

by B. Guy Peters

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ISBN-13: 9781568029061
Publisher: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 576
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

Preface
I. THE NATURE OF PUBLIC POLICY
1. What Is Public Policy?
2. The Structure of Policymaking in American Government
3. Explaining Policy Choices
II. THE MAKING OF PUBLIC POLICY
4. Agenda Setting and Public Policy
5. Legitimating Policy Choices
6. Organizations and Implementation
7. Budgeting: Allocation and Public Policy
8. Evaluation and Policy Change
III. SUBSTANTIVE POLICY ISSUES
9. Economic Policy
10. Tax Policy
11. Health Care Policies
12. Income Maintenance: Social Security and Welfare
13. Education Policy
14. Energy and the Environment
15. Protective Policies: Defense and Law Enforcement
16. Culture Wars in American Politics: Regulating Social Life
IV. ANALYZING PUBLIC POLICY
17. Policy Analysis: Cost-Benefit Analysis and Ethical Analysis

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