ISBN-10:
0765646625
ISBN-13:
2900765646629
Pub. Date:
09/02/2015
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Introduction to the Policy Process: Theories, Concepts, and Models of Public Policy Making / Edition 4

Introduction to the Policy Process: Theories, Concepts, and Models of Public Policy Making / Edition 4

by Thomas A Birkland

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ISBN-13: 2900765646629
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/02/2015
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 418
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Thomas Birkland is William T. Kretzer is Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs in the School of Public and International Affairs, as well as Associate Dean for Research and Engagement of the College of Humanities and Social Science at North Carolina State University.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Preface 1. Introducing the Policy Process 2. Elements of the Policy Making System 3. The Historical and Structural Contexts of Public Policy Making 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. Decision Making and Policy Analysis 9. Policy Design and Policy Tools 10. Policy Implementation, Failure, and Learning 11. Science and Theory in the Study of Public Policy

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