ISBN-10:
0813350050
ISBN-13:
9780813350059
Pub. Date:
08/02/2016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Public Policy Theory Primer / Edition 3

The Public Policy Theory Primer / Edition 3

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ISBN-13: 9780813350059
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/02/2016
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 515,485
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Kevin B. Smith is Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Christopher W. Larimer is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa.

Table of Contents

Preface

List of Illustrations

1. Public Policy as a Concept and a Field (or Fields) of Study

2. Does Politics Cause Policy? Does Policy Cause Politics?

3. Who Makes Decisions? How Do They Make Decisions? Actors and Institutions

4. Whose Values? Policy Design

5. Where Does Policy Come From? The Policy Process

6. What Should We Do? The Field of Policy Analysis

7. What Have We Done? Impact Analysis and Program Evaluation

8. How Does it Work? Policy Implementation

9. New Directions in Policy Research

10. Do the Policy Sciences Exist?

Appendix: Questions for Discussion or Comprehensive Exam Prep

References

Index

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