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    DescriptionStudying Public Policy examines three dimensions of efforts to engage and resolve public problems: policy actors, institutions, and ideas. Using this focus, the book overviews past efforts to understand public policy-making, outlines the different stages of the policy-making process, and discusses the principal elements and patterns of policy dynamics. Developing an analytical framework of the subject, the text examines the theoretical and conceptual foundations of, and approaches used in, policy sciences giving students a solid basis for understanding public policy. This edition has been fully updated with new developments in the field and revised with clear language and an easy-to-understand structure, making it the most current, student-friendly resource available.


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    Title
    Studying Public Policy
    Subtitle
    Policy Cycles and Policy Subsystems
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Howlett, By (author) M. Ramesh, By (author) Anthony Perl
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 308
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195428025
    ISBN 10: 0195428021
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.3
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    BIC subject category V2: JPQB
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET034
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CANADN
    B&T General Subject: 650
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17440
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL028000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: POL009000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 320.6, 320/.6
    LC classification: H97 .H69 2009
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: POL029000
    Thema V1.0: JPQB
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    numerous figures
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press, Canada
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press, Canada
    Publication date
    15 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Michael Howlett is Burnaby Mountain Chair and Professor of Political Science at Simon Fraser University. M. Ramesh is an Associate Professor at the Lew Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Anthony Perl is a Professor and the Director of the Urban Studies Program at Simon Fraser University.
    Table of contents
    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ; 1. Introduction: Why Study Public Policy? ; 2. Understanding Public Policy: Theoretical Approaches ; 3. The Policy Context ; 4. Agenda-Setting ; 5. Policy Formulation: Policy Instruments and Policy Design ; 6. Public Policy Decision-Making ; 7. Policy Implementation ; 8. Policy Evaluation: Policy-Making as Policy Learning ; 9. Patterns of Policy Change ; BIBLIOGRAPHY ; INDEX