An Introduction to the Study of Public Policy

An Introduction to the Study of Public Policy

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For advanced politics students, those wishing to focus on the politics of the policy process. The author attempts to promote understanding of how the process might work under varying conditions as opposed to how to make policy decisions.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 149.86 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 385.55g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0534030939
  • 9780534030933

Table of contents

The causes of policy failures are, at root, political. Studying the policy process. The nature of public problems. Getting problems to government. Formulating proposals. Legitimating programs. Budgeting for programs. Implementing programs. Evaluating programs. Conclusion as prelude. Bibliography. Index.show more

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