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Public Policy Making : Process and Principles

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This brief text identifies the issues, resources, actors, and institutions involved in public policy making and traces the dynamics of the policymaking process, including the triggering of issue awareness, the emergence of an issue on the public agenda, the formation of a policy commitment, and the implementation process that translates policy into practice. Throughout the text, which has been revised and updated, Gerston brings his analysis to life with abundant examples from the most recent and emblematic cases of public policy making. At the same time, with well-chosen references, he places policy analysis in the context of political science and deftly orients readers to the classics of public policy studies. Each chapter ends with discussion questions and suggestions for further reading.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15.24mm | 386g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd New edition
  • 0765625342
  • 9780765625342

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Table of contents

Preface to the Third Edition; 1. The Context of Public Policy; 2. Triggering Mechanisms: Catalysts for Public Policies; 3. The Public Agenda: Focal Point for Policy Decisions; 4. The Policy Makers: Roles and Realities; 5. Implementation: Converting Policy Commitments into Practice; 6. Evaluation: Assessments and Directions; 7. Public Policy Making in an Evolutionary Context; Notes; Index.
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