Public Policy in the United States

Public Policy in the United States : At the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century

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This text uses the policy process (problem identification - adoption and implementation - evaluation - policy succession) as a framework for examining all the major policymaking realms. Each chapter includes a case study of a major policy issue (e.g., the 1996 welfare reform; school choice), as well as a list of key concepts and questions for reflection and discussion.
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  • Hardback | 434 pages
  • 202.7 x 239.8 x 42.4mm | 1,129.45g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd New edition
  • tables, figures, bibliography, index
  • 0765608596
  • 9780765608598

Table of contents

1. Process, Structure, and Ideology 2. Economic Policy: To Promote the General Welfare 3. Foreign and Defense Policy: To Provide for the Common Defense 4. Poverty and Welfare: The Poor Ye Always Have With You 5. Health Policy: The Problems of Cost and Access 6. Environmental Policy: Challenges and Opportunities 7. Criminal Justice: To Ensure Domestic Tranquility 8. Education: The Promise of America 9. Equality: The Second American Revolution 10. At the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century
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