Introduction to the Policy Process (Google eBook)

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M.E. Sharpe, 2001 - Policy sciences - 294 pages
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I like its simplicity a good intro to the theories, concepts and models of policy making .... Read full review

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There are a number of books "out there" on the nature of the public policy process. This is one of the better textbooks on the subject. The book begins with a solid chapter on the nature of public ... Read full review

Contents

1 Introducing the Policy Process
3
2 Elements of thePolicyMaking System
25
3 The Historical and Structural Contexts of Public Policy Making
58
4 Official Actors and Their Roles in Public Policy
92
5 Unofficial Actors and Their Roles in Public Policy
130
6 Agenda Setting Power and Interest Groups
168
7 Policies and Policy Types
202
8 Policy Design Policy Tools and Decisions
228
9 Policy Implementation Failure and Learning
263
10 Science and Theory in the Study of Public Policy
287
References
311
Index
325
About the Author
340
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