Public Policy Evaluation: Making Super-optimum Decisions

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Ashgate, 1998 - Political Science - 361 pages
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This book is organized in terms of concepts, methods, causes, process, substance and the policy studies profession. Concepts clarify that policy evaluation traditionally involves - Goals to be achieved; Alternatives available for achieving them; Relati

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Contents

WHAT IS POLICY EVALUATION? CONCEPTUAL THEORY
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List of Tables
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Methods of Policy Analysis
35
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Stuart S. Nagel was professor emeritus of political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was secretary-treasurer and publications coordinator of the Policy Studies Organization and coordinator of the Dirksen-Stevenson Institute and the MKM Research Center. He held a Ph.D. in political science and a J.D. in law, both from Northwestern University. His major awards include fellowships and grants from the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, National Science Foundation, National Social Science Council, East-West Center, and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. His previous positions include being an attorney to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, the National Labor Relations Board, and the Legal Services Corporation. He has been a professor at the University of Arizona and Penn State University.

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