American public policy: promise and performance

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CQ Press, 2004 - Political Science - 560 pages
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Author has thoroughly updated his classic introduction to the process and content of American public policy, adding a valuable new chapter on social policy and the culture wars. He examines the problems, goals, and important issues in substantive policy areas, including health care, Social Security and welfare, energy and the environment, and defense and law enforcement.

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User Review  - freudslip - LibraryThing

Come on, your only reading this book IF you are getting your BA or MA in public policy. Not super exciting stuff, but Peters gets a couple classic examples together for policy wonks. Read full review

Contents

What Is Public Policy?
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1 Public Perception of Honesty and Ethics
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The Structure of Policymaking in American Government
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Copyright

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About the author (2004)

B. Guy Peters is Maurice Falk Professor of Government at the University of Pittsburgh.

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