Public policy: politics, analysis, and alternatives
Public Policy starts with the basics and concisely describes government institutions, identifies primary policy actors, and reviews major theoretical models. The authors then discuss the nature of policy analysis and its practice, and show students how to employ evaluative criteria in six substantive policy areas. At its core, Public Policy guides students through policy alternatives, arming them with the analytic tools to understand how the interests and motivations of policy actorsboth within and outside of governmentimpact a complex, yet comprehensible, policy agenda.
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Review: Public Policy: Politics, Analysis, and AlternativesUser Review - Brett - Goodreads
There is nothing exactly wrong with this book, but the audience for it must be fairly small. Kraft's treatment of public policy includes sections on many of the major areas of controversy in ... Read full review