Understanding Public Policy, 14th Edition

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2012-01-20
384 pages

Book Description

Updated it its 14th edition, Understanding Public Policy focuses on the policy challenges confronting the Obama . This edition provides students with a close up look at the American healthcare system, current economic policies, issues of homeland and defense policy among many other current and issues shaping public policy today. The gold-standard for introductory public policy texts, Understanding Public Policy is designed to provide readers with concrete tools for both understanding and analyzing public policy.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Policy Analysis: What Governments Do, Why They Do It, And What Difference It Makes
Chapter 2 Models Of Politics: Some Help In Thinking About Public Policy
Chapter 3 The Policymaking Process: Decision-Making Activities
Chapter 4 Policy Evaluation: Finding Out What Happens After A Law Is Passed
Chapter 5 Federalism And State Policies: Institutional Arrangements And Policy Variations
Chapter 6 Criminal Justice: Rationality And Irrationality In Public Policy
Chapter 7 Welfare: The For Rational Strategies
Chapter 8 Care: Attempting A Rational-Comprehensive Transformation
Chapter 9 : Group Struggles
Chapter 10 Economic Policy: Challenging Incrementalism
Chapter 11 Tax Policy: Battling The Special Interests
Chapter 12 International Tradea Nd Immigration: Elite-Mass Conflict
Chapter 13 Energy And The Environment: Externalities And Interests
Chapter 14 Civil Rights: Elite And Mass Interaction
Chapter 15 Defense Policy: Strategies For Serious Games
Chapter 16 Homeland Security: Terrorism And Nondeterrable Threats

Book Details

  • Title: Understanding Public Policy, 14th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 384 pages
  • Edition: 14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2012-01-20
  • ISBN-10: 0205238823
  • ISBN-13: 9780205238828
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