Policy Paradox The Art of Political Decision Making

ISBN-10: 0393912728
ISBN-13: 9780393912722
Edition: 3rd 2012
Authors: Deborah Stone
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List price: $55.40
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/16/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Policy making is a political struggle over values and ideas. By exposing the paradoxes that underlie even seemingly straightforward policy decisions, Policy Paradox shows students that politics cannot be cleansed from the process in favor of “rationality.” Author Deborah Stone has fully revised and updated this popular text, which now includes many paradoxes that have arisen since September 11. Examples throughout the book have been updated, and the prose has been streamlined to make a great read even better.

Deborah Stone holds appointments as Research Professor of Government at Dartmouth College and Honorary Professor of Political Science at Aarhus University in Denmark. She has taught in undergraduate and graduate programs at Brandeis, MIT, Yale, Tulane, and Duke, as well as in universities worldwide where Policy Paradox is used.

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