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Understanding Public Policy

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ISBN-10: 0134169972

ISBN-13: 9780134169972

Edition: 15th 2017

Authors: Thomas Dye

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For courses in Public PolicyAn introduction to public policy that helps students learn how to think critically about politics.Understanding Public Policy provides an introduction to the study of public policy, as well as an overview of the models that political scientists use to describe and explain political life. Offering students the tools needed to analyze public policy, author Thomas Dye highlights why governments pursue particular policies, and helps students understand the consequences of these policy choices. The fifteenth edition has been updated to reflect the key issues that have defined President Obama’s second term, with plenty of examples drawn from the headlines to help…    
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Book details

List price: $199.99
Edition: 15th
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/5/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.35" wide x 9.10" long x 0.85" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Thomas R. Dye is Emeritus Professor of Political Science at Florida State University. He received his B.S. and M.A. from Pennsylvania State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of numerous books and articles on American government and public policy. Dye has served as president of the Southern Political Science Association, president of the Policy Studies Organization, and secretary of the American Political Science Association. He is the recipient of the Harold Laswell Award for career contributions to the study of public policy and the Donald C. Stone Award for career contributions to the study of federalism. He received the Outstanding Alumni…