Public Policy The Essential Readings

ISBN-10: 0205856330

ISBN-13: 9780205856336

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

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Updated in its 2nd edition,  Public Policy Analysis: The Essential Readingspresents a collection of 67 key classic and contemporary readings on public policy and public policy issues.Spanning a wide range of topics and issues, this text aims to introduce readers to the underpinnings and current practices of the policymaking arena. Selected readings are viewed as “essential” by the authors, in that some of them are generally argued to be among the most influential in the field, or among the most frequently cited.
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List price: $88.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/7/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.628

Matthew A. Cahn is Professor of Public Policy in the Department of Political Science atCalifornia State University, Northridge.

The Nature and Study of the What, Who, and Why of Public Policy
The Contemporary Language of Public Policy: Starting to Understand
Enduring Political Questions and Public Policy
Political Science and Public Policy
Bounded Rationality and Rational Choice Theory
Still Muddling, Not Yet Through
Group Politics and Representative Democracy
Neo Pluralism
Imperfect Competition
Issue Networks and the Executive Establishment
Who Benefits, Who Governs, Who Wins
Rules, Strategies, Resources, and Culture
Rules, Strategies, Resources, and Culture
The Federalist Papers: #1, #10, #15, #78
The Anti-Federalist Papers
Capitalism and Freedom
The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups
Constructing the Political Spectacle
A Preface to Economic Democracy
The Semisovereign People
Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life
Theories on the Policy Process
In Search of a Framework to Understand the Policy Process
Theories Of and In the Policy Process
The Stages Approach to the Policy Process
Typologies of Public Policy
Agendas and Instability
Why Some Issues Rise and Others are Negated
Policy Entrepreneurship
Background on the Institutional Analysis and Development Framework
The Mechanism of Policy Diffusion
Advocacy Coalition Framework, Social Construction and Policy Design and Emerging Trends
Institutional and Non Institutional Actors
Institutional and Noninstitutional Actors in the Policy Process
Congress: Keystone of the Washington Establishment
Congress: The Electoral Connection
Presidential Power
The Presidential Policy Stream
The Rise of the Bureaucratic State
Regulation: Politics, Bureaucracy, and Economics
Appellate Courts as Policy Makers
The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change?
Parties, the Government, and the Policy Process
The Advocacy Explosion
The Consultant Corps
News That Matters
Processing Politics: Learning from Television in the Internet Age
Making Public Policy
The Structure and Context of Policy Making
Causal Stories as Problem Definition
Issues and Agendas
New Research on Agendas in the Policy Process
Policy Analysis - A Multidisciplinary Framework
Synthesizing the Implementation Literature
The Assessment of Executed Policy Solutions
Policy Change and Termination
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