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Public Policy An Evolutionary Approach

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ISBN-10: 0534574947

ISBN-13: 9780534574949

Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: David M. Hedge, James P. Lester, Joseph Stewart, Joseph Stewart

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PUBLIC POLICY: AN EVOLUTIONARY APPROACH, 3e, provides a historical context to the development of public policy theory, and gives a comprehensive overview of the different theories and approaches taken in public policy. It follows that by walking through each stage of the traditional policy process, and then explores in more detail four substantive policy areas: education, welfare, crime, and environment. To increase the instructional effectiveness of the text, the book has helpful summaries, charts, and discussion questions.
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
The Context Of Public Policy Studies
The Nature of Public Policy
The Evolution of Public Policy and Policy Studies
Approaches to Public Analysis
Models and Public Policy Studies
Analysis In The Policy Process
Agenda Setting
Policy Formulation
Policy Implementation
Policy Evaluation
Policy Change and Termination
Analyzing Public Policy Choices
Educational Policy
Welfare Policy
Crime Policy
Environmental Policy
Conclusions
Utilizing Policy Analysis
Taking Stock: The Evolution of Policy Studies
Notes
Index