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Public Policymaking

ISBN-10: 0618215514

ISBN-13: 9780618215515

Edition: 5th 2003

Authors: James E. Anderson

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Praised for its clear, concise writing, this text presents a process-oriented approach within a logical framework for a better understanding of each stage of public policymaking. It has been thoroughly updated to include recent events such as the 2000 election and September 11th.
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Book details

List price: $70.76
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 10/8/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 322
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Note: Chapters 17 conclude with For Further Exploration and Suggested Readings
The Study of Public Policy
What Is Public Policy?
Categories of Public Policies
Approaches to Policy Study
Methodological Difficulties in Studying Public Policy
The Plan of This Book
The Policy-Makers and Their Environment
The Policy Environment
The Official Policy-Makers Nongovernmental Participants Levels of Politics Case Study: The Endangered Snail Darter
Policy Formation: Problems, Agendas, and Formulation Policy Problems
The Policy Agenda
The Agenda-Setting Process Nondecisions
The Loss of Agenda Status
Two Cases in Agenda Setting
Case Study: Coal-Mine Safety
Case Study: Environmental Pollution Control
The Formulation of Policy Proposals
Policy Formulation as a Technical Process
Case Study
Formulating Policy
The Family and Medical Leave Act A Concluding Comment
Policy Adoption
Theories of Decision-Making
Decision Criteria
The Public Interest Styles of Decision-Making
Presidential Decision-Making
Case Study
Policy Adoption
Consumer Bankruptcy
Budgeting and Public Policy
The Budget and Public Policy
The National Budgetary Process Case Study
The Struggle to Balance the Budget
Policy Implementation
Who Implements Policy?
Administrative Organization
Administrative Politics
Administrative Policymaking
Case Study: National Park Service
Fire Policy Case Study
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Techniques of Control Case Study
The Clean Air Act's
Emissions-Trading System Compliance
Policy Impact, Evaluation, and Change Policy
Impact Policy
Evaluation Processes
Case Study: The GAO and Food Safety
Problems in Policy Evaluation
Policy Evaluation: The Use and Misuse of Cost-Benefit
Analysis Case Study: The Politics of Evaluation
Head Start Policy
Termination Case Study: The Policy Cycle
Airline Regulation and Deregulation
Concluding
Comments
Glossary
Index