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Controversies in American Public Policy

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ISBN-10: 157259750X

ISBN-13: 9781572597501

Edition: 2nd 1999

Authors: John A. Hird, Michael Reese

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Using articles from major journals to demonstrate competing perspectives, each chapter focuses a specific issue and the arguments for and against it. In the process, it provides a general overview of how certain types of policy questions come to dominate the public agenda. Current issues include education, entitlements, and gun control.
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Book details

List price: $24.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Worth Publishers, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 479
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 10.142
Language: English

John A. Hird is associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Public Policy and Administration at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; author of The Political Economy of Environmental Risk; and coauthor with Michael Reese and Matthew Shilvock of Controversies in American Public Policy (3rd edition).