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Public policy : preferences and outcomes

Author: Christopher A Simon
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2017. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"Now in a thoroughly revised third edition, Public Policy: Preferences and Outcomes is designed to help students enrolled in a public policy course discuss policy issues and understand the ways in which public policy is grounded in normative theory. This approachable book examines the role of political theory in the governance process and the effect of public opinion on policy priorities and government. It  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher A Simon
ISBN: 9781138202238 1138202231 9781138202214 1138202215
OCLC Number: 975270327
Notes: Revised edition of the author's Public policy, c2010.
"First edition published by Longman, 2006" -- Title page verso.
Description: xviii, 382 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Dedication --
About the author --
Preface to third edition --
Introduction to public policy --
Policy and visions of governance --
Thinking about public policy: how choices are made --
Federalism and intergovernmental relations (IGR) --
Policy analysis --
Dimensions of public policy --
Agenda setting --
Policy formation --
Policy implementation --
Policy evaluation --
Policy termination --
Major public policies --
Defense policy --
Public health policy --
General social policy --
Education policy --
Criminal justice policy --
Green policy --
Cost of policy --
Conclusion: future of public policy --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: Christopher A. Simon.

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