American public policy : promise and performance / B. Guy Peters

Author(s): Peters, B. Guy
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Subjects: Political planning--United States
Policy sciences
United States--Politics and government
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 6th ed
Published: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2004
LC Classification: J, JK
Table of Contents: Tables and Figures
Preface
1. What Is Public Policy? 3
2. The Structure of Policymaking in American Government 21
3. Agenda Setting and Public Policy 47
4. Legitimating Policy Choices 75
5. Organizations and Implementation 96
6. Budgeting: Allocation and Public Policy 127
7. Evaluation and Policy Change 167
8. Economic Policy 191
9. Tax Policy 223
10. Health Care Policies 246
11. Income Maintenance: Social Security and Welfare 286
12. Educational Policy 326
13. Energy and the Environment 359
14. Protective Policies: Defense and Law Enforcement 393
15. Culture Wars in American Politics: Regulating Social Life 427
16. Cost-Benefit Analysis 447
17. Ethical Analysis of Public Policy 462
Endnotes 479
Index 539
Notes: LCCN: 2003025300
ISBN: 1568029063 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1568028180 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [479]-538) and index
Physical Description: xvi, 560 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 53477112
ISBN/ISSN: 1568029063
1568028180

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