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Smith, Kevin B., 1963-
The public policy theory primer / Kevin B. Smith, Christopher W. Larimer
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  H97 .S58 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Policy sciences
Political planning
Physical Description viii, 280 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-268) and index
Contents Public policy as a concept and a field (or fields) of study -- Does politics cause policy? Does policy cause politics? -- Who makes decisions? How do they make decisions? Actors and institutions -- Where does policy come from? The policy process -- What should we do? The field of policy analysis -- What have we done? Impact analysis and program evaluation -- How does it work? Policy implementation -- Whose values? Policy design -- New directions in policy research -- Do the policy sciences exist?
Alternate Author Larimer, Christopher W. (Christopher Wesley)

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