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Democratic Policymaking
An Analytic Approach

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  • Date Published: December 2016
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521122764
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  • This introduction applies analytic models to policymaking challenges, equipping students with tools to evaluate core policymaking dilemmas. Students are introduced to the approaches of game theory, social choice theory, research design and causal inference. Key terms, along with current research, are highlighted to build an understanding of public policy study. Exercises and thought questions enable students to develop skills to assess public policy dilemmas. The analytically rigorous style of the text is accessible and avoids lengthy descriptions. Supplementary resources for instructors include extensive notes, ancillaries and online resources, including a test bank, quizzes and editable lecture slides for all chapters that can be modified to fit particular courses. This textbook is suitable for introductory public policy and public administration courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

    • Introduces students to key analytic methods for evaluating core public policymaking dilemmas, enabling a better understanding of how public policy challenges can be addressed
    • Key terms and concepts are highlighted in the text, allowing students to acquire the vocabulary of public policy study
    • Current research is featured throughout the text, making it easy for students to prepare for further study
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    15th Dec 2018 by Yorkb

    democratic policymaking an analytic approach is very good book. it can help me to analyze my research project

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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2016
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521122764
    • length: 506 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 177 x 21 mm
    • weight: 1.05kg
    • contains: 43 b/w illus. 1 map 21 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Public policy models
    2. Individuals and social dilemmas
    3. Public policy as a solution to social problems
    4. Scientific inquiry and uncertainty
    5. The economy and income security
    6. Environmental policy
    7. Health policy
    8. Education
    9. Crime and punishment
    10. Civil rights
    11. Homeland security
    12. Immigration policy
    13. Foreign and defense policy.

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    Democratic Policymaking

    Charles Barrilleaux, Christopher Reenock, Mark Souva

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    Charles Barrilleaux, Florida State University
    Charles Barrilleaux is LeRoy Collins Professor and Chair Department of Political Science at Florida State University. His research and teaching focus on public policy and US state and local government and politics. He is the author or co-author of numerous articles, most recently in journals including Economic Inquiry, Political Research Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, and State Politics and Policy Quarterly.

    Christopher Reenock, Florida State University
    Christopher Reenock is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Florida State University. His research interests include comparative public policy, environmental regulatory policy, and regime dynamics. His articles have appeared most recently in journals including the Journal of Politics, the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, and Political Research Quarterly.

    Mark Souva, Florida State University
    Mark A. Souva is Professor of Political Science at Florida State University. His research interests include the causes of interstate conflict, military spending, and economic sanctions. His most recent publications include articles in journals such as the Journal of Conflict Resolution, the Journal of Peace Research, International Studies Quarterly, and International Interactions.

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