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Emphasizing the policy-making role of ordinary citizens, this text challenges the assumption that political elites and policy analysis professionals hold the keys to improved social problem solving. It covers the challenges facing policy making; conventional government and politics; broader influences on policy making; and improving policy making. For professionals in the fields of public policy analysis and formulation.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.
 1. Challenges Facing Policy Making.

 2. The Limits of Analysis.

 3. Incrementalism and the Intelligence of Democracy.

II. CONVENTIONAL GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS.

 4. The Imprecision of Voting.

 5. Elected Functionaries.

 6. Bureaucracy.

 7. Interest Groups in Policy Making.

III. BROADER INFLUENCES ON POLICY MAKING.

 8. The Privileged Position of Business.

 9. Political Inequality.

10. Impaired Inquiry.

IV. IMPROVING POLICY MAKING.

11. Making the Most of Analysis.

12. More Democracy?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780136823605
Author:
Woodhouse, Edward J.
Author:
Lindblom, Charles E.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
History, theory and practice
Subject:
Power (Social sciences)
Subject:
Policy sciences
Subject:
Power
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Prentice-Hall Foundations of Modern Political Science Series
Series Volume:
60
Publication Date:
December 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.95x6.25x.38 in. .53 lbs.

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