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Title American public policy : an introduction / Clarke E. Cochran ... [and others]
Edition Seventh edition
Published Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Thompson Learning, [2003]


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 MELB  361.610973 Coc/App 2003  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 491 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Issues and Public Policy: An Introduction. 2. Intergovernmental Policies: A New Federalism? 3. The Economy: Changing Government-Business Relationships. 4. Economic Issues: Taxing, Spending, and Budgeting. 5. Energy and Environmental Policies: Policy Complacency. 6. Crime and Criminal Justice: Dilemmas of Social Control. 7. Income Support: Security, Work, or Dependency? 8. Health Care: Unlimited Needs, Limited Resources. 9. Education: Conflict in Policy Direction. 10. Legal and Social Equality: The Struggle Against Oppression and Bigotry. 11. Immigration Policy: The Barely Open Door. 12. Foreign Policy: The New Global Challenges. 13. Private Morality and Public Policy: Family Values, Social Issues, and the Open Society. 14. The Continuing Policy Debates: A Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Political planning -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Economic policy.
United States -- Social policy.
Author Cochran, Clarke E., 1945-
LC no. 2002111312
ISBN 053460336X