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Author Dye, Thomas R.

Title Understanding public policy / Thomas R. Dye
Edition Seventh edition
Published Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [1992]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  361.610973 D995U7  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 383 pages : illustrations, 1 map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents Policy analysis: what governments do, why they do it, and what difference it makes -- Models of politics: some help in thinking about public policy -- Civil rights: elite and mass interaction -- Criminal justice: rationality and irrationality in public policy -- Health and welfare: the search for a rational strategy -- Education: the group struggle -- Environmental policy: externalities and interests -- Defense policy: strategies for serious games -- Priorities and price tags: incrementalism at work -- Tax policy: battling the special interests -- American federalism: institutional arrangements and public policy -- Inputs, outputs, and black boxes: a systems analysis of state policies -- The policy-making process: getting inside the system -- Policy evaluation: finding out what happens after a law is passed
Analysis Key item
Overseas item
Social conditions Policies Of Government
Social policy
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
United States -- Social policy.
LC no. 90025132
ISBN 0139336079