To explain the fundamentals of public policy, this best-selling text focuses on the process behind the crafting of legislation. By examining the individual steps-from identifying a problem, to agenda setting, to evaluation, revision, or termination of a policy-students are able to see how different factors influence the creation of policy. Each chapter features at least one case study that illustrates how general ideas are applied to specific policy issues. This new Eighth Edition provides thoughtful updates based on the 2012 election and completely revised case studies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The budget decision-making process has been made more complex by the new procedures and participation by the budget committees. ... the authority to borrow money) to an agency aby time periods [usually quarterly] and by activities in order to ensure the effective use of available resources and ... Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s).
|Author||:||James E. Anderson|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01|