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Understanding Public Policy (Paperback) (Thomas R. Dye)

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For courses in Public PolicyAn introduction to public policy that helps students learn how to think critically about politics.Understanding Public Policy provides an introduction to the study of public policy, as well as an overview of the models that political scientists use to describe and explain political life. Offering students the tools needed to analyze public policy, author Thomas Dye highlights why governments pursue particular policies, and helps students understand the consequences of these policy choices. The fifteenth edition has been updated to reflect the key issues that have defined President Obama’s second term, with plenty of examples drawn from the headlines to help students see how public policy affects their own lives.
Number of Pages: 358
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Public Policy / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Author: Thomas R. Dye
Language: English
Street Date: January 15, 2016
TCIN: 50963299
UPC: 9780134169972
Item Number (DPCI): 248-13-2439
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