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American Public Policy

11th Edition

Promise and Performance

B. Guy Peters
eISBN-13: 9781506399577

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"This is an in-depth yet quite accessible overlook of public policy in the United States…With this updated version, Peters’ text keeps up with the ever-changing world of American public policy while still giving students the tools to better understand this process."

—Michael E. Bednarczuk, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee



This updated edition of American Public Policy provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the policy-making process from procedural approaches and policy instruments to in-depth analysis of specific policy issues. The Eleventh Edition considers how policy has been impacted by recent economic and political developments. Not shying away from the complexity of governmental procedure, Peters ensures that the mechanisms of the policy process are understandable through insightful discussions of topical policy areas. 



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ISBNs 9781506399584, 9781506399584, 9781506399577, 9781071834046, 1506399576
Language English
Number of Pages 576
Edition 11th