Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making by Deborah Stone

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Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making
Title:
Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making
Author:
Deborah Stone
ISBN:
0393976254
ISBN13:
978-0393976250
Size PDF:
1611 kb
Size epub:
1670 kb
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company; Revised edition (July 20, 2001)
Language:
English
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Rating:
4.5
Votes:
241

Since its debut, Policy Paradox has been widely acclaimed as the most accessible policy text available.

Unlike most texts, which treat policy analysis and policy making as different enterprises, Policy Paradox demonstrates that "you can’t take politics out of analysis." Through a uniquely rich and comprehensive model, this revised edition continues to show how real-world policy grows out of differing ideals, even definitions, of basic societal goals like security, equality, and liberty. The book also demonstrates how these ideals often conflict in policy implementation.

In this revised edition, Stone has added a full-length case study as an appendix, taking up the issue of affirmative action. Clear, provocative, and engaging, Policy Paradox conveys the richness of public policy making and analysis.

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