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Living the policy process / Philip B. Heymann ; including extended case studies written by John Buntin, Kirsten Lundberg, and Esther Scott.

By: Heymann, Philip B
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008Edition: 1st edDescription: xviii, 410 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780195335385 (hardback : alk. paper); 0195335384 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780195335392 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0195335392 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Policy sciences -- Case studies | Political planning -- United States -- Case studies | Military assistance, American -- Afghanistan | Stinger (Missile) | Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990 | Tobacco use -- Government policy -- United StatesDDC classification: 320.6 LOC classification: JK468.P64 | H49 2008Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction -- Part I: Missiles for the Mujahideen -- The stinger missile case -- Categories of concerns and the set of beliefs that connect actions to them -- The action resumes -- An individual's understanding of the situation -- Agendas and windows of opportunity -- Influencing others -- Part II: Loyalty and respect -- Trust and loyalty, leadership and respect -- A structure held together by respect -- Part III: Nicotine for teens -- Similarities and differences -- Creating change in the setting for policy choice -- Rival coalitions and Congress as the decision maker -- The politics of coalition formation to influence legislation -- Part IV: Conclusion : interrogation and foresight -- The dependence of policy outcomes on processes of choice -- Weighing intangibles, questioning assumptions -- The effects of process on results.
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First Floor - Mass communication
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-391) and index.

Introduction -- Part I: Missiles for the Mujahideen -- The stinger missile case -- Categories of concerns and the set of beliefs that connect actions to them -- The action resumes -- An individual's understanding of the situation -- Agendas and windows of opportunity -- Influencing others -- Part II: Loyalty and respect -- Trust and loyalty, leadership and respect -- A structure held together by respect -- Part III: Nicotine for teens -- Similarities and differences -- Creating change in the setting for policy choice -- Rival coalitions and Congress as the decision maker -- The politics of coalition formation to influence legislation -- Part IV: Conclusion : interrogation and foresight -- The dependence of policy outcomes on processes of choice -- Weighing intangibles, questioning assumptions -- The effects of process on results.

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