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Policy Analysis

Concepts and Practice (4th Edition)

by David Weimer

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


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Number of Pages501
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Open LibraryOL7337936M
ISBN 100131830015
ISBN 109780131830011


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Policy Formation and Policy Analysis. Description Syllabus Evaluation Description Course Description. The purpose of the course is to deepen students’ understanding of the way in which public policy and political realities interact in American government at the national, state, and local levels: how political pressures limit policy choices.

Policy analysis is a technique used in public administration to enable civil servants, activists, and others to examine and evaluate the available options to implement the goals of laws and elected process is also used in the administration of large organizations with complex policies.

It has been defined as the process of "determining which of various policies will Effectiveness: What effects does the policy have on the targeted problem. available to government to address policy problems. Further, they will use policy analysis tools to compare the merits and disadvantages of different policy approaches to a particular problem, and estimate what will be the likely consequences of proposed policies.

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and Ann M. Barlow Professor Emeritus of Political Economy and Strategy, Stanford University. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the fundamentals of public policy analysis.

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