Understanding Public Policy

ISBN-13: 9780134169972

ISBN-10: 0134169972

Author: Thomas R Dye

Edition: 15th Revised edition

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Paperback 368 pages
Political Science
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Acknowledged author Thomas R Dye wrote Understanding Public Policy comprising 368 pages back in 2015. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0134169972 and 9780134169972. Since then Understanding Public Policy textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $41.37 or rent at the marketplace.


For courses in Public Policy An 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.