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Bryan D. Jones is the J. J. Pickle Chair in Congressional Studies in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. Frank R. Baumgartner is Miller-LaVigne Professor of Political Science at Penn State University. They are the coauthors of several books, including The Politics of Attention, also published by the University of Chicago Press.
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations||p. vii|
|Preface to the Second Edition||p. xi|
|Preface to the First Edition||p. xiii|
|Theoretical Beginnings||p. 1|
|Punctuated Equilibria in Politics||p. 3|
|Policy Images and Institutional Venues||p. 25|
|Studying Agenda Change||p. 39|
|Tracing Policy Change in America||p. 57|
|The Construction and Collapse of a Policy Monopoly||p. 59|
|Two Models of Issue Expansion||p. 83|
|The Dynamics of Media Attention||p. 103|
|Cities as a National Political Problem||p. 126|
|Connecting Solutions to Problems: Three Valence Issues||p. 150|
|Structural and Contextual Change in Politics||p. 173|
|Interest Groups and Agenda-Setting||p. 175|
|Congress as a Jurisdictional Battlefield||p. 193|
|Federalism as a System of Policy Venues||p. 216|
|Governing through Institutional Disruption||p. 235|
|Agendas and Instability, Fifteen Years Later||p. 253|
|Policy Subsystems, Puncuated Equilibrium, and Theories of Policy Change||p. 255|
|Punctuated Equilibrium and Disruptive Dynamics||p. 285|
|Appendix A||p. 291|
|Appendix B||p. 307|
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