American Public Policy An Introductionby Cochran, Clarke E.; Mayer, Lawrence C.; Carr, T. R.; Cayer, N. Joseph; McKenzie, Mark
Complimentary 7-Day eTextbook Access
When you rent or buy this book, you will receive complimentary 7-day online access to the eTextbook version from your PC, Mac, tablet, or smartphone. Feature not included on Marketplace Items.
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 10th edition with a publication date of 1/10/2011.
What is included with this book?
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
- The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically only the book itself is included.
Best-selling AMERICAN PUBLIC POLICY: AN INTRODUCTION engages student interest through its unique emphasis on specific, substantive issues of public policy. This text draws students into American public policies by presenting their historical context, prompting students to evaluate and discuss possible alternatives. The discussion kindled by AMERICAN PUBLIC POLICY: AN INTRODUCTION helps make public policy personal as students apply their knowledge to real-life policies. This new edition includes updated and expanded coverage on key policy issues: immigration, global climate change, health care reform, gay rights, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The authors present policy material step-by-step, building a picture of the existing policy that students can use to evaluate alternatives.
Table of Contents
|Public Policy: An Introduction|
|Contexts of Public Policy|
|The Economy: Changing Government-Business Relationships|
|Economic Issues: Taxing, Spending, and Budgeting|
|Energy and Environmental Policies: Policy Complacency|
|Crime and Criminal Justice: Dilemmas of Social Control|
|Poverty and Social Welfare Policy|
|Health Care: Historic Change?|
|Education: Conflict in Policy Direction|
|Legal and Social Equality: The Struggle Against Oppression and Bigotry|
|Immigration Policy: The Barely Open Door|
|Foreign and Defense Policy: Security and Interests in a Dangerous World|
|Private Morality and Public Policy: Moral Values, the Constitution, and the Open Society|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|