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Policy Process In The Modern State By Michael Hill

Policy Process In The Modern State
by Michael Hill

This edition has been updated to include more explanatory material on the policy process, and the purpose and problems of studying it. It includes new chapters on "How the State Operates" and "Decision-Making Models".
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Policy Process In The Modern State by Michael Hill

In an expanded and improved third edition of this classic textbook, Michael Hill has once again provided an exempary introductory account of the policy process in the modern state. Building on the success of the previous editions, the author has extended the introductory first chapter in to indclude more explanatory material on the policy process itself, what it is and how we can study it. The thoroughly revised chapter also now provides analysis of the ossies pf description and perscription so important to policy studies. With the main themes now firmly set up in the first chapter, the book provides more coherent analysis and evaluation of the policy process as a whole. Each chapter has been carefully revised and many have been partially or wholly rewritten to reflect the sing authorship of Michael Hill who has taken full responsility for the revision of this third edition. As in the past, The Policy Process in the Modern State, 3/e remains one of the most useful introductions to the policy process and sstructure of power in society.

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Table of Contents

*Policy and Policy Analysis *The Role of the State *How the State Operates - The Bureaucratic Model and Some Modern Alternatives *Decision-Making Models *Towards Implementation Theory *The Contribution of the Study of Organisations to the Study of the Policy Process *Bureaucrats and Professionals in the Policy Process *Discretion in the Policy Process *Conclusion

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Policy Process In The Modern State by Michael Hill
Michael Hill
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Pearson Education (US)
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.