Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies, Update Edition, with an Epilogue on Health Care by John W. Kingdon

Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies, Update Edition, with an Epilogue on Health Care

byJohn W. Kingdon

Paperback | June 17, 2010

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Updated in a new 2nd edition, Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies has been reissued in this Longman Classics edition, featuring a new epilogue: Health Care Reform from Clinton to Obama. Comparing the Clinton administration in 1993 with the Obama administration in 2009 and 2010, Kingdon analyses how agenda setting, actors, and alternatives affect public policy.

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Title:Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies, Update Edition, with an Epilogue on Health CareFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.1 × 6.1 × 0.7 inPublished:June 17, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:020500086X

ISBN - 13:9780205000869

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. How Does an Idea’s Time Come?

 

CHAPTER 2. Participants on the Inside of Government

 

CHAPTER 3. Outside of Government, but Not Just Looking In

 

CHAPTER 4. Processes: Origins, Rationality, Incrementalism, and Garbage Cans

 

CHAPTER 5. Problems

 

CHAPTER 6. The Policy Primeval Soup

 

CHAPTER 7. The Political Stream

 

CHAPTER 8. The Policy Window, and Joining the Streams

 

CHAPTER 9. Wrapping Things Up

 

CHAPTER 10. Some Further Reflections

 

EPILOGUE.  Health Care Reform in the Clinton and Obama Administrations

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“Kingdon’s book is an outstanding teaching tool about the policy process. I have used it in my undergraduate and graduate public policy seminars since its first publication and found it to be fresh and interesting to the students, always generating lively discussion about how issues get on the agenda.”

                                                                        –from James A. Thurber’s Foreword