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Policy Paradox

Policy Paradox - 3rd edition

Policy Paradox - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780393912722

ISBN10: 0393912728

Policy Paradox by NA - ISBN 9780393912722
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
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International: No
Policy Paradox by NA - ISBN 9780393912722

ISBN13: 9780393912722

ISBN10: 0393912728

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 12
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Summary

Policy making is a political struggle over values and ideas. By exposing the paradoxes that underlie even seemingly straightforward policy decisions, Policy Paradox shows students that politics cannot be cleansed from the process in favor of ''rationality.'' Author Deborah Stone has fully revised and updated this popular text, which now includes many paradoxes that have arisen since September 11. Examples throughout the book have been updated, and the prose has been streamlined to make a great read even better.

Author Bio

Deborah Stone holds appointments as Research Professor of Government at Dartmouth College and Honorary Professor of Political Science at Aarhus University in Denmark. She has taught in undergraduate and graduate programs at Brandeis, MIT, Yale, Tulane, and Duke, as well as in universities worldwide where Policy Paradox is used.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: Politics

Chapter 1: The Market and the Polis
Part II: Goals

Chapter 2: Equity
Chapter 3: Efficiency
Chapter 4: Welfare
Chapter 5: Security
Chapter 6: Liberty
Part III: Problems

Chapter 7: Symbols
Chapter 8: Numbers
Chapter 9: Causes
Chapter 10: Interests
Chapter 11: Decisions
Part IV: Solutions

Chapter 12: Incentives
Chapter 13: Rules
Chapter 14: Persuasion
Chapter 15: Rights
Chapter 16: Powers