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American public policy

B. Guy Peters

American public policy

promise and performance

by B. Guy Peters

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Published by Macmillan Education in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementB. Guy Peters.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK261
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,344p. ;
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14998269M
    ISBN 100333415906, 0333415914

    Chapter Summaries help students focus on key takeaways. Interestingly, like Henry, this is the only framework of ethics that Peters examines seriously. For instance, the government subsidizes some agricultural products and offers tax credits for various types of research. A growing number of them work full- or part-time because they want to or must. One way in which the government can overcome the coming "retirement crisis" is to directly tie contributions to benefits. Read more about the policy development process.

    In either case, the use-value is as a model or tool in the hands of constituencies, coalitions, and organizations on the ground. Due to these various levels of governance it can often be difficult to coordinate passing bills and legislation, and there is often disagreement. The American Library Association ALA is the foremost national organization providing resources to inspire library and information professionals to transform their communities through essential programs and services. Occupational Safety and Health Policy is the must-have classroom resource, designed as a user-friendly, comprehensive occupational safety and health policy reference.

    Updated tables and charts ensure students have access to the latest data in the field. Debating the Standard Many people argue that the federal poverty standard is inaccurate because it focuses so much on the cost of food and not enough on housing costs. Unlike in Internet Archive, most of the free books have covers to look good on your e-reader or e-reading application. The key to exploring the site is author index, from where you can browse linked books, quotes forum threads, and quizzes. This standard, known as the poverty line, determined that those families that earn less than three times their annual budget for food would be considered poor and in need of public assistance.


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Holsti investigates the ways in which the Iraq experience has led substantial numbers of Americans to reconsider their nation's proper international role, and he assesses the impact that public opinion has had on policymakers.

Its quality is measured by the capacity to create public value. Therefore, the theory has simply become associated with evidence, what rational choice theory admires most. Buy This Book in Print summary "A substantial contribution to understanding the role of public opinion and the news media during the Iraq War.

Hospitals and doctors, sensing higher profits, had an incentive to increase costs, and insurance companies, another winner, found ample justification to raise rates.

Example: In Januarythe U. The first part explores what we mean by public policy, the key structures that affect policymaking in the U. The funds spent on supporting the elderly do not have a direct relationship to their past contributions but to the current contributions of workers and the cost of living.

Due to the size of Peters's work, I will not attempt to summarize all of his ideas. Bush's administration. What Peters doesn't consider adequately, however, is the issue of why health care costs are rising in the first place: a collusion of interests.

Finally, the people themselves can become a party to this process through referendums and ballot initiatives. However, some areas of policy-relevant knowledge are not well served by quantitative research, leading to debate about the methods and instruments that are considered critical for the collection of relevant evidence.

These programs are also known as public assistance. Furthermore, each level of government is set up in a similar way with similar rules, and all pump money into creating what is hoped to be effective legislation.

What Peters does not document, however, is probably the greatest danger facing public education: the under-funding caused by an aging population.

Poverty in America The U. Example: In Januarythe U. What is promised tends to be almost visionary as American lawmakers, statesmen and ordinary citizens increasingly want more from their government.

As voters in local property tax districts East of the Mississippi and state tax districts West of the Mississippi have increasingly aging populations, voting to increase money spent on schools will become unpopular and unsuccessful. Peters presents two different positions.

Instead, I will concentrate on giving a general overview of the work and explore specific issues that I find of interest. Again, this is a strategy generally better suited to a business that has goals that are clearly economic than to a government whose goals are complex and often contradictory.

This process, especially at the Federal level, is, indeed, extremely complicated. Further, the actual outcome of a program may take years to be apparent.

American Public Policy: Promise and Performance

Items that end up on the policy-making agenda may have only the slightest relationship to the public's original intentions. The basic method of distributing public assistance funds is via income transfer: The government takes money from wealthier citizens through taxes, then gives some of that money to citizens with low or no income.

The classic example, a triangle in this instance, is the military-industrial-complex. Policy creation in America is often seen as unique to other states. Read more about the policy development process. Second, the declaration of so many programs as "off-budget" limits the power of the government to get control over its own finances.

Chapter Summaries help students focus on key takeaways.

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The section has separate chapters on agenda setting, legitimating policy choices, implementation, budgeting, and program evaluation and change.

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