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Test Bank (Downloadable files) For American Public Policy Promise and Performance 11th Edition By Peters

Table Of Content

LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES
PREFACE
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
PART I THE NATURE OF PUBLIC POLICY
CHAPTER 1 What Is Public Policy

DEFINING PUBLIC POLICY

THE INSTRUMENTS OF PUBLIC POLICY

THE ENVIRONMENT OF PUBLIC POLICY

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 2 The Structure of Policymaking in American Government

FEDERALISM

SEPARATION OF POWERS

SUBGOVERNMENTS

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE

THE SIZE AND SHAPE OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 3 Explaining Policy Choices

POWER AND PUBLIC POLICY

THE POLICY PROCESS—THE STAGES MODEL

INSTITUTIONAL MODELS OF POLICY

ADVOCACY-COALITION FRAMEWORK

POLICY CAUSES POLITICS

BOUNDED RATIONALITY, MULTIPLE STREAMS, AND INCREMENTALISM

THE PRIVATE SECTOR, IRON TRIANGLES, AND NETWORKS

OPTIMAL DECISION-MAKING

CONSTRUCTIVIST MODELS

SUMMARY

PART II THE MAKING OF PUBLIC POLICY
CHAPTER 4 Agenda Setting and Public Policy

AGENDA SETTING

KINDS OF AGENDAS

WHO SETS AGENDAS?

FROM PROBLEM TO ISSUE: HOW TO GET PROBLEMS ON THE AGENDA

FOCUSING EVENTS

POLICY FORMULATION

POLICY DESIGN

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 5 Legitimating Policy Choices

LEGISLATIVE LEGITIMATION

REGULATIONS AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS

THE COURTS

POPULAR LEGITIMATION

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 6 Organizations and Implementation

DRAMATIS PERSONAE

IMPLEMENTATION

THE ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 7 Budgeting: Allocation and Public Policy

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE FEDERAL BUDGET

THE BUDGET CYCLE

PROBLEMS IN THE BUDGET PROCESS

THE OVERHANG

REFORMING BUDGETING: LARGE-SCALE APPROACHES IN THE 1960S AND 1970S

FROM SCALPELS TO AXES: BUDGET REFORM FROM THE 1980S TO THE 2000S

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 8 Evaluation and Policy Change

PROBLEMS IN EVALUATING PUBLIC PROGRAMS

POLICY CHANGE

SUMMARY

PART III SUBSTANTIVE POLICY ISSUES
CHAPTER 9 Economic Policy

BACKGROUND

THE GOALS OF ECONOMIC POLICY

THE INSTRUMENTS OF ECONOMIC POLICY

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 10 Tax Policy

BACKGROUND

PUBLIC OPINION AND TAXATION

CHOICES IN TAX POLICY

THE POLITICS OF TAX REFORM

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 11 Health Care Policies

PROBLEMS IN HEALTH CARE

THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT OF 2010

PUBLIC PROGRAMS IN HEALTH CARE

HEALTH CARE REGULATION

OPTIONS FOR NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 12 Social Security and Welfare

SOCIAL INSURANCE

MEANS-TESTED PROGRAMS

THE PERSISTENCE OF POVERTY IN THE UNITED STATES

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 13 Education Policy

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S ROLE IN EDUCATION

ISSUES OF EDUCATION POLICY

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 14 Energy and the Environment

BACKGROUND

ENERGY SOURCES

THE FORMATION OF ENERGY POLICY

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES

IMPLEMENTATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 15 Defense and Law Enforcement

BACKGROUND

DEFENSE POLICY

PROBLEMS OF DEFENSE POLICY

LAW ENFORCEMENT

ISSUES IN LAW ENFORCEMENT POLICY

SUMMARY

CHAPTER 16 Social Values and Public Policy

BACKGROUND

ABORTION AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

GAY RIGHTS: POLITICS COMES OUT OF THE CLOSET

THE SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE: SCHOOL PRAYER AND OTHER ISSUES

LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA

SUMMARY

PART IV ANALYZING PUBLIC POLICY
CHAPTER 17 Policy Analysis: Cost-Benefit Analysis and Ethical Analysis

COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS

ETHICAL ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC POLICY

SUMMARY

NOTES
INDEX