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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Boushey, Graeme T.
Policy Diffusion Dynamics in America.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Graeme T Boushey
|Description:||1 online resource (239 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgments; 1 Contagion in the Laboratories of Democracy; 2 Incrementalism and Policy Outbreaks in the American States; 3 Policy Agents: Innovation Attributes and Diffusion Dynamics; 4 Innovation Hosts: State Characteristics and Diffusion Dynamics; 5 Policy Vectors: Interest Groups and Diffusion Dynamics; 6 Conclusion; Appendix A: List of Innovations Collected; Appendix B: Policies Collected by Historical Era; Appendix C: Innovations Collected by Policy Type and Target. Appendix D: State Receptivity to Innovation Ranked by Policy TypeReferences; Index.|
"It is hard to innovate in a literature as well established as that on policy diffusion. But here we have something really new: an interdisciplinary theoretical foundation, an exhaustive empirical