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Think tanks and policy advice in the United States : academics, advisors and advocates

Author: James G McGann
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2007.
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"This volume chronicles and analyzes the development of think tanks and public policy research organizations, while exploring the impact think tanks have on politics, public policies, and governance in the United States." "Think Thinks and Policy Advice in the United States investigates the distinctive nature of 30 leading think tank's in America, while capturing the political and intellectual ecology of the more  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James G McGann
ISBN: 9780415772280 0415772281 9780203963203 0203963202
OCLC Number: 225403586
Description: x, 196 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Think tanks and policy advice in the United States --
History of think tanks in the United States --
Think tanks defined --
Marketing, public relations and public engagement --
Measuring the influence of think tanks --
Think tanks funding --
Current trends facing think tanks --
Conclusion --
Recommendations --
Essays on value, role and impact of think tanks --
Appendix a : U.S. think tanks --
the global context --
Appendix b : U.S. think tanks in brief --
Bibliography --
Readings and resources on think tanks.
Responsibility: James G. McGann.
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