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The policy state : an American predicament

Author: Karen Orren; Stephen Skowronek
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2017. ©2017
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Policy is government's ready response to changing times, the key to its successful adaptation. It tackles problems as they arise, from foreign relations and economic affairs to race relations and family affairs. Karen Orren and Stephen Skowronek take a closer look at this well-known reality of modern governance. In The Policy State they point out that policy is not the only way in which America was governed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Orren, Karen.
Policy state.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017014601
(OCoLC)981964718
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Orren; Stephen Skowronek
ISBN: 9780674982659 0674982657
OCLC Number: 1005701606
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 253 pages)
Contents: Part I: Introduction --
Public policy and state formation --
The policy motive --
Part II: The policy state --
Rights in the policy state --
Structure in the policy state --
Politics in the policy state.
Responsibility: Karen Orren, Stephen Skowronek.

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