Understanding The Policy Process; An Overview of The Concepts, Theories, And Models of Policy Process

Document Type : Research Article


Assistant Professor Faculty of Law and Humanities; Korasgan (Isfahan) Branch, Islamic Azad University


The book "An Introduction to the Policy Making Process; Theories, Concepts and Models of Public Policy" is written by Thomas A. Brikland professor at the University of North Carolina Brikland research's focuses on policy making in the field of natural and unexpected crises, as well as theories of the policy process. This book explains how public policy is made, the types of models which could be used to make/evaluate a public policy, and an overview of how public policy making fits into the American government process. The chief benefit of this text is the qualitative approach and clear explanations. It also contains an annotated bibliography of influential works and a dictionary of key terms used in the public policy making process. This review is based on the third edition of this book that published in 2010 by Routledge Publishing.


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