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Encyclopedia of Public Administration & Public Policy
Publication Date: 2003-11-01
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Dictionary of Public Policy & Administration
Call Number: Reference (4th floor) H97 .S483 2004

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Writing a Research Paper in Political Science
Call Number: JA86 .B24 2012



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This guide provides recommendations on sources for research on Public Policy, which Shafritz defines in Dictionary of Public Policy & Administration (2004) as:

  • Policy made on behalf of a public by means of a public law or regulation
  • Decisionmaking by government
  • Implementation of a subset of a governing doctrine...In the United States, the governing doctrine is republicanism

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