The Ecology of City Policymaking


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Offering an important new way of analyzing urban public policy--a theoretical "life cycle" of the policy-making process in American cities--this book explains many crucial aspects of urban policy formulation: how issues emerge and get on the agendas of local governments, how policy-makers translate issues into policy, how the age of cities affects the content and process of policy-making, and how pluralist coalitions form and participate in city politics. Waste's ecology model highlights the strengths and weaknesses of ...

The Ecology of City Policymaking 1989, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195043143

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