Understanding Public Policy (Pearson New International Edition) 14/E ePDF

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The gold-standard for introductory public policy texts, Understanding Public Policy is designed to provide students with concrete tools for both understanding and analysing public policy. This new 14th edition focuses on the policy challenges confronting the Obama administration. This edition provides students with a close-up look at the American healthcare system, current economic policies, issues of homeland security and defence policy among many other current events and issues shaping public policy today.

This title provides the following:
  • Personalises learning: MySearchLab®, which delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalise learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. With a Pearson eText, multiple-choice practice quizzes, flashcards, learning objectives and associated media, MySearchLab® allows students to use what works best for them.
  • Improves skill development and application: Pedagogical features including visual representations of concepts and theories give students an alternative means of understanding course content.
  • Engages students: With a new four-colour design, streamlined and updated coverage, and a vibrant new photo programme, this edition engages students from the first page. Focusing on current events that students are experiencing in their everyday lives, this book challenges them to analyse the impact and results of policy-making in today's world.
  • Explores examples of contemporary public policy: With special attention paid to the current economic state of the USA and the Obama Administration's recent impact on policy, students are presented with examples of the current events happening around them through the lens of public policy theories.
  • Emphasises learning outcomes: Clearly defined learning objectives for each chapter are provided in the MySearchLab®. Additionally, students are provided with end-of-chapter summaries to assist with exam preparation and assignments.
  • Understands theory and research: Additional websites for further research and understanding have been included in the end-of-chapter material giving students a place to go for papers and assignments. The MySearchLab® offers step-by-step tutorials offering overviews of the entire writing and research process, as well as quizzes for students to test and evaluate their understanding of course content.
  • Supports instructors: A strong supplements' package includes MySearchLab® for student studying, complete with chapter learning objectives, multiple-choice quizzes, flashcards, and videos. Instructors also have access to an Instructor's Manual and Testbank, as well as PowerPoint slides.
This eBook is in ePDF format, which enables you to:
  • View the entire book offline on desktop or tablet;
  • Search for and highlight text; and
  • Add and edit personal notes directly in your eBook.
More Information
Author(s) Dye, TR
Level/Grade Tertiary
Brand Pearson
Imprint Pearson
ISBN 9781292052762
Licence Perpetual licence
File type ePDF
Format Fixed layout
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