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ISBN-13 9780205185986ISBN-10 0205185983
Print: 
ISBN-10 0137495099ISBN-13 9780137495092
Author(s): Carl V. Patton; David S. Sawicki; Jennifer J. Clark
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 480
Description

Basic Methods of Policy Analysis and Planningpresents quickly applied methods for analyzing and resolving planning and policy issues at state, regional, and urban levels.

Divided into two parts, Methods which presents quick methods in nine chapters and is organized around the steps in the policy analysis process, and Cases which presents seven policy cases, ranging in degree of complexity, the text provides students with the resources they need for effective policy planning and analysis. Quantitative and qualitative methods are systematically combined to address policy dilemmas and urban planning problems. Students and analysts utilizing this text gain comprehensive skills and background needed to impact public policy.

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