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eText: 
ISBN-13 9781452289007
Print: 
ISBN-10 1-60871-842-5ISBN-13 9781608718429
Author(s): Eugene Bardach
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 200
Description

With his original eightfold approach, Bardach encapsulates more than 35 years of teaching students effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysis. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional. In this new edition, Bardach clarifies some of the book's exposition, paying particular attention to "design problems" and the choice of a "base case". Up-to-date examples, including a new set of environmental problems, make the book even more engaging. Readers will also appreciate a sample document of real world policy analysis, a primer in how to "talk the talk" of policy analysis, and a cheat sheet of strategies for solving a host of policy problems.

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