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Public Policymaking In A Democratic Society: A Guide To Civic Engagement Larry N. Gerston

Public Policymaking In A Democratic Society: A Guide To Civic Engagement

Larry N. Gerston

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ISBN : 9780765610553
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This book provides a macro overview of public policymaking in all its aspects, as well as the micro level knowledge that enables ordinary citizens, both individually and collectively, to become involved in public policymaking. It combines aMoreThis book provides a macro overview of public policymaking in all its aspects, as well as the micro level knowledge that enables ordinary citizens, both individually and collectively, to become involved in public policymaking. It combines a birds eye view of political institutions, processes, and relationships with a how-to approach to civic engagement.Each chapter includes a policy case study, a study project, and discussion questions. The book has a broad application for any organized effort to foster community service and civic responsibilty. It will be equally useful as a service-learning supplement for courses in public policy and American or local government, for fieldwork courses and internships, and for teacher training.