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Published: 26 May 2012

368 Pages | 30 figures; 12 tables (all B/W)

6.0 x 9.0 inches

ISBN: 9780195442779

Bookseller Code (06)

Public Policy in Canada An Introduction, 6/e

Sixth Edition

Lydia Miljan

  • New chapter in part I covers policy evaluation, including how to determine the process of evaluation, identify opportunities for policy and program improvement, report on policy to the public, and measure the success of public policy
  • Expanded coverage in part I includes material on the economic roots of public policy; updated statistics on the economic and social contexts in which policy is created; and a new figure to explain plainly the structure of the public sector
  • Completely revised box program offers brand-new content in each chapter's special-topic box, covering items such as current events, government programs, economic theories, or media analyses relevant to chapter themes
  • Incorporation of the most current information on public policy in Canada, including the recent global recession and its impact on both international and domestic policy-making, as well as the most up-to-date statistics on immigration, investment, employment, deficit spending, taxation, health care, labour force, family status, Aboriginal populations and claims resolutions, public opinion on the environment, and environment spending
  • Accessible, clear narrative style throughout
  • Student-friendly pedagogical tools such as figures and tables, discussion questions, glossary definitions, and an annotated list of web resources support and engage in each chapter

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