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How Change Happens – Or Doesn’t: The Politics of U.S. Public Policy

Elaine Kamarck

How do transformative changes in public policy take place? Why do some issues rise to the top of the political agenda, while others are completely ignored? What makes some major policy initiatives succeed at times, even when the odds are decidedly against them while others fail or languish for decades? Answering these questions is the purpose of this book by Elaine C. Kamarck.