American Public Policy: An Introduction

American Public Policy: An Introduction

American Public Policy: An Introduction

AMERICAN PUBLIC POLICY: AN INTRODUCTION engages readers with a unique emphasis on specific, substantive issues of public policy. The book draws readers into American public policies by presenting their historical context and prompting them to evaluate and discuss possible alternatives. It also kindles discussion that helps make public policy personal as readers apply their knowledge to real-life policies.

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About the Author
Clarke E. Cochran retired as Vice-President of Mission Integration at Covenant Health System in Lubbock, Texas, in 2013. He is also Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Texas Tech University, where he specialized in religion and politics, political philosophy, and health care policy. Dr. Cochran received his Ph. D. from Duke University in 1971 and taught at Texas Tech from 1970 to 2007. He is the author of four books and numerous journal articles. Dr. Cochran held the position of Research Fellow in the Erasmus Institute at the University of Notre Dame (1998-1999) and the Shannon Chair in Catholic Studies...

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