American Public Policy: An Introduction , Tenth Edition by Cochran

By Cochran

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General Accounting Office. Managing for Results: Emerging Benefits from Selected Agencies’ Use of Performance Agreements. S. Government Printing Office, 2000. Weiss, Carol. Evaluation. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997. com Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience.

Because most intergovernmental relations are vertical, with the federal government above and state and local governments below, most discussions in this text involve vertical relations. Some forms of intergovernmental relations are referred to as horizontal intergovernmental relations because they involve relationships between or among units at the same level. Interstate compacts are examples of horizontal intergovernmental relations. States enter into formal agreements to deal with issues that cross state lines and cannot be dealt with effectively by individual states.

Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. CONTEXTS OF PUBLIC POLICY 21 with barely half of voting-age Americans now voting for president, little more than one-third for Congress in nonpresidential years, and far fewer voting for state and local offices. Polls on confidence in leadership reveal substantial decline in the trust the public holds for leadership in all areas of life.

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