Introduction - B. Guy Peters and Jon Pierre MAKING POLICY The Three Action Levels of Governance: Reframing the policy process beyond the stages model - Peter L. Hupe and Michael Hill The Policy Sciences: Past, Present, and Future - Peter deLeon and Christine R. Martell Behavioral Rationality and the Policy Process - Bryan D. Jones, Graeme Boushey and Samuel Workman Policy Design - Davis B. Bobrow Networks and Bargaining in Policy Analysis - Peter Bogason Concepts and Theories of Horizontal Policy Management - B. Guy Peters Budgeting - Irene S. Rubin Implementation - Soren C. Winter SUBSTANTIVE POLICY AREAS Constitution and Rights - John Uhr Social Policy: Pensions - Helen Fawcett Social Policy: Is there a Crisis in the Welfare State? - Harold L. Wilensky Health Policy - Michael Moran Education Policy - Susan Marton Environmental policy - Christoph Knill Cultural Policy - Kevin V. Mulcahy Tax Policy - B. Guy Peters Industrial Policy in Developed Nations - Richard D. Bingham Agriculture and Food - Wyn Grant Transportation and Infrastructure - Kenneth Button Foreign Policy - Walter Carlsnaes Criminal Justice Policy - Tim Newburn Privatisation by Divestment - Ian Thynne EVALUATING POLICY Evaluation Research - Evert Verdung Efficiency and Cost-Benefit Analysis - Aiden R. Vining and David L. Weimer Ethics and Public Policy - Gary Bryner Performance and Performance Management - Geert Bouckaert and John Halligan Constructivist Approaches to Public Policy - Herbert Gottweiss Disciplinary Perspectives - Jon Pierre
B. Guy Peters is Maurice Falk Professor of American Government at the University of Pittsburgh. He has written extensively in the areas of public administration and public policy, both for the United States and comparatively. Among his recent publications are the Handbook of Public Administration and The Quest for Control: Politicization of the Public Service. I am a research professor in the department of political science, University of Gothenburg. I am also adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh and at the Nordland University in Bodoe, Norway. I have held numerous overseas visiting appointments, most recently at the City University of Hong Kong, University of Melbourne and University of Auckland.