American Public Policy: Promise and Performance

Welcome to the SAGE edge site for American Public Policy: Promise and Performance, 11th edition.

The SAGE edge site for American Public Policy by B. Guy Peters offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.

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This updated edition of American Public Policy provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of the policy-making process from procedural approaches and policy instruments to in-depth analysis of specific policy issues. The Eleventh Edition considers how policy has been impacted by recent economic and political developments. Not shying away from the complexity of governmental procedure, Peters ensures that the mechanisms of the policy process are understandable through insightful discussions of topical policy areas.


We gratefully acknowledge B. Guy Peters for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Alicia Fernandez of CSU Fullerton for developing the ancillaries on this site.