Policy Research

  • Bardach, Eugene, and Eric M. Patashnik. 2019. A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving, 6th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press.
  • Birkland, Thomas A. 2020. An Introduction to the Policy Process: Theories, Concepts, and Models of Public Policy Making, 5th ed. New York: Routledge.
  • Chrisinger, David. 2017. Public Policy Writing That Matters. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Coplin, Bill. 2017. Public Policy Skills in Action: A Pragmatic Introduction. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Howlett, Michael. 2019. Designing Public Policies: Principles and Instruments, 2nd ed. New York: Routledge.
  • Howlett, Michael. 2019. The Policy Design Primer: Choosing the Right Tools for the Job. New York: Routledge.
  • Pennock, Andrew. 2019. The CQ Press Writing Guide for Public Policy. Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press.
  • Smith, Catherine F. 2018. Writing Public Policy: A Practical Guide to Communicating in the Policy Making Process, 5th ed. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Smith, Kevin B., and Christopher W. Larimer. 2017. The Public Policy Theory Primer, 3rd ed. New York: Routledge.
  • Stone, Deborah. 2011. Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making, 3rd ed. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
  • Weible, Christopher M., and Paul A. Sabatier, eds. 2017. Theories of the Policy Process. New York: Routledge.
  • Wu, Xun, M. Ramesh, Michael Howlett, and Scott A. Fritzen. 2018. The Public Policy Primer: Managing the Policy Process, 2nd ed. New York: Routledge.