This Guide builds on the resources found in the main Public and International Affairs guide. This guide focuses exclusively on resources for research on United States political affairs, and should be used in conjunction with the PIA guide.
Public policy rules our lives, from federal environmental regulations and state testing of doctors to city dog licensing and municipal parking restrictions. Cutting through the complexities of this vast and often misunderstood subject, this unique reference work illuminates important concepts, terms, actors, legislation, and milestones of American public policy. An introductory essay traces policy eras in American history Chronologies in each section highlight key developments A comprehensive bibliography and index round out the volume
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