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Dye, Thomas R.

Overview
Works: 133 works in 802 publications in 5 languages and 18,420 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works about Thomas R Dye
 
Most widely held works by Thomas R Dye
Understanding public policy by Thomas R Dye( Book )

143 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cutting-edge in approach, this book gives readers concrete tools for not only understanding public policy in general, but for analyzing specific public policies. It focuses on what policies governments pursue, why governments pursue the policies they do, and what the consequences of these policies are. Very contemporary in perspective, it introduces eight analytical models currently used by political scientists to describe and explain political life and then, using these various analytical models--singly and in combination--explores specific public policies in a variety of key domestic policy areas. Explores eight analytic models--rationalism, incrementalism, elitism, interest group conflict, institutionalism, game theory, public choice, and the familiar policy process model. Uses the various analytic models to describe and explain public policy in such areas as criminal justice, health and welfare, education, economic policy, taxation, international trade and immigration, environmental protection, civil rights, federalism, and national defense. For anyone interested in the complex dynamics of the public policy making process in relation to a broad range of contemporary issues
The irony of democracy; an uncommon introduction to American politics by Thomas R Dye( Book )

99 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 2,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors present an unrepentantly elitist approach to American democracy, contending that it is the elites and not the masses that govern the country. They use elite theory to provide many insights, including discussion of the 2000 elections and the events surrounding September 11
Politics in States and communities by Thomas R Dye( Book )

69 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With its new focus on younger students and special tools for handling "strong-willed" children, this edition offers schoolteachers the tools they need to gain control of their classrooms--respectfully and effectively."--Back cover
Politics in America by Thomas R Dye( Book )

64 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Introduces students to the American political system by examining the struggle for power-the participants, the stakes, the processes, and the institutional arenas."
Who's running America? : Institutional leadership in the United States by Thomas R Dye( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics in the metropolis; a reader in conflict and cooperation by Thomas R Dye( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics, economics, and the public; policy outcomes in the American States by Thomas R Dye( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power and society : an introduction to the social sciences by Thomas R Dye( Book )

41 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed as a basic text for an introductory, interdisciplinary social science course, POWER AND SOCIETY introduces students to key concepts in anthropology, sociology, economics, psychology, political science, and history. Using the theme of power, the text first introduces each of the social sciences and demonstrates how the various disciplines differ in their focus and methods, while maintaining the central integrative theme. The text then uses an interdisciplinary viewpoint to illustrate the nature and uses of power in society. POWER AND SOCIETY ignites students' interest in the social sciences by exploring some of the central challenges and contemporary controversies facing American society; for example, ideological conflict, racism and sexism, poverty and powerlessness, crime and violence, community problems, and international relations
The politics of equality by Thomas R Dye( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American federalism : competition among governments by Thomas R Dye( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American politics in the media age by Thomas R Dye( Book )

25 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and French and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power elites and organizations( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policy analysis : what governments do, why they do it, and what difference it makes by Thomas R Dye( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and Italian and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's running America? : the Carter years by Thomas R Dye( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social welfare : politics and public policy by Diana M DiNitto( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Social welfare: politics and public policy is a comprehensive and easy-to-understand introduction to the social welfare system and social welfare policy"--Cover
The Determinants of public policy( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's running America?--the Reagan years by Thomas R Dye( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's running America? : the Bush era by Thomas R Dye( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top down policymaking by Thomas R Dye( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Dye explodes the myth that public policy represents the "demands of the people." By focusing on the activities of foundations, think tanks, political campaign contributors, special-interest groups, lobbyists, law firms, and the media, Dye makes a compelling argument that public policy in America reflects the values, interests, and preferences of the governing elite. In so doing, Dye successfully turns the rhetoric of the "democratic process" on its head and provides a thoughtful and critical analysis of government "of, by, and for the people.""--Jacket
Who's running America? : the conservative years by Thomas R Dye( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rev. ed. of: Who's running America?--the Reagan years. 3rd ed. c1983. Includes bibliographical references and indexes
 
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The irony of democracy; an uncommon introduction to American politicsPolitics in States and communitiesPolitics in AmericaPower and society : an introduction to the social sciencesSocial welfare : politics and public policyTop down policymaking
Alternative Names
Daj, Tomas R.

Dye, Thomas R.

Dye, Thomas Roy.

Dye, Thomas Roy 1935-

Thomas R. Dye American political scientist

Thomas R. Dye Amerikaans politicoloog

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