American Business, Public Policy, Case-Studies, and Political Theory

  title={American Business, Public Policy, Case-Studies, and Political Theory},
  author={Theodore J. Lowi},
  journal={World Politics},
  pages={677 - 715}
  • T. Lowi
  • Published 1 July 1964
  • Political Science
  • World Politics
Case-Studies of the policy-making process constitute one of the more important methods of political science analysis. Beginning with Schattschneider, Herring, and others in the 1930's, case-studies have been conducted on a great variety of decisions. They have varied in subject-matter and format, in scope and rigor, but they form a distinguishable body of literature which continues to grow year by year. The most recent addition, a book-length study by Raymond Bauer and his associates, stands… 

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