Stephen Skowronek has a new publication available. The Policy State: An American Predicament

February 14, 2018

Policy is government’s response to changing times, the key to its successful adaptation. It tackles problems as they arise, from foreign relations and economic affairs to race relations and family affairs. Karen Orren and Stephen Skowronek take a close look at this well-known reality of modern governance: the expanded domain of the “policy state.”

“A sterling example of political science at its best: analytically rigorous, historically informed, and targeted at questions of undeniable contemporary signiicance … Orren and Skowronek  uncover a transformation that revolutionized American politics and now threatens to tear it apart.” —Timothy Shenk, New Republic

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