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The Politics of Agenda Setting
The Car and the Shaping of Public Policy





ISBN 9781138738034
Published June 3, 2021 by Routledge
300 Pages

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Book Description

This title was first published in 2000. A timely look at the politics of agenda setting in relation to the car, under both the Conservative and Labour governments since the late 1980s.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Agenda setting: a review of the literature; History: from the un-politics to the new politics of transport; Problem centered models of agenda setting; Actor centered models of agenda setting; The European Union and national transport policy; Local authorities and the transport agenda under Major: the qualified rise of power dependency in central-local relations; Conclusion; Postscript: new labour and the politics of transport; Bibliography.

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’...an important contribution to our understanding of transport politics and policy.’ Professor Wyn Grant, University of Warwick, UK