|Tables and Figuresvi|
|1. Policymaking from the Top Down1|
|What Is Public Policy? , 2|
|Who's on Top? , 3|
|The Top-Down Policymaking Model,4|
|Feature: Elite Attitudes toward Citizen Policymaking , 8|
|The Bottom-Up Policy Process Model , 10|
|Feature: Citizen Attitudes toward Elite Policymaking , 12|
|Democracy from the Top Down , 14|
|2. Power, Wealth, and Policymaking16|
|The Concentration of Economic Power , 17|
|The Globalization of Economic Power , 20|
|The Global Elite , 22|
|Increasing Inequality in America , 25|
|Feature: Deciding on Global Trade Policy , 27|
|Inequality as a "Nondecision,"31|
|The Making of a Nondecision , 33|
|Feature: Deciding to Grant Preferential Tax Treatment to Investors , 34|
|3. The Policy Formulation Process39|
|Top-Down Policy Formulation , 39|
|The Foundations , 42|
|Feature: The Ford Foundation , 44|
|The Think Tanks , 47|
|The Conservative Policy Network , 52|
|Global Thinking: The Council on Foreign Relations and the Trilateral
|Coordinating Elite Policy Formulation , 61|
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Book title: Top down Policymaking.
Contributors: Thomas R. Dye - Author.
Publisher: Chatham House.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2001.
Page number: iii.
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