This Handbook deals with many aspects of public policy evaluation including methods, examples, studies, professionalism, perspectives, concepts, trends, substance, theory, applications, dispute resolution, interdisciplinary interaction and bibliographies. A rich variety of insights and alternative perspectives on systematic policy evaluation, as well as ideas and applications dealing with win-win policy evaluation are, brought together to create a unique resource in public policy evaluation.

Win-Win Allocation

This chapter discusses the debate in the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee over allocating funds to the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. Ted Kennedy wanted a high minimum for the courts, whereas Strom Thurmond wanted a high minimum for the police. They agreed that crime reduction and due process were both desirable goals. They basically agreed that the presence of the police is at least twice (2 to 1) as effective ...

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