"This volume makes a real contribution to our thinking about the policy making process and the politics of school choice. It is a useful addition to the policy literature." -- Canadian Journal of Political Science
"Essential reading for all sides of the school choice debate, and anyone who wants to create new education policy. Combines theory and practice to provide a roadmap for the next generation of policy innovators." -- Michael Kirst, professor of education, Stanford University
"Mintrom's excellent book adds substantially to two important areas of research: on policy diffusion and the role of political entrepreneurs in that process; and on educational choice and its rapid spread in the United States." -- John Witte, director, Robert M. LaFollette Institute of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Michael Mintrom is an associate professor in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Auckland in New Zealand.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.