"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 the Monash Chair Professor of Public Sector Management and academic director of the Executive Master of Public Administrations at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.