|aAgendas, alternatives, and public policies /|cJohn W. Kingdon ; with new foreword by James A. Thurber.
|aUpdated 2nd ed.
|axx, 273 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aLongman classics in political science
|a"Includes a new epilogue: Health care reform in the Clinton and Obama Administrations"--P.  of cover.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aHow does an idea's time come? -- Participants on the inside of government -- Outside of government, but not just looking in -- Processes: origins, rationality, incrementalism, and garbage cans -- Problems -- The policy primeval soup -- The political stream -- The policy window, and joining the streams -- Wrapping things up -- Some further reflections -- Epilogue: Health care reform in the Clinton and Obama Administrations -- Appendix on methods.