Table of contents for The politics of attention : how government prioritizes problems / Bryan D. Jones, Frank R. Baumgartner.

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Contents
Preface
1	How Government Processes Information and Prioritizes Problems
Part I	Information and Choice
2	A Behavioral Model of Policy Choice
3	The Intrusion of New Information
Part II	Information Processing and Policy Punctuations
4	"Understandable Complexity" in Policy Choice 
5	Incrementalism, Disproportionate Information-Processing, and Outcomes
6	Cognitive Architectures, Institutional Costs, and Fat-Tailed Distributions
7	Policy Punctuations in American Political Institutions 
Part III	Signal Detection and the Inefficiencies of Agenda Setting
8	Agenda Setting and Objective Conditions 
9	The Inefficiencies of Attention Allocation 
10	Representation and Attention 
11	Conclusions
Appendixes
References
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Political planning -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- Decision making.
Government information.
Objectivity.