Books in category Political Science – Public Policy

  • Medicaid Politics and Policy

    Medicaid Politics and Policy
    David G. Smith, Judith D. Moore

    The authors make this story come alive for the reader by providing a strong connected narrative, detailed accounts of important policy changes, and extensive use of interviews with individuals close to events.

  • Taking Public Universities Seriously

    Taking Public Universities Seriously
    Frank Iacobucci, Carolyn J. Tuohy

    Anyone concerned with the future of public universities will find this book essential reading and a touchstone for future discussions.

  • On Risk and Disaster

    On Risk and Disaster
    Ronald J. Daniels, Donald F. Kettl, Howard Kunreuther

    This volume gathers leading experts to examine lessons that Hurricane Katrina teaches us about better assessing, perceiving, and managing risks from future disasters.

  • A Matter of Simple Justice

    A Matter of Simple Justice
    Lee Stout

    The story of Barbara Hackman Franklin and those “few good women” shows how the advances that were made in this time by a Republican presidency both reflected the national debate over the role of women in society and took major steps …

  • This Sovereign Land

    This Sovereign Land
    Daniel Kemmis

    Rumblings of revolution have stirred for decades, bolstered in recent years by increasing evidence of the impossibility of a distant, centralized government successfully managing the West's widespread and far-flung lands.In This Sovereign …

  • Aging in China

    Aging in China
    Sheying Chen, Jason L. Powell

    Such analysis of China will be covered by conceptual, theoretical, and empirical approaches. The book will also discuss substantive topics of housing, community care, family care, pensions, and mental health.

  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Northern New England A Directory

    Continuing Care Retirement Communities in Northern New England: A Directory
    Robert M. Keller

    This publication contains data from 11 Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) in Northern New England (ME, NH, VT).

  • Competition for Public Transport Services

    Competition for Public Transport Services
    Arne Beck

    This book evaluates the successes, failures, and factors that influence the competition for public bus transport services.

  • Improving the Energy Performance of Buildings

    Improving the Energy Performance of Buildings
    Charles Ries, Joseph Jenkins, Oliver Wise

    This study examines how policies to increase energy efficiency in buildings in the European Union and Australia have worked and draws implications for the design of similar public policies for the United States.

  • Panama Poverty Assessment

    Panama Poverty Assessment

    Education will determine who has the keys to the treasures the world can furnish. This is particularly important for the poor, who have to rely on their human capital as the main, if not the only, means of escaping poverty.

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