Books in category Political Science – Public Policy

  • Capitalists Against Markets

    Capitalists Against Markets
    Peter A. Swenson

    Instead, Peter Swenson argues, pragmatic social reformers looked for support not only from below but also from above, taking into account capitalists interests and preferences.

  • Egypt

    Egypt
    Fouad N. Ibrahim, Barbara Ibrahim

    Egypt is almost the size of Britain, France, and Germany combined, yet its nearly 70 million people are forced by geography to live in an area no bigger than Belgium.

  • Interpreting Hashtag Politics

    Interpreting Hashtag Politics
    S. Jeffares

    This book reveals how policy analysis can adapt in an increasingly mediatised to offer interpretive insights into the life and death of policy ideas in an era of hashtag politics.

  • Consumer Choice

    Consumer Choice
    Robert F. Rich, Christopher T. Erb

    Contributors to this volume represent an interdisciplinary group of academics, practitioners, and service delivery providers. The volume begins with a general examination of the politics of health and social welfare in the United States.

  • Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government

    Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government
    National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Science, Technology, and Law Program, Ad Hoc Committee on Ensuring the Quality of Government Information

    " The workshops were intended to assist the agencies in developing their agency-specific implementation guidelines. This workshop report details the approaches agencies are considering using to implement the guidelines.

  • Windows Into the Soul

    Windows Into the Soul
    Gary T. Marx

    This book provides a language and a conceptual guide to the understanding of surveillance structures and processes.

  • Adjustment and Social Sector Restructuring

    Adjustment and Social Sector Restructuring
    Jessica M. Vivian, European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

    This volume examines the goals, assumptions, impacts and possible long-term outcomes of social policy trends in developing countries.

  • Fighting for Our Lives

    Fighting for Our Lives
    Susan Maizel Chambré

    By drawing attention to the major faults of New York's (and America's) response to a major social and health crisis at the end of the twentieth century, the book urges more effective and sensitive actions-both governmental and civil-in the …

  • Ontologies in Urban Development Projects

    Ontologies in Urban Development Projects
    Gilles Falquet, Claudine Métral, Jacques Teller, Christopher Tweed

    Here is an interdisciplinary study of ontology engineering and its application in urban development projects, which includes case studies of the development of ontologies for urban mobility, urban morphological processes, road systems, and …

  • Schooling for Life

    Schooling for Life
    Dale Shuttleworth

    This timely work represents a blueprint for community education and development as society faces the challenges of social, economic, and political renewal.

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