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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 56.50
Japan is aging rapidly, and its government has been groping with the implications of this profound social change. In a pioneering study of postwar Japanese social policy, John Creighton Campbell traces the growth from small beginnings to an elaborate and expensive set of pension, health care, employment, and social service programs for older people.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
This book provides a detailed snapshot of cultural policies in China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. In addition to an historical overview of the culture-state relationships in East Asia, it provides an analysis of contemporary developments occurring in the regions' cultural policies and the challenges they are facing. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This book examines the contribution of mass media to modern democracies, in comparative perspective. Part I deals with the conceptualization and implementation of a systematic framework to assess democratic media performance, both in terms of media systems and content. Part II studies media effects on the quality of democracy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
This study offers the first detailed examination of the varied means by which parliament through its committees and the work of individual members has sought to scrutinise the British intelligence and security agencies and the government's use of intelligence. more...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 64.99
This book examines the declining role of universities in policy generation and analyzes the increasing political influence of Washington-based institutions. This provocative new book identifies such Washington think tanks and policy shops as AEI, CSIS, and the National War College as the main generators of policy ideas. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Administrative rule is a type of rule centered on devising and implementing regulations governing how we live and how we conduct ourselves economically and politically, and sometimes culturally. The principle feature of this type of rule is the important question about how things should be arranged and for what purpose becomes a bureaucratic matter.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Clustering as an economic policy concern has become increasingly fashionable. The authors of this book shed light on this subject on which there remains remarkably little understanding, and even less agreement, regarding what clusters are, what they require for success and what impacts they are likely to have in different contexts, locally, nationally... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2002; US$ 120.00
In this text, experts in Asian economics, public management, law and the sciences explore critical issues that will have a role in future policy debates. Topics include growth, income security and fiscal reform; governance and public management; and technological innovation and the environment. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 120.00
This study presents, for the first time, a synoptic picture of the future directions in which public policy in EU countries is likely to move based on using contemporary theories of policy-making to deduce the implications for public policy of major long-term technological, economic, environmental and social trends. more...