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Public Policy

  • Federalist Government in Principle and Practiceby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 189.00

    List of Figures and Tables. List of Contributors. Preface. 1. Liberty, Markets, and Federalism; T.R. Dye. 2. Competitive Federalism in Institutional Perspective; R.E. Wagner. 3. Taxes, Grants, and Porkbarrel Politics: The Case for Decentralizing the Power to Tax; D.R. Lee. 4. Fiscal Competition in a Federal System; B.L. Benson. 5. Immobile Taxation... more...

  • Neo-Liberalism, State Power and Global Governanceby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 179.00

    Provides in a single volume an evaluation of neo-liberalism as a basis for state power Provides in a single volume an evaluation of neo-liberalism as a basis for global governance Provides concise case studies of North American, European and emergent market economies more...

  • Assessment of Population Health Risks of Policiesby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 189.00

    Provides full chain policy risk assessment guidance, with international case study examples Integrates policy analysis in the impact assessment scheme Quantification review including tools and models for quantification of health impacts Discusses use of assessment estimates in policy making more...

  • Security, Trade, and Environmental Policyby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 162.00

    Foreword: Background of Project; C.F. Bonser. Section I: International Security Issues for the European Union and the United States. Introduction; C.F. Bonser. U.S./European Security Policy for the 21st Century; R.G. Lugar. Defining the New World Order; L. Korb. The U.S./European Security Agenda in the New Millenium; G. Andréani. NATO in Transition;... more...

  • Green Economy and Climate Mitigationby

    Africa Institute of South Africa 2012; US$ 34.20

    Climate change is real and is impacting on economies and lives in Africa, especially rural livelihoods. The effects of the climate change phenomena have drawn bitter debate between both the developed and developing countries. To address some of the concerns, the authors identified topics of relevance to Africa, among them: discourses surrounding the... more...

  • Energy and American Society ? Thirteen Mythsby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 109.00

    This book explores the myths that continue to exist in American culture concerning energy, the environment, and society. It debunks and contextualizes thirteen energy myths relating to electric power, renewable energy, energy efficiency, transportation, and climate change. Twenty-four of the nation?s top experts working on energy policy in industry,... more...

  • Public Decision-Making Processes and Asymmetry of Informationby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 149.00

    Preface; M. Marrelli, G. Pignataro. Acknowledgements. Contributors. Introduction: The Economics of Information and Public Policy; J.-J. Laffont. Part 1: Theory. 1. Industrial Policy, Optimal Majorities and How These Can Prevent Capture; M. Marrelli, F. Stroffolini. 2. On the Role of Lobbies in Policy Making; I. Mazza. 3. Delegated Control of... more...

  • Public Policy Disasters in Europeby Paul 't Hart; Pat Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    This book considers some recent and spectacular failures in policy-making and asks what is meant by policy 'disaster', the different forms that they can take and why they have occured. These issues are explored in nine contrasting cases drawn from both the European Union and its member states. These include: the devastating crisis in the Belgium political... more...

  • Western Spectacle of Governance and the Emergence of Humanitarian World Politicsby Mika Aaltola

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    Humanitarianism has arguably become the key frame through which multifarious actors of world evaluate each other legitimacy and determinate their roles in the current world. Moreover, this new "humanitarian paradigm" has become an essential expression of what is meant by international community and contemporary world order behind it. The book examines... more...

  • Understanding the Politics of Pandemic Scaresby Mika Aaltola

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 145.00

    Reactions to pandemics are unlike any other global emergency; with an emphasis on withdrawal and containment of the sight of the infected. Dealing with the historical and conceptual background of diseases in politics and international relations, this volume investigates the global political reaction to pandemic scares. By evaluating anxiety and... more...